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Warmer Temperatures Are Bad For The Economy, Study Finds

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 12.15.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hotter days mean less cold cash for Americans, according to a new study matching 40 years of temperatures to economics. ...

7 Simple Tweaks To Boost Your Happiness At Work

Liz Wilkes | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Wilkes

Stop being a passive victim of your workspace! Here are some simple tips for making your desk a sanctuary of calm, productivity and happiness.

Choosing The Best Temperature For Sleep

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Since I began working with athletes in 2005, temperature is a topic that comes up frequently in our discussions about sleep. And I have never encountered a professional baseball, football, basketball or hockey player who prefers a warmer sleeping environment to a colder one. Not one.

Global Warning

Donna Henes | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Donna Henes

2010 was the hottest year ever recorded. And 2013 is revving up to take the all-time high record. The amazing thing to me is that despite decades of warnings about the grave repercussions of the greenhouse effect, people are still surprised when it gets so hot.

Which Cup Keeps Coffee Hotter... Longest? (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 07.31.2013 | Taste
Jon Hotchkiss

From cheap styrofoam to ceramic to expensive bone China to plastic and even 20-dollar thermoses, everyone who drinks coffee has their favorite "Caffeine Delivery Vehicle." And yet one question lingers: Which cup keeps the planet's favorite drink hotter... longest?

Computer App 'Paints' Portrait Of Long-Dead Physicist

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Science

WARSAW, Poland -- Scientists in Poland have created a computer portrait of 18th century physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit using images of his relati...

'Blowing Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Still, I have told my wife that I don't have to change my seasonal wardrobe because you never know what the temperature is going to be in the office.

Food Study Yields Surprising Tie Between Flavor, Temperature

| Sophie Bushwick | Posted 05.21.2012 | Science

Does an ice-cold drink actually taste better than the same beverage at room temperature? Depends on what its taste is: a new study finds that the int...

Michael Jordan Gatorade Ad Draws Harsh Criticism (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business

Many people who have a high fever can barely watch basketball, let alone play it at a championship level. So an ad that implies Michael Jordan's gulpi...

Are Museums Contributing To Global Warming?

The Observer | Vanessa Thorpe | Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts

Galleries and museums are guilty of boosting global warming and paying too much for heating and air conditioning, according to Tate galleries director...

Some Like it Hot, Others Do Not: Food As an Ancient Path to Balance

Mika Ono | Posted 11.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Mika Ono

Here are two simple dishes that illustrate how warming and cooling foods can be integrated into your diet to help achieve balance and wellbeing.

Lynne Peeples

Heat Wave And Air Pollution Create A Double-Whammy Of Health Risks

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.21.2011 | Green

New Hampshire and Maine are probably not the first places that come to mind when you think of air pollution. In fact, cities from both states were rec...

Summer Blamed for Northeast Heat Wave

Scott Blakeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Blakeman

The hot temperatures and high humidity that have dominated the headlines in the Northeast this July and August, is attributable to one of the four seasons called summer, a leading climatologist revealed yesterday.

Heat Waves Could Be Common By 2039 In U.S., Finds Stanford Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Devastating heat waves that result in fatalities and crop losses may increasingly become a common occurrence in the United States over the next three ...

Heat Waves Could Be Common By 2039 In U.S., Finds Stanford Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Devastating heat waves that result in fatalities and crop losses may increasingly become a common occurrence in the United States over the next three ...

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...

The Texas Drought, The Florida Chill -- Climate Change?

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Widespread confusion over short-term fluctuations in temperature and long-term trends is causing concern among the majority of scientists who are convinced that climate change is happening.

Watching the Ice Thicken...

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

While this is a country where one can hardly ignore the many beautiful landscape paintings of skaters on canals, due to global warming, the race has not been possible since 1997.