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Where to Watch Mind-Blowing Surfing

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by William Finnegan, Condé Nast Traveler Alamy In his new memoir, Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, award-winning journalist William Finnegan explai...

Crossing 'The Pond' to Europe? For Once, Make it Real

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.27.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

For a second, ours was a ship of intrepid travelers, of those who kept on going where they needed to go. Some made heroic thrusts of outstretched hands to stay in balance. Some held on to chairs or stools at the bar.

Antarctica: To the White Continent by Ice-Blue Sea

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.04.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

We are on a bus, which is carrying us to a port, where we will load up a ship. Nothing unusual about that. Nothing strange, except for our fat wool hats, our puffy penguin-y parkas, our knee-high insulated boots. Nothing weird but where we are: Punta Arenas at the southernmost tip of Chile. And where we are going: to the isolated, ice-walled bottom of the world.

The Wave: The Single Greatest Threat to New Relationships

Ken Page | Posted 02.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Page

The most common way we sabotage new love possibilities is through what I call the Wave of Distancing (or simply, the Wave). The Wave occurs when we ...

Surfers Need Your Signature to Create N. Baja's 1st State Park!!!

Kyle Thiermann | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Kyle Thiermann

Protecting the place you prize begins with reflection. The next time you paddle out, take a moment to contemplate what makes up the wave you love. It may be the clean water, the fish, or even the kelp.

#AlohaHuffPost Roundup: Winter Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2014 | Hawaii

Alright, we know what you’re thinking: "You're in Hawaii. Winter is not coming." The weather is pretty beautiful year-round, we'll give you that, bu...

Skate for Cleaner Waves: Patagonia Invests in Recycled Skateboard Startup

Lauren Daley | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green
Lauren Daley

With the motto "Skateboards for plastic-free oceans," and the slogan "Ride your Footprint," Bureo aims to reduce the amount of sea pollution by recycling discarded fishing nets -- which make up 10 percent of the world's ocean pollution -- into skateboard decks.

Life of Professional Surf Photographer Chris Burkard

The Surf Channel | Posted 11.26.2014 | Travel
The Surf Channel

"That was always one of my goals as a kid," Burkard said about making the cover of Surfer Magazine. "To be able to slowly climb the ranks, I felt like I finally made it."

WATCH: Surfer Picks The WORST Spot To Check The Waves

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.19.2014 | Green

Looking over a rocky cliff to check the surf can put you in a whimsical state of zen. That is, unless a rogue wave crashes a tower of water over your ...

'Mutant' Wave Knocks Beach Crowd Off Their Feet

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.05.2014 | Green

Oh, you wanted to take pictures at the beach? Mother Nature doesn't care about your sightseeing selfies. Especially when she's busy hurling hurricane-...

WATCH: This 'Mindlessly Perfect' Wave Has Surfers Competing for Superlatives

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green

This barrel just. keeps. going. After you watch this video, courtesy of surfer Koa Smith's GoPro, you'll find yourself wondering (aloud, if you're...

How To Get Sweet, Sweet Waves

Hue Series | Posted 09.27.2014 | Style
Hue Series

Whether you have long or short hair, adding a bit of wave is an easy way to create body and texture.

Ocean Photography Has Given this Man the Adventures of a Lifetime

The Surf Channel | Posted 09.01.2014 | Arts
The Surf Channel

Imagine getting drafted by your favorite sports team. Or being cast in a role alongside your favorite actor. While it sounds awesome, the chances are pretty slim. But for professional surf photographer, Zak Noyle, it was a dream come true.

Near and Far

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

(Above) Sandra Gottlieb, October Waves No. 16 (2013), archival digital c-print on Fuji paper mounted on Sintra, 20 in X 24 in (courtesy of the artist...

Kelly Slater Wins Pipe Masters

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports
Cyrus Saatsaz

In massive 10 to 15 foot waves at famed Pipeline, Kelly Slater won his seventh career Pipe Masters title.

Herb Alpert - It Comes From the Feel

Juri Koll | Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts
Juri Koll

"When I paint or sculpt," he says, "I don't have anything in mind. I don't have a goal in mind other than form. I'm looking for that form that touches me and when I find it I stop."

Old Space Probe Sheds New Light On 'Hot Spot' Mystery

Posted 03.20.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon Published: 03/19/2013 02:21 PM EDT on SPACE.com Though Jupiter is shrouded in swirling clouds, its atmosphere has some mysterious...

Extreme Weather May Be Linked To Giant Atmospheric Waves

Posted 02.26.2013 | Green

From Tanya Lewis, LiveScience Staff Writer: Extreme weather events have been on the rise in the last few decades, and man-made climate change may b...

Teacher Dies After Saving Two Students At Cleveland's Huntington Beach

Posted 06.29.2012 | Education

Laura Recco, a teacher at Positive Education Program School in Cleveland, Ohio, died Wednesday morning after rescuing two students from rough Lake Eri...

WATCH: People Getting Wiped Out By Waves

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.01.2012 | Comedy

With temperatures continuing to climb across the country, everyone is rushing to get into their bathing suits and hit the beach. But be wary, beachgoe...

Ride the Wave

Abigail Spencer | Posted 01.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Abigail Spencer

My father died riding the wave. And I'll continue to ride the wave I sit here in my house in Half Moon Bay. Waking up in the morning to pay tribute to the life that lives on through me.

I Don't Regret Losing My Surfing Virginity To The Maldives

Joseph Satto | Posted 11.17.2011 | Travel
Joseph Satto

Did I have the wave or did the wave have me? It didn't matter: I'd found the sweet spot.

Ten Thousand Waves by Isaac Julien

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Isaac Julien, a groundbreaking filmmaker and member of the Creative Caribbean Network has proved once more to be the supreme capturer of cultural identities and narrator of seemingly undisclosed histories.

British Surfers Ride Freak Wave Down River (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Surfers have made the most of a once-in-a-decade occurrence on the British river Severn by riding a tidal wave for miles. The wave is caused by the...

New York Girl Named As Drowning Victim In Maine Killer Wave

AP | GLENN ADAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

AUGUSTA, Maine — Rangers at Acadia National Park insisted Monday that they had done all they could to warn visitors before beauty suddenly turne...