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Astoria Characters: The Winter's Tale (of 3 Turtles)

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.11.2017 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Technically, our tale starts in the summer, but turtles are slow-shuffling creatures so it makes sense that everything has come to a head in the dead of this winter of our discontented spring.

This Bizarre Pig-Snouted Turtle Lived 76 Million Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 10.23.2015 | Science

World, meet Arvinachelys goldeni -- a bizarre pig-snouted turtle that lived about 76 million years ago. A fossil of the now-extinct creature was recen...

Here's What Happens When You Strap A GoPro On A Sea Turtle

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.10.2015 | Green

Ever wonder how a turtle sees the world? World Wildlife Fund researchers attached a GoPro camera to a sea turtle and captured an amazing view of Au...

McConnell Says Our Worst Problem Is Not High Inequality, Low Wages, Limited Jobs or Crumbling Infrastructure but... Overregulation?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Republicans like McConnell love to talk about bureaucrats gumming up the works. But what they really want is to get government out of the business of protecting consumers and workers from unscrupulous corporations, too many of whom will take every chance they get to maximize profits without concern for the dangers those risks pose to the rest of us.

This Marketing Strategy Was So Perfect, Customers Thought The Product Was Fake

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 05.05.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

You may recognize Tequila Avión as the spirit company that Turtle promoted as part of a major story arc on HBO's "Entourage," but don't call it "made...

You'll Never Lose Sight Of Your Roaming Turtle Ever Again

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weird News

In case you have a teensy-weensy, itty-bitty wittle turtle that likes to adventure, and you don't always feel like keeping a watchful eye on it, just ...

Podcast Review: Bad 4 Business with Jerry Ferrara

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

If you're a fan of HBO's late series Entourage, you probably have been lying awake nights wondering, "Whatever became of the guy who played Turtle?" R...

WATCH: Jerry Ferrara On His Dramatic Weight Loss

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When Jerry Ferrara debuted his 55-pound weight loss in 2011, fans were shocked by the "Entourage" star's new look. Ferrara spoke to HuffPost Live abou...

Golf Is So Boring That These Announcers Would Rather Watch A Turtle

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weird News

Fact: The only thing that moves slower than a turtle is golf. So it makes perfect sense that announcers for the 2014 PGA decided to focus their att...

The Only Way To Get Around

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.30.2014 | Comedy

Animals love to ride Roombas, and a tortoise is basically like a living Roomba. Right? Whether they like it or not, these slow-moving reptiles can...

Turtle Meets Dog, Things Get Complicated

Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

We all know about the rivalry between the tortoise and the hare, but what about the tortoise and the dog? Lots of turtles and dogs get along just ...

Why Are So Many Sea Turtles Eating Plastic?

Posted 08.22.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: Sea turtles around the world are eating plastic at an unprecedented pace, a new study reveals, with ...

These Sleepy Animals Will Make Your Day

Posted 06.21.2013 | Comedy

If you've never seen a turtle yawn, you're missing out. via Tastefully Offensive...

WATCH: '¡Viva la Tortuga!'

Posted 05.31.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: In the epic and eternal battle between sea turtles and fishermen, can both survive? The answer can be yes,...

It's World Turtle Day!

Posted 05.23.2013 | Green

From Vetstreet's Lisa Granshaw: May 23 is World Turtle Day, an annual event created to celebrate and increase awareness of turtle species around t...

Car-Sized Reptile Lived Alongside Titanoboa, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.18.2012 | Science

Paleontologists are reporting some big news--literally. They say they've identified an extinct turtle that was the size of a Smart car, with a shell b...

PHOTOS: Sea Turtle Saved From Very Strange Mishap

Posted 10.01.2013 | Miami

One lucky loggerhead sea turtle was released back into waters off the Florida Keys Friday after being rescued from an unusual predicament: a puffer fi...

WATCH: A Bunch Of Baby Sea Turtles Get Released And Swept Up By Wave

Posted 09.10.2011 | Green

It's baby sea turtle galore! In this video, a set of sea turtles are released into the ocean. Although not many details are provided, the YouTube cont...

JFK Turtles Spark Twitter Hilarity

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.29.2011 | New York

The JFK airport is experiencing some flight delays as they attempt to clear about 150 turtles from the runway. While they wait to be relocated, howeve...

Garden for Wildlife Month Ends This Weekend

David Mizejewski | Posted 07.26.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

Full disclosure: I work for National Wildlife Federation. But I believe so strongly that our gardens can fit into the local ecosystem and invite back wildlife forced into ever-shrinking wild areas that I'm not ashamed to make a "shameless" plug.

Watch: Swan Diving Turtle Steals Show At Golf Tourney | Posted 07.16.2011 | Sports

The crowd was nice and quiet -- until this creature made a bold move....

Turtle Was Right: Conversations With Entourage's Saigon and Oprah/Seacrest Discovery, Graham Stookey

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The thing with Entourage is that it happened at a time when we weren't ready."

Astoria Characters: The Fig Thieves

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When the fig thieves fled with my fruits, I decided to take matters into my own empty hands.

Wildlife Roundup: The Good News

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

Ahh, July. Fireworks, corn on the cob, backyard cookouts--and some good news about wildlife conservation.

Hurt Sea Turtle Gets Plastic Flippers (VIDEO)

National Geographic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A loggerhead sea turtle seemingly injured by a shark was recently fitted with "trial" prosthetics as part of efforts to give the rare animal fully fun...