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In A New York Minute, Subway Worker Helps Rescue Stroller That Rolled Onto Tracks

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | July 22, 2014 | Good News
A 2-year-old child and her mother are safe today thanks to the quick actions of some heroic strangers. On Monday morning a stroller with a toddler inside accidentally rolled onto the train tracks at the Jamaica Center-Parsons Boulevard and Archer Avenue stop in Queens, New York, CBS New...

Extreme Close-Ups Reveal Remarkable Elegance Of Insects

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | July 22, 2014 | Green
lalermerah by Yudy Sauw on 500px Humans of New York, created by Brandon Stanton, seems to have inspired quite the portrait photography trend across

FAA Prohibits U.S. Flights To Tel Aviv Airport For 24 Hours

AP | Eline Gordts | July 22, 2014 | World
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine. Delta Air Lines turned around one of its jets midflight and indefinitely...

Great Barrier Reef Will Be 'Pretty Ugly' By 2050, Researchers Say

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | July 22, 2014 | Green
The Great Barrier Reef's days may be numbered. Researchers appeared before an Australian Senate committee this week to review how federal and local governments have managed the reef. What they discovered is that the world's largest coral reef system is in bad shape. Professor Peter Mumby...

Delta Cancels All Flights To Israel Indefinitely

AP | Eline Gordts | July 22, 2014 | World
AP- Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport. A Delta Boeing 747 from New York was flying over the Mediterranean headed for Tel Aviv on Tuesday when it turned around and flew to...

Homeless Man Who Sold Sketches Of Dog Now Has Own Art Show, Credits His 'Guardian Angel' Pup

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | July 22, 2014 | Good News
Many of us love our dogs, but not many of us have them to thank for our success. John Dolan, a 43-year-old artist living in England, struggled with poverty, drug addiction and homelessness for much of his life, Reuters reported. Then, one day, a fellow homeless woman gave...

The Black-Footed Cat Kittens Are BACK And Hunting Crickets

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | July 22, 2014 | Green
Remember these guys? We sure do. Our favorite felines -- the trio of black-footed cat kittens at the Philadelphia Zoo -- are back. But this time, they're goin' hunting. For crickets, that is.

This Is Your Backstage Pass To Miami Swim Week

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | July 22, 2014 | Style
At Miami Swim Week, you'd think that all eyes would be on the models wearing next to nothing. But there is more besides tanned bums that goes into putting together a runway show featuring the latest and hottest in swimwear. This year, designers tapped makeup...

Travel Expert Andrew McCarthy Bets On The Best Spots In Las Vegas

Nadine Cheung | July 22, 2014 | Travel
With its bright lights, glamour and glitz, there's no better person to hit Las Vegas with than Andrew McCarthy. The award-winning travel writer was right at home when he recently visited Sin City, soaking up every high-stakes experience imaginable. His first stop was Dream Racing at Las Vegas Motor...

It's National Hammock Day! Here Are 8 Ways To Celebrate

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | July 22, 2014 | HuffPost Home
We've always had a thing for hammocks -- even before Anthropologie made it a hashtag and someone else created a national holiday. What other piece of furniture can simultaneously evoke a caribbean vacation, add some whimsy to your backyard and give you a mild workout? (Not to mention,...

11 Photos That Prove Fog Isn't A Ruiner

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | July 22, 2014 | Travel
Everyone hopes for a sunny summer, but sometimes there's nothing better than a little cloud cover. Not all of us are lucky enough to have Karl the Fog for occasional coverage like they do in San Francisco, but here are some cities shrouded in fog that look...

We All Know Argleton Is Fake... So Why Is It Still On Google Maps?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | July 22, 2014 | Travel
The town of Argleton, England doesn't exist... except on Google Maps. The fake village caused a media blizzard back in 2009, when conspiracy theorists noticed it on Google Maps, right near the real British town of Aughton. Google responded to The Telegraph, thanking them for pinpointing...

Who Knew There Was Basically A Free In-N-Out Shuttle At LAX?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | July 22, 2014 | Travel
Foodie travelers know that no snacking opportunity should go wasted... not even on a layover. You'll find a Shake Shack restaurant right in Terminal 4 at JFK, but this is not the case with In-N-Out (the West Coast's rival burger chain) at LAX. The closest In-N-Out...

Gander International Airport On 'Endangered' List, But Officials Say Otherwise (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | July 22, 2014 | Canada Travel
The Gander International Airport Authority (GIAA) is challenging its "endangered" status after Heritage Canada The National Trust put it on a top ten list of "at risk" places. Low passenger volumes have forced the authority to consider construction of a smaller facility that's more suited to its traffic,...

Nude Beach Etiquette: 6 Guidelines To Staying Nude, Not Prude (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Trinh | July 21, 2014 | Canada Travel
var src_url=""; src_url += "&onVideoDataLoaded=HPTrack.Vid.DL&onTimeUpdate=HPTrack.Vid.TC"; if (typeof(commercial_video) == "object") { src_url += "&siteSection="+commercial_video.site_and_category; if (commercial_video.package) { src_url += "&sponsorship="+commercial_video.package; } } document.write(''); It's the middle of the summer and that means it's prime time for hitting the beach. Sun, surf, and sand...

Abandoned Kittens Are Now Raising Awareness For Pet Adoption, Lookin' Cute Doin' It

Melissa McGlensey | July 22, 2014 | Good News
These are more than just lovable kittens, they are living reminders of the importance of adoption. In May, Israel-based photographer Alex Greenshpun and her partner found a box containing five abandoned kittens, according to her post on Behance. They took in the tiny creatures, who couldn't have been...

These Photos Show Why North Korea Isn't As Robotic As We May Think

Farah Mohamed | July 21, 2014 | World
"The Other Hundred" is a unique photo book project aimed as a counterpoint to the Forbes 100 and other media rich lists by telling the stories of people around the world who are not...

Jamaica's Drought Is Intensifying, Environment Minister Says

James Gerken | July 21, 2014 | Green
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A severe drought is intensifying in Jamaica with water supply systems already well below normal, the Caribbean country's environment minister said Sunday night In a national address, Robert Pickersgill told Jamaicans the government is trucking water to hard-hit farming districts where parched conditions have withered crops....

Grandpa Surprises Everyone With Age-Defying Dance Moves, Proves You're Only As Old As You Feel

Melissa McGlensey | July 21, 2014 | Good News
When this elderly man's song comes on, nothing can hold him back. Not only does he cut a rug so fiercely that he has to throw off his canes, but see around the 1:50 mark how this stud muffin dances with not one, but two ladies. It just goes...

Pink Pipes Are Blocking Berlin Apartments -- And They're Totally Wild

Samantha Toscano | July 21, 2014 | HuffPost Home
Only in Berlin can you wake up, walk to your window, draw the curtains and be greeted by none other than some hot pink historic piping... Designed to prevent the city from becoming submerged by high groundwater levels, the pipes, which were painted pink as the result of a color preference study, have twisted through the city's parks, skies and buildings for decades and continue to spark conversation today. “When I first visited the city 20 years ago and came across them, I was fascinated and irritated at once -- and those pipes stuck to my mind as a characteristic thing of the city," Instagrammer Michael Schulz (@berlinstagram) told the Instagram blog. Cty staple or not, one thing's for sure -- they do at least offer the homes in the area a "characteristic" pop of color. Have something to say? Check out HuffPost Home on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram. ** Are you an architect, designer or blogger and would like to get your work seen on HuffPost Home? Reach out to us at with the subject line "Project submission." (All PR pitches sent to this address will be ignored.)...
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