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Nudie Mag 'Momma Tried' Features Art, Sex, Body Positivity -- All Of Our Favorite Things

(23) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 9:08 AM

The creators of nudie mag Momma Tried invite you to get down with your bad self -- regardless of what you look like, how you identify, or who you sleep with.

The magazine is a far cry from Playboy centerfolds featuring primarily scantily clad, big-breasted, white women....

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The Happy Accident Of The 'I Love New York' Logo

(3) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 8:37 PM

It's not easy to capture the spirit of a city like New York. Yet, that is exactly what Milton Glaser did in 1977 when he was tasked with creating a logo to help promote tourism. It may have been a mere "scribble" at the time but "I Love...

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The Truth About Pit Bulls (VIDEO)

(157) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 2:38 PM

This post is part of HuffPost's ongoing #PitBullWeek coverage.

Pit bulls are just like any other dog -- they are slobbery, sweet creatures who want to be your best friend.

"We need to talk about pit bull-type dogs the way we talk about any other homeless dogs...

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All Those Summer Feels That Make Life Worth Living, In 80 Seconds

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 3:14 PM

Summer is upon us -- the season jam-packed with outdoor fun, bare skin and bliss.

When the childhood nostalgia of having two entire months off from school bubbles up inside of you. When downing a few pints of beer during the afternoon is more than acceptable because you need...

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Who Were Lawmakers Wearing At The State Of The Union?

(53) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 5:56 PM

If Washington is the Hollywood for ugly people, then it follows that Hollywood is the Washington for stupid people. And that probably makes the president's State of the Union address incredibly boring and utterly foreign for the folks in Tinseltown.

Luckily, we at The Huffington Post value the union part...

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Every Struggling Single Mom Ted Cruz Has Ever Met Apparently Works At A Diner (VIDEO)

(3418) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 4:19 PM

Struggling single moms might work in banks or nursing homes, run small businesses, sell clothing or insurance, repair cars, drive trucks, move boxes in a warehouse, deliver packages, teach, conduct research or fill any number of other occupations in the complex U.S. economy.

But in Ted Cruz's America, she...

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'Duck Dynasty' Cast Offers 15 Life Lessons In Anticipation Of The Season 4 Premiere (VIDEO)

(8) Comments | Posted August 14, 2013 | 10:24 AM

"Duck Dynasty" follows the shenanigans of the Robertsons, a family who owns a multimillion-dollar duck call business in the swampy boondocks of Louisiana. They set the stage for hilarity by using their oodles of money to get into all kinds of scenarios, like blowing up beaver damns or...

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Dogs Dying: Cinema's Most Heartbreaking Cliche (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 2:15 PM

Between Lil Bub, Grumpy Cat and that dog who picks up the phone, the internet is a place for animals. We love to laugh, cry and laugh until we cry with them.

Movies are much the same. Of course, tear-jerkers like "The Notebook" get the best of us,...

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'Momma Tried' Combines Literary Journal With Nudie Mag (NSFW)

(3) Comments | Posted March 29, 2013 | 10:49 AM

Merle Haggard released "Mama Tried," that twangy country song about defying the expectations of Mama, in 1968. 45 years later and the song still resonates with southern gents and rebels alike. Take Micah Learned and Theo Eliezer -- two creatives out of New Orleans hoping to release a magazine that...

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Quentin Tarantino Films: The Zoom Ins (VIDEO)

(28) Comments | Posted February 22, 2013 | 3:54 PM

We all know Quentin Tarantino has a penchant for drama.

His vision often plays out in vomit-inducing, absolutely glorious blood bath -- or spraying -- scenes. And while the scalping in "Inglorious Basterds" showcases this aspect of his directorial flair, Tarantino has a subtler, though nonetheless effective and characteristically...

