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Are You Living in New Age Professional Hell?

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

In yesterday's world, people worked 40 hours a week and took four weeks of vacation. This question was practically moot. If you didn't like your job it was pretty much part-time anyway, the benefits were glorious, and it just wasn't that bad.

A Brain Implant That Registers Trauma Could Help Prevent Rape and Violent Crime -- So Why Don't We Have It Yet?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.03.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

All things considered, the trauma alert implant sounds like a sensible and impressive thing. So why don't we have them yet?

5 Children Killed In Tragic House Fire Get Kid-Friendly Caskets Thanks To Volunteer

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact

Through one extraordinary gesture, an automobile artist is celebrating the lives of five Texas children who died tragically. Trey Ganem, who runs ...

Firefighters Save Historic Crucifix From Smoldering Remains Of California Church

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.21.2014 | Religion

A fire blazed through a nearly 100-year-old church building in San Jose, California on Sunday. But remarkably, the Catholic congregation’s precio...

1 Dead, 14 Injured In Brooklyn Fire

AP | Posted 11.19.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed and 14 others were injured in a fire that raced through an apartment building in Brooklyn. Po...

Maine Teen Charged With Naked Break-Ins

Associated Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Crime

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old Maine man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two homes while naked, at about the same ...

New Orleans House Fire Kills Grandmother, Mother, Children

AP | CAIN BURDEAU and KEVIN McGILL | Posted 11.11.2014 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The deaths of three children, their mother and grandmother in a New Orleans house fire Tuesday stunned a community of neighbors t...

After Gaining Paranormal Fame, Ghost Hunting Spirit Summoners Burn Historic 'Ghost Church' to the Ground

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.24.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

It's a good time to remind people what happens when paranormal investigation goes wrong. There's no better demonstration for the dark side of supernatural obsession than what happened with St. John's Anglican Church.

Chasing Fire

Jeff Frost | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Jeff Frost

Way Fire, near Lake Isabella, Wafford Heights, CA Today I faced a choice. The plan was to watch my new film 'Circle of Abstract Ritual' on a 40ft s...

Make Kick-Ash Grilled Vegetables Right On The Coals

Tasting Table | Posted 10.27.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

Don't worry: Good things are happening, much of it beneath the surface.

Fighting Fires: Safety and Survival Tips Pet Parents Need to Know

Natasha Ashton | Posted 10.27.2014 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

As summer winds down and we prepare for the excitement of a new season, there's one lesson every parent needs to remember during the back-to-school blitz -- how to keep pets safe in the event of a house fire.

8 Firefighters Burned Battling California Wildfire

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 08.10.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eight firefighters who suffered minor burns while battling a wildfire in Northern California left the hospital Saturday as crew...

Bring it in for a #SmokeyBearHug

Smokey Bear | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
Smokey Bear

've been "prowlin' and a growlin'" for 70 years now and sometimes you forget to take stock of the world around you. It's easy to think that what's here now will be here tomorrow, but it doesn't just happen. It takes you. Only you.

Northern California Wildfire Claims 13 Homes

AP | By FENIT NIRAPPIL and SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flam...

Kate Sheppard

Cost Of Wildfires Burns Through Budgets, Pushing Feds To Find Other Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As a massive wildfire burned in Washington state this week and the threat of more fires looms over the West, there has been increasing p...

Tyler Kingkade

Vile Harassment Emails Expose Danger Of Reporting College Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.23.2014 | College

On June 6, a stranger from Powersite, Missouri, emailed a female witness to a sexual assault case at Occidental College in Los Angeles to complain she...

'Unprecedented' Wildfires Burning In Canada

Climate Central | Brian Kahn | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green

This article originally appeared on Climate Central. For the past few weeks, dry and warm weather have fueled large forest fires across Canada’s ...

Perils of Fire Fighting: Too Much Heat and Too Little Light

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We just got a bracing dose of this reality in a report issued by the CDC. The rate of overweight and obesity is higher among fire fighters -- at 70 percent -- than the general population.

Oregon Wildfire Destroys Homes, Forces Dozens Of Evacuations

AP | By STEVEN DUBOIS and TIM FOUGHT | Posted 09.13.2014 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A handful of new wildfires, some started by lightning, grew dramatically Tuesday in central Washington, and several threatened...

The Up Stairs Lounge Fire: A Movement for Remembrance

Wayne Self | Posted 08.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

Yesterday marked the 41st Anniversary of the arson fire at the Up Stairs Lounge in New Orleans, the deadliest crime against LGBT people in U.S. history.

This Is NOT A Drill

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Comedy

When there's a kitchen fire, who you gonna call? Your two dachshunds, obviously. This vine from Crusoe The Celebrity Dachshund is a glorious si...

California Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Homes

AP | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Federal fire officials accelerated their attack Sunday on a smoky wildfire that threatened more than 500 homes in central...

Man Saves Child By Jumping From Burning Elmhurst Home

DNAinfo.com | Posted 06.11.2014 | Good News

ELMHURST — A man jumped out a second-floor window clutching a young neighbor to escape a fire that ripped through their homes Monday night — savin...

Philadelphia Honor Students Brave Chaotic Blaze To Rescue Sleeping Boy From Fire

The Philadelphia Inquirer | Alfred Lubrano | Posted 08.17.2014 | Good News

Two Southwest Philadelphia honor students had a pretty good excuse for being 40 minutes late for school Tuesday: After two explosions and a fire in a ...

5-Alarm Blaze Injures Dozens On Staten Island

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 08.04.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed ...