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Put Your Best Foot Forward Following A Car Accident

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 07.22.2016 | Crime
Ursula Nwobu

PhotoCredit These are interesting times we live in. It almost seems like people don't love themselves enough to extend that love and respect to other...

Could Smartphones Make You A Smarter Driver?

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 06.28.2016 | Technology
Stephanie R. Caudle

More companies are investing in ways to make smartphones safer for drivers while lessening texting and driving. The potential benefits could mean the difference between life and death.

How To Talk To Grandparents About Child Safety

Teresa Kindred | Posted 06.22.2016 | Parents
Teresa Kindred

Don't wait until after an accident happens to have a conversation about habits of grandparents that concern you, have it now. If my daughter-in-law or my daughter sees something at my home that could endanger my grandchildren I want them to tell me about it so I can change it and most grandparents feel the same way.

Woman Impaled By Umbrella While Celebrating Birthday At The Beach

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.09.2016 | Crime

A woman died Wednesday after she was impaled by an airborne beach umbrella at Virginia Beach. Lottie Michelle Belk was at the shore celebrating her 55...

We've Been Brainwashed Into Saying 'Car Accident'

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 05.20.2016 | Media

The phrase "car accident" is used almost reflexively, both in colloquial and media contexts. It hardly seems objectionable: its dictionary definition ...

If We Had A Dollar For Every Right Driving Decision We Made..

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 04.26.2016 | Crime
Ursula Nwobu

Drivers who refuse to be sober and focused when driving should be held accountable. If attorneys need to be consulted then they ought to, so that families can have a hedge against such sad and difficult episodes.

Death By Human Behavior

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 04.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

Death by human behavior -- accidents, suicide and homicide -- are the top three causes of death during these "best years of life." As difficult as it is to understand and control the invisible killers, microbes and cells gone rogue that cause disease, when it comes to reducing death over much of our life, understanding and controlling deadly human behavior is even more difficult.

This Mom's Honest Post About Accidents And Failure Is A Must-Read

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.01.2016 | Parents

A blogger and mom of three is receiving a lot of attention for her resfreshingly honest Facebook post about parenting "fails" and accidents. On Sunday...

Self-Esteem and Night Bicycling

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.22.2016 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

It's a new strange truth of contemporary life. There are those among us who are immune to accident: safe from slipping on soap, or getting plastered by a passing bus.

Sewage Truck Carrying Porta-Potties Rolls Over, Dumps Stinky Mess

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.28.2016 | Weird News

A road accident in Mesa, Arizona, caused an almighty stink on Saturday afternoon. A sewage truck that was hauling porta-potties reportedly rolled over...

WATCH: Vehicles Fall Through Wisconsin Lake's Ice As Parking Lot Collapses

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.08.2016 | Weird News

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Call it the polar bear plunge for cars and trucks. The drivers of 15 vehicles parked on ice at Geneva Lake in Wisconsin for a so-cal...

LeBron James Dives For Loose Ball, Hospitalizes Golfer Jason Day's Wife

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.18.2015 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) - The wife of PGA champion Jason Day has been treated and released from a hospital after star LeBron James crashed into her during the ...

Train Slices Truck In Half In Terrifying Railroad Crossing Smash

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.12.2015 | Weird News

A passenger train sliced a truck in half during a terrifying railroad crossing crash in the Czech Republic. Shocking surveillance footage posted on Fa...

Dare to Be 100: Health Determinants

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

Imagine yourself as a Chevy or VW or Ford or whatever. Your well-being as a car depends on the same four elements as your body 1) design 2) accidents ...

Annie Lennox's Daughter Rescued After Kayak Capsizes, Boyfriend's Body Found After Two-Day Search (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment

UPDATE:  TMZ reports the body found in Hudson was confirmed to be Ian Jones. UPDATE: The New York Times reports that the search for Ian Jones h...

Are You Always In a Rush When You Part?

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 08.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

Couple of days back, I was traveling back from our factory which is about 25 miles away. It was raining excessively and zero visibility. Our car swerv...

Safety Technology Not Just for Seniors

Geri Spieler | Posted 07.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

There are new "toys" on the market targeted to seniors. However, while these products are marketed for seniors, they are devices anyone can use for sa...

The Future Today: Self-Driving Cars

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 07.08.2016 | Technology
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

Driving a car as we know today could be obsolete in the next 20 years. Presently, manually operating a gasoline engine powered automobile is an integral part of life in North America. Whether you live in a smaller city, or a larger city, such as Los Angeles, without good public transportation, one is expected to drive.

Dear Pro Athletes, Stop Playing With Fireworks

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.09.2015 | Sports

The allure of fireworks is pretty self-explanatory. Explosions. Cool colors. They go boom, and they go bang. We ooh and we aah, and sometimes we sing ...

Life in the Fast Lane Requires Mindfulness

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 06.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

When we are mindfully present in the moment we'll notice that our conscious mind is fully engaged with what our body is doing and, as a result, energy seems to flow with a greater sense of harmony, grace and ease, which ultimately manifests as a deep sense of inner peace.

What Is It Like to Survive a Train Wreck?

Quora | Posted 06.08.2016 | Weird News
Quora

Being in a train crash is a very interesting experience. Its the scariest thing that I've been through, and the most enlightening.

5 Tips After Surviving Minor Car Accidents

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.04.2016 | Travel
Jonha Revesencio

It brings us to the assumption that a person who's driving since he was a teenager can have as much as 4 minor accidents in his lifetime. Before the mishap occurs - hopefully not - make sure you know all the appropriate course of actions following a minor car accident.

What Does It Feel Like to Be Bitten By a Black Widow Spider?

Quora | Posted 06.23.2015 | Weird News
Quora

It was a sunny Sunday morning in the summertime of 2006 in Redwood City, California, and the Mrs. was back East with her gal pals for a weekend of recharging her batteries and reconnecting with old friends.

Girl Fell From Tree, Visited Jesus In Heaven And Awoke Cured, Mom Claims In New Book

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.16.2015 | Religion

A little girl claims she went to heaven after she fell from a tree and was cured of chronic sickness when she returned, according to a book released t...

Time To Get Moving On Transportation Funding

Charleta B. Tavares | Posted 05.02.2015 | Politics
Charleta B. Tavares

The federal budget is a reflection of our nation's priorities. As the budget debate heats up in Washington, Congress must choose between investing in a safe and economically secure America, or siding with special interests and continuing to spend billions on wasteful programs that military leaders do not even want.