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How Is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Hurting YOU?? (Hint: It's Not, So Stop Complaining)

Jennifer Hicks | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact
Jennifer Hicks

Would you heckle people who walk at Relay for Life? Would you taunt a group having a car wash to raise money for a battered women's shelter? I hope not.

Why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Matters

Jose Costa | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business
Jose Costa

Some people say it is a waste of water, while others say it's a publicity stunt. Some people have criticized the campaign by associating it with "slacktivism." Why throw a bucket of ice water over your head when you can simply donate the money straight to the organization?

NRA President Wayne LaPierre Accepts Gabby Giffords' Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

National Rifle Association vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre will dump a bucket of ice water over his head as well as contribute to Lou Gehrig's d...

Haters Need to 'STFU' About Ice Buckets: 3 Social Media Tactics that Perpetuate Social Good

Christine Deakers | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact
Christine Deakers

This is why I love social media. Sometimes a hashtag seems empty, but once you follow a hashtag up with action in real life, it can change the world.

#IceBucketChallenge Update: ALS Has Now Raised $31.5 Million

Emily Cornelius | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact
Emily Cornelius

ALS is a very worthy cause, but there are many worthy causes that don't see this type of engagement and support. The challenge is the restoration of faith in humanity that the media wants to promote and the public wants to absorb.

Even Kermit The Frog Has Done The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.21.2014 | Good News

Kermit the frog risked his life this week for a very good cause. In a video posted to YouTube Wednesday, Kermit, pictured in what he described as "...

O.J. Brigance: ALS Warrior and Giant Among Men

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact
Kandice Ferrell

Entering O.J.'s office at Ravens Training Camp, you are immediately drawn in by his smile. It is enormous, radiant and genuine. While settling in for our interview, I was amazed by the combination of love and strength in the room.

This Man Has ALS. If You Only Watch One More Ice Bucket Challenge, It Should Be His

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact

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Former NFL Linebacker Announces He Has ALS

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.21.2014 | Sports

We've seen a ton of those ice bucket challenge videos in recent weeks -- many of them hilarious fails and clever spoofs -- but former Tennessee Titans...

Giving Has Never Been More Contagious

Dr. Misee Harris | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact
Dr. Misee Harris

Miyya is an amazing young lady who went through a horrible injury at an early age that scarred her for life. She could have become an outsider, as people called her a freak. But Miyya was courageous.

Stephen King Responds To Foo Fighters' 'Carrie' ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.20.2014 | Books

Unless you've been living under a rock, you're probably aware of the ALS ice bucket challenge that has been taking over social media. Seems everyon...

WATCH: James Franco Ditches His Pants For The Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted 08.20.2014 | Gay Voices

We know you're probably getting weary of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" videos, but this one is just too good to pass up. Always one to play with our q...

Connecting Through the Ice Bucket Challenge

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Karen Ann Kennedy

I think everyone wants to feel connected and feel like they are part of something. I think we all want to "belong," and participating in the ice bucket challenge was a way for me to connect with others and be part of the collective.

You've Never Seen The Ice Bucket Challenge Like This

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.19.2014 | Comedy

ALS Ice Bucket videos have been taking over the Internet, but no one has done it quite like this. Rather than simply dump a bucket of cold, ice wat...

Is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Art?

Mat Gleason | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Two approaches to art practice fancy themselves to be the most radical fringes of all self expression: Performance Art and Social Practice. And in the past few weeks, Middle America has embraced their methods.

Reject the Ice Bucket Challenge

Lisa R. Petty | Posted 08.20.2014 | Impact
Lisa R. Petty

I prefer to donate to charities without fanfare. It is super easy. I just write a check and mail it, or, since it is 2014 and I have Wifi, I go online and donate to the charity of my choice.

This Man Lost His Mom To ALS; And He Wants You To Know What The Disease Is Really Like

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living

It seems just about everyone is taking the #ALSIceBucketChallenge this month -- from tech moguls, politicians, athletes and entertainers, to teachers,...

Ice Water Optional... Click and Shout

David Sable | Posted 08.18.2014 | Impact
David Sable

Folks, it just isn't enough to click, post, share, like, thumbs up, emoticon or use any of the other digital substitutes we have for actually taking action, getting physically involved or emotionally worked up.

Man Dies In Tragic Accident After Raising $100,000 For Friend Who Started ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

Associated Press | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact

BOSTON (AP) — A 27-year-old man died in a Nantucket diving accident, hours after he raised $100,000 for a Lou Gehrig's disease charity in honor of h...

The Ice Bucket Challenge Has Raised More Than $13 Million -- Meanwhile, Medical Research Has Been Cut By Billions

Matthew Segal | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
Matthew Segal

While their videos have been unquestionably successful in terms of raising awareness (1.2 million videos uploaded) and funds ($13.3 million contributed) on behalf of an intractable disease, they have overlooked the most important message of all: vote.

Meet The Guy Who Made ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Go Viral

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.21.2014 | Impact

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Bill Gates Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge As Only He Can

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact

The beauty of the#ALSIceBucketChallenge is that it requires minimal equipment. Anyone can raise awareness with the help of some ice water and a medium...

Kate The Wasp Nominates Stephen Colbert For The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.15.2014 | Comedy

Everyone's favorite "entitled, sheltered, but well-intentioned white woman" is back with another episode of "Kate The Wasp." This time around, Kat...

Ice Cold for a Cure

Kevin Swan | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact
Kevin Swan

As a foundation, the Ice Bucket Challenge has not only put us, but the disease itself in front of millions around office water coolers and dinner tables across the country.

Conan O'Brien Completely Botches The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.15.2014 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien is ready for the ice bucket challenge -- except he's a little confused about how it works. O'Brien seems to think that if he pours a...