Donna Lavallee Coleman

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Insane GoPro Video Of The Olympic Downhill Skiing Course That Bode Miller Says 'Could Kill You'

The downhill course is intense this year.<p>On Saturday, American skier Bode Miller said the course "could kill you."<p>"The top is aggressive, speeds are so high and the turns are so swingy and bumpy ... It's very treacherous ... This course has teeth everywhere," he told the BBC.<p>The first-person video …

Animal Photos Of The Week: Weird News Around The Globe

<i>Some of the most popular animal stories from the last week include:</i><p>Despite recent pressure from politicians to scale back the Endangered Species Act, many plants and animals have actually been saved by the conservation law.<br>• Someone shot a beloved emu at a Virginia animal rescue, and the shelter is …

Even Vladimir Putin Had To Stand & Applaud Russian Figure Skating Prodigy Julia Lipnitskaia

The 2014 Sochi Olympics have long been considered Vladimir Putin's Games but he seemed to willingly cede the spotlight briefly to 15-year-old figure skating prodigy Julia Lipnitskaia.<p>The Russian president made an appearance at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the figure skating team event on …

2014 Olympics Photos: Day 2 Of The 2014 Winter Games

Bummed you didn't get tickets to the most exciting event in winter sports this year? Can't believe you're about to miss your favorite alpine skiers? Wish you could see the bobsledding competition in real time? Don't fret. HuffPostSports and the HuffPost photo team are your eyes and ears in Sochi …

Google Glass' Potential

On Friday, October 13th 2006, I suffered a traumatic brain injury in a near fatal car accident as I was traveling home from boarding school. I was placed in a medically induced coma for six days to relieve brain swelling. I was released four days later to return to school. When I awoke, I could not …

The Blindness of Privilege in a Time of Oppression

Lesbian ski jumper, Daniela Iraschko-Stolz of Austria, has been downplaying the severity of anti-gay measures in Russia.<p>She claims oppression of gay people is blown out of proportion. How does she know this? "I had a very good welcome like every other athlete. There were absolutely no problems."<p>She …

Big City, Big Dreams

Feeling like she's always running in circles, Anali runs a small weaving microbusiness, studies accounting at university, and cares for her partner and daughter at home. She left a rural village, population 400, in the Andes Mountains to pursue her dreams in the city of Juliaca, and Anali is …

The 10 Places on My Bucket List This Year (It Will Surprise You)

No, I haven't been everywhere, and some places I don't go to because I'm a conscientious objector (Zimbabwe, anyone?) but I can still dream. And plan. Because dictators, xenophobia and being broke wont last forever! Besides -- what better way to spend a slow, freezing Saturday than to dream about …

Teaching Corporate Yoga: It's NOT Your Typical Yoga Class

Recent health care reforms show more companies than ever are proactively looking for ways to support the wellbeing of their employees -- and what better way than yoga? In addition to serving the function of both body and mind, yoga is a practice that can be done with very little space, minimal …

Let's Be Mindful About Mindfulness

When I saw the recent <i>Time</i> magazine cover story, "The Mindful Revolution," it was déjà vu all over again. For one thing, <i>Time</i> alone has done at least two previous cover stories about the value of mental practices derived from Eastern spiritual disciplines.<p>In 1975, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi adorned the …

Snowboarder Sarka Pancochova's Helmet Cracked After Hard Crash In Women's Slopestyle (PHOTOS)

Fortunately for Sarka Pancochova, Olympic snowboarders are required to wear helmets. The 23-year-old's helmet may have saved her from a major head injury when she suffered a hard fall during the women's slopestyle final.<p>Unable to cleanly land the first jump of her second run, Pancochova fell hard …

Chinese New Year Message

Dear Ones,<p>We are moving from the Year of the Water Snake, a year of turmoil and strife, to the Year of the Wooden Horse. The practical, talented, friendly and adventurous horse brings with it a year to work. I think that is what most of us truly long for -- the Universe using our talents and …

Moral March Rallies in Raleigh to Transform North Carolina

I was honored to be part of a historic and joyful event on Saturday, February 8, as an estimated 75,000 to 100,000 North Carolinians streamed into their capital city from all over their state to participate in an historic Moral March on Raleigh.<p>As they were filling the long street between Shaw …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #61

Wildlife<p>When last did you share a wild bird photograph? Frogmouths, skimmers, lovebirds, toucanets, monarchs and jacobins… A not-to-miss collection of wild bird photographs! The “Wild Bird Revolution” is a social movement that celebrates the amazing beauty and wonder of birds in the wild. Amazing …

Randy Grubb's Decopods - Jay Leno's Garage

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Back to Earth

As he prepares for his fifth and likely final Olympic Games, U.S. skier Bode Miller wonders whether anyone will ever understand him.<p><b>THE DAY BEFORE</b> …

Photo Gallery: Opening Ceremony

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'He's a ham': Panda caught on camera playing in the snow

At least someone is enjoying the snow!<p>The Toronto Zoo closed early on Wednesday due to a snowstorm, and while that left several zoo-goers disappointed to be heading home early, 5-year-old giant panda Da Mao thought it called for a party.<p>A security camera in his enclosure caught the playful panda …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

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Winter Olympics 2014: Russia appeals medal decision in men's skiathlon

The Russians have appealed the bronze-medal decision in the men's skiathlon.<p>Russia wasn't happy with the results of Sunday's men's skiathlon, and they're taking their case as high as it can go.<p>According to the Associated Press, Russia has appealed to the International Ski Federation over the …

Wyoming’s Visually Striking Devils Tower

Extending a whopping 5,114 feet above sea level, Wyoming’s ever-popular “Devils Tower” actually receives its name from a misinterpretation. Many …

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What We Love This Week, Volume L

“Loving Vincent”: An Animated Film About The Life Of Vincent Van Gogh<p>The lopped off ear. The starry, starry night. While Vincent Van Gogh is often …

The 2013 Winners Of The Nature Conservancy’s Annual Photo Contest

Over the past seven years, the Nature Conservancy has received over 100,000 incredible photos of the world’s natural marvels in its annual digital …