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Places We've Left Behind

Global Yodel | Posted 06.16.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

Have you ever stumbled upon an abandoned building and experienced a sense of wonder? What was this? Who built it? Do the people who used to live, work or go to school here care that it's now a crumbling shell? Here's a collection of places that have been abandoned.

LA's Silver Lake in a Day

Party Earth | Posted 06.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

Home to artists like Henry Rollins and Local Natives, Silver Lake has been a haven for indie culture since the 1960s when writers like Ginsberg held legendary readings and the Black Cat Tavern protests erupted, kicking off the gay rights movement two years before Stonewall.

Edible Institute 2013 Liveblog: March 16-17 2013

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
Kurt Michael Friese

Author's note: Please remember this is a liveblog. Forgiveness for typos and the like is appreciated. I'll get back in there and fix them as I can. ...

Local Hotspots in Barcelona

Party Earth | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Being one of the most visited cities in the world, it can be a bit of a challenge to escape the throngs of tourists and find some authentic local culture in Barcelona. But the raging nightlife here isn't just for the year-round influx of travelers.

PHOTOS: Portland Or Portlandia

Global Yodel | Posted 05.04.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

There's more to Portland than bike valets and artisan knot shops.

Experience Belgrade Like A Local

Bart van Poll | Posted 05.01.2013 | Travel
Bart van Poll

Did you know that Belgrade translates to White City? Belgrade is no stranger to historic and iconic buildings and has plenty of highlights that guide books recommend you visit.

Creating Community as We Age... a Role for Philanthropy?

Claudia Jacobs | Posted 04.24.2013 | Impact
Claudia Jacobs

Gone is the word "retirement" from our lexicons, replaced by words like "rebooting" and "re-wiring.

PHOTOS: Day Trips Put Cities In Context

Global Yodel | Posted 03.24.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

All the books about the resiliency of a city's people pale compared to hiking the desolate mountains their ancestors crossed centuries before.

PHOTOS: Obscure Spots That Shouldn't Be

Global Yodel | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

When on vacation, it can sometimes be the seemingly ordinary "local" sights that prove the most memorable.

Impact Investing Reaches a Turning Point

Michelle Long | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business
Michelle Long

A term that was itself only coined a couple of years ago, impact investing aims to shift industries and make an impact, not just to screen out negative or harmful investments. It is incredibly heartening on a number of levels to see the flood of interest coming.

Rachel Tepper

Defining Standard For Beef Sustainability is Impossible, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.19.2012 | Home

Earlier this month, McDonald's Corp.'s sustainability vice president Bob Langert addressed the issue of sustainable beef and the difficulty defining i...

A Farm To Keg Beer: Captain Lawrence Brewery's Fresh Roasted Pumpkin Ale (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.01.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I've never really thought about what actually goes into a pumpkin ale. I guess, I thought it was just a blend of spices that gave the beer its signature flavor. Until now.

Why Is Everything on Pinterest So Beige?

Anne Maxfield | Posted 11.27.2012 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Meanwhile, I'm going to keep posting and searching out a variety of things. While my inner geek may make sure that most of what goes up is bright, colorful and delicious, the ruthless marketer might be looking for the next molten chocolate cake! What do you pin?

For The Love Of Roots And Cookbooks, An Interview With Cookbook Author Diane Morgan

Anna Brones | Posted 11.27.2012 | Taste
Anna Brones

Newly obsessed with root vegetables, I caught up with Roots author Diane Morgan to learn more about the cookbook, the most underrated root vegetable out there and her favorite recipe.

A Guide to Storing Summer's Bounty

Clean Plates | Posted 10.09.2012 | Home
Clean Plates

The Internet is teeming with recipes for how to prepare them, but how do you store these summer gems? Here's how to keep the season's best herbs, fruits and vegetables at their peak as long as possible.

The 5 Golden Rules of an Outstanding Sales Team

Stuart Wall | Posted 10.03.2012 | Small Business
Stuart Wall

As we grow our internal sales force at Signpost, we constantly focus on building an efficient, healthy work environment that delivers results. Here are a few lessons we've learned along the way.

Ending U.S. Homelessness Starts Locally

Jean-Michel Giraud | Posted 09.29.2012 | Impact
Jean-Michel Giraud

Now, there's one question on everybody's mind: What is it going to take to end homelessness in the country?

Who Grows Our Food: Margie Pikarsky, Bee Heaven Farm

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

"I didn't want poisons on my property. I didn't want to tell my child she couldn't play outside because we'd just sprayed. I didn't want anyone eating anything I knew I wouldn't eat myself."

No, Natural Gas Is Not America's Future

John Farrell | Posted 09.03.2012 | Green
John Farrell

Big, centrist, statesmanlike leadership isn't found in last century's energy sources. We aren't going to frack our way to a cleaner, brighter future. We need a bold, 21st century vision for energy.

1.21 Gigawatts! U.S. Finally in the Clean Energy Game

John Farrell | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
John Farrell

In the past five years, a new U.S. renewable energy policy has quietly grown more popular, enabling enough solar power (1.21 gigawatts!) to send Michael J. Fox Back to the Future.

How to Solve a Problem People Don't Know They Have

Marc Stoiber | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business
Marc Stoiber

In a nutshell, Chipotle has a product that is leagues ahead of most fast food restaurants in terms of responsible sourcing and organic content.

This Is Not a Bubble -- It's a Wave, and You're Not on It

Beverly Macy | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business
Beverly Macy

In surfing, it's the 'tube' ride or 'cracking the barrel' that creates heroes. There's an aura around those who've mastered this skill and they say th...

Capitalism Has Failed: 5 Bold Ways to Build a New World

Sara Robinson | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business
Sara Robinson

The old industrial-age systems -- state communism, fascism, free-market capitalism -- have all let us down hard, and growing numbers of us understand that going back there isn't an option.

Where The Locals Hang Out In Prague

Bart van Poll | Posted 05.24.2012 | Travel
Bart van Poll

This is the Prague locals love.

WATCH: The Great American Food (Road) Trip

Daniel Klein | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

We heard stories of Americans from generations past and others just off the boat. We were inspired and sadened by what we saw, heard and experienced.