iOS app Android app

Fires

What You Can Do To Help After The Oakland Warehouse Fire

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.08.2016 | Crime

Bay-area residents are jumping into action to raise money and provide support for those affected by a fire that ravaged an Oakland, California, wareho...

This 11 Year Old Stood For The First Time in 4 Years -- Amazing!

Wendy Robbins | Posted 07.13.2016 | Impact
Wendy Robbins

Alexis was seven and a half when #FIRES hit. Febrile Infection-Related Epilepsy Syndrome is a rare epilepsy syndrome causing up to hundreds of seizures a day. Her mom shared her daughter's story.

Deadly Fire At School For Girls In Thailand Kills At Least 17

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.23.2016 | World

WIANG PA PAO DISTRICT, Chiang Rai, Thailand (Reuters) - Fire swept through a school for girls from poor hill-tribe families in Thailand, killing at le...

Why Doctors Worldwide Are Looking Into This Little Boy's Condition

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 05.19.2016 | Parents

A little boy diagnosed with a rare epilepsy syndrome now has doctors around the world -- and supportive Facebook users -- keeping up with his conditio...

Here's Where The 2016 Wildfire Season Risk Is The Highest

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.02.2016 | Green

Sorry, "Game of Thrones" fans, winter is only imminent in Westeros. In the U.S., summer approaches -- with the threat of wildfires. The National Inter...

Oh No -- Was Moving To Pensacola A Mistake?

Peter G. Miller | Posted 03.02.2016 | Good News
Peter G. Miller

Pensacola got hit with a tornado last week, an event which raises a question: Was moving eight months ago to a place with great beaches and no state i...

Mother Africa on Fire

Angie Cordeiro | Posted 02.13.2017 | Green
Angie Cordeiro

Central and Western Africa are experiencing a massive wildfire outbreak due in part to drought and our ever challenging climate anomalies. This is not...

The No Deforestation Revolution: Two Years In

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 01.21.2017 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

Two years on, we've seen the beginnings of what could be that revolution: The commitments made in the Wilmar policy have become the new benchmark for responsible commodity agriculture, and have been adopted by major companies.

Pregnant Mother Running Into Fire To Save Child Ends In Tragedy

Associated Press | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.03.2017 | Crime
Read More: Fires, Crime News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A pregnant mother ran back into her burning row house to rescue her toddler Friday morning but died along with the child when sm...

Watch Steve-O Do Backflips While Breathing Fire In Slow-Mo.Or Else.

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.21.2015 | Weird News

Steve-O loves him some backflips. Days after doing a back-flip at the jail where he served a few hours for a Sea World protest, Steve-O appeared on Yo...

Recipe for Baked Alaska

Robin Bronen | Posted 08.19.2016 | Green
Robin Bronen

Parched. Scorched. Burnt. Words not typically used to describe the Arctic. Over 400 lightning-caused fires have burned more than 5 million acres in Alaska this summer -- an area larger than the size of Connecticut and Rhode Island combined.

Forest Service Says Massive Wildfires Are Burning Through Its Budget

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Forest Service projects that the cost of fighting wildfires could rise to $1.8 billion in the next decade, reflecting fire seas...

Fire Safety: 'Dumb Stuff' That Typically Smart People Actually Do

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger George DeVault, author of FIRE CALL!, a volunteer firefighter's memoir The blue minivan was a huge ball of fire when our pumper truc...

What Your Fire-Building Technique Says About You

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

You can tell a lot about a person by the way she builds a campfire. The fastidious stack the wood perfectly crisscross. People who won't let anyone he...

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...

How Junk Science Sent Claude Garrett to Prison For Life

The Intercept | Posted 02.24.2015 | Crime

JUST BEFORE DAWN, on the unseasonably warm morning of February 24, 1992, a small house caught fire in Old Hickory, Tennessee, a few miles northeast of...

Hottest Year on Record, 2014, Brings Economic Opportunity

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2015 | Green
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

With 2014 weighing in as the hottest year on record, the window to mitigate global warming rapidly shrinks. It's time to eliminate the debate that action on climate change will harm economic growth.

In Pursuit of Light

James M. Chesbro | Posted 02.09.2015 | Healthy Living
James M. Chesbro

I do not think anyone should feel ashamed for not feeling the way all the screens tell us we should feel. If you are sad while we are farthest away from the sun, while everyone else seems to be having a holly jolly Christmas, you are not flawed.

That Time My Toaster Tried to Killed Me

Brian Beltz | Posted 04.16.2014 | Comedy
Brian Beltz

There is a whole host of technology, big and small, that I rely on to get through my daily routine both alive and unscathed.

Wildfires Put Heat On Climate Denying PM

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

SYDNEY, Oct 21 (Reuters) - A long, hot summer looms for Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott as devastating wildfires near Sydney fuel opposition t...

This 'Water On Steroids' Is The Only Thing Between This Hand And A Blowtorch

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2013 | Technology

When someone tells Peter Cordani that it can't be done, that's when he just gets started. Cordani is the inventor of FireIce, a fire retardant cap...

Firefighter Killed Battling Wildfires In Oregon

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

(Adds Hammack's age, governor visit) By Teresa Carson PORTLAND, Ore. - Aug 2 (Reuters) - A firefighter killed while bat...

Congress Fiddles While the Western States Burn

Michael Winship | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Our stalwart U.S. Congress, aided and abetted by government bureaucracy, is cutting Western firefighters' lifeline much as it did when members of the House initially balked at aid for sick and dying 9/11 first responders.

Cost of Global Warming

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

2013-07-02-Screenshot20130702at2.08.00PM.jpg

How He Saved His Family From A Deadly Fire (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 01.23.2013 | Teen

The lives of nearly a dozen apartment residents were saved early Monday morning in part due to the courage and instincts of a quick-witted teenager fr...