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Climbing Kilimanjaro for a Cause

Tim Ward | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact
Tim Ward

One of my wife's dearest friends, Cidalia Luis-Akbar, is about to do a crazy, amazing thing: In two weeks she and her sister Natalia Luis are climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise $500,000 for Children's Hospital in Washington DC, and to mark their own victories over personal struggles.

I Feel Like I Lost a Friend

Carol Smaldino | Posted 10.13.2014 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

I'm supposing that I'm very much not alone here. So for those of us who need to feel worthy of our sadness, I say let's try to own it. It's part of what makes us human, and without it, well, we are much much less so.

Robin Williams: An Agent of Change on Many Levels

Greg Archer | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Few artistic beasts were able to grab lightening, stuff it into a bottle, break the bottle open and then wrestle with the lightning before swallowing it whole and leaping back onto his feet for another comedic feat. That was Williams. On the outside.

Robin Williams, A Baby Boomer Favorite... You Enriched Our Lives!

David Kanegis | Posted 10.11.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As we get older it's difficult to see others we care about exit our lives. However we often become inured to it. When someone as gregarious and outgoing as Robin Williams goes before his time it's especially disturbing. For many of us it's as if a close friend has passed away. He and his cohorts are inextricably woven into the fabric of our lives.

Why Every Mom Should Cry on World Malaria Day

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

No mom will walk away from this film with a dry eye, neither should anyone else. So, this World Malaria Day, see the film. Cry. Then take action ... because you can.

WATCH: David Brent Is Back, And Still Super Offensive

Posted 03.18.2013 | Comedy

Just as the American "Office" is about to end its run, the original bad boss himself, David Brent, has resurfaced in this ten-minute short. Before ...

Giving Shouldn't Be Confined To One Day A Year

Dan Corry | Posted 05.14.2013 | UK
Dan Corry

We like to think of ourselves as a generous nation in the UK - especially with the success of our national fundraising appeals like Red Nose Day and Children in Need. There is a lot of visible giving in this country, from high-street charity shops to fun runs and sponsored stunts. But actually, the culture of giving in the UK is not as strong as we think.

LOOK: Rihanna Sports Sexy T-Shirt (And Nothing Else) For Charity

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.13.2013 | Impact

Laryngitis forced Rihanna to cancel a number of stops on her current world tour, but it hasn’t kept the "Diamonds" singer from making a steamy state...

PHOTOS: Britain's First Lady Throws On A Wig For Red Nose Day

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.05.2013 | Style

Our first lady may be an awesome dancer, but across the pond, Samantha Cameron is proving to be quite the charmer herself. Case in point? She has no p...

One Direction Does Blondie

Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment

The boys of One Direction have gone all retro on us, recording a cover of Blondie's smash hit, "One Way or Another." The boy band recorded the cov...

The Susans I Met In The Slums Of Nairobi

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

I visited Kiberia last week. With local NGO leaders as our guide (and two soldiers carrying automatic rifles) we walked through an adjacent neighborhood slum of Nbuta to visit some families that live there.

Have the Last Laugh as You're Kicked to the Curb, America

Mike Sheehan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mike Sheehan

7. "In the spirit of Huffington Post's trendsetting something-for-nothing business plan, I'm willing to live in the house... for free!"

Robert Webb Does Flashdance For Comic Relief (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Let's Dance for Comic Relief" is a celebrity dancing show on BBC One that pits eighteen acts against each other over four weeks to determine which Br...

Let It Flow: Save Animals And Crops From A Water Crisis

www.mochiads.com | MochiAds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This game was made for free to support UK's Red Nose Day. Rotate the pipes by clicking on them so that they connect from the pump to the crops and animals before the time runs out. Watch out for spillages, and don't forget to pump the water to get it moving. One of the most popular flash games ever. It's had millions of plays worldwide.