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2012: The Year Of 'The War On Women' (VIDEO)

(241) Comments | Posted December 31, 2012 | 12:32 PM

2012 was the year of the "war on women." From attacks on birth control access to atrociously phrased definitions of rape, womens rights and health rights took a beating from members of the GOP and at least one high-profile conservative commentator this year.

HuffPost assembled...

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Wolf Blitzer's Many, Many 'Major' Projections A Highlight Of CNN's Election Coverage (VIDEO)

(57) Comments | Posted November 13, 2012 | 2:18 PM

Though every network was bullish about timely election predictions, none were quite as enthusiastic as CNN. With seasoned anchor Wolf Blitzer leading the way, CNN had numerous "major" projections throughout the evening of Election Night 2012.

As the night wore on and polls continued to close, the very, incredibly...

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Memorable Death Scenes In Horror Movies: From 'Psycho' To Scream' (NSFW VIDEO)

(5) Comments | Posted October 31, 2012 | 8:45 AM

Halloween is a time to dress up in a bewitching costume, indulge in one (or five) too many "fun size" candy bars, and, if terror barks up your tree, watch as many horror movies as possible. Horror films have a precise formula for tormenting audienes: a twisted story, wicked characters...

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Obama Tramples Candy Crowley During Second Presidential Debate (VIDEO)

(294) Comments | Posted October 16, 2012 | 11:15 PM

Mitt Romney wasn't the only one who blatantly disregarded debate moderator Candy Crowley at Tuesday night's presidential debate.

Although Romney was perhaps the bigger offender when it came to arguing with Crowley over the time allotted for each question, President Barack Obama also plowed over the CNN...

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The Patriarchy of Sex

(177) Comments | Posted September 28, 2012 | 11:01 PM

My good friend and I were discussing our recent love/dating/sexual experiences and she mentioned something unsettling; she said the guy she was sleeping with consistently for a month "made her give him head." No, it was not forced. They were both mostly sober consenting adults, participating in sexual activities with...

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The Best Of Phyllis Diller (VIDEO)

(19) Comments | Posted August 20, 2012 | 8:55 PM

Quirky, crass and fashion forward comedian Phyllis Diller died today at age 95. Known for her cut and dry humour, self critical jokes, outrageous hair and smoker's laugh, Diller paved the way for female stand up. In celebration of the ornery, spunky Phyllis Diller, here is a mashup...

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I Went Five Weeks Without Shampooing...And My Hair Has Never Been Healthier (PHOTOS)

(234) Comments | Posted June 4, 2012 | 4:23 PM

My hair is my thing. It's blonde and long. Like, really long. Though I'm not the type of gal to have a beauty "thing," it just took a summer in Kosovo and limited access to showers to realize it.

During the summer of 2010 I spent roughly five weeks...

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Signing Savvy: John Miller's Online American Sign Language Dictionary

(2) Comments | Posted May 10, 2012 | 4:04 PM

When John Miller became a teacher for deaf and hard of hearing children he saw a void. Often times, their communication would stop outside of the classroom because nobody shared their language. So, Miller decided to bring the classroom to the children's home using the internet

In 2009, Miller founded...

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Madonna Nude Photo From 1990 Hits The Auction Block: A Look Back At The Controversial Star (PHOTOS)(NSFW)

(345) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 2:43 PM

Madonna has had many reincarnations throughout her life, but her racy sex phase throughout the 90s was arguably her most prolific period. One iconic photograph of the singer/actress/performer shot in 1990 and printed in 1991 sums up her transformation to come in the following decade. Fashion photographer Steven...

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PBS 'Off Book' Explores 'Tattoos: Pop Portraits, Japanese Traditional, American Eclectic' (VIDEO)

(28) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 8:49 AM

Tattoo culture is as vast as the art itself. It's history dates back to 3,000 BC, but it has persisted as a prevalent, modern day artform. "Tattoos: Pop Portraits, Japanese Traditional, American Eclectic," part of PBS's online video series "Off Book," explores tattoos' significance in...

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