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How To Train Up A Child

Ursula Nwobu | Posted 07.18.2016 | Parents
Ursula Nwobu

With the rate at which children are born into the world, it's becoming increasingly necessary to put emotional, physical and financial structures in place to ensure that these children grow to become better adults.

OOH Advertising: Ditch the Demographics?

Advertising Week | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Ian Reynolds, CEO, KBH On-Train Media Out of home advertising can reach specific demographics with more accuracy than ever before. Mums are target...

Traveling in Spain's Fast Lane

Rick Steves | Posted 04.25.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

We hear so much about Europe's problems. Traveling here, I see its successes. Spain, with one of the most miserable economies in Europe, is now laced ...

Train Station Stayed Open For Extra Year Just To Take Teen Girl To School

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.05.2016 | Good News

素晴らしい( ´ ▽ ` )ノ A photo posted by @pow_tabi on Sep 21, 2015 at 10:32pm PDT It’s the end of the line for a beloved train statio...

Kind Homeless Man Goes Above And Beyond To Help Woman Who Missed Her Train

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.08.2016 | Good News

One woman's encounter with a compassionate homeless man completely changed her outlook on those in need. Nicole Sedgebeer, a 21-year-old who lives in...

Guide: 7 Mobile Games You Can Play with One Hand | @nttd

Netted by the Webbys | Posted 01.12.2016 | Technology
Netted by the Webbys

You're on the train, squeezed between a double stroller with two screaming babies and a guy who smells like he bathed in sauerkraut. Ah, it's another ...

Commuters Host Epic Christmas Party On The Train To Work

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.22.2015 | Weird News

Commuters in Wales staged an awesome Christmas party on a busy rush-hour train ride into work last week. On Friday morning, the group of six travelers...

Train Slices Truck In Half In Terrifying Railroad Crossing Smash

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.12.2015 | Weird News

A passenger train sliced a truck in half during a terrifying railroad crossing crash in the Czech Republic. Shocking surveillance footage posted on Fa...

The world from the road

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel
Robert Whitcomb

The other week I drove from Rhode Island to Virginia for a surprise 70th birthday party for a sister. It had been a long time since I had driven that ...

Canadian Rocky Mountain High

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 10.20.2015 | Travel
Shannah L. Compton

For us, 2015 was one of the more memorable summers for travel and the biggest highlight of the season was booking our passage on the Rocky Mountaineer luxury train through the great white north of Canada, eh!

Lessons in Heroism

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics
Edwin Leap, MD

Last month, murder was on the mind of a Moroccan immigrant traveling from Amsterdam to Paris. He boarded his train armed with an AK-47 rifle, a Luger handgun, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and a box-cutter.

Perfect Day in Northern New Jersey

Shoptiques | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel

Just a short distance from New York City, the suburbs of Northern New Jersey offer the same perks as the big city without the traffic and crowds. These towns are an easy escape where you can spend a relaxing day shopping, eating, and enjoying great weather outside of the city.

Guy Gets Train To Sing Along To 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.27.2015 | Good News

Somewhere, over the rainbow, commuters aren't sandwiched on a train. But on a dreary morning in Perth, Australia, earlier this week, they were quietly...

The Ins and Outs of Riding Eurail Like a Pro

Map Happy | Posted 07.23.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

It seems like everyone is planning to travel Eastern Europe these days but it hasn't quite caught up to its Western counterpart in terms of transportation. There are Eurail passes that cover these countries but that doesn't mean there are reliable trains running to every destination.

How To Savor Europe By Rail

Findery | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel

When I recently needed to get from northern Spain to central Italy to hop a flight back to the U.S., I could have easily jumped on a budget airplane and been there the same morning. It wasn't a short journey by rail. So why did I still opt to take the train?

Last Stop in Genoa

Rick Steves | Posted 05.28.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I'm always thinking about how Europe looks so pretty in people's photo collections, video clips, and even in their memories. But I like the gritty and candid dimensions of Europe that are simply unpolished reality, too.

Daily Meditation: Heal Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.27.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Stupid Is as Stupid Does, Mr. Speaker

Erica Payne | Posted 05.15.2016 | Politics
Erica Payne

At his weekly press conference, the GOP's "Crybaby in Chief" lashed out at a reporter for daring to question the role his party's cut-happy orthodoxy played in Tuesday's Amtrak accident.

Dana Liebelson

Amtrak's Philadelphia Crash Defies Trend Toward Safer Rail Travel | Dana Liebelson | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Amtrak passenger train crash in Philadelphia that killed at least six passengers and hurt 146, eight of them critically, defies a tr...

100 Years After the Eastland: Three Deadly Illinois Disasters

Reboot Illinois | Posted 04.29.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Nearly 100 years after the single biggest loss of life event in the continental United States in the 20th century, video of the disaster keeps popping up. The steamship the Eastland capsized in the Chicago River in 1915, killing 844 people.

Do Monsters Exist?

Dave Gill | Posted 03.30.2015 | Good News
Dave Gill

Rarely do we hear about the good stuff in the world. Yet most of us see it happen time and time again with our own eyes.

The Snow Globe Effect and Cinematic Immunity

Joe Wallenstein | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment
Joe Wallenstein

The tragic death of actor and fitness guru, Greg Plitt has compelled me to write. Let me first offer my sincerest condolences to his family, friends ...

How to Get From San Francisco to Yosemite, Guilt-Free -- on Public Transit

Kristan Lawson | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Kristan Lawson

While it's true that most national parks in the U.S. can only be reached with a private vehicle, it's not true for all of them.

I'll Never Forget You and Your Bad Posture, M/35/G Train

Ben Berkon | Posted 01.14.2015 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

You stepped onto the Church Avenue-bound G-train at Nassau. Like a Buffalo Exchange princess -- nay, queen -- you donned commando-leather boots whose heels were blatantly overdue for a cobbler visit. As the son of three generations of podiatrists, I couldn't look away. But you noticed me, too.

Quick-Thinking Teen Saves Elderly Woman From Oncoming Train In The Nick Of Time

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.09.2014 | Good News

An incredible act of bravery from this Illinois teen saved the life of an elderly woman. Frankfort Community High School student Colton Essary was ...