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How To Pitch The Perfect Tent

Jock Gilchrist | Posted 08.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jock Gilchrist

Once I let go of the unreasonable desire for perfection, I actually noticed where I was: breathing in slightly-salty ocean air, engulfed in ancient and mossy trees, smelling kind of bad and not caring, watching the sun dip into the Pacific.

Honeymoon Glamping: 7 Breathtaking Getaways Across North America

Adam Warner | Posted 06.28.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Imagine that your camping quarters featured a king bed with luxury linens, heated wood floors, deep soaking tub and expansive mountain views. Sounds a lot more like honeymoon heaven, right?

Anthropologie Is Just Trolling Us At This Point With Their $9,000 Tent

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Do you know of anyone in the market for a tent that has that "I love the idea of flea markets, but hate consorting with the commoners" look? Send them...

The Faithful Shopper: Mountain Magic

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Hard as it is for some of us water babies to believe, not everyone heads straight for a beach during the summer. Others prefer to spend their time exp...

PHOTO: The Perfect Summer DIY Project

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 07.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

If you're looking to get in touch with nature but aren't exactly in love with "roughing it," there's a simple solution: DIY a tent and take it to you...

I Love Not Camping

Abby Heugel | Posted 08.05.2013 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

Why someone would want to leave indoor plumbing and decent food and increase the likelihood of contracting mosquito malaria, dirt-covered food and being attacked by a baby deer in the woods is beyond me.

LOOK: The Coolest Way To Go Camping

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 05.09.2013 | HuffPost Home

Enjoy the sunset and stars... without the dirt and bugs.

Cold Comfort: A Gear Guide for Camping in the Snow

Sierra | Posted 01.27.2013 | Green

Crisp air, fresh animal tracks, bug-free evenings, and water all around -- in the form of snow. A winter campout is a gorgeous way to experience nature. Here's a selection of gear to keep you safe and (relatively) warm.

Participants at Arts & Crafts Fairs Find Theft All Too Prevalent

Daniel Grant | Posted 04.18.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Thefts are an occasional, sometimes regular, nuisance for artists and craftspeople who sell their work at fairs and festivals, despite the sincere efforts of the event sponsors and the artists themselves to stop them.

Jason Cherkis

Before Midnight, Occupy Wall Street Activists Retake Zuccotti Park | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

"All week! All year! We'll still be here!" "Whose park? Our park!" The chants went up 10, 20, maybe 100 deep shortly before midnight at Zuccott...

Jason Cherkis

'Ground Zero' For Protests: Charlotte Officials Move To Ban Occupy For Democratic National Convention | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- When the Democratic National Committee picked Charlotte to host its September 2012 convention, city leaders saw it as a boost to th...

Matt Sledge

Occupy Wall Street Erects A Tent City In Zuccotti Park, With Little Reaction From NYPD | Matt Sledge | Posted 12.26.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A little more than a month ago, when the occupation of Zuccotti Park was in its early days, the New York City Police Department was not in...

At Zuccotti Park, Love Under the Tarps

Posted 12.24.2011 | New York

By Jessica Firger, Wall Street Journal Occupy Wall Street is an experiment in communal living, with basic human needs on public display. Even, at t...

Were OccupyDenver Demonstrators "Camping" or "Protesting"? First Amendment Issues Need More Attention

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.17.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Though not ignored by any stretch, the First-Amendment rights of the OccupyDenver protesters need to get more air time. KHOW's Caplis and Silverman aired a great interview with attorney David Lane on this topic yesterday.

Midwifery: A Smart Investment in Haiti

Isobel Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Isobel Coleman

Expanding midwifery and family planning programs to women across Haiti can yield long-term gains that will benefit all Haitians. Let's give the next generation a chance.

Haiti Storm Shreds Earthquake Survivors' Tents, Kills 5

AP | JONATHAN M. KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The sudden, powerful storm that ripped through Haiti's battered capital destroyed thousands of tents in the homeless cam...

Obama: Haiti Earthquake Relief Work Must Continue

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — On the six-month anniversary of Haiti's deadly earthquake, President Barack Obama said a rapid international response saved lives b...

Arthur Delaney

Tent Cities: An American Tradition | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A couple weeks ago a reader shared word with the Huffington Post of a tent city in Virginia, about an hour outside of D.C., where tons of middle class...

Dollars for Death, Pennies for Life

Norman Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Solomon

There is no shortage of bombs in Afghanistan, but there is a lethal shortage of tents in Haiti. The rainy season is fast approaching, with serious dangers of typhoid and dysentery.

Haiti Numbers - 27 Days After Quake

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bill Quigley

890 million. Amount of international debt that Haiti owes creditors. Finance ministers from developing countries announced they will forgive $290 mi...

Haiti Earthquake: Greening of Hillsides Can Bolster Recovery

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Now with parts of Haiti in ruin and perhaps 200,000 people dead, the tree-planting and the soil sampling have halted. But the catastrophe makes it more critical than ever that Haiti be re-greened.

Urgent Need For Tent Cities For Haitian Refugees

AP | BEN FOX and VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In what's left of one family's home, in what remains of one destroyed neighborhood, Jean-Rene Lochard has retrieved the ...

Homeless, Pregnant And Living In A Tent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Gala Crum is 21 and pregnant, and living just outside of Washington D.C. in a small tent community, The Washington Post reports. With her tangled br...