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August

The Planet Just Had Its Warmest August On Record

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green

This past August was the warmest since records began in 1881, according to new data released by NASA. The latest readings continue a series of record ...

Jason Linkins

Barack Obama And The Misery Of His Augusts, Ranked

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

There was definitely a time in President Barack Obama's life in which he looked forward to August. He was, after all, born on Aug. 4. And Hawaii seems like it's maybe the best part of America in which to spend an August.

What To Do During Orlando's 'Frozen' Summer

Christopher Elliott | Posted 10.24.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Let's talk about the elephant in the room. Disney in August is everything you would expect. There are crowds, there is heat, there is humidity. And yet, it is one of our favorite times of the year to visit the theme park.

Daily Meditation: Beautiful And Strong

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.13.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Before Summer Quiets Down: Seek Moments of Solitude

Kirsten Blake | Posted 10.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Blake

While we might not have the power to turn America into Europe and declare August vacances season, we can take small steps to stop the busyness in our own lives and take real moments of solitude -- a "vacances de la solitude," if you will.

Essential Rules to Being a House Guest

Rana Florida | Posted 10.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

Don't linger. Just like a hotel has to turn over and clean the room for the next guests, most likely so do your hosts. Agree well in advance when you're coming and when you're leaving and stick to plan. Know when to say, "adios, amigos!"

Augustember

Melinda Wentzel | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents
Melinda Wentzel

My charges are no more equipped for the first day of second grade than I was for the first hour of motherhood.

Congress' Labor Daze

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Rather than discussing the pros and cons of striking Syria today, we have to point out something which should be glaringly obvious -- that Congress will be continuing their fifth week of vacation rather than returning to Washington to vote on whether America should go to war.

Don't Waste Your Last Few Weeks Of Summer 2013!

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.15.2013 | Entertainment

This simply isn't true anymore: Time is running out! So here's what you're going to do: Learn to dance like Leo. G...

Australian Coal Is Not the Poverty-fighting Saviour for India

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 10.13.2013 | World
Chaitanya Kumar

We are not fighting the reality that India needs energy to bring millions of our people out of poverty, but we are fighting the myth that coal is the solution.

The Perseids: Our Connection to the Stars

Jim Moore | Posted 10.12.2013 | Science
Jim Moore

It is time for the Perseid meteor shower, August's illuminating pre-dawn treat for sky gazers. The fiery streaks of dust and sand-sized bits of grit are the sparkling wake residue of comet Swift-Tuttle, last seen in northern hemisphere skies in 1992.

All About August

Yves Durif | Posted 10.12.2013 | Style
Yves Durif

For many, August feels like the month of last hurrahs -- squeezing in a few more barbecues, beaches, and weekend getaways before Labor Day and that old "Back to School" mentality sneak in to end our summer fun.

Best Someecards Of The Week

Posted 08.09.2013 | Comedy

It you're already experiencing a touch of the "end-of-summer blues," just remember that there are plenty of snarky e-cards out there to express any an...

Getting Silly

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's right around the corner, folks. That special time of year when politicians flee the Washington summer weather for their home districts for 5 weeks of paid time off, in which many politicians hold "town hall" meetings.

Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: Summertime, And The Season Is Silly

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

Summertime is on the wing and in Washington, that means only one thing -- pretty soon, the relative humidity and wretched air quality index will combi...

Rev. Phil Snider Talks Viral Gay Rights Speech and Reading the Bible With Love

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Shira Lazar

In this exclusive What's Trending interview, Springfield, Mo., preacher Phil Snider speaks out about the story behind his City Council gay rights speech that went viral for its shocking twist ending.

How To Move Forward Fearlessly Into The Future

Phil Stutz, M.D. | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Phil Stutz, M.D.

No one can hold back the march of time. Whether you like it or not, you're going to end up taking the exact actions you're trying to put off. Your only choice is whether you move proactively into the future, or are dragged kicking and screaming into it.

Factoid Fiesta: The News God Loves August

Laurie Nadel | Posted 10.13.2012 | Weird News
Laurie Nadel

If February feels like the longest short month of the year, the first to the thirty-first of August seems like a torpid run-on sentence, bracketed between the hurricane season and record-breaking heat.

Jason Linkins

Stuff Happened In August, According To Math

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

Most reporters within the Beltway Bubble regard August as a thirty-one day period of "dog days" downtime, in which not a lot of Stuff Happens. "Slow n...

August

Colin Jost | Posted 10.30.2011 | Comedy
Colin Jost

It's August! The constraints of space and time need not apply! This is the month when all summer dreams come true! The month when productivity and relaxation somehow peak simultaneously! The month when I finally learn Romanian!

The Faithful Shopper: Time to Travel

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It may be August, but there's still time to sneak in that summer vacation. The key to a relaxing trip is making sure you're properly equipped before you leave, with the right luggage, the right information, and the right tools.

Celebrating The Halfway Point of Summer

Donna Henes | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Midsummer marks the glorious bounty of the ripening season. But how can we, separated from the agricultural process appreciate the atmosphere of the season which we cannot see?

Congress' Real Deadline: Summer Vacation

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's a pretty safe bet that the issue will (at least temporarily) be resolved by the fifth of August, at the absolute latest. Bank on it. The reason for such certainty is a simple one.

Go Wild and Green in Costa Rica!

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

In Costa Rica I got a real sense of what the planet may have been like before humans destructive behavior.

August Weather To Remain Hot, But Not Like July

nydailynews.com | By Ruby Cramer and Jane H. Furse | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As the second hottest July on record ended this weekend with a couple of "balmy" days in the 80s, New Yorkers were hopeful that the worst was over. ...