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Denver Airport To Reopen After Blizzard Cancels 1,200 Flights

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.23.2016 | Travel

March 23 (Reuters) - Denver International Airport was set to reopen on Wednesday night after a blizzard triggered its first shutdown due to severe wea...

Snowmageddon 2016

Nathan S. Sanders | Posted 01.25.2016 | Comedy
Nathan S. Sanders

It's important always to have all the proper supplies when being besieged by God's Ice Bucket Challenge. I'd recommend an ice scraper or a mixtape to get the ice off your windows, a portable battery charger for your phone in case you get stuck in the snow, snacks and maybe some matches in case you break down and have to light yourself or your friends on fire for heat.

Dig Out Begins After Massive Blizzard Paralyzes Northeastern U.S. Cities

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics

By Frank McGurty and Ian Simpson NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - New York City emerged on Sunday from a massive blizzard that paralyzed much o...

Now's Your Chance To Ski Through New York Or DC

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.23.2016 | Weird News

As transportation by motor vehicle becomes more and more perilous in the wake of Winter Storm Jonas, some residents of New York and Washington, D.C. a...

Georgia Cops Trade Tickets For Treats, Hand Out Ice Cream At Traffic Stops

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 08.06.2015 | Good News

This police department knows how to keep it cool. Officers in Warner Robins, Georgia, issued ice cream treats instead of tickets to residents on Thurs...

Does Hyped-Up Coverage of Approaching Blizzards Damage Our Psyche?

Cody Lyon | Posted 04.12.2015 | Media
Cody Lyon

I'll admit I was doing my part to recruit others into my own tent of excitement surrounding the potential blizzard. Yes, I was caught up in the drama of it all, but who could blame me considering the screaming headlines.

The Big Blow of January 2015

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 03.30.2015 | Politics
Nancy Rubin Stuart

Did you happen to notice any pigs gathering sticks last summer? Woodpeckers sharing a tree? Raccoons with thicker tales and broader bands than usual? The halo around the moon last weekend? Perhaps not, unless you're an astute nature lover, a naturalist or a sky watcher.

10 Ways Blizzards Are Good for Your Love Life

Em & Lo | Posted 03.28.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

Here are 10 blizzard-inspired behaviors that can have a potentially positive effect on your romantic relationship.

Hottest Year on Record, 2014, Brings Economic Opportunity

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2015 | Green
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

With 2014 weighing in as the hottest year on record, the window to mitigate global warming rapidly shrinks. It's time to eliminate the debate that action on climate change will harm economic growth.

'I Am Penguin, Hear Me Squeak!' A Bird Speaks Out From Inside SeaWorld's 'Antarctica'

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...

Earth's New Normal: Wild Weather 2014

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 03.07.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The Arctic is warming at least two times faster than the rest of our planet. It's not just the loss of the white surface, which reflects solar radiation back to space and helps keep Earth at a habitable temperature range for our species that is a concern.

Snow Dance

Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 02.12.2014 | Good News
Jana Lee Frazier

Maybe, instead of bracing against the blizzard, we could learn to embrace it, relax into the surprisingly rich heart of the storm.

Snowquester and Climate Change: The Boring Truth

Eli Lehrer | Posted 05.08.2013 | DC
Eli Lehrer

The blizzard that didn't hit Washington, D.C. this past week was, to use a phrase that many on the Left love to use, "a teachable moment." But its lessons are decidedly mundane.

Life in the Water

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

A short clip of Rev's sermon from last Sunday's Earthalujah service. Join us this week live in NYC and online at Revbilly.com. We have a schizophreni...

WATCH: Guy Skis 40mph Down Park Avenue

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The great blizzard of 2010 produced a surprising amount of art, including two documentary short films that are actually worth watching. The snowpocal...

It's Always Darkest ...

Paula Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paula Gordon

A solstice twinned with a lunar eclipse is a powerful reminder of the need for hope when times, and seasons, are dark. Add blizzards to keep it inter...

Minneapolis Metrodome Collapses In Blizzard

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- The inflatable roof of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium collapsed Sunday and roads were closed throughout the upper Midwest as a storm th...

Memo to Glenn Beck: "I've Got Your Global Warming Right Here."

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joan E. Dowlin

What if you are right and there is no global warming? Would it hurt to have clean air and water anyway? If you are wrong, the consequences of inaction are immense.

Weekly Mulch: 'Global Weirding' VS. Climate skeptics' slushy thinking

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Climate skeptics found plenty of reasons to dig out their dreary critiques this week, between the continuing...

Sioux Indian Reservation Suffers with 3 Snow Ploughs

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Denis Campbell

If 8,000 telephone poles snapped in Potomac, Westchester, or Greenwich, crews would work 24/7 to restore power. Yet many in the Cheyenne Sioux Reservation have been without power or heat for more than five days.