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Sign Up to Stand Up for Global Academic Freedom

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 06.26.2015 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Perhaps the greatest threat to academic freedom may be the Department of Education, which has promoted a definition of harassment so broad that cases like Laura Kipnis's are all but inevitable.

94 Times Black Churches Have Been Violently Attacked

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.01.2015 | Black Voices

UPDATE: This piece has been updated to reflect recent church burnings that have occurred in the week since the shooting in Charleston. When Dylann...

Heroic Boys Rescue Young Children From Burning Home In Florida

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 06.19.2015 | Good News

OAKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Typical of their hot summer days free from school, 11-year-old Jeremiah Grimes and 10-year-old Isiah Francis were plopped on th...

Popular North Korean Hotel Reportedly Catches Fire

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2015 | World

SEOUL, June 11 (Reuters) - A section of the Koryo Hotel, one of the oldest and best known hotels in Pyongyang, caught fire on Thursday, a source who...

Deadly Fuel Depot Fire Rages In Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2015 | World

VASYLKIV, Ukraine June 9 (Reuters) - Emergency services stopped a fuel depot fire outside Kiev from spreading on Tuesday, officials said, but the fate...

Wildfires Ravage Alaskan Tundra

Associated Press | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Following a winter marked by little snow and warmer temperatures, fire crews on Monday were tackling two large wildfires bu...

Single Mom of 3 Finds Hope Two Months After East Village Explosion

Sandi Bachom | Posted 06.01.2015 | Fifty
Sandi Bachom

Diane did not tell her three small children that on the night of March 27, the only home they had ever known was gone.

Rail Safety Fact Check: Fires, Spills Up Despite Industry Claims

New England Center for Investigative Reporting | Isaiah Thompson | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

The following story was reported by Isaiah Thompson of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and published here in collaboration with...

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 06.08.2015 | 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 06.07.2015 | 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 05.21.2015 | 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 05.09.2015 | 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 ...