DEA Warns Of Stoned Rabbits If Utah Passes Medical Marijuana

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 06:38 GMT // 0 Comments

Where would this country be if Peter Cottontail got cottonmouth? Matt Fairbanks, an agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s “marijuana eradication” team in Utah, testified to a state Senate panel last week, and said rabbits could get addicted to pot, lose their natural instincts and sit around getting high all the time should a bill […]

New Mexico Students Walk Out Over New Tests Contested In US

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 21:03 GMT // 0 Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Students frustrated over a new standardized test walked out of schools around New Mexico in protest Monday as the new exam was being given. The backlash came as millions of U.S. students started taking more rigorous exams aligned with Common Core standards. Many parents and students around the country have opted […]

How A Marriage Fell Apart After 19 Years Together And Six Kids (VIDEO)

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 18:20 GMT // 0 Comments

After 19 years as a couple and six kids together, George describes his wife Rachel, from whom he’s been separated for three months, as “a wife from hell.” He claims she has cheated multiple times, has a temper, and says they fight often, especially over money and the kids. “When Rachel’s boyfriend calls, she jumps. […]

The Evocative Photography Of Elliot Erwitt, A Master Of Color

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 13:31 GMT // 0 Comments

“It’s about reacting to what you see, hopefully without any preconceived ideas. You can find images anywhere; it’s just a question of noticing things and organizing them. You just need to look at what’s around you: the humanity and the drama of life.” – This post originally appeared on HuffPost Italy and was translated into […]

No shortage of color in ‘Commodity City’

by CNN // March 2, 2015 // Updated 01:37 GMT // 0 Comments

The shopper’s paradise, in the city of Yiwu, covers 46 million square feet and has about 62,000 booths, with 100,000 suppliers exhibiting 400,000 kinds of products. The sheer enormity of the place posed challenges for London-based Seymour, who visited Commodity City twice last year. “I tried to see as much as I could in the […]

Tupperware’s Sweet Spot Shifts to Indonesia

by The New York Times // March 1, 2015 // Updated 03:30 GMT // 0 Comments

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The party had the feel of 1960s America, almost. A group of women, thrilled to get a break from the daily routine of hanging laundry and shuttling their children to and from school, sat in a circle, listening to a friend hawk plastic storage bowls in a dizzying array of pastels. Indonesian […]

Hundreds Of Norwegians Circle Oslo Mosque In ‘Peace Ring,” Showing Everyone What It Truly Means To Love Your Neighbor

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 19:44 GMT // 0 Comments

After weeks of news of hatred around the world against Jews and Muslims, Norwegians have shown humanity what it truly means to love your neighbor. –A woman draped in a Palestinian flag holds hands with others forming the “Solidarity Ring for Muslims” at an Oslo mosque. | Ryan Rodrick Beiler “Humanity is one and we […]

Captivating Photos Give A Glimpse Into The Lives Of Military Personnel

by The Huffington Post // February 28, 2015 // Updated 18:11 GMT // 0 Comments

U.S. military branches share photos from around the globe to Flickr accounts, giving us a unique look into the day-to-day lives of military personnel. During the month of February, the images came from San Diego, Germany, Kuwait and everywhere in between. Check out a selection of these photos below:

ISIS to release 29 Assyrian Christians, monitoring group says

by CNN // February 28, 2015 // Updated 17:23 GMT // 0 Comments

ISIS captured at least 220 Assyrians, all Christians, on February 23 during an attack on the villages around the town of Tal Tamer in the northern Syrian province of al-Hasakah. – CNN’s Hamdi Alkhshali in Atlanta contributed to this report.

Exxon Mobil Settles With New Jersey Over Environmental Damage

by The Huffington Post // February 27, 2015 // Updated 14:50 GMT // 0 Comments

A long-fought legal battle to recover $8.9 billion in damages from Exxon Mobil Corporation for the contamination and loss of use of more than 1,500 acres of wetlands, marshes, meadows and waters in New Jersey has been quietly settled by the state for around $250 million. Read the whole story at The New York Times

#TheDress goes viral: Fashion firm flirts with fame

by CNN Money // February 27, 2015 // Updated 08:15 GMT // 0 Comments

“We still have plenty in stock,” she said. “Plenty to go around,” noting that the dress is available in other colors as well. It currently sells for £50 ($77). Roman has 132 stores across the U.K. and has been expanding at a breakneck pace, said Bastock. The company is opening one new store each week.

GOP isn’t sold on a woman in the White House

by CNN // February 27, 2015 // Updated 01:24 GMT // 0 Comments

“They don’t have emotional stability,” said Barbara Adams, 64, of New Orleans. “Look at Hurricane Katrina. We had a female governor and she f’d it up big time. So no.” Marlena, an executive assistant from Miami who declined to share her last name, said she wants the “best candidate — male or female.” “I’m not […]

Unexploded World War II Bomb Found Near Borussia Dortmund Soccer Stadium In Germany

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 21:09 GMT // 0 Comments

Authorities have defused an unexploded World War II bomb close to Borussia Dortmund’s stadium after evacuating the area. Dortmund’s city government said the 250-kilogram (550-pound) British bomb was defused Thursday afternoon. The bomb had been unearthed after authorities evaluated aerial photos ahead of planned construction work, and a 250-meter (820-foot) radius around the site was […]

Thieves Steal $18,000 Of Nickels From Florida Home

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 18:52 GMT // 0 Comments

If you’ve seen someone carrying around $18,000 worth of nickels, police in North Naples, Florida, want to talk with you. – Anyone with information is asked to call the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at (239) 252-9300, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 780-8477.

