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Your Viral Summer Video Is Here, But We're Not Sure If You're Ready For It

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy

The lyrics and hook are simple, and the low-budget footage defies hipness. But a music video called "Summertime Is Great" is managing to go viral m...

Reinventing the Apocalypse: Gary Lemons Streams Collective Consciousness With Poetry

Russell C. Smith | Posted 11.12.2013 | Books
Russell C. Smith

His current collection of poems, "Snake," imagines a post-apocalypse Earth long after the extinction of the human race where a character that embodies all of the feelings, thoughts and emotions of our entire civilization when it no longer exists.

Song of Summer (And the Destinations Behind Them)

Gogobot | Posted 10.19.2013 | Travel

Even in these last few weeks of the summer travel season, we continue to hear summer songs that capture the spirit of the season or stir memories of waterside romance. But how many were inspired by an actual location?

Andrea Gargotta: 6 Ideas for Preserving Your Summer Memories

Red Room | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Andrea Gargotta Mama Mia--Where did the summer go? Wasn't it yesterday that I was planning my summer adventures to Carmel and Italy, beginning to ...

12 Cures For Your Summertime Blues

Posted 08.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Anne Krueger It's summertime, and the livin' is easy. At least that's what you've been led to believe based on songs and film -- and your frie...

Summertime Heat Poses Special Risks to Seniors

Jim T. Miller | Posted 09.16.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

Most people don't realize that extreme summer heat causes thousands of heat-related illnesses in the U.S. each year, and kills more people than hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes combined.

Summertime... How Do I Get My Children Everywhere?

Diana Grycan | Posted 08.24.2013 | Parents
Diana Grycan

There are new carpools shifts to drive, camps to get to, play dates to arrange, swimming lessons to sign up for and so much more. How does a parent manage?

18 More Accurate Names For The Slip 'n Slide

Wendi Aarons | Posted 08.24.2013 | Parents
Wendi Aarons

Slip 'n Swallow Foot Water. Slip 'n Get a Coccyx Injury. Slip 'n Let's Just Pour Vodka On Saran Wrap Next Time Because This Thing's Crap.

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

So it was early March, and suddenly I burst into the Christmas song "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." I couldn't get it out of my head. Why...

VIDEO: 'We Just Spent $125 On Ice Cream Cones!'

Laura Zigman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Parents
Laura Zigman

Because it's that time of year again, when a family of four has to take out a second mortgage to pay for ice cream cones!

The Biggest Pet Peeves For Beach-Goers. Besides Nudity

Tom Mulhall | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel
Tom Mulhall

Are you going to dare and go bare this summer? When you take a nude beach vacation, what bugs you?

The Promise I Vow To Keep For My Family This Summer

Carissa K | Posted 07.27.2013 | Parents
Carissa K

The truth is that summer is special just by being summer. Special can't be orchestrated or planned. Special just is. I can take the pressure off myself and enjoy it, whatever shape and form summer takes.

5 Things Midlifers Should Not Do This Summer

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.25.2013 | Fifty

"Summertime, and the living is easy," so said George Gershwin in the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. Gershwin clearly lived a long time ago. Summertime bri...

Jason Linkins

Looking Forward In Angst: Summertime, And The Season Is Silly | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

Summertime is on the wing and in Washington, that means only one thing -- pretty soon, the relative humidity and wretched air quality index will combi...

Jordanian Cabinet Fumbles Time Change Challenge

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.01.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The Jordanian Cabinet's decision to scrap wintertime came at the most difficult time: one day before a long holiday and also one day before the original plan to start wintertime. And the rationale for the decision was never fully discussed and defended by those taking it.

Savoring the last Moments of Summer

Kathleen Fordyce Rohan | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents
Kathleen Fordyce Rohan

I think about how there are only a few more weeks left before school starts and summer ends and we are back to earlier bed times, earlier mornings and no more lazy days by the pool.

5 Summer Rosés Under $15

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 10.13.2012 | Food
Anna Watson Carl

I love rosé because it reminds me of summertime. It's perfect for all my favorite warm weather activities: rooftop-sipping, poolside lounging, barbecuing, and picnicking in the park.

10 Low-cost Summer Start-ups

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 09.24.2012 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

While some of these jobs may seem like they are just for teens, adults can and do make these businesses their full-time ventures, with a few tweaks.

Why I Hate Summer

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Summer is anything but easy living for us.

10 Ways To Love Your Body This Summer

The Frisky | Posted 06.20.2012 | Women

Summer is finally here, and so are the ubiquitous crash diet plans and pressure to get a "bikini body," whatever that means. Here’s an idea: how abo...

8 Ways To Be More Productive At Work This Summer

Forbes Woman | Posted 06.20.2012 | Women

Summer is upon us and over the next few weeks schools will be closing, the sun will be shining, and you'll be daydreaming that you're at the beach or ...

Summertime Groove: My Ten Favorite Summer Songs

Nate Larson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Entertainment
Nate Larson

To celebrate the most memorable time of the year, here are my favorite summer songs. I hope you sing, hum and maybe even dance along!

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.

Frank Loses Bar Bet, Then Liam On 'Shameless'

Posted 03.10.2012 | TV

It's summertime in Chicago and the Gallaghers are back with a new season of "Shameless" (Sun., 9 p.m. EST on Showtime). Fiona is still in way over her...

How I De-Stressed and Disconnected This Summer

Frédéric Fekkai | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Frédéric Fekkai

Summertime for me is about family, friends, relaxation and renewal and for me that means retreating back to Europe when my schedule allows it. This summer I spent 6 weeks traveling throughout Europe and have had some amazing adventures.