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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 04.09.2015 | 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...

Massive Storm Threatens Holiday Travel

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2014 | Green

By Noreen O'Donnell Nov 23 (Reuters) - A dangerous storm that brought snow and drenching rains to the southwestern United States blame...

A Survivor's Story in the Philippines

Carlos Holganza | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Carlos Holganza

I was going farther and farther out into the sea and all I saw were tips of coconut trees starting to disappear into the swelling water. Suddenly, I saw a child hugging tightly to a floating coconut tree.

LOOK: The Deadliest Natural Disasters Of The Past Decade

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

Typhoon Haiyan is feared to have killed more than 10,000 people in the Philippines. Here are the natural disasters in the last decade that had even hi...

Sandy Came...

Camila Gibran | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Camila Gibran

Sandy came, and before she arrived, it was all about Me. Me in my house. Me in my day job. Me, my aspirations and my battles with my lessons. Me, not doing what Me like to be doing. Me and my senseless emotional life. There were so many Me's, I forgot I was only one.

Tropical Storm Karen Dissipates

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE and JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

LAFITTE, La. (AP) — After days of lumbering toward the Gulf Coast, the storm system Karen dissipated Sunday as storm preparations in the region were...

Recollections of Hurricane Ike

Fred Lundgren | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Fred Lundgren

We were looking forward to retirement without fear the afternoon of September 8, 2008. At 10 p.m. that same night, I turned on the TV and saw Hurricane Ike in the Gulf of Mexico. It was the storm that changed our lives forever.

WATCH: Massive Storm Develops In Seconds, Barrels Through Neighborhood

Posted 08.05.2013 | Green

Nature certainly can be awe-inspiring, even during a seemingly ordinary thunderstorm. One stay-at-home storm chaser in Lethbridge, Alberta learned ...

Derecho Fails To Form As Storm Moves East

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive storm system that started in the Upper Midwest brought soaking rains and heavy winds to the Mid-Atlantic Thursday, causi...