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Yes, Mucus Is Gross, But It Helps Keep You Healthy. Here's How.

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Winter is coming, and for many of us that means snowfall, comfy sweaters and, unfortunately, runny noses. But before you curse the reason for ...

Everything You Need to Know About Not Getting Sick This Winter

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Nicholas Knock Credit: Flickr/Hernán Piñera Winter: it's the worst! Not only are you cooped up inside, but you're stuck there fighting some v...

What You Should (And Shouldn't) Eat When You're Sick

Thrillist | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living

The time will inevitably come when your immune system fails at its ONE JOB, and you'll get sick. Out come the pillows and Netflix, but as you ride out the illness, you also need to eat. You may know that trying to kill those germs with alcohol isn't the smartest, but what should you consume?

5 Marshmallow Recipes That Keep Us Wanting S'more

Bon Appetit | Posted 10.23.2015 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Whether melted down for a thick sauce or built up into a billowy frosting atop a sublime pie, we can't get enough of these 10 marshmallow recipes. And, yes, there will be s'mores.

The Unpleasant Truth About Communal Yoga Mats | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.15.2015 | OWN

Risk #1: Athlete's Foot What the experts say: "Fungus is the number one issue when it comes to what you could catch from a yoga mat," says Jane Ander...

Hot and Heavy: Spacesuits

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 09.08.2015 | Science
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

You know those moments where you can almost hear god laughing? This is one of them.

Don't Refrigerate These 7 Foods

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.24.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Not everything you bring home from the grocery store should be stored inside the climate-controlled box.

The Birth of the Cold Economy

Toby Peters | Posted 06.30.2015 | Technology
Toby Peters

Cold underpins our modern lifestyles, and as demographics shift, the demand for cold is booming worldwide. This represents a huge, untapped opportunity for renewables.

The Ice Fishermen of Schroon Lake, New York

Yvonne Albinowski | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Yvonne Albinowski

Ice Fishermen, Schroon Lake, New York I know that everyone is getting ready to slip into their flip flops and sandals, but let us all not forget that...

A Final Salute to the Cold That Makes It So Nice to Spring Forward

Mary Buchan | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Buchan

As I have waited and watched for the first signs of spring in my town near Charlotte, North Carolina, I knew I was enjoying a yearly rite of anticipation that more tropical climes simply don't offer.

What Life Is Like Where It's Snowy And Cold

Lauren Cormier | Posted 04.27.2015 | Parents
Lauren Cormier

All the things I take for granted as just being "the way it is" are totally foreign to someone who lives in the south. So I've put together the little video above, which shows just some of the things we deal with on a daily basis. Enjoy!

Extraordinary Portraits Of Life In The Extreme North Of The World

HuffPost Italy | Arianna Catania | Posted 02.25.2015 | Arts

At 66° 33' 39" -- north of the equator -- there lies an imaginary line, beyond which it is almost impossible to live. Cristian Barnett has been trave...

Fight Cold-Weather Blues and Blahs With a Wintervention

Mary Buchan | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Buchan

I've never understood why so many coats and raincoats are beige or gray or black. Who wants to blend in when it's bleak outside? Think of colors that brighten your mood and pull them into your wardrobe and your work environment. A bright scarf. A green plant. A polka dot pattern. You might be surprised how far a pop of color can go.

Alaska Man Embarks on 50-Mile Nighttime Walk Between Remote Villages -- at 30 Below

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.08.2015 | Weird News
Alaska Dispatch News

A man was found unharmed after walking nearly 50 miles from the interior Alaska community of Birch Creek to Fort Yukon overnight Monday in subzero temperatures.

Top 5 Winter Fakes

Findery | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel

It's January. Winter is about to hit hard in the wintry regions. But snow in the Caribbean? Nope. For those of us who don't live in a snowy region, we...

Fifty Shades of White And a Touch of Red; Red Foxes in The Snow

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 02.22.2015 | Green
Roeselien Raimond

Snow, in my country, is some kind of...curiosity. It might snow a few days a winter, but years can go by completely snow-less as well. People specula...

Anchorage's Persistent Warm Weather so Far This Winter May Be Record Setting

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.15.2015 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Know that squeaky sound snow makes on cold days when you walk on it? That sound has not been heard much in Anchorage this winter. That's because the sound only occurs when the temperature is lower than 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

Wear a Freaking Coat!

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 01.31.2015 | Parents
Rachel Levy Lesser

Boys today, it seems, are made with the kinds of legs that don't get cold. They wear shorts (my son included) on even the coldest of days. To be fair, they are also wearing high socks, so technically, only their knees are exposed to the frigid temperatures, but still.

Ice Skating in NYC: Your Guide to New York Ice Rinks

Erik Seide | Posted 01.11.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

New York City is often been portrayed, from holiday movies to the Christmas tree in Rockefellar Center, as the city that is a must visit destination to experience the sites and sounds of merriest of all seasons.

Fewer People Are Going To Work Sick

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Despite mounting worries about spreading germs -- colds, flu, enterovirus, even Ebola -- too many of us still show up to work sick. In fact, 60 percen...

Lost Hiker Survives Two Chilly Nights in Alaska's Chugach State Park

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Alaska Dispatch News

When John Carlos Mann finally stumbled out of the woods near Bird Creek on Sunday night, he had been lost in Chugach State Park for two days and two cold nights, growing colder and more tired as he searched for someone to help him.

Where Does Snot Come From?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living

The question: Why do we get stuffy noses when we're sick? And why does it feel like I could blow my nose until the end of the time? The answer: Eve...

Let's Ban Handshakes At Work And Start Fist-Bumping

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 10.01.2014 | Business

Winter is fast approaching, which means more sniffling, sneezing and coughing around the office. A pretty sickening story in The Wall Street Journa...

Winter 2014: Fevers, Contranyms and Umlauts

Tom Cramer | Posted 05.20.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Places unaccustomed to cold and snow have encountered both this year. More than enough for their tastes, I'm sure. It crossed my mind that potentially two-thirds of the country has cabin fever. Wait -- is that cabin fever or spring fever?

9 Things We're Not Looking Forward To This Week

Posted 02.25.2014 | Comedy

Every Monday, HuffPost Comedy takes a look at the most irritating, upsetting and annoying things we can expect in the upcoming week. Good luck out the...