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How One Transgender Woman Helped This Indian Artist Bond With The Community

HuffPost India | Aashmita Nayar | January 26, 2015 | India
When artist Tayeba Begum Lipi decided to explore the transgender community, a world that she admitted was queer to her, she did not expect to be taken back to her childhood. After several rounds of interviewing suitable candidates for her project, she chanced across 38-year-old Anonya who was different from...

Miley Cyrus Becomes Face of MAC Viva Glam, Visits Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | January 26, 2015 | Gay Voices
We love Miley! One of our favorite pop stars and queer allies has yet again made an awesome pro-LGBT move, this time joining MAC as the face of the company's Viva Glam campaign. Viva Glam is a component of the MAC AIDS Fund, a program whose proceeds...

Adorable Dogs Face Off Against Models In Snow, Dogs Win (Obviously)

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | January 26, 2015 | Style
All kinds of cute here.

Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac May Help End Homelessness In America

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | January 26, 2015 | Impact
Two organizations synonymous with the 2008 financial crisis could play vital roles in helping America's most vulnerable residents get off the streets. ThinkProgress reported that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac -- two government-backed mortgage companies whose buying and guaranteeing of risky mortgages contributed to the Great Recession -- are...

Holocaust Survivor Salutes Liberator In Emotional Meeting Decades Later

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | January 26, 2015 | Good News
A Holocaust survivor recently reunited with the American soldier who helped to save his life decades ago. Joshua Kaufman, 87, a former prisoner in the Dachau concentration camp in Germany, met with one of his liberators, U.S. Army veteran Daniel Gillespie, in Huntington Beach, California, late last December. Kaufman saluted...

Here's Proof The Best Things In Life Are Free

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | January 26, 2015 | Healthy Living
What if we told you that you were one of the wealthiest people in the world? Before you scratch your head and check your wallet, pause for a moment and think about the assets in your life. Not just the dollar bills in the safe, but the other valuables you...

Viola Davis Calls Out Hollywood's Lack Of Diversity During Empowering SAG Awards Speech

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | January 26, 2015 | Entertainment
Viola Davis brought the audience to their feet with her touching acceptance speech at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday. "When I tell my daughter stories at night, inevitably, a few things happen," Davis said while accepting the award. "Number one, I use my...

Frances Bean Cobain And Courtney Love Attend Kurt Cobain Documentary Screening At Sundance

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | January 25, 2015 | Entertainment
Mother-daughter duo Courtney Love and Frances Bean Cobain shared a sweet moment on the red carpet at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on Saturday. The pair embraced as they attended the screening of "Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck," a documentary following the the life of the late Nirvana...

Guy's Chin Debuts As 'Ed Sheerchin,' Perfectly Performs 'Thinking Out Loud'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | January 25, 2015 | Comedy
World, meet the latest ginger-haired singing sensation: Ed Sheeran Sheerchin. Redditor DevilDevine uploaded a hilarious video Saturday featuring his friend Shaun Solomon and his chin-with-a-face cheerfully lip-syncing to Ed Sheeran’s hit song “Thinking Out Loud.” The performance is disconcertingly uncanny and entirely wonderful....

Henry The Dog Was Allegedly Left For 7 Days In A Cage With A Broken Back. Here's His Second Chance.

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | January 25, 2015 | Good News
It's hard to think of this little terrier as lucky, until you know how things might have turned out for him. Henry was rescued out of a Jacksonville, Texas, animal shelter, where he'd been taken in as a stray. Animal control brought the dog to the designated location after he...

Man Transforms His Home Into A Cat Paradise For Maximum Kitty Fun

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | January 26, 2015 | Weird News
Since the 1990s, home builder Peter Cohen has spent tens of thousands of dollars transforming his Goleta, Calif., house into a kitty paradise for his many rescue cats. The result? One awesomely purr-fect pad. Home design website Houzz details just how Cohen...

NASA Releases Stunning Space Photos To Kick Off The 'International Year Of Light'

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | January 25, 2015 | Science
The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Light in order to "highlight to the citizens of the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society." NASA seems more than eager to help with...

Texas Dog Who Disappeared 8 Months Ago Turns Up In Indiana

AP | Hilary Hanson | January 25, 2015 | Weird News
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A dog who vanished from his Texas yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away. Sixty-nine-year-old JoeAnn Navarro of Galveston says her two pit bulls apparently were stolen from her backyard in May.

Woman Orders Food, Gets Bag Of Cash Instead

AP | Sebastian Murdock | January 25, 2015 | Weird News
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire woman got a surprise at a Burger King drive-thru: a bag full of cash instead of food. Janelle Jones says she discovered on the way home that the bag did not contain the sweet tea and junior spicy chicken sandwich that she had...

Julia Roberts To Make And Star In A Feature Film About Batkid

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | January 24, 2015 | Entertainment
Julia Roberts is making a feature film about Batkid. Submarine Entertainment announced Friday that the star had secured the rights to remake the new documentary "Batkid Begins: The Wish Heard Around The World" as a feature. Roberts will both produce and star in the film, with Dana Nachman, the...

17 Weird But Endearing Things Couples Do To Annoy Each Other

Kelsey Borresen | January 23, 2015 | Weddings
After you've been together long enough, you know exactly how to push your significant other's buttons. Now, being a legitimate jerk to your partner is not cool under any circumstances. But a little playful button-pushing here and there? All in good fun. On Wednesday, a Reddit thread...

Dedicated 'Humans Of New York' Fans Raise Money To Send Underserved Kids On Harvard Visit

Kimberly Yam | January 23, 2015 | Good News
Humans of New York (HONY) photographer Brandon Stanton is known for capturing incredible stories that move his viewers. And now, his audience is helping to give some of his subjects amazing opportunities. Money from HONY fans is pouring in to send kids from a Brooklyn school to visit Harvard....

This Archery Maestro Performs Feats With A Bow And Arrow That Shouldn't Be Possible

Dominique Mosbergen | January 23, 2015 | Weird News
Katniss and Legolas, step aside: This real-life archer will put you to shame. Danish archery maestro Lars Andersen shows off his staggering quickness, agility and accuracy with a bow and arrow -- all the while debunking what he refers to as the “myths” about archery that...

Obama: More Women And Minorities Should Take On STEM, And This Student Is Proof

Kimberly Yam | January 26, 2015 | Good News
An engineering student's dedication to her field has earned her praise from the president. Camille Eddy, sophomore at Boise State University, was chosen to introduce president Obama for his speech at her college earlier this week, according to While the mechanical engineering student, who is involved in...

Neuroscientist Richard Davidson On How Happiness Can Be Learned

Lindsay Holmes | January 23, 2015 | Healthy Living
We often think of happiness as something we need to pursue, but researchers may suggest otherwise. It turns out that joy isn't as elusive as we think -- in fact, it may be something we can cultivate on our own. HuffPost Live's Roy Sekoff sat down with neuroscientist and University...
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