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Man Started Utah Wildfire To 'Signal For Help,' Police Say

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.23.2015 | Crime

A man who allegedly started a brush fire in Utah that claimed up to 40 acres of old growth trees did it to signal for help, police said Wednesday. ...

How This Mother Found Hope After A House Fire Destroyed Everything

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.17.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Hollye Dexter's entire life was turned upside down when, in the middle of the night, her Los Angeles home was destroyed in a fire caused by "some kind...

Curing Social Media of Its Outrage Addiction May Start on Campus

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 04.08.2015 | College
Greg Lukianoff

If we want to realize social media's full promise of massive unprecedented global conversation conducted in real time, we should be teaching our students how to argue both thoughtfully and effectively.

Beyond IQ and EQ, How Are Human Networks Connected?

Karthik Rajan | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

When you pop the question -- what is the innate quality of individuals that drive their success -- psychologists of repute have come up some interesting answers.

New Yorkers Come To The Rescue After East Village Fire

The New York Times | Posted 03.27.2015 | Good News

First there was the smell of gas, then an explosion and a burst of flying glass. Smoke and a hail of hot ash spattered onto the pavement of Second Ave...

East Village Fire Brings Out The Best In New Yorkers As City Comes Together To Help

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch & Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.31.2015 | Good News

Amid the chaos of a fire that rattled lower Manhattan on Thursday, there were countless acts of altruism from neighbors and business owners showing su...

Fire Extinguisher Factory Erupts In Huge Blaze

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 03.21.2015 | Weird News

Fire extinguishers protect us, but who protects the fire extinguishers? It's a question firefighters will have to ask themselves after a huge blaze...

7 Children Die In Brooklyn Fire As Mother Pleads For Help

AP | MICHAEL BALSAMO | Posted 03.21.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven siblings from an Orthodox Jewish family were killed early Saturday when a fire tore through their Brooklyn home after they had...

Joan Wulf: Special Topics in Elemental Physics

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

In both style and substance, Joan Wulf's artistic practice exists at a poetic nexus of nature and science. Her art has stemmed largely from her observations of the environment, both as an independent, self-governing system of matter and energy, and as an interdependent context for a range of cultural, scientific, philosophical, and industrial human activity.

Massive Fire Engulfs Dubai Residential Skyscraper

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 02.21.2015 | World

A fire at a Dubai skyscraper prompted thousands to be evacuated from one of the world's tallest apartment buildings early Saturday morning local time....

Could Your Family Escape A House Fire In Time?

TODAY.com | Jeff Rossen and Josh Davis | Posted 02.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

In March 2011, Maureen Aissa's Binghamton, New York, home caught fire in the middle of the night with her five children inside. Her family, who did no...

Hero Dog Who Tried to Shield Owner From House Fire

Rescue Idiot | Posted 04.13.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rescue Idiot

A fire broke out in the basement of the home where she lived with her owner, Ben Ledford, in Ohio. Firefighters found Carmen laying on over her owners face, trying to shield him from the smoke and flames.

Residents Didn't Hear Alarm In Deadly San Francisco Fire (PHOTOS)

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 01.29.2015 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Residents fleeing a massive blaze that killed a man and injured five people as it ripped through a San Francisco building told o...

What Really Matters

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

When we are mindful of the power of intimate connection it becomes easier to prioritize our time in a way that allows us to savor our connections with our loved ones more fully. And any circumstance that bring us back to this awareness is indeed a great blessing.

Are You Living in New Age Professional Hell?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

In yesterday's world, people worked 40 hours a week and took four weeks of vacation. This question was practically moot. If you didn't like your job it was pretty much part-time anyway, the benefits were glorious, and it just wasn't that bad.

A Brain Implant That Registers Trauma Could Help Prevent Rape and Violent Crime -- So Why Don't We Have It Yet?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 02.01.2015 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

All things considered, the trauma alert implant sounds like a sensible and impressive thing. So why don't we have them yet?

5 Children Killed In Tragic House Fire Get Kid-Friendly Caskets Thanks To Volunteer

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact

Through one extraordinary gesture, an automobile artist is celebrating the lives of five Texas children who died tragically. Trey Ganem, who runs ...

Firefighters Save Historic Crucifix From Smoldering Remains Of California Church

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.21.2014 | Religion

A fire blazed through a nearly 100-year-old church building in San Jose, California on Sunday. But remarkably, the Catholic congregation’s precio...

1 Dead, 14 Injured In Brooklyn Fire

AP | Posted 11.19.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and 14 others were injured in a fire that raced through an apartment building in Brooklyn. Po...

Maine Teen Charged With Naked Break-Ins

Associated Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Crime

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old Maine man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two homes while naked, at about the same ...

New Orleans House Fire Kills Grandmother, Mother, Children

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and KEVIN McGILL | Posted 01.11.2015 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The deaths of three children, their mother and grandmother in a New Orleans house fire Tuesday stunned a community of neighbors t...

After Gaining Paranormal Fame, Ghost Hunting Spirit Summoners Burn Historic 'Ghost Church' to the Ground

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.24.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

It's a good time to remind people what happens when paranormal investigation goes wrong. There's no better demonstration for the dark side of supernatural obsession than what happened with St. John's Anglican Church.

Chasing Fire

Jeff Frost | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Jeff Frost

Way Fire, near Lake Isabella, Wafford Heights, CA Today I faced a choice. The plan was to watch my new film 'Circle of Abstract Ritual' on a 40ft s...

Make Kick-Ash Grilled Vegetables Right On The Coals

Tasting Table | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

Don't worry: Good things are happening, much of it beneath the surface.

Fighting Fires: Safety and Survival Tips Pet Parents Need to Know

Natasha Ashton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

As summer winds down and we prepare for the excitement of a new season, there's one lesson every parent needs to remember during the back-to-school blitz -- how to keep pets safe in the event of a house fire.