Colorado

Beyond The Ski Slopes - Connecting With People and Place In Colorado

Justin Francis | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Justin Francis

Responsible tourism may not seem to go hand in hand with the USA, particularly when its most shouted-about tourism offerings are often Disneyland and Las Vegas. And yet over the last couple of years, we've been looking more closely at this vast country, and have pulled out the hidden hideaways, cycling and hiking trails...

Jet Skiing Through Canyons Looks Like A Video Game

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Tech

This incredible video might look like a scene out of the new Star Wars film but in actual fact it's the stunning Lake Powell in Colorado. Y...

The Edgy Ambience of US Supermax Prisons

Neil Durkin | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK
Neil Durkin

In certain London bars I reckon the bare monastic cell look is considered quite cutting edge. By contrast, ADX Florence is beyond cutting edge (unless it's prisoners cutting their wrists in despair). ADX Florence's ambience is an altogether bleaker affair, one which seems designed to crush people and push them right over the edge.

Zombie Apocalypses, Tesla Time Warp and the Visionary Elon Musk

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

The world needs its engineers. They build what the human mind conceptualizes, they create things that did not exist before, and they advance human civilization, sometimes in neat and tidy increments, and sometimes in quantum jumps that seem out of this world.

Colorado Has Made A LOT Of Money From Cannabis This Month

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK

The US state of Colorado collected more than a million pounds in taxes from newly legalised recreational marijuana businesses during the first month o...

Legalisation Of Cannabis Set To Generate Huge Tax Revenue Boost For Colorado

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK

Cannabis is set to be a billion-dollar legal industry in the state of Colorado by next year after officials suggested far greater volumes of the drug ...

US Politician Sparks Furore Over Colorado Cinema Shooting Comments

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- A Republican state senator in Colorado has claimed it was "maybe a good thing" that James Holmes, the alleged gunman in the Aurora theatre...

Ten Luxurious Ski Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Not only do these hotels boast direct access to some of the world's best ski pistes, but many offer personalised services such as a ski valet and onsite ski rental, in order to maximise visitors' time on the slopes. In the evenings, guests can expect world-class spas, gourmet dining, extensive wine lists and the utmost comfort in their state-of-the-art guest rooms.

Colorado Student Sets Himself On Fire In School Cafeteria

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A Colorado student set himself on fire in the middle of his school cafeteria, in what local police suspect was a suicide attempt, it has emerged. C...

Sweden's Justice Minister Falls For Spoof Marijuana Deaths Article

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Sweden's Justice Minister has faced a furious backlash after falling for a spoof article about marijuana-linked deaths. Beatrice Ask posted the sat...

'Marijuana Overdoses Kill 37 In Colorado On First Day Of Legalization'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A satirical website managed to trick some people into thinking marijuana was a particularly lethal drug, with a rather excellent hoax story. The ar...

It's 'Green Wednesday' In Colorado

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

People living in Colorado have been taking advantage of it becoming the first jurisdiction in the world to legalise recreational cannabis use. The ...

WATCH: Snowball Fight Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Ever wondered what would happen if you tried to pick a snowball fight with a complete stranger? Do you have visions of it being a fun-filled time o...

LOOK: Towns Cut Off In Colorado Flash Floods

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. Up to 10 ...

Stormchaser Captures Incredible Shots In US

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK

These incredible shots were captured by Marko Korosec, 31, a storm chaser on a recent month-long trip to the USA. The pictures, which were taken in...

Prohibition: Sowing the Seeds of a New Ban

Jason Reed | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

As the government's arbitrary decision to ban Khat still resonates and incongruently flies in the face of evidence, it seems as if the prohibitive cru...

Aspen Defrosted

Black Tomato | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

The snow melts to reveal lush green mountains to be hiked and explored, and the visitors to town transform from slope seekers to culture hunters, ready for the seasonal festivals and shows. And so we present four very good reasons why Aspen shouldn't be overlooked when it comes to selecting your summer holiday destination.

Dear Oh Deer... Stag Does His Best Bambi On Ice Impression (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.01.2013 | UK

A stag has made a spectacle of himself after becoming stranded on an icy Colorado lake. The large mule deer spent some time a skidding and a slidi...

The US Elections: History Was Made, But Not by Obama

Jason Reed | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

On the US election night, there were a host of unprecedented referendums that included three states proposing full-blown reform and regulation of their marijuana laws, in essence, and to use the shorthand, marijuana would be legalised. Those who follow drug policy held their collective breath (if they were awake to see it) as the results poured in from Washington, Oregon and Colorado.

Marijuana legalisation: Sometimes Violations of International Law Are Cause for Celebration

Damon Barrett | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Politics
Damon Barrett

Ending the war on drugs, moreover, will be a victory for international human rights law. It will be a victory for international law itself - for environmental law, anti-corruption agreements, international security, for the achievement of international development agreements and improved health - all of which have been damaged by decades of prohibition. Colorado and Washington have taken us one step closer. For that we should all celebrate.

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 3rd October 2012

Posted 04.10.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...

Rare Tornado Shocks Alpine Visitors

Karen Goodwin | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK
Karen Goodwin

The skies turned threatening as I reached Summit Lake at 12,000 feet, but I continued creeping up to the top. The summit was socked in, but that didn't deter scores of visitors from climbing the remaining quarter-mile trail to the peak.

Gun Sales Spike In Colorado After 'Batman' Massacre

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

Colorado residents are flocking to buy weapons since last week's mass shooting in Aurora, according to official figures. Applications for backgroun...

Aurora Joins List Of Horrific US Shootings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK

The killing of at least 12 people at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight in Aurora, Colorado is the latest in a long line of tragic mass shootings...

'Dark Knight Rises' Paris Premiere Cancelled After Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Dark Knight Rises French premiere in Paris has been cancelled after a man hurled a tear gas bomb and then opened fire during a midnight screening ...