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When Life Gives You Snow, Throw It At Hundreds Of Your Pals

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.18.2015 | Green

When a snowball fight is on, no one is safe. That's what hundreds of snow-loving Washington D.C. residents found out during a massive battle near D...

Dear Boston, Mind Your Mannahs!

Wendy Francis | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Francis

All that collective goodwill we Bostonians have exhibited during these last few weeks somehow got buried in a snow bank outside the grocery store. You might even say, when it comes to grocery shopping, we've lost our collective mind

Warning! The 3 Biggest Winter Health Hazards for Pets

Sean Conlon | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Sean Conlon

Harsh winter weather can have serious impacts on the health of our beloved canine companions, and so far, 2015 has kicked off with some headline-makin...

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Road Trip to Ohio's "The Spot"

Jill Shomer | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Jill Shomer

A group of Instagrammers came together in Columbus, Ohio, on February 5th for the opening of the Mobile Photo Now exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Ar...

Thank You, Dr. Beverly Scott

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 04.13.2015 | Politics
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Leave Dr. Scott alone, and show up and vote in your local elections if you actually care about fixing the MBTA. The voters have let the state legislature stagnate, and now we are reaping the consequences of our fatal disinterest.

Why Harvard Commencement Isn't in February

Matt Weber | Posted 04.11.2015 | Education
Matt Weber

Today is a snow day at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Amidst the recent blizzards in this historic New England winter, it is important for students to know that while yes, there are many feet of snow on the ground, at least it isn't graduation day.

Blinded By the (Flat) Light: Senior Skiers Can See Clearly In Snow

Jon Weisberg | Posted 04.11.2015 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

Frozen by fear. Hardly able to move. Disoriented on terrain I'd skied for years. Other skiers seemed to be managing fine. But the light was flat, and my eyes could no longer pick up the contours of white on white.

Fight Cold-Weather Blues and Blahs With a Wintervention

Mary Buchan | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Mary Buchan

I've never understood why so many coats and raincoats are beige or gray or black. Who wants to blend in when it's bleak outside? Think of colors that brighten your mood and pull them into your wardrobe and your work environment. A bright scarf. A green plant. A polka dot pattern. You might be surprised how far a pop of color can go.

Another Big Storm Bears Down On New England

The Associated Press | BOB SALSBERG and PHILIP MARCELO | Posted 02.08.2015 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — Winter-weary New England, which has been battered recently by a series of major snowstorms, braced Sunday for even more. Light flur...

Snowstorm Etiquette: 6 Tips to Keep Your Cool in Challenging Times

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 04.08.2015 | New York
Jacqueline Whitmore

5. Be a gracious guest. If you're invited to stay in someone's home, always ask permission before you bring your pets, friends, family or anyone else for that matter.

Make the Most of the Snow: 5 Excellent Tubing Adventures in the U.S.

Shermans Travel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Tubing has become a winter phenomenon in its own right, with resorts dedicating ample mountainside real estate to the pastime. From 1,000-foot-long runs to a custom-built snow tube jump, air time is practically guaranteed at these five thrilling snow tubing spots.

Snow Day: Making Tracks in an Unmarked World

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 04.07.2015 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

It is impossible for me to ignore fresh snow. And so on a weekday I venture out, despite projects and pressing deadlines, clipping on my skis and heading to the Forest Preserve near my home.

Shoveling Snow Just Got Easier And A Lot More Fun

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.04.2015 | HuffPost Home

Shoveling snow can be a great workout, but it's also a little time-consuming and labor intensive. Joshua Jordan, a West Virginia magician -- or ill...

Three Photographers Braved NYC's "Snowpocalypse" To Capture These Awesome Images

DL Cade | Posted 04.06.2015 | New York
DL Cade

It's oddly silent in Manhattan tonight. Snow falls in sheets on deserted roads as January 26th becomes January 27th, and only the occasional pedestria...

'Green News Report' - February 3, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.05.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

In today's news report: EPA gives Obama reason to reject Keystone XL pipeline; Feds must account for rising sea levels; Scarborough calls liberals 'science deniers'; Extreme weather whiplash from Boston to San Francisco.

Coolest Snow Day Announcement Ever

Caurie Putnam | Posted 04.05.2015 | Good News
Caurie Putnam

Webster school's superintendent Carmen Gumina, who won the Disney Teacher Award for High School Sciences in 1999, had fun sharing the news of a snow day with his 9,000 students via a video of himself trail running in the snow.

How it Works: Snow Grooming 101

Liftopia | Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel

Fresh powder is the Holy Grail of snowboarding- - but the next best thing is sweet, smooth corduroy. Carving turns on a perfectly groomed trail under deep blue skies is one of the best experiences on the hill.

World's Most Terrifying Ski Slopes

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Strapping yourself onto two tiny pieces of wood--or one thick one--isn't terrifying enough; that's why daredevils brave cliffs, chutes, and iced-over moguls. These near-vertical runs are within recognized ski areas, proving you can be on-piste yet still out of your mind.

The Best Tools for Conquering Ice and Snow | Posted 04.01.2015 | HuffPost Home

While winter does have its upsides--cozy fires, hot chocolate, snow days--for many of us, having to deal with all the snow is a battle of unpleasant proportions, particularly after a nor'easter strikes.

A Winter's Tale

David S. Simon | Posted 03.29.2015 | Good News
David S. Simon

The weathercaster spiritualists with their end of the world, do or dire predictions and their hovered over, proprietary crystal snow balls, had it wrong.

Watch These Cute Animals Frolic in the Snow

HooplaHa | Posted 04.01.2015 | Good News

Watch as a baby elephant, panda, penguins and horses frolic happily in the snow. It just might make you love winter that much more.

8 Adorable Dogs Playing In The Snow

HooplaHa | Posted 03.30.2015 | Good News

Snow is here whether we like it or not -- but these dogs sure know how to make winter a little more fun! Check out this hysterical video as these energetic pups slide, swerve, and shuffle around in the snow. Onward, to winter wonderland!

Storm Juno: I May Never See a Traffic-Free Times Square Again

Mich Cardin | Posted 03.30.2015 | New York
Mich Cardin


8 Reasons Homeless People 'Deserve' to Have Dogs

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 03.30.2015 | Impact
Danielle Wolffe

Finances don't indicate who a person is, what they are capable of, how much love they deserve or where it should come from. Poverty is not a character trait. A struggling person deserves the same intimate connections as everyone else.