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Texas Mosque Flooded With Over $1 Million In Donations After Fire

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.01.2017 | Religion

Supporters have donated over $1 million to help rebuild a Texas mosque that burned down on Saturday. Three days after setting up a fundraising page o...

Dozens Of Firefighters Injured When Blazing High-Rises Collapses In Tehran

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 01.19.2017 | Home

(Reuters) - At least 75 people, including 45 firefighters, were injured when a blazing high-rise commercial building in downtown Tehran collapsed, Ira...

Massive Fire Burns At Least 100 Homes In Valparaiso, Chile

Reuters | Philip Lewis | Posted 01.02.2017 | Home

A large fire broke out in the coastal Chilean city of Valparaiso on Monday evening, burning at least 100 homes, prompting the evacuation of about 400 ...

10-Alarm Fire Tears Through Massachusetts Community

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.03.2016 | Crime

Firefighters were battling a major, multiple-alarm fire of several buildings in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the city’s fire department said on Twitter...

Oakland Warehouse Party Fire Death Toll Could Reach 40, Officials Say

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 12.04.2016 | Crime

A fire that ripped through an Oakland, California, warehouse during a dance party has left at least nine people dead, though officials said Saturday t...

Je suis Disappointed

Rabbi Kenneth L. Cohen | Posted 11.25.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Kenneth L. Cohen

Je suis disappointed. Trés disappointed. Where are the solidarity avatars? Fires, set by terror arsonists, are burning all over Israel causing great...

Effective Ways to Put Off Fire with Commercial Fire Extinguishers

William Morrow | Posted 11.15.2016 | Green
William Morrow

The phenomenon called fire needs no introduction - it's one of the oldest innovations of man. Although fire is used for several productive activities ...

Fireball Engulfs FedEx Plane At Florida Airport

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel

New video shows fireball shooting from FedEx plane at Fort Lauderdale Int'l Airport; both pilots escaped. pic.twitter.com/DjxIPfDKf8— ABC News (@ABC...

California Blaze Bears Down On Iconic Hearst Castle

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.21.2016 | Green

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters had a Southern California wildfire mostly surrounded on Saturday, allowing thousands of evacu...

For Her 105th B-Day, All She Wanted Was A 'Burly, Tattooed Firefighter'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.19.2016 | Good News

This English birthday girl had just the lit party she wished for. Ivena Smailes, who recently turned 105 years old, had the ultimate birthday wish. ...

More Than 80,000 Evacuated As Fast-Moving Wildfire Rages In Southern California

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.17.2016 | Green

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Authorities in southern California ordered the evacuation of 82,000 people on Tuesday, after a wildfire broke out in a mountai...

7 Missing, Dozens Injured After Overnight Explosion In Maryland

Reuters | Nina Golgowski | Posted 08.11.2016 | Crime
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Rescue workers searched on Thursday for as many as seven people who were missing after an explosion and fire torched an apartment building in a Washin...

Wildfire Turns Deadly As Thousands Battle California Blazes

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.27.2016 | Green

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Crews battling a deadly wildfire in rugged, drought-stricken terrain north of Los Angeles made steady prog...

Bracing For Fire

Lab Notes | Posted 07.20.2016 | Science
Lab Notes

This summer, throughout the West, higher temperatures and decreased precipitation brought on by climate change have ramped up the frequency of wildfires -- big, catastrophic fires -- while a century of fire suppression feeds the flames with a thick tangle of fuel in our overgrown forests.

Sure, VR Is A Storytelling Revolution... But How?

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.19.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

The Internet is finding its way into daily objects, and artificial intelligence technologies are increasing in their capacities by the day. We're bringing ourselves deeper into our stories, and our stories deeper into ourselves.

Burning Down the House: Why is a Cyber Attack Different from a Fire Under the Law?

Daniel Garrie | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Daniel Garrie

This article was written by Daniel B. Garrie and Richard Borden. You are sitting at your desk and the fire alarm goes off. At first, you are annoyed...

Recreating Forests of the Past Isn't Enough to Fix Our Wildfire Problems

The Conversation US | Posted 05.27.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

It now appears that while restoration may be a permanent principle, one widely adopted, it is not a transcendent one. It only has meaning in particular places and practices and, we might add, times.

Neighbors Catch Family That Jumps From Balcony To Escape Raging Fire

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.27.2016 | Weird News

A family trapped by an apartment fire in Russia discovered how important it is to have good neighbors -- especially sure-handed ones. Watch family mem...

Phoenix Rising From Fire

Michaela Haas | Posted 05.25.2016 | Home
Michaela Haas

Thirty years ago, nine-year-old John O'Leary was rushed to the emergency room. As he lay in a hospital bed, he frantically wondered if he was about to die. He had suffered burns covering 100 percent of his body and was given less than one percent chance of survival.

Cop Who Saved 5-Year-Old From Fire Watches Her Graduation 18 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.24.2016 | Good News

When Josi Aponte received her diploma from Eastern Connecticut State University last week, one very important guest was in the audience to cheer her o...

Springsteen Once Wrote A Song For Elvis. Here's How It May Have Sounded

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.05.2016 | Weird News

It's the song that might have been: A tune written by Bruce Springsteen just for Elvis Presley. "Fire" eventually became a hit for The Pointer Sisters...

How to to Control the Heat on a Charcoal Grill

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.29.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Despite the volatile nature of a charcoal fire, you can control the heat quite effectively. Here are a few great ways to do it.

The Bible Unlocked: 2 Jesus boys + Jesus & Christ = I AM, Our True Self

Kristina Kaine | Posted 04.18.2016 | Religion
Kristina Kaine

The Bible remains locked to us if we gloss over the facts. Examining the difference between Jesus and Christ while exploring the purpose behind the bi...

Watch 6,000 Matchsticks Fall Like Dominoes As They Erupt In Flames

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.25.2016 | Weird News

It's as relaxing as watching a crackling fire. The below video showing rows of matchsticks going up in flames like a beautiful fire domino has quickly...

TEK and the Return of Wolves, Fire, and Bison

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 03.20.2017 | Green
Cristina Eisenberg

Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is the wisdom indigenous and local people acquire by living on the earth. Rooted in a specific landscape and ba...