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House Passes 3-Month Highway Funding Patch On Way Out The Door

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House voted 385-34 Wednesday to extend funding for the nation's troubled transportation infrastructure for three months. ...

A Conservative Congressman Is Trying To Overthrow John Boehner

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

One month after losing (and subsequently recovering) his subcommittee gavel, a conservative congressman is attempting to remove House Speaker John Bo...

Friday Talking Points -- Following the Trump Whirlwind

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Weigant

Two weeks ago, we kind of went out on a limb (the polling evidence was not all that clear when we wrote it) and subtitled our previous column: "Donald Trump, Frontrunner." Since that time, such a statement has gone from being a wild prediction to becoming an equally-wild reality.

Space Saving Solutions for Every Room in Your House

Food52 | Posted 07.24.2015 | HuffPost Home
Food52

Take a look at your desk and remove everything that you don't use everyday and keep your knickknacks to a minimum -- just a cluster of flowers, a special object, and a few beautiful desk accessories are all you need.

5 Tricks To Keeping Your Cool And Making Time For Brunch On Moving Day

Posted 07.14.2015 | HuffPost Home

Remember that day you moved? Of course you do. You also remember your root canal and every time you got a $5 savings bond in a birthday card. On w...

Laura Barron-Lopez

House GOP Seeks To Turn Back Time On Confederate Flag

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans want to turn back the clock and void measures passed earlier this week that restrict the display of the Confederate fl...

10 Ideas to Make an Unforgettable Score in Real Estate

Lee Davenport | Posted 07.08.2015 | HuffPost Home
Lee Davenport

Buying a house has changed drastically over the past few years based on the various pressure points of the economy. Does that mean you should sit on the sidelines of the housing market and be a chronic renter or lifelong basement dweller? Nope.

DIRTYBIRD BBQ Scorches Portland, Announces New Release

Buster Ross | Posted 07.08.2015 | Arts
Buster Ross

The infamous DIRTYBIRD BBQ, and DIRTYBIRD crew, made their grill debut in Portland, OR on Saturday, July 4th, at the OMSI Bridge Lot. Thousands gathered in the heat (and misters!) to dance to the sounds of Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, J.Phlip, Justin Jay and Christian Martin.

Home Alone

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.08.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If Hollywood wants to make another "Home Alone" movie, this time with the Macaulay Culkin character all grown up but no more mature than he was as an 8-year-old in the 1990 original, I would be happy to take the role.

Friday Talking Points -- Always Twirling for Freedom!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.04.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When it comes down to the freakiest of the freaky in the whole Republican field, Donald Trump is very hard to top. Trump not only is running for president, he's apparently on a mission to singlehandedly destroy his own Trump brand, forevermore.

How Much You Need to Make to Rent a Home in U.S. Cities

SmartAsset.com | Posted 06.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
SmartAsset.com

In a growing number of cities, a significant portion of the population spends 40% or even 50% of income on rent alone. Indeed, SmartAsset's analysis of rent data across the country found that in many places, a family would need to earn six figures to afford average market rents.

9 Unbelievable Trash-to-Treasure Triumphs

Hometalk | Posted 06.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

In 2009, the EPA reported that 9.9 million tons of household waste was made up of discarded furniture, a number that has only grown in the past 6 years. But what most people see as trash, these 9 DIYers see as raw material

Friday Talking Points -- Racist Domestic Terrorism

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.19.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's been a rollercoaster week in the political world, beginning with Hillary Clinton shifting the gears of her campaign by holding her first big rally, which was immediately followed by the man we're going to call "Jeb! Bush!" finally officially announcing his own candidacy.

Captain Pope on the Titanic

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The Pope, by the way, is not bringing religion to the debate; he is simply acknowledging that the science is overwhelming and compelling, and given that, there is a moral obligation to act.

Friday Talking Points -- Bernie Sanders Shows Democrats What 'Family Values' Should Mean

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Trade deals are one subject (one of the very few left) which do not break down on party line. Both the Republicans and the Democrats are split over the issue, so it's not a repeat of the usual partisan battle lines. But it is a clear defeat for Obama, who lobbied hard to very little effect.

The 10 Best Things About House Sitting

Jeff Lee | Posted 06.12.2015 | Travel
Jeff Lee

From the home owners themselves to their friends, neighbors and locals, the relationships you form will last a lifetime.

Will TPP Kill the Post Office?

Dave Johnson | Posted 06.05.2015 | Business
Dave Johnson

Will TPP enable the privatizers to declare things like our beloved U.S. Postal Service, schools and roads to be "commercial activity" that competes with private companies? How about our parks, libraries, public pensions and other public services?

The Foreign Policy Candidates: Lindsey Graham and Lincoln Chafee

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We continue our running series of taking a serious look at all the announced candidates for president with two new entries this week. Republican Lindsey Graham made his formal announcement, and Democrat Lincoln Chafee is also set to announce his candidacy.

She Pours Coke Into Her Toilet -- You're Going To Freak Out When You See This

LittleThings.com | Posted 06.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
LittleThings.com

Cleaning the toilet is one of the most dreaded household tasks. There's nothing glamorous about it, but if you use Coke, it'll turn the messy chore into a simple task.

Friday Talking Points -- Double Standards and Hypocrisy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're going to begin today with a rather loaded question: How much attention do you think the media should be paying towards a presidential nominee who is right now getting 13 to 15 percent support in public opinion polls of their party's voters?

Friday Talking Points -- Spinning Straw (Polls) Into Gold

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's one of those rare weeks in Washington where Congress deigns to actually do their job and vote on some stuff... before lapsing back into their default status, which is of course: "taking weeks and weeks off, on vacation."

Does A House Have A Soul?

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 05.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Bil Hitchcock

Does a house have a soul? Yesterday my mom closed on this house in Montgomery, AL...a home she and Daddy, along with a lot of young children and in...

3 Natural Ingredients That Clean (Almost) Anything in Your House

Trulia | Posted 05.22.2015 | HuffPost Home
Trulia

What includes a sprig of mint, a twist of citrus, and packs a real punch in every room of the house? Here's a hint: It's better suited to a spray bottle than a cocktail glass.

Friday Talking Points -- Is That Your Final Answer, Jeb?

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Jeb Bush, in case you haven't heard, spent the entire week coming up with a believable answer to one question After watching Bush twist in the wind this week, we can't help but wonder if the 2016 Republican nomination race is going to closely resemble the 2008 Democratic nomination fight.

Detroit Techno Pioneer Kevin Saunderson Speaks of Inspiration With ORIGIN's Curated Stage at Detroit's Movement Festival

Kelly Frazier | Posted 05.14.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Recently, I was able to chat with Saunderson about the ORIGIN's stage and how collaboration is important to progress in music.