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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 08.22.2014 | Impact

By now, you’ve probably seen at least a handful of your Facebook friends risk humiliation and hypothermia by dumping ice on their heads in the name ...

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...

Obama Declines Ice Bucket Challenge, Pledges Donation To ALS Charity Instead

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact

President Obama is willing to go pretty far to raise awareness for ALS. But he draws the line at dumping a bucket of ice over his head. In recent w...

Mark Zuckerberg Just Dared Bill Gates To Complete The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.14.2014 | Impact

Zuck took on the #ALSIceBucketChallenge, and the Facebook CEO seemed pretty soaked stoked about the whole thing. On Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris...

Challenge Accepted

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.14.2014 | Comedy

The cold never bothered Jimmy Fallon anyway. After being called out by everyone from Justin Timberlake to the owner of the New York Jets, Fallon fi...

#IceBucketChallenge Raises $4 Million in 2 Weeks

Emily Cornelius | Posted 08.13.2014 | Impact
Emily Cornelius

Unless you have been living under a rock -- or if you don't use social media (same thing) -- than you have heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Athletes Everywhere Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports

It's no longer just friends and relatives blanketing your Facebook newsfeed with the Ice Bucket Challenge, the social media-based campaign intended to...

Watch Ansel Elgort (Adorably) Dump A Huge Bucket Of Ice Over His Head

The Huffington Post | Hadley Walsh | Posted 08.25.2014 | Teen

Anyone care to see Ansel Elgort drench himself with a bucket of ice-cold water? The decision to make the video wasn't random. As you've probably se...

Ice Bucket Challenge Leads To 1,000% Spike In Donations To ALS Association

Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact

BOSTON (AP) — The idea is simple: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, record it and post the video on social media. It's cold, it...

An Economist and pALS's Response to 'Prevalence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis --  United States, 2010-2011'

Stephen Finger | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephen Finger

I respectfully ask the article's authors, as well as the organizations publicizing these results, to clarify the shortcomings of their conclusions before these results become taken as fact.

Father's Quest To Walk His Daughter Down The Aisle Will Leave You In Tears

Bridal Guide | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weddings

By Stefania Sainato for Bridal Guide The emotional pinnacle of any wedding is the bride's walk down the aisle, and parent spotlight dances are a cl...

Thinking About Theater and Ode to Joy

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.20.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

For a change of pace, today I'm offering you a series of random theater-related thoughts. None of which could take up a post on its own, but together they seem worthy.

Love And The Power Of Now

Dr. Daniel Amen | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Amen

The key is not just seizing the day -- but each moment, with passion and purpose.