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John Landis Remembers An American Werewolf in London, Which Will Soon Be Recreated as a Maze at Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

Jim Hill | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you'd like to see how John Landis' latest collaboration with Universal Creative ultimately turns out, then do make a point of checking out the An American Werewolf in London maze at Halloween Horror Nights 23.

Idaho Wildfire Raging On With Limited Containment

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2013 | Green

(Recasts to show wind aiding firefighters; evacuation orders lifted for 400 homes) By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho, Au...

#SmokeyBDay

Smokey Bear | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Smokey Bear

I turn 69 years old today! Sixty-nine years of wildfire prevention messaging and awareness, waving at parades, standing guard at campsites, showing people how to douse a campfire and even giving out #SmokeyBearHugs.

Spilled Milk: In Case of Inferno, Evacuate

William Lucas Walker | Posted 09.30.2013 | Los Angeles
William Lucas Walker

A couple of weeks ago a fire tried to eat our town. You may have heard about it on TV. My mother called from 3,000 miles away to say Brian Williams had reported our evacuation on the NBC Nightly News, which I assume meant I wasn't imagining things.

Drawn to Fire: A Fire Starter & His Sustainable Meat Shop

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Jeremy Stanton, the chef and proprietor of sustainable butcher shop The Meat Market, has a way with fire.

Proof That There's Always A Light At The End Of The Tunnel

Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Disaster Unpreparedness: Wildfire Tragedy Sheds Light on Dangerous Budget Gaps

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics
Michelle Chen

They went in as a team and perished as heroes. From what ongoing investigations have been able to determine, the 19 elite firefighters of the Prescott...

Why Do Firefighters Take Such Risky Jobs?

Lisa Wade | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Lisa Wade

Nineteen firefighters died in Arizona on Sunday. It is a stark reminder that firefighters put their lives on the line to protect other people's property and lives. Why do they choose to take such dangerous work?

Home Fire-Safe Checklist/Defensible Space

Matthew Stein | Posted 09.01.2013 | HuffPost Home
Matthew Stein

With the record-breaking heat, drought, and fire storms of the summer of 2012, followed by a horrendous start to the 2013 fire season, most of us want to do what we can to improve the chances that our home will survive a local wildfire.

Chez Panisse's Salty General Contractor on Why He Was the Only Man for the Job

San Francisco magazine | Posted 06.28.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

The rebuild of Alice Waters' Chez Panisse restaurant after a devastating spring fire owes a lot to Gene DeSmidt, the general contractor responsible for the icon's comeback.

Hacking SF: How to (Legally) Build a Fire

San Francisco magazine | Posted 08.17.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

In summer months, you may have wondered if a backyard fire pit is legal, or if you can really build a bonfire on Ocean Beach. How about fireworks? In SF, getting the fire going is the easy part, but neighbors and fire regulations can be strict. So how exactly can you get away with burning stuff?

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UNC 'Intimidation' Case Against Student Alleging Sexual Assault Raises Free Speech Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.14.2013 | College

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill has dropped its case against Landen Gambill, a sophomore student UNC accused of creating an intimidating ...

Fire at Heidelberg

Jenenne Whitfield | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
Jenenne Whitfield

As you may have heard by now, a prominent art installation on Heidelberg Street, the Obstruction of Justice House, burned almost entirely to the groun...

What You Wear Might Kill

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business
Nancy Cohen-koan

As more and more people are arrested over the horrible neglect that led to so many deaths in the Bangladesh factories, one can't help but think of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City in 1911, and wonder how much has changed.

Fire in Your House?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Sidonie Sawyer

If you live in Florida, like me, the following bit of info might be of help when choosing a home insurance for your new digs. A flagrant scandal has ...

Practice What You Preach: How the US Government Can End Bangladesh's Factory Fires

Bama Athreya | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Bama Athreya

Would it surprise you to learn that the factory was used by companies who make federal uniforms? Labor rights organizations were able to photograph labels in the factory wreckage linking Tazreen to two US government contractors.

LOOK: The Best Photos Of The Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.19.2013 | World

In the last 24 hours, plenty has happened around the world. Rows of identically dressed brides and grooms attended the Unification Church's mass we...

Massive Fire Devastates Bujumbura Central Market

Meredith Hutchison | Posted 03.30.2013 | World
Meredith Hutchison

Yesterday, on Jan. 27, the main market in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, caught fire bringing the city and the country's economy to a standstill. ...

Unlearning Liberty: Hazelwood at 25

David Moshman | Posted 03.08.2013 | College
David Moshman

After 1988, as I anticipated, the news just kept getting worse. Although Hazelwood involved censorship of high school student journalists, the decision has been applied to a broad range of curricular contexts, to teachers as well as students, and to higher education.

The Walkin' Talkin' Burning Man Blues

Serge Bielanko | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Serge Bielanko

I just stood there, in a split-second of freezing January clarity, watching the inferno giving us the finger as it dangled out of my daughter's bedroom window and did its thing.

WATCH: A Year In The Life Of A Firefighter, As Seen From His Helmet

Posted 01.03.2013 | Detroit

Detroit has one of the worst problems with fires in the country. As budget cuts weaken the fire department, recent documentary "BURN: One Year on the ...

The Four Elements of the New Year's Resolution

Janie Emaus | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

How many times have you made a New Year's Resolution, only to find yourself apologizing to yourself, days or maybe even only hours later, when you find that you just cannot keep your promise?

Crazy, Dangerous Hanukkah Games

Posted 12.13.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

Everyone has festive games they play with family for the holidays. Usually, those games are harmless fun, but every once in a while, they go too far a...

Tragedy on the Roof of the World

Sophia Slater | Posted 02.03.2013 | Teen
Sophia Slater

Most don't know much about Tibet, a vast land of some of the highest peaks and widest deserts. The self-immolations are the hidden pain -- the ugly backstory -- that nobody wants to explicitly address.

WATCH: Wedding Photographer's Hair Bursts Into Flames

Posted 11.16.2012 | Weddings

A South African wedding became too hot to handle for photographer Jacki Bruniquel last month. Bruniquel was trying to capture the best shot of brid...