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People With Disabilities Left Behind During Katrina Tell Their Stories

Jordan Melograna | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Jordan Melograna

What you probably won't hear about very much in the coverage looking back at Katrina is the enormous impact this disaster had on people with disabilities. They, too, were disproportionately affected, but just not because of Mother Nature.

Cold And Snow Predicted By Old Farmers' Almanac

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.16.2015 | Green

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Just when you thought you had gotten over last winter, be warned: The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with ...

Incredible Time-Lapse Video Shows The Raw Power Of A Microburst

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.14.2015 | Science

It's called a wet microburst -- but when you see it on video like this, there's nothing "micro" about it. This time-lapse footage captu...

Volunteers Join Emergency Personnel To Repair Florence After Devastating Storm

HuffPost Italy | Lisa Di Giuseppe | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact

A vicious storm burst through the city of Florence, Italy, on Saturday evening, flooding home basements and felling hundreds of trees. The after...

2 Dead After Circus Tent Collapses In New Hampshire

Associated Press | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green

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'State Of Disaster' Declared After Typhoon Soudelor Slams Saipan

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 08.03.2015 | World

Saipan endured severe damage after Typhoon Soudelor passed through the island late Sunday night with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour&nbs...

Severe Weather

Tom Gill | Posted 06.11.2015 | Green
Tom Gill

While I'm by no means a storm chaser, I'll certainly take any opportunity that comes my way to photograph a storm. I've seen quite a few interesting...

Mexican Coast Braces For Hurricane Blanca

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | World

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Blanca weakened to a category 2 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday but it is forecast to strengthen as it ...

Dangerous Tropical Storm Lashes The Carolinas

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2015 | Green

(Recasts with quotes and latest storm advisory) By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., May 9 (Reuters) - Emergency official...

Caught on Tape: Top Surfer Braves Biggest Waves at Puerto Escondido, Mexico in Recent History

The Surf Channel | Posted 05.08.2015 | Sports
The Surf Channel

While most people suffer the occasional big wave, open ocean nightmare here and there, surfers like Mark Healey dedicate their lives to hunting down the biggest, heaviest waves in the world to score the ride of a lifetime.

Damaged Goods

Beth Whitley | Posted 06.09.2015 | Parents
Beth Whitley

Sometimes, in trying to explain the impact that Rett Syndrome has had on our lives, I have referred to myself and my husband as "damaged goods." People don't respond to this very well.

That Scary Thing Around the Corner

Terri Britt | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Terri Britt

This is what we do to ourselves. We get caught in the fear of what's around the corner and get frozen. But if we'd simply trust and take those first few steps, we would realize there is nothing to fear except the tricks our minds play on us!

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.

Antarctica: To the White Continent by Ice-Blue Sea

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

We are on a bus, which is carrying us to a port, where we will load up a ship. Nothing unusual about that. Nothing strange, except for our fat wool hats, our puffy penguin-y parkas, our knee-high insulated boots. Nothing weird but where we are: Punta Arenas at the southernmost tip of Chile. And where we are going: to the isolated, ice-walled bottom of the world.

Storm Heads Toward Northeast After Blanketing Midwest

AP | Posted 02.02.2015 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — A winter storm is bringing its fury to the Northeast on Monday, causing the cancellation of flights, classes and major court cases a d...

How to Travel During a Snowpocalypse

Map Happy | Posted 03.29.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Unfortunately, Arctic dogsledding is not an option for most travelers this week. Here's what to do if Winter Storm Juno has you trapped under her cold, icy thumb.

The Top 10 Foods To Stock Up On Before A Blizzard

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 01.26.2015 | Taste

Run to the store now!

Autumn Reflections

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Some time ago someone asked me: "How on earth do you manage to write complete stories about...NOTHING?!" Well...erhm...lots of fantasy I guess... Tha...

Navigating the Storm

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

I consider myself on a journey at sea. There are sometimes smooth waters and sometime choppy. Choppy is where I am currently. The path is a little bumpy and uncomfortable but I know on the beyond it will be smooth sailing, at least for a bit before the rocky waters returns.

Hurricane Season Is Here: Is Your Home Ready?

Robert Morris | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Robert Morris

Your family's safety and security is the primary goal, so it is important that you are well-prepared for the unexpected. A bit of work now can save you an enormous amount of work later.

Thunderous Photo Shows The Deadly Power Of Nature

Amanda Golden | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

(AP Photo/dpa, Julian Stratenschulte) Forceful storms consisting of heavy rains, winds and hail made their way across western Germany late on Mon...

First Named Hurricane Of The Season Forms Off Mexico

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2014 | Green

MEXICO CITY, May 24 (Reuters) - Hurricane Amanda rapidly gained strength far off the west coast of Mexico on Saturday evening and churned farther ou...

Snow Storm Leaves Bitter Trail Along East Coast

AP | By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Northeasterners scraped and shoveled Wednesday after a snowstorm grounded flights, shuttered schools and buried roads with a surpris...

Video: After The Storm

Richard Ha | Posted 03.02.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

What a storm! The house shook with intense thunder and lightning last night. This morning, an eleven-mile stretch of Highway 19 was closed, 20 mile...

WATCH: This Nature Compilation Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.26.2013 | Green

Sometimes, it is easy to forget the power of nature. Other times, you watch videos like the one bestvideodivertenti posted and you're scared to go...