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Did Your Favorite Soda Just Get Greener?

Todd Paglia | Posted 10.02.2015 | Green
Todd Paglia

Recently Coca-Cola and PepsiCo -- America's two largest soft drink makers -- have signed a letter committing to both increase fuel efficiency and reduce the use of high-carbon, climate-polluting fuels in their truck fleets.

Tips From Sculptors When Shipping Models to Foundries

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.21.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artwork may get panned by critics, defaced by vandals and crazy people or just ignored by everyone, but sometimes the worst thing that can happen to a work of art is moving it.

How China Is Taking Major Steps to Control Shipping Air Pollution

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 09.09.2015 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

In a series of announcements over the weekend and on Monday, the Chinese government took several important steps to control emissions from shipping activities, which until now have been virtually unregulated.

Trailblazing Women: Sarayu Srinivasan, Founder & CEO of Kaargo

Anne Ravanona | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Anne Ravanona

Sarayu Srinivasan is the Founder & CEO of Kaargo, an online consumer shipping and logistics marketplace. She is also a Visiting Scholar at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Walmart Launches New Shipping Service to Compete With Amazon

AP | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a new unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer that will be priced below Amazon's widely popular $99 per year Prime.

Port Authority's Brooklyn Port Facilities Should Be Reimagined

Carol Kellermann | Posted 04.05.2015 | New York
Carol Kellermann

Why not imagine how this property could better enhance the community? What's the harm in thinking about ways to do that? Why continue to lose money at these two facilities when those losses are not necessary?

Recreating The Dark Journey Of A Refugee At Sea

HuffPost Italy | Sheila Pierce | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts

I loathe containers. Not the Tupperware ones for chopped carrots or Ikea storage bins for wool sweaters. I'm talking about those metal, windowless rec...

Should You Pack, Pick Up Or Ship Your Holiday Gifts?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.18.2014 | HuffPost Home

To ship or not to ship? That is the holiday question. Whether you've lovingly wrapped the perfect present or tracked down a one-of-a-kind gift onli...

I Want It NOW, But I'd Rather Not Pay for It

Ishani Banerji, Ph.D. | Posted 12.20.2014 | Business
Ishani Banerji, Ph.D.

Millennials are notorious for seeking instant gratification. Might this mean that they would be more likely to opt for one of the faster shipping methods? When I looked at the data comparing millennials to non-millennials, I didn't find substantial differences.

Waiter, What's This Diesel Fuel Doing in My Coffee?

Rachel Muncrief | Posted 11.12.2014 | Green
Rachel Muncrief

Nearly everything you use or consume -- the coffee at your elbow, the table it's sitting on, the smart device you're reading this on -- was carried to you on a truck, and the chances are nearly 100 percent that that truck ran on diesel fuel.

Wherever Coal Ships Go, Trouble Follows

Bob Burton | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Bob Burton

While the problems that flow from the mining and burning of coal are increasingly well known, the history of coal shipping accidents is less well documented.

Prophetic Profits

David Sable | Posted 06.27.2014 | Media
David Sable

"Amazon's Shrinking Profit Sets Off a Seismic Shock to Its Shares" - New York Times "Anemic Amazon: Wall Street Tires Of Jeff Bezos' Aversion To Pr...

For the Man Who Jumped Into the Sea to Save a Dying Whale

Sourav Roy | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Sourav Roy

Michael's jump into the Sea of Cortez to save Valentina was symbolic of his frustration at the current situation that these majestic animals face, his way of appealing to all of us to do our bit and speak up for the whales to our appropriate agencies and governments.

To Ship or Not to Ship Your Luggage

Sonia Gil | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

Wouldn't it be great if you could travel bag-free? There would be no bag-check lines, no waiting for luggage, no lost luggage and best of all, no restrictions. Well, it is entirely possible. And traveling with your beloved bicycle? That is possible, too. How? Ship it.

1% Somalia Pirates, 99% Somali People: Captured by British Ex-Marine in Pirate Hunter

James Grundvig | Posted 04.22.2014 | Books
James Grundvig

As Americans queued in the early hours of November 28, 2008, in anticipation of Black Friday shopping, the chemical tanker MV Biscaglia was under attack in the Gulf of Aden -- with a security detail of just two unarmed men and a ship laden with tons of highly flammable palm oil.

Maine Governor Says We Shouldn't Be So Glum About Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) suggested Thursday that global warming could actually be a good thing for his state, because the melting ice is opening up ...

I'm With Stupid: Unleash the Kraken (or at Least Her Terrifying Voice)

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Britney should instead be proud that her music, bad as it may be, is being put to good use in the global fight against terrorism and the struggle to establish justice and peace in our troubled world.

Flying to College: 4 Tips to Avoid Baggage Fees

Courtland Thomas | Posted 10.16.2013 | College
Courtland Thomas

When it comes to orientation week (and any other in-between semester breaks), there are many, many advantages involved in flying. How's a comprehensive guide to do so.

UPS, FedEx Face Big Threat

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 09.13.2013 | Business

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - UPS and FedEx might be worried about international shipments to slowing economies like China...

INFOGRAPHIC: World's Most Dangerous Seas

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

The South China Sea, eastern Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea number among the world's most dangerous seas, according to a new study commissioned by th...

Big Miami-To-Cuba Service Stops

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 04.08.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- It was two weeks before Christmas, and Robinson Perez had bundles of gifts ready for his family in Cuba: A giant plastic Barbie doll and stuf...

Tanker Turns off Engine and Drifts for 280 Miles to Save Fuel

James Burgess | Posted 06.04.2013 | Green
James Burgess

As a student, did you ever put your car into neutral when on a hill and coast along under the power of gravity in order to save those precious few dro...

Check This 'Ship' Out: The 9 Kinds of Sitcom Relationship that Make You Feel Even Lonelier | Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy

There was never any REAL doubt that Leslie and Ben from Parks and Recreation would end up ecstatically engaged and planning a wedding catered by a waffle place.

For Sale: 1970s-Era Igloo Hotel, 200 Miles From Nowhere, Alaska

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.07.2013 | Weird News
Alaska Dispatch News

In a well-traversed but often overlooked corner of the Alaska Highway system sits an irregular structure. As the years cross over its craggy skull, br...

Crisis Averted

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2012 | Business

* Grain shippers declare impasse in stalled contract talks * Companies move to unilaterally impose terms of "final" offer * Dockworkers union sa...