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TALK NERDY TO ME: Why Didn't This Man Freeze To Death? | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 04.23.2012 | Science

2012-02-23-Screenshot20120223at9.28.59AM.jpgDespite the freezing temperatures, snow can actually offer crucial ingredients for survival.

Divorced? What NOT To Do On Valentine’s Day

Juliet Jeske | Posted 04.10.2012 | Divorce
Juliet Jeske

Valentine's day is a holiday dreaded by some and cherished by others. When you are newly divorced, Valentine's day is just another glaring reminder that you are now flying solo.

Totally Committed/Completely Unattached: Reinventing A Future

Robert Levithan | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Robert Levithan

Reinventing a future after widowhood, illness, forced retirement or divorce is both challenging and potentially invigorating. It helps to have techniques and principles to guide.

7 Things You Must Do to Survive and Thrive in 2012 and Beyond

Jed Diamond | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Jed Diamond

In his book, A Vision for 2012, futurist John Petersen he says, "Converging trends strongly suggest that the world -- and our country -- are about to ...

Taking Back My Culture

New Harbinger | Posted 03.07.2012 | Latino Voices
New Harbinger

The power of our culture can be turned inward and used against us or it can be used to build strong families and communities.

A Deep-Field Travel and Adventure Survival Guide

Jill Van den Brule | Posted 03.04.2012 | Books
Jill Van den Brule

James Shepherd-Barron has helpfully woven the sage and priceless advice that has helped him survive amidst catastrophe and chaos all around the world into a clever new survival handbook.

PHOTOS: 9 Great Travel Survival Tips

Doug Lansky | Posted 02.11.2012 | Travel
Doug Lansky

Travel is delightfully (and frustratingly) unpredictable. Foreign correspondents and international aid workers often get special survival training. The next best thing is this back-pocket travel survival instruction manual.

A Cancer Wife's Reflections and Gratitude

Judy Silk | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Judy Silk

In my mind, I can see miracles I can also see death In my mind, I can mourn for a minute I can also know this moment of joy In my mind, I can vacillat...

Rediscovering Your Natural Curiosity

Gangaji | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living

Free unencumbered curiosity is possible for you now in your life. All that is required is willingness. That willingness is a servant to truth. That is what brought you here.

Is Food Really Addictive? Is Anything?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We certainly need food, but it has long been clear that taste buds learn to love the foods they are with, and want more of them.

7 Keys to Indemnification in Business Sales, Part 4 of 3

Jim Thomas | Posted 01.02.2012 | Denver
Jim Thomas

Whether you are buyer or seller, here are seven elements to think about when reading an indemnification provision: scope, damages, survival, exclusivity, caps, baskets, and third parties.

An Honest Life

Randi Miller | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC
Randi Miller

Having been on stage for much of my life, and having grown up as I did, I learned very early in life how to flick the switch and be instantly "on." It was great camouflage and it also helped create a diversion from my own reality.

Living Fully, Intentionally And Wholeheartedly

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 12.05.2011 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

Since no one is an island, quit acting like one. Reach out for help, ask for it, and humbly admit your need. And when you perceive need in someone else, offer help without feeling superior.

Six Lessons from Chile

Glenn Llopis | Posted 11.30.2011 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

As we near the one-year anniversary of the Chilean mine rescue, it's a good time to reflect on the lessons that event can teach Americans. Many of us are looking for a rescue of our own, from crisis after crisis. It's time for us to learn some lessons about leadership in the face of tremendous adversity - and from an apparently unlikely source.

OUCH: Impaled Man Endures 90-Minute Crawl For Help

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.13.2011 | Weird News

Paramedics compared an Australian man to TV survival expert Bear Grylls, after he was impaled on a steel spike, and endured a 90-minute crawl to summo...

Did Jaycee Dugard "Do Survival Right"? Did I? Did You?

Jane Devin | Posted 10.29.2011 | Women
Jane Devin

When it comes to survival and recovery, not even the popular saying, "Don't judge a person until you've walked a mile in their shoes" goes far enough.

Seeing the World Through "Apocalypse Eyes"

Christal Smith | Posted 07.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

So you survived the second coming. As we embark on this post-Rapture era, don't you dare breathe a sigh of relief before hearing what Neil Strauss has to say.

Panic Is Not An Option

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

"You Can SURVIVE." That's my credo these days, watching all the news anchors gasping out the latest updates on earthquakes, tsunamis, and most spine-chilling of all -- leaking nuclear power plants.

What We Learn from Animals: How to Play

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Whenever I'm feeling blue or stressed, I drag out the cat toys or toss the squeaky ball with my neighbor's husky. I have always placed a high value on play.

No 'Golden Voice' To Fall Back On: Homeless Man Breaks Into Elementary School To Survive

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Without a prospect or 'golden voice,' Kendall Cleveland had to survive somehow. WTVF reports that after weeks of shadowy sightings and missing sup...

Live through this: The Premiere of 127 Hours

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Christiana Wyly

For all its gut-wrenching intensity, James Franco's new film is not abusing violence for entertainment's sake. This film is about transcendence, growth and the ugly truth of what it sometimes takes to survive.

Your Suit and Tie Will Not Stop Armageddon

Benjamin LeRoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Benjamin LeRoy

David Thompson always reminded me of what the book business, what our lives should be about: celebrating the things we love. Goodbye, friend. You will be missed.

MIRACULOUS: Baby Falls From 8th Floor Paris Apartment, Bounces, SURVIVES

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In what can best be described a minor miracle, a 15-month-old girl was left unscathed after plummeting from a 8-story apartment, bouncing off a cafe's...

Work In Groups? Tax Junk Food?

Rebecca Costa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rebecca Costa

We reach a "cognitive threshold" beyond which we cannot progress. Another way to say this is that humans, and human societies, can go no further than their inherited biology will allow them to.

Overcoming Katrina: In the Words of the Survivors

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

No book has told the story of Katrina as plainly and as painfully as Overcoming Katrina. These narratives perform one of history's most important functions: to acknowledge the reality of experience.