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PHOTOS: An Earthquake And Culinary Curiosities In Penang

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

Back at our hotel, the tsunami watch was on and a security team kept watch, cellphones in hand, waiting for word from the nearby island of Langkawi, which, in the event of a tsunami, would experience the tidal wave.

Aging and the Importance of Belonging

Lewis Richmond | Posted 05.21.2012 | Fifty
Lewis Richmond

Human beings of every age need to belong.

Why Did the 2011 Japan Tsunami Kill So Many People?

Bruce Parker | Posted 05.11.2012 | Science
Bruce Parker

With so little time to try to escape, tsunami preparedness becomes the most important thing in saving lives. Unfortunately, the response of many Japanese to that warning was inadequate due to their lack of tsunami preparedness training.

3/11 Japanese Earthquake - The Untold Stories Of Spiritual Response

Katherine Marshall | Posted 05.10.2012 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

In the tsunami's immediate aftermath the practical sides of religion came into play. Places of worship in Japan are said to outnumber convenience stores by a factor of four and community centers by a factor of nine.

Tsunami, Destruction And Creation

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 05.05.2012 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

An overwhelmingly coastal population living in an earthquake-prone region also understands that regardless of the plans one makes, circumstances can intervene and sweep them away.

Tsunami Science: Where And When Will The Next Wave Hit? (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.01.2012 | World

Japan is one of the world's best-prepared countries when it comes to earthquakes and tsunamis, according to National Geographic. Tsunami detectors mon...

Marcus Baram

Scientists: 'It's Increasing The Risk Of Death And Destruction'

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 03.01.2012 | Business

Less than a year after a tsunami devastated Japan, killing almost 16,000 people and causing nuclear accidents, the Obama administration is proposing t...

Lost Photos Find Their Way Home

Reuters | Chris Meyers | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

By Chris Meyers In a large, bright room not far from the ocean that raged through this coastal Japanese city nearly a year ago, a handful of people...

Top Viral Videos You Must Watch Before 2011 Ends

Lee Brenner | Posted 02.26.2012 | Entertainment
Lee Brenner

So as your favorite websites post their Top 10s and Best 10s and Worst 10s of 2011, we thought we'd just post 10 videos we enjoyed this year -- some you will have definitely seen, some you may not have. They're not the best or worst. They're just cool.

2011 in Video: Shook Us All Year Long

Lee Brenner | Posted 02.20.2012 | Media
Lee Brenner

We give you the definitive retrospective of the most significant year in recent memory, 12 powerful months marked by fighting for freedom, protesting inequality, watching in awe the fury of nature and wincing at sex and abuse scandals.

The Future's Orange...The Future's Orange Business Services

Monty Munford | Posted 02.14.2012 | UK Tech
Monty Munford

It's not every day that I am presented with a silk scarf, have to negotiate a terrestrial design of lotus flowers and have a bindi plastered to the mi...

Amusement Parks In New Mexico: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

The Huffington Post | Lisa Lacy | Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

Amusement parks in New Mexico offer plenty of options for even the most jaded park-goers, including one of the top 25 wooden roller coasters in the wo...

I Don't Care if You Send Locusts, Sweetheart. You're Still Having a Memorial Service.

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion
Susan McCorkindale

"Susan, did you hear me? No service." "Yes, sweetheart," I said, going to him. "I heard you." And then I bent down, kissed him, and lied straight to his still so handsome face. "No service."

Watch: Did Japan Ignore Own Radiation Forecast?

Posted 10.09.2011 | World

The Japanese government is reeling from new allegations that it suppressed information during the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear power plant. I...

Japan Withheld Information About Nuclear Disaster From Evacuees

The New York Times | NORIMITSU ONISHI and MARTIN FACKLER | Posted 10.08.2011 | World

FUKUSHIMA, Japan -- The day after a giant tsunami set off the continuing disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, thousands of residents at th...

Design Relief: 10 Global Responses

Eva Maddox | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts
Eva Maddox

Time declared 2010 the Year of the Natural Disaster, and with the mass destruction resulting from the 5.5-magnitude earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Hait...

TEPCO's Credit Rating Reduced To Junk By Moody's

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

TOKYO - Moody's Investors Service cut its credit rating on Tokyo Electric Power Co to junk status on Monday and kept the operator of Japan's crippled ...

Japan Plant Clean-Up Suspended Due To Rising Radiation Levels

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2011 | World

TOKYO, Jun 18 (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, said on Saturday it had suspended an operation to clean up r...

Report: Japan Underestimated Tsunami Risk For Nuclear Plants

Reuters | Kevin Krolicki | Posted 07.31.2011 | World

June 1, 2011 3:50:45 AM By Kevin Krolicki TOKYO, June 1 (Reuters) - Japan underestimated the risk of tsunamis and needs to closely monitor publi...

A Look Inside Japan's Nuclear Dependency Culture

The New York Times | MARTIN FACKLER and NORIMITSU ONISHI | Posted 07.30.2011 | World

KASHIMA, Japan -- When the Shimane nuclear plant was first proposed here more than 40 years ago, this rural port town put up such fierce resistance th...

Operator Of Damaged Japan Nuclear Plant Confirms Meltdowns At 2 More Reactors Early In Crisis

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2011 | World

May 24, 2011 1:25:55 AM TOKYO, May 24 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co , the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disabled by t...

Black Eskimo: Something New

John Gascot | Posted 07.18.2011 | Entertainment
John Gascot

It seems almost obligatory that I should open with a few words on Ingrid Chavez's collaborations with ultra-famous rockers Prince and Lenny Kravitz. But if you are only familiar with those facets of Ingrid's career, you are missing out.

Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: CNN

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.12.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Last week, CNN proved once again that it is the television news source that occasional news viewers seek out when major stories break. It ranked ninth...

S&P Cuts Japan Credit Outlook On Quake Concerns

Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Leika Kihara) - Standard and Poor's threatened to cut Japan's sovereign credit rating again, warning the huge cost of last month's devastating ...

The Aflac Duck Gets A New Voice. Listen Here!

Posted 06.26.2011 | Entertainment

The duck's quack is back. Never mind the slight change in tone. Following Aflac's removal of Gilbert Godfried as the longtime voice of its iconic d...