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What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

A Whole New -- And Necessary -- Way To See Your Messy House

Glennon Melton | Posted 09.10.2014 | Parents
Glennon Melton

In terms of parenting, marriage, home, clothes -- I will not be a slave to the Tyranny of Trend any longer. I am almost 40 years old and no catalog is the Boss of Me anymore. I am free.

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

Sleeping With the Enemy

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

"Green Is Good," T.D. Max's story mostly about The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the May 12 New Yorker, starts out covering TNC's current strategy to partner with big polluters to get them to mitigate in the interest of their own bottom lines.

Want To Move Off The Grid? Here's How It's Done.

Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Patrick J. Kiger

So you're enamored with the dream of living "off the grid": dropping out of modern civilization completely and becoming a self-sufficient iconoclast, free of utility bills, government intrusion and other pressures of the modern world. But even for the most resourceful and determined people, it's a challenge to supply all of life's needs.

Want To Move Off The Grid? Here's How It's Done.

Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Patrick J. Kiger

So you're enamored with the dream of living "off the grid": dropping out of modern civilization completely and becoming a self-sufficient iconoclast, free of utility bills, government intrusion and other pressures of the modern world. But even for the most resourceful and determined people, it's a challenge to supply all of life's needs.

Lessons From Thoreau: Reflection, Integrity, Civil Disobedience

Matthew Dowd | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics
Matthew Dowd

What can a simple yet extraordinarily deep man from more than a century ago teach us about our times and us today? Much, it seems to me, after spending time walking in those same woods by Walden last week.

Gothic Street Art Invades Rural Michigan

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The corporate art project known as hygienic dress league (HDL) has discovered the great rural iconic barn side as billboard and has started to mess wi...

In the Shit With Thoreau: A Walden for the Anthropocene

Jedediah Purdy | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green
Jedediah Purdy

Reading Walden through Anthropocene eyes, insight and appreciation of nature seem to emerge from, even require, rupture and profanation. Maybe these are unavoidable parts of an appreciative relation to the world. Maybe the imperfect has always been our only paradise.

A New Movement In American Cinema?

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The geometry of reconciliation: Shane Carruth (Jeff) and Amy Seimetz (Kris) embody the infinity symbol (lemniscape), a recurring motif in this lumino...

A Speech That Speaks to Our Progressive Traditions

Mike Lux | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

To my friends who are cynical, who say it is just a speech, just words, I would argue that if you look at America's history, words matter.

Michael McAuliff

House GOP Blocks Facebook Password Protection Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans blocked a measure Tuesday night that would have let the Federal Communications Commission prevent employers from forci...

Snowmobiler Survives Avalanche That Killed His Brother

Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

A 21-year-old man from Fort Collins was able to survive an avalanche that killed his older brother on Saturday. The brothers, Jordan and Tyler Lun...

9 Earth Day Favorites You Should Read To Celebrate (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.22.2011 | Books

It's Earth Day, and in order to celebrate, we asked you what you'd be reading, or recommend reading, to recognize the day. We got a wide range of ...

Haiti: Out of Sight, Out of Mind (VIDEO)

Walden Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Walden Davis

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Target Investors Slam Donation Supporting Minnesota Anti-Gay Rights Candidate Tom Emmer

LA Times | Jennifer Martinez and Tom Hamburger, Tribune Washington Bureau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting from Washington -- After weeks of public protest over its financial support of an organization that backed a GOP gubernatorial candidate opp...

Off The Grid: 8 Books On Living Outside The System

Los Angeles Times | Susan Salter Reynolds | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Although books about carving out your own piece of the pie have been written ever since the Transcendentalists took issue with the direction that Amer...

Reading Walden While Eating a Cosi® Signature Salad

Jane S. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jane S. Smith

On a bright, mild winter day, I find myself eating a Signature Salad at Cosi®, a chain of casual restaurants which puts a little emblem next to its n...

There is an "I" in Team

Ben Fractenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Fractenberg

I received a text message the night of Obama's historic victory thanking me for my involvement in the campaign. "This victory is all because of you," ...