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Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerm...

5 Things Not to Do to a Person With Deformity

Joel Peterson | Posted 08.07.2015 | Impact
Joel Peterson

I fell into a pot of boiling-hot water, immersed in it for nearly an hour -- alone and unsupervised. This traumatic event, literally scarred me for life. Physically for sure, but also emotionally and psychologically.

The Road to Burns

Ken Spooner | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment
Ken Spooner

I didn't know much about TV/Film production; I just knew that I wanted to make films and I didn't have the money to do it.

Hey! I Am Knocking on Your Door

Bill Couzens | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Bill Couzens

While historically it has been difficult to regulate these harmful chemicals today we can create best practices to work towards preventing this from ever happening again in any school.

When Your Baby Gets Burned

Melissa Lamming | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact
Melissa Lamming

Our story starts a year ago, when our youngest was 13 months old, and was burned by a cup of tea.

Appliance Recalls: Understanding Their Importance

Steve Ash | Posted 10.28.2013 | HuffPost Home
Steve Ash

My experience working in the appliance industry has taught me that when appliances and other products are recalled, homeowners need to take quick action and deal with it as soon as possible.

Crazy, Dangerous Hanukkah Games

Posted 12.13.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Everyone has festive games they play with family for the holidays. Usually, those games are harmless fun, but every once in a while, they go too far a...

Motivational Speaker's Misfortune Spotlights Physics Of Fiery Ritual

Posted 07.25.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 07/24/2012 12:15 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Twenty-one people were treated for foot burns last week after ...

7 Common Grilling Injuries And How To Avoid Them

Food Republic | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home
Food Republic

Fire? Check. Knives? Check. Copious amounts of alcohol? Check. What could possibly go wrong when grilling outdoors, you ask. Well, now that you mention it -- a hell of a lot.

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Pain And Progress In Burn Care (NSFW) | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.21.2013 | Science

What actually happens to the body when it catches fire, and what technological advances in burn treatment await on the horizon?2012-04-09-Screenshot20120409at11.24.01AM.png

NY Woman Claims Bikini Underwire Caused Third-Degree Burns

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Perhaps sunburn isn't the only kind of burn that sunbathers should fear. A New York woman claims she suffered third-degree burns when the underwire...

Tableside Bananas Foster Goes Awry, Flames Burn Four

Posted 08.13.2011 | Home

Four diners were burned at Ozona Blue Grilling Co., a Palm Harbor, Florida restaurant after a waiter accidentally added too much rum to the bananas fo...

Sumiati Binti Salan Mustapa, Indonesia Maid Abuse Victim, Hospitalized After Saudi Employers Allegedly Cut Off Her Lips

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yet another case in a disturbing rash of Saudi employers allegedly abusing foreign maids has surfaced. According to the AFP, Indonesian-born Sumiati...

Heart of the Matter: Emily Giffin Writes With A Scalpel

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Emily Giffin slices through the layers of three people's lives to lay bare the needs and longings of their hearts.

Best Government Dollar Spent: The National Park System

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I encourage everyone, no matter what part of these United States you live in (or even if you live elsewhere), to take a "trip out West" at some point in your life. Get in a car, and go explore everything west of Denver.