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Helmet Safety: Seven Tips for Parents and Coaches

Christy Ferer | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents
Christy Ferer

Coaches and athletes are gearing up for games underneath the Friday night lights, training camps are in full swing, complete with tackling techniques, agility drills and conditioning. Now is the time to get your head in the game when it comes to your athlete's helmet.

Get Your Ski Gear Ready for the Upcoming Season

Liftopia | Posted 12.17.2014 | Travel

Maybe you were still skiing in April and May, or maybe your season had ended, but we offered you some advice, gently suggesting that you wax and tune your skis or snowboard and wash your winter clothing before heading to the beach. Did you do it? I didn't either.

Players Banned From Wearing Cross Decal On Helmets

Religion News Service | Dan Wolken | Posted 09.12.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Arkansas State is removing a Christian cross decal from the back of its football helmets after a complaint that it violated separation of church...

Our Journey to Rounding Out a Flat Head

Marco Gonzalez | Posted 11.05.2014 | Parents
Marco Gonzalez

Let me be honest. Before becoming a parent, I felt like I was so clueless with many kid-related things. One thing I just had never heard about... flat head syndrome, aka Plagiocephaly. You may be scratching your round head and thinking, "huh?" I know... that's what I thought, too.

Bicyclist Dies In Macabre Accident, Run Down By a Car on the Sidewalk

Linda Milazzo | Posted 09.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Whether it be Gaza, the sky, or a peaceful sidewalk in Los Angeles, all we have is our life. Those who take the lives of others, take away the universe. No one has that right.

Wacky Bike Helmets You Won't Believe Exist

The Active Times | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Bike helmets can be quite boring. Similar in size and shape, usually color becomes the only unique factor. And even the color combinations tend to be bland and uninventive. But in a world that creates more and more ridiculous travel pillows, where there's a will, there's a weird way.

Super Bowl, Super Cold

Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D. | Posted 04.01.2014 | Science
Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.

The cold temperatures for this Super Bowl might not be polar-vortex-like temperatures, but they will certainly change the dynamic of the game in several ways compared to the warmer temperatures of Super Bowl games played indoors or in more temperate cities.

Football's Paradigm Shift: Ban the Helmet

Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D. | Posted 02.12.2014 | Science
Ainissa G. Ramirez, Ph.D.

If introducing a helmet that's not as protective as it seems caused the game's head injury epidemic, then maybe eliminating helmets might have the opposite effect.

The True Math on the NFL Concussion Settlement

James Grundvig | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports
James Grundvig

The NFL got off cheap. They will pay the settlement as an annuity, thus drive down the actual costs, which won't be nearly as much as the total amount settled on paper.

Tips to Survive City Riding on Bikeshare

Chris Abraham | Posted 10.01.2013 | DC
Chris Abraham

If you're in an urban environment and have taken to the streets on a pedal bike, be it through a bikeshare scheme or on your own bike, you're going to get yourself killed unless you pay close attention to my 35 of riding in cities on the street.

826 Valencia's Student-Journalist Tips on Biking in San Francisco

826 Valencia | Posted 09.21.2013 | San Francisco
826 Valencia

It's a bright sunny morning. The crisp, cool summer air smells of sunflower seeds and tastes of pumpkin pie. On a day like this, what's a more common question than, "Want to go for a bike ride?"

Underrated Albums of the '90s -- Part 4

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts
Robbie Gennet

I started this series to shine a light on some stellar records from the '90s, now that enough time has passed to get some perspective. These are in no order but eventually this will make a great long list.

HUH!? Swedish Designers Invent 'Invisible' Bike Helmet

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.16.2012 | Small Business

Finally a bike helmet that won't ruin your hair. After 7 years of what appears to be intense technical research involving a lot of simulated car c...

Dick Dale At Birchmere: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 31

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.31.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, JULY 31 1. Dick Dale At Birchmere The guitarist that influenced Hendrix, Van Halen and pretty much everyone that wants to make ...

3 Iowa Teens Push Helmet Law In Honor Of Friend Who Died In Moped Accident

Iowa City Patch | Posted 02.07.2012 | Impact

The friends of former West High student Caroline Found describe her as being outgoing and gregarious. Caroline was the sort of person who would go ...

Astoria Characters: The Last Comic Riding (A Bike)

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 11.14.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Clark Gookin is long and lean like a telephone line, so he's not an easy fit for this tyke of a bike that's the color of a ripe Georgia peach.

Lucas Loses Stormtrooper Copyright Battle

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts

LONDON -- The Empire has struck out. Britain's Supreme Court on Wednesday defeated a bid by George Lucas' company to stop a prop designer making and ...

We Must Keep Our Sons and Daughters Safe

Hilary Kramer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hilary Kramer

Despite the obvious dangers that our troops face in hostile areas, it seems that our own government exacerbates problems further by providing our troops with faulty or unsuitable equipment.

Tel Aviv Bicyclists Protest In Thongs (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Tel Aviv cyclists and roller bladers protested the lack of bike legislation in Israel wearing nothing but thongs and underwear. The cyclists argue tha...

Talk and Die: Six Questions (and Answers) About Natasha Richardson's Ski Accident

Ben Sherwood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ben Sherwood

How can someone seem fine one moment and then quickly deteriorate? In the field of trauma medicine, it's called "talk and die syndrome."

CNN's John Roberts In Thanksgiving Bike Accident — Saved By Helmet!

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN's John Roberts had a rough Thanksgiving — but it could have been a lot rougher if he hadn't been wearing a helmet. Roberts, an avid cyclis...