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Report Warns That Superstorm Sandy Was Not 'The Big One'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy wreaked major havoc on the United States, causing 117 deaths and leaving $62 billion worth of damage i...

The Cloisters: Escape the City in the City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Cloisters is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art given over to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. With a collection of over 2,000 medieval pieces, the museum's structure is itself part of the exhibit.

Not Just the Atlantic: Obama Leasing Millions of Gulf Acres for Offshore Drilling

Steve Horn | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Deploying the age-old "Friday news dump," President Barack Obama's Interior Department gave the green light on Friday, July 18 to companies to deploy seismic air guns to examine the scope of Atlantic Coast offshore oil-and-gas reserves.

Shake Shack Vs. In-N-Out: An East Vs. West Coast Burger Brouhaha

Thrillist | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

We decided to state our cases on both sides of this hot burger issue. In the end, there can be only one winner.

John Kerry: A Call to Action to Protect Our Oceans

John Kerry | Posted 08.09.2014 | Green
John Kerry

In observing World Oceans Day yesterday, we recognized that protecting our ocean is not a luxury. It is a necessity that contributes to our economy, our climate and our way of life.

Historic Hotspots for Presidents Day

Tracy Christoph | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

What better way to combine history and romance just in time for Valentine's Day and the long Presidents Day weekend than by outlining my favorite historical hotspots perfect for a family day trip or a romantic getaway?

Arguing for Inefficiency

Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz | Posted 02.10.2014 | Green
Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

In what topsy-turvy world would we find large energy companies like the Ohio Valley Coal Corporation suing in the Supreme Court to ask for more stringent, complicated, and expensive environmental regulations?

November 9, 1993: When Marauders Entered The 36 Chambers

Salvatore Bono | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

While Wu-Tang and Tribe's sound could not be further from each other, they showed that hip-hop, still in its early years, did not have boundaries. They showcased what could be done and how to do it.

I'm With Stupid: His Boy Elroy's Piping Hot Protein-Layer Pizza

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.24.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

You could call it life imitating The Jetsons, but I feel like other portrayals of the future have featured similar contraptions. Regardless, it appears the future is now, people. Science has finally caught up with Hanna-Barbera. We're going to have food machines soon.

Washington, D.C. Is Truly America's Paris

Rachel Ryan | Posted 07.20.2013 | DC
Rachel Ryan

"What's the point of a reverse commute?" I asked. "You're paying sky-high rent to live in New York, only to leave every day and spend an hour commuting to work outside The City."

Lenten Seafood Demand Has Slipped, Louisiana Vendors Say

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.20.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Feb. 18, 2013 edition.) Seafood sales rise in the more than forty days from Ash Wednesd...

You Say Blizzhawd, I Say Blizzard

Wendy Francis | Posted 04.13.2013 | Women
Wendy Francis

My husband and I approach snowstorms differently. It's not that we divide and conquer in the traditional ways you might expect, where he handles the outdoor work and I stock the pantry. Economically speaking, my approach is laissez-faire, while his is more, well, active intervention.

Moving to a Fly-Over State? FAQs About the Midwest

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 02.09.2013 | Fifty
Carolyn Bucior

OK, I'll just blurt it out: I am moving to the Midwest. Please calm down, especially you, Mom and Dad. I know you never saw this coming and I suspect you have questions and concerns. I've anticipated some of them below.

3 Epic East Coast Bars

Party Earth | Posted 01.09.2013 | Home
Party Earth

The Northeastern seaboard is an endless conglomeration of history, culture and natural beauty. But if endless days of museums, sightseeing and walking become a little tiring, let loose by hitting the rowdiest watering holes.

7 Marketing Fails From Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.02.2012 | Small Business

During Black Friday or Memorial Day weekend, Americans are used to being inundated with an endless amount of deals and discounts. But during a mas...

Notes on Disaster Baiting - Hurricane Sandy is Not Any Other Hurricane

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The first rule of covering a horrific event aftermath is: No Disaster Baiting. After Hurricane Katrina, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger showed orderly ...

A Letter to All of You in Sandy's Path: Learn From What You Helped Teach the Gulf Coast

Thomas J. Adams | Posted 12.29.2012 | New York
Thomas J. Adams

It's easy to get lost in the moment during hurricanes, but I implore you, start your rebuilding plans now. If many of you in the Northeast taught us anything 7 years ago, it is that hurricanes like this one present an amazing opportunity.

Awaiting Sandy

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 12.27.2012 | New York
Meryl Hartstein

As I count down the days ahead with the full understanding that life will slow down, I'm trying to connect to those fond memories of an old fashioned storm and try to put a smile on my face.

MAP: Hurricane Sandy's Path

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.26.2012 | Green

As meteorologists track Hurricane Sandy, concern grows that the storm may seriously impact the U.S. East Coast as the country prepares for both Hallow...

Happiness Study Spotlights Boston, Bay Area

Posted 09.19.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 09/18/2012 04:52 PM EDT on LiveScience When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed up at...

In Newfoundland, Explore The Wonders Of Canada

iLoveInns | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

Moose, mountains and mankind. I recently experienced all that and more as my wife and I explored the wonders of Newfoundland.

'So, What Do You Do?'

Emile Hirsch | Posted 06.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Emile Hirsch

Is there really that much of a gap of conversation etiquette or philosophy between the East and West coast that one can't ask "What do you do?" to a new acquaintance in New York?

PHOTOS: Springtime In Northeast Resort Towns

JustLuxe | Posted 06.17.2012 | Travel
JustLuxe

With an early spring bringing unusually warm weather, East Coast resort towns are starting to anticipate their busy season coming right around the corner.

The Rebirth of Middle America

Jay Pelosky | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business
Jay Pelosky

For the first time in decades, Middle America is beginning to generate private sector interest and investor dollars. While the East Coast works off the financial bubble and the West Coast encounters a defense spending down cycle, the heartland beckons as America's new area of economic opportunity.

Hurricane Katia Grows To Category 4 Storm

AP | Posted 11.05.2011 | Green

MIAMI — Hurricane Katia has roared to a monstrous Category 4 storm as it moves across the Atlantic Ocean. On Monday night, Katia's maximum sust...