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Can a Scary Halloween Costume be Healthy?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 11.06.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

This Halloween, I hope Bettie felt beautiful and ugly, innocent and evil, powerful and mortal. I hope that, for one day, she felt undefinable -- and that somehow brought her closer to peacefully walking through this weird world.

America's Favorite Reality Show...

Tamara Jacobs | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Tamara Jacobs

It's time for The Bachelor to move over. CNBC made its contribution to the hottest new reality series Wednesday night with The Candidate, better known as The National GOP Debate from Boulder, CO.

Outsider Candidates Fall Flat In Third Republican Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

BOULDER, Colo. -- Since early summer in the 2016 Republican presidential primary, insurgent candidates with little to no experience in government hav...

Top Reasons Why Republicans Are Distributing So Few Tickets to Their Debate

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.27.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Here are the top 13 reasons why Republicans are letting only 1,000 people in their 11,000-seat arena to watch today's GOP presidential debate at the U...

Boulder, Colorado Bear Killing Challenges Anthrozoology: Why Not Just Say 'No'

Marc Bekoff | Posted 10.12.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

Anthrozoology is the study of human- animal relationships and killing this magnificent bear and leaving her children motherless raises all sorts of challenging issues and shows major contradictions between words and actions.

From Farm to Fork, Literally

Natalie Pace | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green
Natalie Pace

How in the world can a husband and wife team, with four kids, run a farm and a restaurant for over a decade, I wondered, when any one of those factors could be the straw that broke the business?

The 25 Least-Stressed Cities In America | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living

In some peaceful corners of the country, life moves at a slower pace.

The 6 Best Spots For Fall Foliage In Colorado

The Outbound Collective | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Many of us are excited about the arrival of autumn and all that comes with it -- the crisp air, cool temperatures, bluebird days, and perhaps most important of all, mountainsides turning gold. The fall colors in Colorado are very different than many of the places to the east. In Colorado, there is one main color, aspen gold.

University of Colorado Part of Fracking PR Scheme

Jesse Coleman | Posted 09.17.2015 | Green
Jesse Coleman

An investigation by Greenpeace and the Boulder Weekly has found troubling ties between the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado public relations firms working on behalf of the fracking industry and the Koch brothers.

Step Into The Portal: A New Rock Opera in Denver

Morena Duwe | Posted 09.10.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Musicals and rock operas have seen a myriad of genres for every type of music fan, however there is a new style of theater emerging for the counter-culture that will truly redefine theater.

Boulder Food Rescue: From Passion To Impact, Redefining Food Systems

Hana Dansky | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
Hana Dansky

For me, the desire to make change began with curiosity. I was curious to know how the food that ended up on my plate came to be, and what impact it ha...

The Story Behind the Country's First Same-Sex Marriages

Matt Baume | Posted 08.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

When was the first government-recognized same-sex marriage in the United States? It wasn't 2015, when the Supreme Court ruled. Or 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to recognize marriages for LGBTs. It wasn't in the 80s or 90s, when various cities began offering limited domestic partnerships.

21st Century Authoratative Classical French Vegan Cookbook

Ron Pickarski | Posted 07.29.2015 | Books
Ron Pickarski

This cookbook was written for novice vegetarian cooks seeking to learn learn vegetarian cuisine and the seasoned veteran chefs looking to raise the bar on their vegan cooking skills.

Boulder Bear Falls From Tree... Again

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.11.2015 | Weird News

Be warned, bears: if you fall from a tree on this campus, you will have an embarrassing photo of you circulating on the Internet. Early Friday morn...

Your 2015 Guide to Coast-to-Coast Gay Pride

Jim Werner | Posted 05.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.

Unusual App Trains Your Emotional Well Being

Aimee Heckel | Posted 05.04.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I'm on day 10 of DeepSee, and I've had an epiphany. I've decided to break my habit of starting new habits and then breaking them. Oh, it tickles!

These Are The 10 Best U.S. Cities To Relocate To

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.07.2015 | HuffPost Home

Relocation is recommended for many reasons. You'll get to know yourself better, meet new people and explore exciting places. It also presents the perf...

A Man in Wolf's Clothing

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.17.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

My husband doesn't even like wolves. He doesn't actively hate them, but he's impartial. It doesn't matter. His feelings on the subject are irrelevant. Wolves like him, and they have become a part of his identity, whether he likes it or not.

Are Mermaids, Unicorns and Dragons Real?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Sometimes we invent mythical creatures: dragons, Bigfoot, unicorns, mermaids. Sometimes we become them ourselves -- like my daughter, the brave mermaid in the vast and mysterious Atlantic Ocean.

'If I Don't Pluck My Eyebrows, Am I Telling Modern America That I Don't Belong Here?'

Aimee Heckel | Posted 05.27.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

To be whole, we need to recognize our whole package, and that includes an external connection, too. Balancing your individuality with nonverbal communication. That means I need to get my she-stache waxed.

A Botanical Tour of Boulder With Kids

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.25.2015 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Mention the words "herb" and "Colorado" and the next thing that comes to mind probably isn't "with kids." But stay with us for a minute. That's all it'll take.

Plants Don't Have Mouths, But They Can Sing

Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

I can't believe it, yet I can't not. I hear it with my own ears. I decide to smile at the mystery. I stretch back underneath the shady branches and listen.

Would You Want to Be Trapped in an Escape Room -- for Fun?

Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.15.2015 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

For this night out, we are locked in. It is me, seven friends and 60 minutes in a locked room. All technology and cell phones stay behind. The door locks behind us, and the clock starts. The task: Can we figure out how to get out of the room before time is up? Not everyone does.

The Surprising Use for Big Lots Reward Cards

Aimee Heckel | Posted 04.02.2015 | Comedy
Aimee Heckel

Dear Husband, I hope you enjoy your lunch. I made that pizza just for you. Pick a slice, any slice. I call this game Russian Rewards Roulette.

Taking a Cue from Food Trucks, Fashion Trucks Hit the Road

Aimee Heckel | Posted 03.28.2015 | Denver
Aimee Heckel

These boutiques on wheels began popping up around Colorado a few years ago but recently have picked up speed -- so much, in fact, that fellow truckers are expecting about 10 new fashion trucks by this summer.