10 Companies That Aren’t Waiting For Congress To Raise The Minimum Wage

by The Huffington Post // February 26, 2015 // Updated 12:14 GMT // 0 Comments

It’s been six years since Congress raised the federal minimum wage, which stands at a paltry $7.25. Some companies aren’t waiting around any longer. A week after Walmart said it would bump its roughly 500,000 lowest-paid employees up to $9 per hour in April, T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and other chains owned by TJX Companies announced […]

13 Stock Images Of Unicorns That Will Blind You With Majesty

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 15:28 GMT // 0 Comments

These unicorns aren’t messing around, but we sure are. Seriously, the unicorn stock image game is truly disappointing compared to that of supposedly less-fantastical horses.

Life On The Line: Extraordinary Portraits Of People Living In The Extreme North Of The World

by The Huffington Post // February 25, 2015 // Updated 14:22 GMT // 0 Comments

At 66° 33′ 39″ — north of the equator — there lies an imaginary line, beyond which it is almost impossible to live. Cristian Barnett has been traversing the boundaries of this line of latitude in and around the Arctic Circle for almost ten years, venturing through all of the countries it crosses: the United […]

Promise of owl pub draws flocks of Londoners

by CNN Money // February 25, 2015 // Updated 08:01 GMT // 0 Comments

And to ease any safety concerns, they say “all owls are trained to be around the public and will be accompanied by professional falconers.” Annie the Owl isn’t the first animal themed pop-up. Last year, for example, Purina temporarily opened a cat cafe.

This Baby Can Pull Off The Irish Jig Like None Other

by The Huffington Post // February 24, 2015 // Updated 22:24 GMT // 0 Comments

There’s no question that babies look really cute bopping and dancing around in a swing, but one dad decided to take his baby’s moves to the next level. – H/T Tastefully Offensive

Kim Kardashian Goes Five Days Without Washing Her Hair

by The Huffington Post // February 24, 2015 // Updated 17:10 GMT // 0 Comments

Every time we see Kim Kardashian head into a restaurant wearing head-to-toe Givenchy, step onto the red carpet with her perfectly contoured makeup or tote around her 1-year-old daughter in a fur coat, we are reminded that celebrities aren’t just like us. – Find out more about Kim’s skincare regimen (along with her favorite drugstore […]

Hillary Clinton to court the women of Silicon Valley

by CNN // February 24, 2015 // Updated 16:26 GMT // 0 Comments

“There is a lot of speculation around her future plans, so based on that, there is a lot of anticipation,” Marlene Williamson, CEO of Watermark, said in a phone interview with CNN. “Certainly Watermark and this conference are nonpartisan, but is very exciting to think of a future leader of the United States being a […]

How Long Does Fresh Fish Last In The Fridge After You Buy It?

by The Huffington Post // February 24, 2015 // Updated 14:19 GMT // 0 Comments

It’s a simple question, but one many people don’t know how to answer: How long does fresh fish last in the refrigerator after you buy it? Equally passionate about good seafood as we are afraid of fish that’s gone bad, we at HuffPost Taste reached out to the experts to confirm the answer once and […]

What’s New On Netflix In March 2015?

by The Huffington Post // February 24, 2015 // Updated 13:26 GMT // 0 Comments

Spring is just around the corner, but it hasn’t arrived quite yet. Before basking in some much-needed sunshine come April, spend the final cold weeks under a blanket with these new Netflix titles, hitting the site in March.Netflix This list is subject to change. HuffPost Entertainment will attempt to keep it as current as possible. […]

What Millennials Want From Work, Charted Across The World

by The Huffington Post // February 24, 2015 // Updated 13:22 GMT // 0 Comments

As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, typically Western, population wants. Conclusions based on such a limited sample could lead to […]

16 Glorious Samoa Recipes To Make Life Taste Like A Girl Scout Cookie

by The Huffington Post // February 24, 2015 // Updated 12:05 GMT // 0 Comments

There’s no denying the allure of Girl Scout Cookies. Every time the season comes around, our healthy eating rituals get tossed aside for a box of cookies. Whether Thin Mints have your heart, or if you pledge allegiance to the Tagalong, it’s generally agreed upon by all that there’s something truly great about Samoas. The […]

New Zealand confirms Iraq troop deployment

by CNN // February 24, 2015 // Updated 04:18 GMT // 0 Comments

Key said ISISalso known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) posed a threat to stability in regions beyond the Middle East and New Zealand had “an obligation” to help support the rule of law internationally. “New Zealanders are prolific travelers and we are not immune from the threat ISIL poses,” he […]

Hollas Hoffman, 70, Finds New Calling Preaching To Transient Workers In The Oil Fields Of Texas

by The Huffington Post // February 23, 2015 // Updated 17:06 GMT // 0 Comments

Maybe God knew the price of crude oil would fall so far so fast. Across Texas, drilling rigs would come down. The bust would leave behind disposal wells and empty hotels, ruined roads and men with no place to go. God was the one, Hollas Hoffman says, who called him out of retirement at the […]

People With Disabilities Can Easily Find Accessible Spots With This App

by The Huffington Post // February 22, 2015 // Updated 16:26 GMT // 0 Comments

Inspired by his own experiences, a filmmaker has created an app to help people with disabilities. Jason Da Silva was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease that affects the central nervous system, in 2006, and uses a motorized scooter to get around, according to Mashable. As a filmmaker based in New York City, he quickly […]

Half-ton haul: Teen hooks massive blue marlin off Hawaii coast

by CNN // February 21, 2015 // Updated 20:48 GMT // 0 Comments

Before this, the biggest fish Kai caught was around 55 pounds, he told CNN. By comparison, this week’s catch came in around 14 feet long, about “five times as big as me” in terms of weight and twice his height, including the bill. “He has quite a bit of experience in big game fishing, but […]

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