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Irene

In Search of Lost Sound: Mammoth Growls, Scratchy Dolls and Hisses of the Sun

Madeline Schwartzman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Science
Madeline Schwartzman

Before you freeze to death in the Tyrolean mountains, consider this: 5000 years from now, if and when you are found, scientists will be able to tell the most personal details about you, even more than we know about Ötzi.

Greenmarkets And Restaurants Cope With Farmers' Rough Harvest

| Posted 01.07.2012 | New York

By Mary Johnson MANHATTAN — Cheryl Rogowski, of Rogowski Farm, lost 80 acres of her 150-acre farm in Pine Island, N.Y., to Hurricane Irene. ...

Hurricane Irene Victims Wait In Line, Denied Food Vouchers

Posted 11.22.2011 | Impact

Packed in to the county assistance office in Vineland, N.J., hundreds of people seeking post-Hurricane Irene food vouchers didn't receive a very warm ...

Hurricane Irene Is a Chance to Put Things Right in New Jersey and Washington

Joel Epstein | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York
Joel Epstein

With parts of New Jersey and the rest of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast still literally underwater from Hurricane Irene, it is time to examine the dou...

Obama Visits Flood-Ravaged New Jersey Towns, Promises Federal Assistance

Patch | Posted 11.04.2011 | Green

After touring two northern New Jersey towns ravaged by Hurricane Irene, President Barack Obama assured residents Sunday that the federal government wi...

Weathering the Storm

Annette Powers | Posted 11.01.2011 | Divorce
Annette Powers

How could I throw such a pity party when people around me were forced to leave their homes and were in real danger? Why was I focusing on such banal matters instead of more important things like what non-perishables to pack in my "go-bag?"

SLIDESHOW: Photos From Vermont Show Irene's Devastation

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green

The storm may be over, but the post-Irene cleanup has a long way to go. Vermont suffered some of Irene's worst blows. The storm caused the state's...

GOP Response to the Flood

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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AOL Energy Week in Review

Shifra Mincer | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green
Shifra Mincer

An unusual East Coast earthquake and an equally rare vicious north-moving hurricane bound up the U.S. East Coast Monday left many in the energy business wondering if they should begin preparing for a locust infestation.

Health Risks For The Elderly And Sick In A Natural Disaster

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 10.30.2011 | Healthy Living

For many up and down the East Coast who braced for Hurricane Irene this past weekend, the experience was a serious wake-up call for how prepared we ar...

Irene: Gratitude and Cautionary Warnings

Jill Lynne | Posted 10.29.2011 | New York
Jill Lynne

I awakened this morning with a feeling of gratitude and a sense of bliss. In my dreams I was floating about in pools of calm turquoise waters filling ...

The Calm During the Storm: How the Media Actually Got It Right This Week

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 10.29.2011 | Media
Raymond Schillinger

As the flood waters recede and the news cycles resumes its deafening roar, we stand to gain from one more lesson learned: while our human-made problems and conflicts seem indomitable, they are the only ones we truly have the power to resolve.

WATCH: Bloomberg Talks Up A Spanish-Language Storm

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 10.28.2011 | Latino Voices

Bloomberg has been talking up a Spanish-language storm this weekend. We sincerely appreciate the Mayor’s efforts to reach out to the Spanish-speaki...

National Grid 'Working Very Hard' To Restore Power To Hundreds Of Thousands

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.28.2011 | Green

National Grid, a utility company that supplies electricity to 3.4 million people in the northeastern United States, is currently working to restore po...

WATCH: For Any Zone A Ladies Still Trying To Make Plans

Posted 10.28.2011 | Comedy

The hurricane may have already rolled through New York City with little fanfare, but with transit down and some modest flooding in the Zone A areas, t...

WATCH: The Only Hurricane Preparation Most Of Us Needed

Posted 10.28.2011 | Comedy

As residents of the northeast and New England are waking up to a lot of nothing from Hurricane Irene, we can't help but look at our taped windows, can...

WATCH: Weatherman Drenched In 'Probably The Remnants Of Raw Sewage,' Delivers Report Anyway

Posted 10.27.2011 | Media

You can't do that on television. Well, you can ... but you'll probably want to shower afterward. Tucker Barnes of Washington's WTTG ventured to Oce...

Joshua Hersh

Hurricane Irene: Jeff Masters' Must-Read Irene Blog

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.27.2011 | Green

He may be nearly 1,000 miles from the storm's center, but few people in America have as good idea of what Hurricane Irene is doing -- and is about to ...

Obama Receives Fresh Hurricane Update From Advisers, Visits FEMA

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.27.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has gotten a fresh update on Hurricane Irene from his emergency management team. He'...

Irene Shuts Down NYC Airports

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.27.2011 | New York

NEWARK, N.J. -- The five main New York City-area airports will be closed to arriving passenger flights beginning at noon on Saturday because of Hurric...

23 Necessities To Have On Hand Before A Hurricane Hits

Posted 10.27.2011 | Healthy Living

As the Northeast braces itself for what looks to be a full-on hit by Irene, this will be the first-in-a-lifetime brush with a full force hurricane for...

Hurricane Irene: Songs About The Woman Behind The Storm

Posted 10.27.2011 | Home

In all the commotion about the coming storm, one person is being forgotten -- the woman behind it. Irene doesn't just cancel flights and shut down Bro...

More Than 2 Million People Told To Move To Safer Places As Irene Takes Aim

AP/The Huffington Post | By MICHAEL BIESECKER and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.26.2011 | Green

By MICHAEL BIESECKER and JENNIFER PELTZ, The Associated Press MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) -- Whipping up trouble before ever reaching land, Hurricane ...

Mandatory Evacuation Ordered For Zone A Residents

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.26.2011 | New York

In an unprecedented decision, nearly 300,000 people who live in flood-prone areas of New York City were ordered to evacuate Friday as Hurricane Irene ...

The Show Must Go On! Hurricane Can't Stop Broadway

Posted 10.26.2011 | Home

UPDATE: All Broadway shows have been cancelled from Aug. 27-28. Check in with Playbill for more information. The Associated Press NEW YORK -- T...