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A Letter to Mrs. Frost: Part II

Scott Terry | Posted 02.10.2015 | Religion
Scott Terry

Today, I find myself thinking about teachers in general and the enormous responsibility that comes with their duty to teach and protect children. Is it a burden, I wonder?

A Letter to Mrs. Frost - Part I

Scott Terry | Posted 02.10.2015 | Religion
Scott Terry

For the last few years, I've been feeling an overwhelming desire to contact some teachers from my past. That's typical for cult or abuse survivors like me, I think.

News Anchors Crack Up Over 'De-Sheeting' Toilet Paper Report

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.04.2015 | Media

If you get a kick out of the term "de-sheeting," you're not alone. The WGN morning news anchors in Chicago completely lost it while talking about toil...

Hobby Lobby, Climate Change, and the GOP's Women Problem

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

When did climate change become a women's issue? When women made it clear they care deeply about it. Women in battleground states understand (by a margin of 72 percent to 19 percent) that we have a moral obligation to future generations to make the air safer to breathe and the climate more stable.

Climate Spoof Is All Too Real

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 09.01.2014 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

We are standing on the cusp of making unprecedented progress to reduce carbon pollution, especially from old dirty power plants. In addition to these important new public safeguards proposals, something else is changing -- climate change rhetoric.

102 Years Ago Today Captain Scott and His Men Reached the South Pole

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Ben Saunders

I suspect our bodies have so little fat or superfluous muscle they can turn into fuel that we're almost totally reliant on what we eat to keep us going now.

Treading a Path Taken by Only Captain Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton (Scott Expedition, Antarctica -- Day 81)

Ben Saunders | Posted 03.16.2014 | Travel
Ben Saunders

Today had a bit of magic in it, and we haven't had a day like that for a while down here. The weather was grim when we set out; nearly a complete w...

Scott Changes Tune From Tea Partier To Realist

The New York Times | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

MIAMI — Up for re-election in 2014 and still deeply unpopular, Gov. Rick Scott announced the largest proposed budget in Florida history on Thursday ...

Rick Scott On Early Voting: 'The Right Thing Happened'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is standing by his decision not to extend early voting hours, despite the fact that some voters said they waited as long a...

Ron Dicker

How He Lost $100,000 In A Matter Of Days | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.03.2012 | Money

If Gold Peak Tea has a flavor to soothe a family of angry lawyers, the company might want to serve it up fast. Theodore Scott, a Decatur, Ga., atto...

PHOTOS: Polar Explorer's Famous Last Words Spoken 100 Years Ago Today

Posted 03.29.2012 | Science

By: Andrea Mustain, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer Published: 03/29/2012 02:14 PM EDT on OurAmazingPlanet On this day (March 29) 100 years ago, ...

Hoarding Dead Animals On 'Hoarders'

Posted 04.15.2012 | TV

Both featured stories on this week's "Hoarders" (Mon., 9 p.m. EST on A&E) were unlike any we'd seen before. Kathleen's hoarding was driven by the deat...

Innovation and Best Practices, Then and Now

Robert F. Brands | Posted 02.12.2012 | Business
Robert F. Brands

The race to the South Pole offers both cautionary tales and textbook examples of success and failure surrounding the innovation process for any business or mission.

Egypt, Wisconsin, and the Future of Our Democracy

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

The story playing out in Wisconsin is like Egypt in some really important ways. It is only this kind of mass militancy that will give us a chance to survive the power of Wall Street and big business.

Ryan Grim

Anti-Health Care Reform Group Pulls Ads, Citing Respect For Kennedy | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the most vociferous opponents of Democratic health care legislation, led by former hospital executive Rick Scott, has pulled its anti-health ca...

Swastika Painted On Rep. David Scott's Office Door

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) was introduced on a Fox News appearance with the announcement that his office had been vandalized. A giant swastika was paint...