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Venezuela, Facing Electricity Crisis, 'Bombs' Clouds For Rain

GlobalPost | Charlie Devereux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Flying high over Venezuela's southeastern territories, a plane banks and fires into a mass of clouds....

Storm Forecast Grows More Foreboding

The Daily Breeze | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A jet stream moving at 230 miles per hour is shoving a week's worth of epic, "potentially ominous" rain and snow toward Southern California, and the f...

Urban Umbrella Etiquette

Miguel Guadalupe | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Miguel Guadalupe

I'm no miss manners, but I've been on both the giving and receiving ends of umbrella faux pas that make life in the city just a little less pleasant for everyone.

Haiti Earthquake, Deforestation Raise Risk Of Landslides

National Geographic | Ker Than | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As Haiti's trees have disappeared, landslides have become a major concern, especially during the rainy season, and the destabilizing effects of an ear...

Nor'easter Heading | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AccuWeather) -- Forecasters are calling for several days of wet and windy weather a Nor'easter bears down on the Tri-State area. ...

Rain To Continue Into Next Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As you might have noticed, it is raining here in Southern California. The current storm, the first of three expected this week, is part of a much ...

Christmas Snow Map: Where Snow Is Most Likely

Sphere News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

(Dec. 11) -- The weather might seem complex, but the recipe for snow isn't as complicated as the recipe for Grandma's fruitcake. All that's needed is ...

GLSEN: Combating Children Who Hate

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Gregory

GLSEN is battling cold-blooded hate of children against children -- and it is rampant. Time and time again, that hate is against children who are perceived as homosexual.

Rain Outlook Worsens, With Forecasters Calling For Back-To-Back Storms In L.A.

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Two storms are heading for the Southland. The first will be cold -- and might drop snow and ice in areas that don't normally see them. The second wil...

Harlem Memorializes Michael Jackson at Apollo Theater

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Lauri Lyons

The Apollo Theater's memorial tribute to Michael Jackson might as well have been Mardi Gras in Harlem.

Folk U (Day 1): Ten Best of the Fest Moments

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Folk enthusiasts were like transfixed students eager to soak up some musical knowledge. They were schooled in a wide variety of styles during an afternoon and evening of intense instruction.

Green Beer From Harvested Rainwater

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After massive rains and flooding in the area, rainwater isn't going to waste at the the 5 Seasons Brewing in Atlanta, GA. The local brewery uses 100%...

U.S. Open Tennis: The American Tennis Boom Was a Fluke

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

We were supposed to see tennis broken out of its country-club, upper-crusty enclaves and delivered to the masses. For a while, it worked. But then the nation lost interest.

Q&A with Joe Bithorn of Beatles tribute band Rain

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York City native Joe Bithorn plays the role of George Harrison in Rain, one of the most popular and well-known Beatles tribute bands in the countr...

The Summer That Never Was...

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

My 12-year-old daughter keeps begging me to go back-to-school shopping, and I tell her she may not ask again for at least two weeks... I feel like summer never even started!

48 hours of Food

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

I am astonished that in the course of 48 hours I can experience such a diverse range of food experiences that are all a part of my reality where we (my co-workers and co-dreamers) can weave a scene where we connect growers and growing to local eaters.

And The Rains Came

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sherman Yellen

The trouble this modern Noah faces is that virtually every wild animal is now an endangered species, as is much of mankind, so rule number one is no eating the passengers.

How to Tackle A Bad Day

Heather Cabot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Cabot

It really was a terrible, horrible no good very bad day. But as Alexander learns in the book, some days are like that. And there's always tomorrow.

BETTER WETTER? Who's Hotter When Soaking Wet? (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment


Rain, Rain, Don't Go Away

Zem Joaquin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zem Joaquin

Keep dry in sustainable style by supporting companies that are producing environmentally conscious rain gear.

California's Water Problems Weren't Caused By a Fish: We Need a 21st Century Water Policy for Fish and People

Doug Obegi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Doug Obegi

California is at a crossroads; it can either follow its old course toward drought and an insufficient drinking water supply, or it can commit to a new, smart-water solution for the 21st century.

It's Official, I Also Endorse Obama

Stephen Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Elliott

I'm supporting Barack because he's the only candidate who's not George Bush. Plus, he's almost absurdly cool.

Rain, Autism, and Mercury

David Kirby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Kirby

A new study makes one thing fairly clear to me: Autism is not a purely genetic disorder -- our changing, endangered, dirty environment is playing a role.

Jed Lewison

Despite Rain, 26,000 Virginians Show Up For Obama-Biden Rally | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Update: Here's the full video of Obama's speech. So it's Saturday evening in Fredricksburg, Virginia, and the rain has just started to fall. How man...

Jed Lewison

Obama-Biden Rally In The Virginia Rain | Jed Lewison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's the full video of Barack Obama's speech before 26,000 rain-soaked but enthusiastic supporters in Fredricksburg, Virginia on Saturday, September...