iOS app Android app


How China's Trade Cheating Kills American Jobs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

During this very month last year, aluminum smelters across the United States were closing, one after another. It was as if they produced something useless, not a commodity crucial to everything from beverage cans to fighter jets.

Donald Trump Is One Of China's Best Customers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.10.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Trump has had countless chances to put his money where his mouth is. Yet he hasn't.

American Workers Crushed Under China's Deliberate Overproduction

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

China makes way, way too much steel. In 2015, it produced nearly 500 million tons more than it needed. Production of that steel was subsidized by the Chinese government in ways that violate international trade rules, so the price was artificially low. And China suppresses the value of its currency, further falsely reducing the cost of the steel.

This $6 Piece Of Aluminum Will Change The Way You Cook

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.29.2016 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Sometimes the simplest chef-y tool can revolutionize your weeknight dinner. Take the humble sizzle platter, a $6, 11-inch-long taper-sided aluminum oval that's used in practically every restaurant for roasting or broiling individual portions of, well, basically anything.

Joy to the Workers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

In keeping with the figgy-pudding and potato latke traditions of the holidays, here's a recipe for delivering joy to workers so that they can spread holiday merriment.

A Republican President and the Next War

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

Nearly all of the Republican presidential candidates have been vociferous in their hatred of the Iran deal, and if a majority Republican Congress is elected in 2016, the Iran deal will probably have a short life -- if it has one at all.

Watch A Guy Pour Molten Metals Into Water

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.19.2015 | Science

Ever wonder how molten metals react when poured into water? Even if you haven't, the results are still pretty cool. In a video released this wee...

Faithful Shopper: Outdoor Entertaining

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.14.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

If you're lucky enough to have a deck or backyard, make it an extension of your home with furnishings from any of the below, depending on your budget and taste!

Did You Know You Can Do THIS With Aluminum Foil?

Epicurious | Posted 09.20.2014 | Taste

Hello, zero cleanup.

Tax a Cola, Improve Life for San Francisco's Children

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 06.02.2014 | Home
Jeff Ritterman, MD

In San Francisco, the communities with the highest hospitalization rates for type-2 diabetes are the same communities with the highest rates of soda consumption. Type-2 diabetes is far more costly and far more regressive than any soda tax ever could be.

Tax a Cola, Save the Planet

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 05.26.2014 | Green
Jeff Ritterman, MD

A simple policy change like the Soda Tax can help us waste less water, lower our GHG production, and lessen the pollution of our air, water and soil. It's a win-win-win: a win for the environment, a win for our children, and a win for our communities.

WATCH: Nasty Little Bugs Create Beautiful Art (With A Little Help)

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.24.2014 | Science

Fire ants get a bad rap--and for good reason. The pesky little brutes are notorious for their biting, stinging ways--and, as millions of Americans dis...

Shahien Nasiripour

Metal Market Mayhem: Brewers Blast Banks | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A loose coalition of beer brewers, automakers, Boeing and Coca-Cola is accusing big banks, including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, o...

Mercury, Vaccines Hot Topics at Autism Hearing

David Kirby | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
David Kirby

You probably didn't know it, but Congress recently held a major hearing on the government's response to autism, grilling two key federal officials on everything from prevalence studies to services for adults with the disorder.

The "Aluminum Aircraft" Look (VIDEO)

Brian Kelsey | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Brian Kelsey

How many times have you seen an expensive piece of furniture and thought, "I can make that"? Not often? Never? Here is one example of how you can take inspiration from a catalog, and get the look for less. MUCH less.

Big Banks Find Ways Around New Metal Warehouse Rules

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business

* Goldman, Glencore plan to hike warehouse rents by 10 percent * Rent rises coincide with LME rules for higher minimum load-out rates...

You Say 'Aluminum,' I Say 'Aluminium'

Laurence Watts | Posted 03.31.2012 | Comedy
Laurence Watts

What follows is my account of a conversation between me, my partner, and our friend Jarrod Chlapowski. It's October, and we are three miles into what ...

Become an Aluminum Scrooge for the World's Rivers

Lori Pottinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lori Pottinger

As you "tent" your turkey and wrap leftovers this holiday season, keep in mind that the aluminum foil you're using has its roots in a dirty industry -- one that deserves a lump of coal in its stocking.

Aluminum, Fluoride, and other Health Hazards

Olivia Rosewood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Rosewood

I am on a mission. I can't do it all at once, but I think that if I can take it one thing at a time, I just might be able to get a little cleaner from the inside, and little greener on the outside.

Jason Linkins

Director Of Mining Company ARRESTED Over Danube Pollution In Hungary | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the things I learned this summer is that if I were to walk across the street and destroy the local Starbucks with sledgehammers and Molotov coc...

Hungary Flood Of Toxic Sludge An 'Ecological Disaster' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DEVECSER, Hungary (AP) - Hungary declared a state of emergency in three counties Tuesday after a flood of toxic red sludge from an alumina plant engul...

Mitsubishi's 2010 Outlander Off-Roader a Serious Vehicle

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Mitsubishi has done it again with their Outlander crossover, appearing first in Japan in 2001 and now in its second-generation of manufacture.

Could Halayeb's Manganese Wealth Trigger A Sudan-Egypt Conflict?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Egypt and Sudan almost came to blows 17 years ago over the Halayeb region, said to be rich in manganese. Since then, the Sudanese government has called for a negotiated settlement of the dispute.

Closet Cast-Offs Clogging Landfills

Mattias Wallander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Christmas sweaters and dad jeans aren't just offensive out of principle - they can pose a serious threat to the environment.

No More Secrets From the Icelandic People

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

The Icelandic people will, for the first time, directly exercise the nation's sovereign power in a referendum in March to approve or reject the proposed settlement of the IceSave dispute.