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Grumble or Grin? The Choice Is Yours

Millie Grenough | Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Photo ©JoyBushPhotography.com The other day my buddy Joe and I walked down the street bemoaning all the tragedies that are happening in the world. ...

Texas Prison Inmates Dying From Summer Heat as Cell Temperatures Exceed 100 Degrees

Ariel Dulitzky | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
Ariel Dulitzky

Texas prison inmates spend much of their time locked in enclosed concrete and metal structures, where temperatures often exceed 100 degrees during the summer months.

13 Tips For Staying Hydrated In Summer Heat

Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Katherine Tallmadge Published: 08/02/2013 12:28 PM EDT on LiveScience Katherine Tallmadge, M.A., R.D., is a registered dietitian; author of "...

Wheelchair Wisdom: You Open the Door Through Gratitude

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 09.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

When our hearts are open forgiveness, joy and gratitude evolve simultaneously, each supporting and feeding the others. Rather than focusing on what might have been more, better or different, why not start being grateful for what you've chosen?

Climate Change-Related Heat Deaths To Spike In New York City, Study Projects

Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: An increasing number of New Yorkers are likely to die from heat-related causes as global warming causes mor...

The Hunger Wars in Our Future

Michael T. Klare | Posted 10.07.2012 | Green
Michael T. Klare

The Great Drought of 2012 has yet to come to an end, but we already know that its consequences will be severe. With more than one-half of America's counties designated as drought disaster areas, the 2012 harvest of corn and other food staples is guaranteed to fall far short of predictions.

The Oxygen Planet Struts Its Stuff

William deBuys | Posted 09.23.2012 | Green
William deBuys

This summer's conditions may indeed be perfect for fire in the Southwest and West, but if you think of it as a "storm," perfect or otherwise -- that is, sudden, violent, and temporary -- then you don't understand what's happening in this country or on this planet.

Bloomberg And Christie Among The Many Cranky As Heat Wave Lingers

Posted 07.03.2012 | New York

With New Yorkers continuing to bake in a record heat wave, a cranky mayor and equally irritated governor are showing signs that they just can't take t...

PHOTOS: GETTING SWEATY

Posted 06.01.2012 | Celebrity

Summer may not officially start until June 21, but summer weather is already here. And it's not just hot outside; it's humid. Here at HuffPost Cel...

Summer for Dummies: How to Beat The Heat When You're 50+

Mel Walsh | Posted 07.29.2012 | Fifty
Mel Walsh

Some days I think I am no smarter than your average roadside weed. That's because every year, come summer, I have to re-learn ways to stay cool and comfy when the temp goes over ninety.

Surviving The Dog Days Of Summer

Donna Henes | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The dog days are officially counted as starting 20 days before the conjunction, and continuing to 20 days afterward, which spans July and August -- the hottest and muggiest part of the season.

JUST IN CASE: Take A Dip At The Best Local Pools

| Shyla Batliwalla | Posted 09.24.2011 | San Francisco

While we don't see and 80-plus degree afternoon all that often in San Francisco, when we do, we go nuts. We strip down to our skivvies and scamper aro...

"Too Darn Hot": A Cool Playlist for These Overheated Times

David Wild | Posted 09.21.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

With all the heat currently being felt in Washington -- and in so many places around the country -- let's all look out for ourselves and even for each other. Please stay cool as possible, America.

Six Tips To Escape The Summer Heat At Home

Inhabitat | Posted 09.14.2011 | Green

The heat is on this summer and many of us will be escaping it with the press of a button. Air conditioning is a big reason cities and suburbs can be b...

Summer Fitness Tricks From An Olympian

Natasha Hastings | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Natasha Hastings

There are plenty of ways to enjoy the summer heat without diverting from your healthy journey.

Heat Island: Hot Temperatures Hit New York, Other Large Cities Hardest

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Hot town, summer in the city? No kidding. The high temperatures blanketing the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions of the country are...

The 9 Most Important Tips to Help Your Pet Beat the Heat (PHOTOS)

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Don't be caught unprepared as Mother Nature Cranks up the Heat! The summer is prime time to turn an eye towards improving both your own and your pets' health.

How Hot? Too Hot for Paragraphs!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Horowitz

The kind of hot-and-sticky that you read about in books, The kind that sends you searching for cool crannies and dry nooks, Some temperate location...

Top Places To Enjoy The Summer Heat (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

What do Palm Springs, California, New York City, and Lake Havasu City, Arizona have in common? They're at the top of Jaunted.com's best places in the ...

Unplug and Recharge: How to Stay Cool with Yogic Breathing

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Avant Stover

Sitali cools down the body when it's feeling overheated, as well as the mind and heart, when fiery emotions like anger and jealousy arise.

Stay Cool By Being Energy Efficient (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's hot out there, but you don't have to trample on the environment to keep cool. Here are some efficient suggestions from Grist to survive the summe...

Polar Bear Beats The Summer Heat (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green

A male polar bear Yukio tries to eat vegetables inside a block of ice presented to promote the German polar bear film 'Knut und seine Freunde' and to ...

Cool Off Without The AC This Summer

Chelsea Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You may want to reconsider blasting your AC in the cars, in your house, and in your workplace (unless you're working outside, 'cause that breeze is fr...

PHOTOS: GETTING SWEATY

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Summer may not officially start until June 21, but summer weather is already here. And it's not just hot outside; it's humid. Here at HuffPost Cel...