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How Bicycles Are Making Life Better For Africans

Darby Roach | Posted 06.23.2016 | Impact
Darby Roach

Those of us living in developed countries often take good roads, affordable transportation and quick and easy access to vital services, for granted. But instead of being able to jump in your car and go where you want when you want, what if you had to walk those many miles to work, school and market each day?

Taiwan Is The Hidden Gem Of Asia

David Code | Posted 06.22.2016 | Travel
David Code

It's the people who make Taiwan my second-favorite country in the world to visit.

6 Ways to Sprinkle the Community With Compassion: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize six individuals from across the globe who are working towards shedding light on worldly troubles an...

PIFA's Lady Pneumatica, Dancing Horses, and Cirikli Birds Delighted Philadelphians

Laura Goldman | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts
Laura Goldman

The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, sponsored by the Kimmel Center, held 60 events from April 8 -23. The piece de resistance was the...

Should I Sell My Bike?

Stacy Bare | Posted 05.02.2016 | Impact
Stacy Bare

I will buy another bike but it won't be like this one. I hope there's some big dude out there, 6'5" or 6'8" or so who is looking for a barely used bike to be used in triathlons and such.

Disruptions Are Needed to Achieve a Sustainable Future

Jared Green | Posted 02.02.2016 | Green
Jared Green

"The Paris climate agreement didn't create the commitments we need to limit global warming to a 2 degree Celsius increase," said Laura Tuck, vice president for sustainable development at the World Bank at Transforming Transportation, a conference in Washington, D.C.

Minnesota Bicyclists Are Being Targeted With Cement Bricks

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.11.2015 | Crime

Police are looking for an assailant in Minneapolis who has been targeting bicyclists in the area by throwing cement bricks at them. Mackenzie Jensen, ...

4 Industries Currently Getting Warby Parkered

Kenny Kline | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Kenny Kline

Yes, Warby Parker is officially a verb. After musing through endless entrepreneurial ideas during my MBA education, the success of Warby Parker (started by a group of Wharton MBAs) became an inspiration for wanna-be millennial entrepreneurs with limited tech expertise.

Climate Change This Week: The Seafood Connection, Super Solar Chip, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Tired of facts? Do you think all the concern about climate change is just a bunch of hooey? Then this newscast is for you.

Climate Change This Week: The Extreme Weather Connection, Another Solar Breakthrough, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.07.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Beautiful in so many ways: where people moved government to act on climate. Source...

Lincoln, NE Man Turns Hardship Into Happiness

HooplaHa | Posted 05.27.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Pepe Fierro had fallen on hard times. Upon relocating to Lincoln, NE, he discovered the apartment he was moving into did not exist, and was forced to sleep in the backseat of his car. At the moment when Pepe had nothing more to lose, he decided to follow his passion.

Traffic Patterns in This Community Showcase the Urgency of Making a Safe Way for Cyclists to Share the Road -- Before Anyone Else Gets Hurt

Agatha Beins | Posted 06.07.2015 | Impact
Agatha Beins

Many cities have transformed their roads to increase pedestrian and cyclist safety. What started as an experiment in Times Square in 2009 has become permanent.

Believe It or Not, Seattle Just Got Even Crunchier

Darby Roach | Posted 06.06.2015 | Green
Darby Roach

Long considered one of the greenest places in America, The Emerald City recently ramped up its commitment to a clean environment by introducing a new bike share program.

A Terminal Adventure at Denver's Union Station

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.20.2015 | Denver
Kari Haugeto

Denver's newest attraction is an old landmark: the lovingly restored Union Station. But it's more than an historic terminal. Sure, you can still catc...

Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs Creating Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 03.28.2015 | Small Business
Lois Alter Mark

Don DiCostanzo and Terry Sherry never expected to end up transforming the bicycle industry when they bought their first electric bikes nine years ago. "All I wanted was to be able to ride a bike again," says DiCostanzo.

Davos Attendees To Wear Fitbits, Raise Money To Buy Bikes For Needy Kids

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.22.2015 | Impact

If you rode a big yellow bus to school, consider yourself lucky. In some regions of the world, the biggest barrier stopping students from maximizin...

3 Tips For Retirement Bliss

Darby Roach | Posted 02.06.2015 | Fifty
Darby Roach

I began wrestling with the idea of retirement in my late 50s. Sure, I was looking forward to the freedom it would provide but with my kids grown and no job to go to I was worried about becoming isolated. Plus, how would I find meaning in the empty hours?

