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What We Can Learn From William and Kate and the Woman Who Threw Her Prosthetic Leg

Lauren Salkin | Posted 02.21.2015 | Weird News
Lauren Salkin

In case you missed the media frenzy on the coma box in your living room, Prince William and Kate were in New York City recently to hang out and see a play. But it's not what they did in NYC that was interesting. It's how they got there.

Bill O'Reilly Has Minor Meltdown On ESPN Radio

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.18.2014 | Media

Bill O’Reilly has no interest in rehashing past unpleasantries -- at least not with ESPN's Dan Le Batard. During an interview Monday to promote O...

Stressed or Blessed? 60 Seconds or Less Can Be the Dealbreaker

Millie Grenough | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

You know how it goes. Something hits you wrong and you fly off the handle. Just like that. Yesterday morning I was absorbed in to-do details yakkin...

Meltdown Imminent? Time for a 60-Second Emergency 3-B-C

Millie Grenough | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

"You Westerners. You're so one-dimensional. You don't even know how to breathe!" So said Lous, my Indonesian mentor, when I whined about a grue...

I'm Addicted to My Daughter's Lovey

Lisa Sadikman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Parents
Lisa Sadikman

I need Elephant Lovey pronto with his smushed trunk and half-closed embroidered eyes. In this house, he is the toddler version of Ambien.

Holiday Meltdowns Are Not Inevitable: Here's One You and Your Children Can Escape

Susan Linn | Posted 02.17.2014 | Parents
Susan Linn

Days of anticipation and the flurry of opening presents can be overwhelming, especially for young children. Helping them manage their expectations will also help them, and you, avoid unpleasant meltdowns during what is supposed to be a fun and exciting experience.

Why Midlife Holidays Can Be Just As Magical As Childhood Ones

Susan Pace | Posted 01.26.2014 | Fifty
Susan Pace

A friend once said there is joy to be found once your kids no longer believe in the holiday 'magic.' This meant she could finally get the credit she deserved. It took me many years to appreciate this, but as the season descends into madness, I'm already celebrating my sanity.

A Strong Dose of Mo Needed

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

Slogans and promises alone will not be the solution. We need to get the rules and regulations that respond to real needs and to the needs of communities across the country.

LOOK: Incredible Drawings Created With A Pen

Posted 07.17.2013 | Arts

Manabu Ikeda uses a small acrylic pen and what we imagine is a significant amount of ink to create his massive, intricate drawings. The impressive art...

Robin Williams' Funniest Thing In Years

Posted 08.21.2013 | Comedy

The premise behind Set List, the uniquely innovative comedy show hosted by Paul Provenza (director of "The Aristocrats") and created by Troy Conrad, a...

WATCH: This Dancing Mario Video Is So Much Fun

Posted 06.10.2013 | Comedy

You didn't know Super Mario had moves like this, did you? Nathan Barnett has made a new dance video where he shows off his skills around Los Angele...

Fatima Scipio: Success Redefined: 7 Steps You Can Take to Start Smelling the Roses

Fatima Scipio | Posted 08.04.2013 | Women
Fatima Scipio

About a year ago, I had a complete meltdown at work. I was set to present a training session and when I arrived in the parking lot, I physically could not get out of the car.

A Week at San Francisco Sketchfest: Part I

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

During my week in San Francisco, there were so many tantalizing events it was hard to decide what to see. The 12th Annual Sf Sketchfest was an ambitious undertaking, featuring 166 shows, lasting three and a half weeks and showcasing some of the best talent performing today.

Jim Hamilton's Poems About the Ocean

Tony Bartolone | Posted 08.09.2012 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

Hamilton is incredibly proficient at concealing the formula while drawing the audience in. Then when you are just completely hypnotized, laughter hits. Tension is employed through the suspense of his deliberately paced delivery. Where is he going? What comes next?

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Vivian Norris | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

Last weekend, events took place which should make us think about the future of energy on this planet.

Saved -- in Spite of Ourselves

Carl Pope | Posted 08.29.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Although the Missouri River floods threatening Nebraska's Ft. Calhoun and Cooper nuclear power plants will put tremendous stress on both the systems and their operators, the immediate risk of a meltdown like Fukushima is small.

Japan Admits Disasters Overwhelmed Government

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI and ERIC TALMADGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Sirens wailed Friday along a devastated coastline to mark exactly one week since an earthquake and tsunami triggered a nuclear emergency, and...

Japan Raises Severity Of Nuclear Accident

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Japan's nuclear safety agency raised the severity rating of the country's nuclear crisis Friday from Level 4 to Level 5 on a seven-level inte...

Japan Nuclear Plant Emits Smoke, Workers Struggle To Reconnect Electricity

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YAMAGATA, Japan -- Smoke billowed from a building at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant Friday as emergency crews worked to reconnect electricity to...

Japan Military Helicopters Dump Seawater On Nuclear Reactor

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ZAO, Japan -- Japanese military helicopters dumped loads of seawater onto a stricken nuclear reactor Thursday, trying to avoid full meltdowns as plant...

Meltdown: Unsafe at Any Screed

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Randall Amster

The incisive logic of Ralph Nader's Unsafe at Any Speed applies equally to nuclear power -- and furthermore, to the workings of the military-industrial complex with which it is intimately intertwined.

Japan's Nuclear Nightmare

Father Paul Mayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Father Paul Mayer

The calamitous Japanese earthquake and tsunami -- with the reluctant official admissions of possible reactor core meltdowns -- is a tragic reminder of...

An Extraordinary Machine

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Philip Neches

An ordinary machine stops generating heat when it is shut off. Leave it alone, and it will cool down. A reactor, on the other hand, keeps making heat. Lots of heat. Enough heat to melt itself.

Too Cheap to Meter: The Top 10 Myths of Nuclear Power

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Rose

Wrapping nukes in a green cloak and declaring their oneness with those concerned with climate change has helped to sway public opinion. But nuclear power is really too expensive and dangerous to use.

No Word for Meltdown: Nukespeak Returns

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Some things never change: the Orwellian impulse to hide the truth about nuclear dangers remains one of them.