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'Then They Fight You' -- Why The 1 Percent Is In Full Panic Mode

Will Bunch | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
Will Bunch

In the last few months, we've seen something truly amazing happen. The 1 percent is in "they fight you" mode, in some of the crudest terms possible. They are attacking the movement for equity in the country, and -- at least rhetorically, for now -- they want to burn it.

Snowing, With a Chance of Nakedness

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 02.26.2014 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

I think it's pretty safe to say that no matter where in the U.S. you live, this winter's been rough. Snow. Ice. Freezing rain. School delays. School c...

They're Getting It Right "Down Under" and the U.S. Should Follow Their Lead

Lisa Novick | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Lisa Novick

Though recent news hasn't been good -- record drought in the Southwest, the precipitous decline of Monarch butterflies, the extermination of top predators that keep our ecosystems healthy -- my recent trip to Australia made me feel more hopeful than in a long time.

Are Gender Stereotypes Good for Business?

Lynda Bekore | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Lynda Bekore

Although any kind of profiling or stereotyping might be a dirty word to some, the fact is that one person's "profiling" is just another person's "target marketing."

WATCH: Did This Woman Superglue Herself To The Toilet?

Posted 12.17.2013 | Business

A woman in north Georgia says she is still recovering from injuries she endured when an apparent prankster superglued the toilet seats in a Home Depot...

Uber Strikes Again! (This Time With Christmas Trees)

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

In its apparent mission to make everything available on-demand, Uber is following up its hysteria-inducing kitten deliveries with a Christmas tree del...

A Few Really Good Reasons To Head To Home Depot For Black Friday

Posted 11.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

The store: The Home Depot The time: Home Depot stores will open 5 a.m. Friday; HomeDepot.com sales begin at 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving. The standou...

Kim Bhasin

This Photo Has Home Depot Scrambling To Apologize

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 11.08.2013 | Business

Home Depot, what were you thinking? The home improvement retailer tweeted an extremely offensive -- and racist -- photo from its official @HomeDepo...

Did Home Depot Target Gay Employees For Firing?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices

A former Home Depot employee has slapped the hardware chain with a $100,000 discrimination lawsuit claiming the company targeted older, higher-paid ma...

Home Depot Cuts Part-Time Workers From Health Plan

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business

Sept 19 (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc is shifting medical coverage for part-time workers to new public marketplace exchanges ahead of n...

WATCH: Home Depot Marriage Proposal Guys Get Big Surprise On 'Ellen'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.19.2013 | Gay Voices

The guys from the gay wedding proposal video of the summer went on "The Ellen Degeneres Show" this week to talk about the surprise Home Depot flashmob...

WATCH: Is This The Sweetest Gay Marriage Proposal Yet?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.13.2013 | Gay Voices

When Dustin accompanied his roommate to Home Depot in Salt Lake City to shop for some new lighting, little did he know he was walking into the marriag...

Follow These Simple Steps to Turn Your $10 DIY Home Repair Into a $360 Emergency Plumbing Bill

Eva Moon | Posted 11.03.2013 | Comedy
Eva Moon

I could still hear a little hiss, like it wasn't all the way off, but it looked like it was off. I turned the handle a little harder. No change. Harder. The water started coming out of the hose faster. I turned it the other way. No change. Turned it back. The stream became a torrent.

Housing Rebound Boosts Home Depot's Profits

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business

By Dhanya Skariachan Aug 20 (Reuters) - A recovery in the U.S. housing market helped boost Home Depot Inc's quarterly ...

J.C. Penney, Best Buy Customer Data Collection Stirs Privacy Concerns

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- It's not just the government that might be keeping tabs on you. Many retailers are tracking you, too – or at least your merchandis...

Just Because It'll Grow in Your Yard Doesn't Mean You Should Plant It

Lisa Novick | Posted 09.23.2013 | Green
Lisa Novick

Worldwide, we are committing ecocide through our globalized gardens, due in no small part to the highly successful distribution systems of large companies selling mostly non-native plants.

"My Mother, the Plumber"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima As a man who has regularly plumbed the depths for column material but doesn't know how to plumb a sink to get rid of even worse mater...

New Data Show Walmart, Whole Foods Free Ride on Taxpayers at the Expense of Small Businesses

Stacy Mitchell | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business
Stacy Mitchell

By leaning on taxpayers, these chains are gaining an unfair financial advantage over more responsible businesses. The public cost of ensuring that employees of these companies have health insurance and enough to live on represents, in effect, a hidden corporate subsidy.

WATCH: Home Depot Co-Founder Says Obamacare Will 'Kill Off Small Business'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.11.2013 | Business

Rather than serve as a cure-all for a broken health care system, Obamacare will be a harbinger of death, says Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus. The...

Man Who Sawed Arms At Home Depot In Critical Condition

AP | ROBERT JABLON | Posted 06.11.2013 | Weird News

LOS ANGELES — Fire Capt. Art Hurtado was making an off-duty visit to a home improvement store when he encountered a horrific sight – a man...

Man Slices Arms 'To The Bone' With Saws At Home Depot

AP | Posted 06.11.2013 | Weird News

WEST COVINA, Calif. — A man deliberately cut himself with saws in the aisles of a Home Depot store in suburban Los Angeles on Wednesday, creatin...

Homeless Agencies Should Be Called Home Centers

Joel John Roberts | Posted 06.01.2013 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Larger agencies are becoming the Home Depot within the system of ending homelessness. Homeless agencies are evolving into Home Centers. For homeless agencies, "home" is certainly a more hopeful and more accurate description than "homeless."

The Reality of Big Ang

Greg White | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Greg White

I haven't seen an episode of Mob Wives. Or maybe I have: I had dinner with Big Ang.

Bernanke Comments Give Boost To Stock Market

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business

* S&P 500 bounces back from biggest daily drop since Nov. 7 * Possible stalemate in Italy remains a concern * Home Depot...

This Store Actually Benefited From Hurricane Sandy

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Home Depot Inc reported a higher quarterly profit, aided by improvements in the U.S. housing market and sales tied to Hurricane S...