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Extreme Winter Activities (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | ThienVinh Nguyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With autumn ending soon and the prospect of snow cover, winter enthusiasts are gearing up for the cold season's outdoor excursions. Check out these cr...

Bill Nelson On Tavis Smiley Show: I Think You're Going To See A Lot More Bipartisanship On Health Care Bill

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) believes more Republicans will vote for the health care reform bill in its final phase. During an interview on Tuesday,...

Nation's Weather: Cold Temperatures Greet 2010

AP | WEATHER UNDERGROUND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Another round of active weather was expected to develop Saturday in the nation's northwestern and northeastern regions. In the West, coastal rain sho...

Where Are the Snows -- and Shovels -- of Christmas Past?

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Winship

It once was said that the definition of a city was a place where one could keep a mistress and buy a violin; to me it's a place where someone else does the sidewalks.

Storm crawls into New England, leaving mess behind

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A fierce weekend storm dropped record snowfall and stranded travelers up the coast from Virginia to New England, but its timi...

Snow Storm Headed For New York, New Jersey | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The National Weather Service says much of the Tri-State area could receive a blanket of snow, along with heavy winds, over the weekend....

Winter Storm Leaves Frigid Temps In U.S., More Snow Likely (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The season's first big storm has left heavy snowfall and frigid temperatures across the U.S. and it looks like we are not finished yet as the large st...

CU Climatologist Predicts Low Snow Levels

Westword | Eric Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

You see Klaus Wolter's name in the paper every winter. The German native is a climatologist with CU's Cooperative Institute for Research in the Enviro...

Orhan Pamuk's New Book

The New York Review of Books | Pico Iyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Secret Love in the Lost City Pico Iyer The New York Review of Books The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk, translated from the Turkish by Maureen...

Midwest Faces Wind Chills Of -50

AP | MEGHAN BARR and JAMES MacPHERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Steadily falling snow blanketed the Midwest on Thursday, part of a vicious cold snap engulfing much of the nation, and a tracto...

"The Big Dig"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

As a man who has been perpetrating snow jobs all his life (55 years and counting) I can safely say that the recent blizzard dumped more of the white stuff on my driveway than anywhere else on the East Coast.

Dozens Of LAX Flights Canceled Due To East Coast Storms

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

At least 38 flights from Los Angeles International airport to East Coast destinations hit by winter storms were canceled Saturday, airport officials s...

Blizzard-like storm slams East, region snowed in

AP | SARAH KARUSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A blizzard-like storm rocked the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Saturday, crippling travel across the region and leaving hundreds of...

Orhan Pamuk and his Museum: This Is Your Brain on Novels

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Lydon

Orhan Pamuk's new novel, "The Museum of Innocence", is about the collectible evidence - the earrings, the cigarette stubs, the views out the bedroom window - of a blissful love affair going bad.

Animals Fighting The Cold (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Across the globe, there have been severe cold snaps in unexpected places this winter. While most of us can escape from the cold weather and wrap-up in...

The Best Books of the Decade

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence will be interpreted by clueless reviewers as one about "obsession," just as they might view Nabokov's Lolita to be about "pedophilia."


Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

Last week, Andrew Sullivan wrote of his sense that people divide into two classes with respect to sleep and general exhaustion, "those with kids under...

Colorado Ski Resorts Begin Race To Open First This Season

First Tracks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Arapahoe Basin, CO - A day after fellow annual competitor in the race to open first, Loveland Ski Area, began snowmaking in Colorado amidst an early s...

Warren Miller Is My Friend

Jamie Starr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jamie Starr

In a sport long governed by an unspoken "bro code," it saddens me to see signs that skiing may become another cold and hard industry where even the great Warren Miller is made to look evil in the public eye.

The Bachelorette Week Six Recap: The Week It Got Real

Tasha Gordon-Solmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tasha Gordon-Solmon

This week, the eight remaining bachelors took a train ride with Jillian across British Columbia.

Big Science in a Small City (Part 2): Three Cool Real Life Science Terms

Sharon Glassman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Glassman

As a fan of science, I get goose-bumps chatting hanging out with people who ponder, pursue and decode the world's nano- to exo-.

Snow-Covered Nation's Salt Is Seeping Into Groundwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

March 3, 2009 -- Salt does a great job of melting ice on frozen winter roads. But most road salt ends up in lakes, streams and groundwater, where it t...

Fire and Ice...

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

As the DC area is hit with a major snowstorm, 10,000 people are descending on Congress to lobby on climate change as part of Powershift 09.

How Do I Survive a Winter Storm? -- 5 Myths Debunked

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Sherwood

Some 95 percent of those who perish in cold water aren't actually hypothermic. The cold doesn't kill them -- it's the terror, which leads to drowning and heart attacks.

Snowboard : The Game

Downhill Snowboard 2 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Wanna check this formula? Play new winter sport game on HuffingtonPost! The physics based snowboard game! Lots of levels, unlockable players, unlockable snowboards with stats, rails and stuff to grind and much much more!