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Will Safety Nets Ease Golden Gate Bridge's Suicide Problem?

Ravishly | Posted 07.02.2014 | San Francisco
Ravishly

The bridge has hosted about 1,600 suicides in its history, and an apparent upward trend -- including a record 46 suicides last year -- was enough to convince the board of the protective measure, which is planned to be in place by 2018.

Prosecutors Open Another Front Of Christie Bridge Scandal Scrutiny

Wall Street Journal | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. subpoenaed a broad range of records last month from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, a perso...

Israeli Occupier-occupied Paradigm Must End

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

What happened on Monday morning March 10 is a symptom of the occupation versus occupied paradigm that must come to an end.

The Crumbling State of the Union

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

The bonds that keep us together as a country -- the roads, tunnels, bridges, pipes, sewers -- are degrading at an incredible pace. If we do not act now to maintain and repair our infrastructure, we will face much higher costs in the future.

5 Reasons Chris Christie Will Still Be the Republican Nominee in 2016

David Macaray | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics
David Macaray

Astonishingly, people are already writing off Chris Christie as the Republican presidential nominee in 2016, treating him as irrevocably damaged goods. That's not only wildly unrealistic, it's naive. Politics ain't a sprint; it's a marathon.

Ready to Open Up the Throttle of High-Speed Networking?

Michael L. Berman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

A fairly new, high-speed technology that is quickly taking over the networking community and can be found in many of the new routers and other network devices that have hit store shelves in the past few months.

LOOK: The World's Most Magical Bridges

Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

U.S. and Europe Sign Joint Tolling Declaration

Patrick D. Jones | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Patrick D. Jones

As governments worldwide face shrinking budgets and growing economic challenges, tolling is quickly becoming a powerful infrastructure funding tool not only here in the United States, but also in Europe.

Ballistic Architecture Machine's Titan Heats Up

Jacob Slevin | Posted 03.12.2013 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

The Titan. Photo Courtesy of BAM. Globalization is a prevalent theme these days. People can travel to opposite points in the world in less than...

Sarah Klein

Fix Your Form: How To Do The Perfect Bridge

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Klein | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living

If you don't know your way around a weight room, heading to the gym can be intimidating -- and even dangerous. But paying attention to a few simple ru...

Death-Defying BASE Jumper, Christopher Brewer, Amazingly Survives 900 Foot Fall

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Rehema Trimiew | Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

At the 32nd Annual Bridge Day Celebration in Fayetteville, West Virginia, 100,000 onlookers gathered to watch the 750 BASE jumps allowed once a year. ...

Wilson Bridge Contractor Admits Using Bad Concrete

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although authorities stress that there's no reason to worry about the structural integrity of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, a contractor wh...

My $10,000 Mideast Travel Extraveganza

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 10.21.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

I splurged on myself this month. I spent $10,000 to make my life easier. This money was not spent on buying a new car or a more comfortable bed. In fa...

Jordan's Crossing Point Heats Up

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 09.12.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The religious men and women patiently clutching their water jugs on July 10, waiting in line at the Israeli border crossing looked like the average Palestinian. What was different in this group was that they were holding Israeli passports.

More On The Bridges From Love To Fear

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

hese are just some of the many reasons that love can turn to fear, but if we look at these more deeply, how can we think about them? And what can we do about them?

Republican Senator Olympia Snowe Controversially Decides to Deprive Country of Poor Health Care

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In political news, Republican Senator from Maine, Olympia Snowe, has publicly decided to sign the Senate Finance Committee's health care bill, controversially depriving the United States of its poor health care.

"Construction Project"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

The braces on my teeth ought to be called the Great Project of Geezer. This architectural marvel has been engineered and constructed by Dr. Ben Murray, an orthodontic resident at the Stony Brook University.

Great Houses of New York: The River Club, the Best Address, Part III

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Except for having no golf course, the River Club at 447 East 52nd Street is as close to a country club as one could find in the middle of New York City.

Freak Ice Accident Not New For Aurora Bridge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On his regular commute to work Monday morning, Paul Moreno was driving behind a truck on Butterfield Road, near Aurora. Suddenly a massive chunk of ic...

Suffering to Cross the King Hussein Bridge

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Tens of thousands of persons trying to make the journey from Jerusalem and the West Bank to Jordan and vice-versa have no choice but to use public transport

Stimulus Funds For Anti-Suicide Fence On Ohio Bridge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An Ohio city plans to use federal stimulus money to install fencing on a bridge to keep people from jumping to their deaths. One person has committed...

Why "Gathering" with Friends is Key to Stress Relief

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

We are wired for 'village style' community lifestyles at the very core. Fundamentally, we long to belong.

War Is Over (If Maliki Wants It)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Without a microscopic examination of the seething cauldron of Iraqi partisan politics, it's safe to say that Maliki knows which way the wind is blowing. The Iraqi people want to know -- "when is the U.S. leaving?"

Bear Sterns CEO Unreachable Playing Golf, Bridge While Hedge Fund Collapse Sparked Credit Crisis

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bear Stearns CEO James Cayne was playing bridge and golf and was often out of touch from his embattled Wall Street firm this past summer while its hed...