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Interpol Are Still All the Rage Back Home

Salvatore Bono | Posted 11.25.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Arriving on stage to a heroes welcome, the slick New York City rockers sprang into action with "Say Hello to the Angels," off their stellar 2002 debut, Turn on the Bright Lights, the record that pushed them to the forefront.

The Buffalo Blizzard That Saved My Life

Jane Wells | Posted 11.21.2014 | Impact
Jane Wells

When I heard about the horrendous lake effect snowstorm in Buffalo this week, I immediately thought about another blizzard there -- one that not only ...

A Requiem for My Snowblower

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.26.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Thousands of snow-clearing machines undoubtedly succumbed to the winter of 2013-14, a season on its way to entering history books with a curse word preceding it.

New York, Are You Ready To DQ Something Different?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste

FINALLY.

The Only Kind Of Blizzards We Want To Deal With

Posted 03.21.2014 | Taste

Because of all the ice cream. Duh.

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...

How to Eliminate Downed Power Lines

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

What's shocking about the parallels between our recent blizzard series and the Great White Hurricane is what New York City did 125 years ago that perhaps the rest of the country, or at least those in weather damage susceptible areas, ought to do as well.

'Say It Ain't Snow'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 04.07.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The two things I wonder most about winter are: Why do some people throw away their snow shovels every year and have to buy new ones? And why do these same people go to the supermarket when a snowstorm is forecast to buy bread and milk when they never eat and drink those things when it doesn't snow?

Not Even The Polar Vortex Could Stop This Wedding

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Freezing temperatures, lack of running water and zero electricity is not exactly a recipe for a fun wedding, but one Canadian couple still managed to ...

The Snow Shovel Index

Brian Rooney | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media
Brian Rooney

"Polar Vortex" will surely enter the dictionary of reportorial exaggeration along with "firestorm." The next time it drops below 40 in Los Angeles, it's going to be described on the local news as a Polar Vortex.

How We're Spending Our Snow Day

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn & Ross Luippold | Posted 01.03.2014 | Comedy

If you're spending your snow day any more productively than us, you're wasting this opportunity. ...

Snow Day For Grown Ups

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 01.03.2014 | Comedy

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8 Binge-worthy TV Shows You've (Probably) Never Heard of

Jennifer Delaney | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
Jennifer Delaney

Getting out of work early for the blizzard, but already burned through every season of "Orange is the New Black," "Breaking Bad" and "The Wire" three times over? Don't despair; there are plenty of great TV shows produced in Australia, The UK and on PBS and TBS you've likely never seen.

'Green News Report' - October 10, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! NOTE: Those...

'Green News Report' - October 8, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! NOTE: Those...

Is World of Warcraft Dying?

Quora | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology
Quora

If I had to answer the question one way or the other, I would say WoW is dying, but still going strong.

'This Guy Really Delivers'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.15.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

With apologies to Nathaniel Hawthorne, who is dead and can't sue me, I live in the House of the Three Gables. When the vent in the main one, the Clark gable, was gone with the wind after a recent storm, my wife, Sue, asked me to fix it.

Heavy Snow Snarls Commutes In Northwest Europe

AP | Posted 05.13.2013 | World

PARIS — Snow-choked European cities are struggling to get planes, trains and roads moving again after a surprisingly intense, late-season storm....

Ed Today Sequestration In Your Schools? Mexico Teachers Union Leader Busted

Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Joy Resmovits

What's Sequestration, And Why Should You Care About It? The good folks at Politics K-12 have a lengthy, 12-part explainer on sequestration and schools.

Round 2: Winter Storm 'Rocky' Pummels Texas

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 02.26.2013 | Green

A powerful winter weather system is bringing large amounts of snow and blizzard conditions to areas that were already hit hard last week by so-called ...

4 New Books to Help You Make It Until Spring

Gina Barreca | Posted 04.23.2013 | Books
Gina Barreca

While there are more terrible books being published than ever, some writers continue to offer us novels reminding us why the written word -- when used with grace, wit, wisdom, and fierce intelligence -- matters.

The Blizzard I Will Never Forget

Tom Cramer | Posted 04.16.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I grew up in the Midwest, born in Chicago, raised on the Southwest Side. We have four seasons. That's true for a lot of people, from a lot of places. Any generation, from any region accustomed to cold and snow in winter, has their own legendary storms.

'Blizzard Babies' Born During Epic Snowstorm

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents

Baby Nohely Gonell was born on Saturday in Worcester, Mass., during a massive blizzard that barreled down on New England last week. But it took the he...

Drudge: '40 Inches in Hamden, CT'

Alec Gewirtz | Posted 04.14.2013 | Teen
Alec Gewirtz

Unlike much of the Huffington Post's readership, I presume, I saw the Drudge headline because I have a certain embarrassing reading habit, one that morphed out of the innocent desire to "see what the other side was all about."

Snow And Melting Ice Still Pose Risk To Northeast

AP | By JAY LINDSAY | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — With schools still closed, cars still buried and streets still blocked by the widespread weekend snowstorm, officials around southern ...