Hells Angels Wait In Line For 5 Days To Buy Bikes For Homeless Kids

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.04.2014 | Impact

The Hells Angels may enjoy racing down highways in Harleys, but they'll also wait in a stagnant line for days if it means putting a smile on a kid's f...

Bike Share Is Growing Up

Jared Green | Posted 01.19.2015 | Green
Jared Green

In just four years, bike share has gone from being the fantasy of a few enthusiasts to a practical and low-cost way for tens of thousands of people in American cities, both large and small, to get around.

Westwood Boulevard Should Be a Great Street -- With Bicycle Lanes

Linda Sarna, PhD, RN, FAAN | Posted 01.07.2015 | Los Angeles
Linda Sarna, PhD, RN, FAAN

Reducing our car dependency will play a major role in improving the quality of life in our great city, and highly traveled streets like Westwood Boulevard can set the example for streets that facilitate zero-emission transportation options of cycling and walking.

The 3 Biggest Surprises of Living in Detroit

Laura Hogikyan | Posted 01.04.2015 | Detroit
Laura Hogikyan

Detroit is admittedly a tough place. Those who choose to be here grasp life at its deepest level. And the energy Detroit has isn't something you can pinpoint. If you go around looking for it, you won't find it because you can't really see it.

My Life on Two Wheels and Two Continents

Val Wang | Posted 12.30.2014 | Books
Val Wang

The first bike I ever loved was stolen from the ground floor of the building I lived in in Beijing in 1999, where she had been locked only to herself, the same as all other bikes in China.

Joy Ride

Michele Oberholtzer | Posted 12.13.2014 | Detroit
Michele Oberholtzer

Slow Roll is Detroit's Monday night group bike ride in which thousands of pedalstrians come together to explore the city on a free bike ride. Throughout the route, riders share space with one another, explore new neighborhoods, and deepen their relationship with the city.

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Read More: Google, Congress, Ipcc Report, Department of Defense, Peru, Fracking, Austin, E.O. Wilson, Greenpeace, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Christiana Figueres, Ban Ki-Moon, Friends of the Earth, Scotland, Discrimination, National Renewable Energy Lab, Al Gore, Lester Brown, Bill Mckibben, San Francisco, Pentagon, Jeffrey Sachs, Copenhagen 2009, Microsoft, Russian Roulette, Nsa Spying, Schleswig-Holstein, Zero Waste, Carbon Neutral, Prince Charles, Jimmy Carter, National Security Agency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, World War II, Co2 Emissions, Seismic Testing, Costa Rica, President Obama, Tokelau, Penn State University, South Dakota, Iceland, Solar Energy, Communities of Color, Fossil Fuels, Poland, Slavery, Munich, Wave Power, Justice, Sweden, Nsa, Civil War, Ipcc, Plan B, Denmark, New York City, Energy Efficiency, Segregation, Keystone XL Pipeline, Jfk, Mass Extinction, Iowa, Coal Plants, Co2, White House, Children, Epa, Michael Mann, Conservation, House Republicans, Civil Rights, Mountaintop Removal, Germany, National Security, Asthma, Generation Change, Forests, Copenhagen, People's Climate March, Moon Landing, Climate, Electric Vehicles, Keystone Pipeline, Industrial Hemp, Barack Obama, Deutsche Bank, Cia, Climate Justice, Deepwater Drilling, Green Industrial Revolution, James Hansen, China, Organic Farming, Mass Transit, Un Climate Summit, United Nations, Renewable Energy, Phillipines, US Energy, Desmond Tutu, Paris, Tar Sands, House Democrats, Kyoto Protocol, China Greenhouse Gases, Stanford University, Boulder Colorado, Zero Emissions, Arctic Drilling, Civil Rights Movement, Carbon Dioxide, Maldives, Wind Energy, Climate Chaos, Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, Keystone XL, British Labour Party, Jim Crow, Wall Street, Angel Gurria, Bicycles, Tidal Power, Geothermal Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Green News
Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

8 Steps To Breathe New Life Into An Old Bicycle (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 08.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

So you inherited your mom's bike from the 80s. It rides well enough, but it looks a little bit too much like, well, your mom's bike from the 80s. Or, ...