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Castles and Bouncy Bridges in the Austrian Alps

Rick Steves | Posted 07.19.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The My Way Alpine Europe Tour I'm leading is well underway, as we hopscotch across borders through the Alps. After a memory-packed day traveling f...

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

The World's Longest FLOATING Bridge Opens In Seattle

Atlas Obscura | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

This past weekend, Seattle replaced one superlative piece of infrastructure with another. Sitting atop Lake Washington, the new State Route 520 is now the longest floating bridge in the world.

This Circular Bridge Encourages Drivers To Slow Down And Take In The View

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.30.2016 | Good News

Most bridges are pretty straight forward, but one in Uruguay is making heads turn ‘round. New York-based, Uruguayan architect, Rafael Viñoly, desig...

Turkish President Erdogan 'Talks Man Out Of Jumping Off Bridge'

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.26.2015 | World

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office says Erdogan has talked a man out of jumping off a bridge. Television footage ...

California Now Shares A Rare Cross-Border Airport With Mexico

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 12.07.2015 | Travel

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S.-Mexico border is one of the world's most fortified international divides. Starting Wednesday, it will also be one of the o...

How Life Challenges Serve as the Bridge to Your Success.

Isaac Olatunbosun | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Isaac Olatunbosun

"I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed"-Michael Jordan. There are moments in your life when you have to fa...

Bridge Players Hope to Trump Alzheimer's

Lisa Lewis Tyre | Posted 06.18.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Lewis Tyre

While the disease is serious, the approach to fundraising can be unexpected, fun and downright quirky. Games typically start at sunrise and last through the evening. The different strategies for raising funds are as varied as the players.

7 Reasons to Teach Your Kids Bridge

Lisa Lewis Tyre | Posted 04.28.2015 | Parents
Lisa Lewis Tyre

Forget soccer games and violin lessons, teach your kids something really cool -- bridge. Sure the average age of bridge players is closer to 70 than 7, but there are some really awesome reasons to teach your child this amazing game. Here are seven!

The Importance Of Women As Mentors In A Man's Life

Stanley Ely | Posted 03.18.2015 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

Years ago a friend of my sister asked her about our family. 'Who runs your family?' she inquired. No hesitation. 'Mother,' my sister said. Fathers went out to earn the money in those days; most women stayed home.

First World, Third World: A Travel Essay

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

You are all potential terrorists and will be treated as such. Here's half a Diet Coke as a reward for being compliant.

This New Bridge Was Built For Everyone... Except Cars

Posted 09.09.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network. Like with craft breweries, beard trim joints, and bike-friendly apartment developments, as...

Them Truck Drivers

T. Sher Singh | Posted 10.06.2014 | Religion
T. Sher Singh

Sometimes when I'm not feeling like a longer walk to the coffee shop at the far end of our village, I venture into the one around the corner. It's a different crowd that frequents this café. I, and many like me, like coming here because of its better ambience.

Will Safety Nets Ease Golden Gate Bridge's Suicide Problem?

Ravishly | Posted 09.01.2014 | San Francisco
Ravishly

The bridge has hosted about 1,600 suicides in its history, and an apparent upward trend -- including a record 46 suicides last year -- was enough to convince the board of the protective measure, which is planned to be in place by 2018.

Prosecutors Open Another Front Of Christie Bridge Scandal Scrutiny

Wall Street Journal | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. subpoenaed a broad range of records last month from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, a perso...

Israeli Occupier-occupied Paradigm Must End

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

What happened on Monday morning March 10 is a symptom of the occupation versus occupied paradigm that must come to an end.

The Crumbling State of the Union

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

The bonds that keep us together as a country -- the roads, tunnels, bridges, pipes, sewers -- are degrading at an incredible pace. If we do not act now to maintain and repair our infrastructure, we will face much higher costs in the future.

5 Reasons Chris Christie Will Still Be the Republican Nominee in 2016

David Macaray | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
David Macaray

Astonishingly, people are already writing off Chris Christie as the Republican presidential nominee in 2016, treating him as irrevocably damaged goods. That's not only wildly unrealistic, it's naive. Politics ain't a sprint; it's a marathon.

Ready to Open Up the Throttle of High-Speed Networking?

Michael L. Berman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

A fairly new, high-speed technology that is quickly taking over the networking community and can be found in many of the new routers and other network devices that have hit store shelves in the past few months.

LOOK: The World's Most Magical Bridges

Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

U.S. and Europe Sign Joint Tolling Declaration

Patrick D. Jones | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Patrick D. Jones

As governments worldwide face shrinking budgets and growing economic challenges, tolling is quickly becoming a powerful infrastructure funding tool not only here in the United States, but also in Europe.

Ballistic Architecture Machine's Titan Heats Up

Jacob Slevin | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

The Titan. Photo Courtesy of BAM. Globalization is a prevalent theme these days. People can travel to opposite points in the world in less than a...

Sarah Klein

Fix Your Form: How To Do The Perfect Bridge

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living

If you don't know your way around a weight room, heading to the gym can be intimidating -- and even dangerous. But paying attention to a few simple ru...

Death-Defying BASE Jumper, Christopher Brewer, Amazingly Survives 900 Foot Fall

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Rehema Trimiew | Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

At the 32nd Annual Bridge Day Celebration in Fayetteville, West Virginia, 100,000 onlookers gathered to watch the 750 BASE jumps allowed once a year. ...

Wilson Bridge Contractor Admits Using Bad Concrete

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although authorities stress that there's no reason to worry about the structural integrity of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, a contractor wh...