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Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low Winter Maximum

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green

OSLO, March 19 (Reuters) - Arctic sea ice this year is the smallest in winter since satellite records began in 1979, in a new sign of long-term climat...

Ice Chunks Taller Than People Washed Up On The Shores Of Cape Cod

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.12.2015 | Green

It's no secret that Massachusetts had an intense winter. But now, with the snow finally melting, gigantic chunks of ice have washed up on the shores o...

That Scary Thing Around the Corner

Terri Britt | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

This is what we do to ourselves. We get caught in the fear of what's around the corner and get frozen. But if we'd simply trust and take those first few steps, we would realize there is nothing to fear except the tricks our minds play on us!

Winter Roads and Training Ruts

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

What are you doing to breathe new life into your training this spring? Has the winter been tough for you?

These Minimalist Ice Sculptures Just Might Calm Your Ragged Winter Nerves

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.04.2015 | Green

Sick of winter? You could vent that frustration by muttering curse words under your breath with every shovel of snow you clear from the driveway. O...

The Route To These Ice Caves Is Treacherous, But The Views Are Totally Worth It

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.02.2015 | Green

More than 11,000 people traveled to the far reaches of chilly Wisconsin this weekend, trekking for miles down a road and across the treacherous ice of...

'Worst Winter Ever': Get Out There and Enjoy It!

Kevin Richberg | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

The amount of energy extracted in freezing portions of one of the world's three greatest waterfalls boggles the mind. But there it is, segments of the American Falls (and columns of the Horseshoe Falls) frozen in time, literally.

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Exploring Illinois' Frozen Waterfalls (Part 1)

Tom Gill | Posted 04.11.2015 | Travel
Tom Gill

Located in the north central part of Illinois, about 50 miles west of Chicago off Interstate 80, Starved Rock State Park is one of the top tourist destinations in the state. This 2,600-acre park adjacent to the Illinois River boasts 18 sandstone canyons--14 of which have waterfalls during wet seasons. Reduced to only a trickle in early winter, these waterfalls freeze into giant ice columns during the cold weather. Some of the frozen waterfalls reach 80 feet in height, depending upon the depth of the canyon.

Ice Fishing Fun!

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 04.08.2015 | Sports
Minnesota Historical Society

When the lakes have safely frozen solid in winter, numerous Minnesotans venture out in the cold to go ice-fishing. This little girl and her dog are...

The Shame Of America's Family Detention Camps

The New York Times | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

The president’s new policies apply only to immigrants who have been in the United States for more than five years; they do nothing to address the em...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

These Photos Capture The Little-Known Beauty Of Lake Michigan In Winter

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.28.2015 | Green

In the height of winter, most people would be hesitant to spend the day at the beach. But nature lovers willing to brave the bitter cold and blustery ...

Frozen Sentinels of Southern Lake Michigan

Tom Gill | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Tom Gill

Winter grips the Great Lakes region of the United States, and that grip has once again manifested itself on the lighthouses that dot the shore of southern Lake Michigan.

Polar Bears Are Migrating To Areas With Longer Lasting Ice

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Some polar bear clusters have slowly moved to islands north of Canada's mainland that are r...

5 Tips For Running In Sub-Zero Temperatures

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The key to running in the extreme cold is to protect yourself, wear the proper clothing and have an exit strategy.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Lake Michigan's Ice Boulders Are Back, And Some Say They're Bigger Than Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.12.2015 | Green

One of the oddest phenomena to roll up on the shores of the Great Lakes has returned. Ice balls -- frozen orbs formed in winter waves -- have again...

The Winter Shore: Beautiful But Potentially Deadly

Tom Gill | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Tom Gill

Impressive scenes of frozen lighthouses and arctic-like icescapes draw visitors to the shores of the Great Lakes each winter. This winter wonderland, ...

Lake Superior Ice

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior is beautiful any time of year, but there is something special about watching the eerie transition of the powe...

It's A 2014 Icicle Listicle

Posted 12.25.2014 | Green

2014 was a year upon which many will have good reason to look back in contemplation, and to consider the many complicated strands of historical, polit...

Homeland Security's New Method Of Tracking Immigrants Crossing The Border

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 12.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally ...

Ice Formations and Patterns of Early Winter

Tom Gill | Posted 02.21.2015 | Green
Tom Gill

Early winter yields some interesting photographic opportunities often overlooked by those waiting for dramatic, in-your-face displays of nature. A narrow window exists between the time water changes to ice on lakes, rivers, and streams, and this period can produce some of the most interesting ice patterns of the season.

Elise Foley

Deportations Down In 2014: DHS

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Deportations by the Department of Homeland Security have gone down, from 438,421 deportations last year to 414,481 in fiscal year 2014, ...

Senate Confirms Obama Immigration Nominee

AP | Posted 02.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's pick to head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. ...

One of These Things Is Not Like the Others...

Dan Kowalski | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
Dan Kowalski

So, let me get this straight. Our top priority for immigration arrests lumps together terrorists, convicted felons, gang bangers and...drywallers, moms and kids?

Watch These Hikers Walk Across A Crystal-Clear, Frozen Lake

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel

What do you do when you stumble across a crystal-clear lake that's completely frozen? Walk across it, of course. A YouTube video uploaded Dec. 8 s...