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What It's Like To Give Up Your Job To Start A Small Business Named

(6) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 8:06 AM

Ever wonder what it's like to give up your current job to pursue the dream of starting your own business? Nick Lawrence Pfeifer doesn't have to wonder -- he knows. Three weeks ago Nick gave up a call center job for Time Warner Cable in Colorado Springs and moved to...

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'A Farewell To Edit': A Final Edit By Chris C. Anderson Of Ernest Hemingway's Intro To 'A Farewell To Arms' Because Why Not

(3) Comments | Posted April 2, 2013 | 3:30 PM

In the early spring of 2013 we worked in a building in a borough that looked across the street and the sidewalks into apartments. On the street there were taxis and shuttle vans, gleaming yellow and black in the light, and the trendy pedestrians checked their smartphones as they swiftly...

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18 News Headlines That Just Need To Happen

(57) Comments | Posted February 20, 2013 | 10:25 AM

Ever wondered what HuffPost's front page would look like if we lived in a perfect world?

Yup, we did too.

So we came up with these. Enjoy!

colbert fake

westboro baptist church

warren buffet

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'Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off' Exhibit A Playable, Moveable Feast Of Gaming History (PHOTOS)

(7) Comments | Posted December 17, 2012 | 5:32 PM

The freshly opened "Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off" exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City is striving to be more than just a glorified arcade, or a show that says, "Hey, check it out! We have video games! We're cool!"


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Video Game Gift Givers Guide For Dummies: Christmas 2012 Version 2.0 (PHOTOS)

(27) Comments | Posted December 15, 2012 | 11:48 AM

Gamers are a picky bunch. That goes for console gamers and PC gamers. (It's one of the few times they can be lumped together.) Only the gift-getter knows what he really wants. The best approach? Ask him what he wants and get exactly that. That's it. They're happy, you win....

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North Korean KCTV Anchor Is Super Excited About Rocket Launch (VIDEO)

(122) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 11:25 AM

What has this North Korean KCTV anchor in such a fluster of excitement? Why, the successful launch of North Korea's Unha-3 rocket and satellite of course.

The exuberant announcement begins with the anchor proclaiming, "The second version of satellite Kwangmyongsong successfully lifted off from the...

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Hong Kong Style French Toast And Iced Milk Tea Recipe (PHOTOS)

(8) Comments | Posted December 10, 2012 | 3:27 PM

There's a reason why Hong Kong French toast makes most delicious lists, and why iced milk tea or "dong lai cha" is on nearly ever street corner in Hong Kong. They are the greatest foods ever created by man.

Both Hong Kong style French toast and the...

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'Halo 4' Launch: Are You Playing 'Halo 4' Or Voting? (POLL)

(5) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 9:43 AM

The much anticipated "Halo 4" launched across the globe Tuesday for Microsoft's Xbox360, and with a release date on the same day as the Presidential Election, it begs the question: are Halo fans gaming or voting? Or both?


Fox News...

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Hurricanes Ravage The U.S. East Coast But Not The West Coast -- Here's Why

(59) Comments | Posted October 29, 2012 | 4:44 PM

Hurricane Sandy is barreling into the most densely populated corridor of the East Coast after running up the coastline, threatening to cause serious loss of life and billions in damage.

Those living on the West Coast of the U.S. will more than likely never be visited...

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'New York: Night And Day': Philip Stockton's Stunning Time-Lapse Video

(14) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 2:09 PM

"New York: Night And Day" is a beautifully crafted non-traditional time-lapse short video where videographer and editor Philip Stockton merges common New York City scenes shot during the day and night into single settings.

[Watch the video in full HD glory below]


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Donnie Yen Exclusive Interview: Discussing 'Dragon' And The Censored Ending Audiences May Never See

(22) Comments | Posted October 25, 2012 | 11:36 AM

Donnie Yen is Asia's biggest action star, or as he's often referred to in Hong Kong, the "Strongest Man In the Universe." He's also the star of the upcoming kungfu/action/detective film "Dragon" ("Wu Xia").

I had a chance to sit down with Yen...

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2012 World Series: 22 Latino Baseball Players On Combined World Series Rosters Most Ever? (PHOTOS)

(10) Comments | Posted October 24, 2012 | 3:05 PM

Latino baseball players have for a long time held a strong and persistant presence in Major League Baseball. MLB has come a very long way from the dark days of racial segregation, and has subsequently been embraced internationally over the years -- and nowhere more than in Latin countries and...

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'Forza Horizon' Review: Open World Action Racing Does Donuts On The Competition

(2) Comments | Posted October 22, 2012 | 2:00 PM

This "Forza Horizon" review will attempt, as much as possible, to give a non-hardcore simulation racer gamer's opinion on the latest game in what has traditionally been a franchise for the hardcore simulation racer.

Don't mistake "Forza Horizon" for an arcade racer though, because it is...

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Working In China: Is It Still Worth Moving to the 'Mainland' for a Job?

(75) Comments | Posted October 5, 2012 | 11:10 AM

Is it still worth moving abroad to mainland China for work even considering the recent spate of Chinese nationalism and growing conflict with Japan over the Diaoyu Islands?

Young Americans are still moving there for work today, but should they? Hard to say.

It is difficult...

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Hong Kong Ferry Accident: The Insanity That Is Hong Kong Marine Traffic

(11) Comments | Posted October 2, 2012 | 2:20 PM

The Hong Kong ferry accident involving a ferry colliding with the Hong Kong Electric Co. chartered ship Lamma IV has resulted in the deaths of 38 people, the worst maritime accident in over 40 years.

That an accident of this severity has only struck once in over...

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Oakland Athletics Pitcher Dallas Braden Goes Ballistic At Stockton Anti-Violence Rally (VIDEO)

(86) Comments | Posted September 27, 2012 | 2:29 PM

Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden had a few choice words for the Stockton Police Department at a recent community anti-violence rally. These words almost got him kicked out of the rally by the Stockton Chief of Police.

When approached by a local news reporter, Braden said of Stockton,...

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Halo 4 Impressions: First Look At 'Forerunner' Campaign Mission (SCREENSHOTS)

(4) Comments | Posted September 21, 2012 | 3:00 AM

"Halo 4" is nearly here and I recently got a chance to sit down with 343 Industries' "Halo" Franchise Development Director Frank O'Connor for a demo of the previously unseen campaign level Forerunner.

There hasn't been much shown of the campaign aside from some quick cuts...

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Non-Fashion Editor Befuddled And Utterly Unimpressed By New York Fashion Week

(1) Comments | Posted September 13, 2012 | 3:46 PM

The bright lights, the beautiful people, the glitz and the glamour of New York Fashion Week has seeped into my very being, my very soul after popping my fashion cherry at the Rachel Zoe (pronounced "Zoh," drop the "e." You drop the "e" when you're famous...

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Non-Fashion Editor Befuddled And Utterly Unimpressed By New York Fashion Week

(12) Comments | Posted September 13, 2012 | 3:46 PM

The bright lights, the beautiful people, the glitz and the glamour of New York Fashion Week has seeped into my very being, my very soul after popping my fashion cherry at the Rachel Zoe (pronounced "Zoh," drop the "e." You drop the "e" when you're famous...

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Video Games And Marriage: To Push The Power Off Button Or Not?

(21) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 4:50 PM

I'm not an obsessive gamer, but I am a life long gamer, and my wife has always understood this and accepted it. Until one night, to my surprise, she didn't.

One night, I was in bed playing "Toy Defense" on my iPhone. She rolled over from her...

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