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Leigh Weingus is a TV Editor at The Huffington Post.

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The 18 Most Ridiculous Playlists On Spotify

(1) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 9:11 AM

In May, Spotify reached a milestone: 10 million paid subscribers, totaling in 40 million users worldwide. Ubiquitous as the streaming service has become, there may be an area of Spotify you've yet to fully appreciate: Tucked away in the Browse section lives the "Genres & Moods" playlists.

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Every Robin Williams Movie You Can Stream On Netflix Right Now

(75) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 3:41 PM

It's been a week since the death of Robin Williams, and the world has been busy honoring the life and work of the beloved actor and comedian. His friends have been reminiscing about his kindness and hilarity, fans are paying their respects at memorial sites everywhere...

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These Are Aaron Paul's Top 5 Jesse Pinkman 'Breaking Bad' Moments

(1) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 1:07 PM

There were so many outstanding Jesse Pinkman scenes over the course of "Breaking Bad" that it's hard to believe Aaron Paul can play favorites.

But when AMC asked him to name his top five Jesse scenes, he went for it. So take a trip down memory lane and see if...

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Remembering Robin Williams As Mork In 'Mork & Mindy'

(7) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 9:16 PM

He was our favorite genie and the nanny we all wished we had. And 36 years ago, he was the funniest alien to ever touch down on planet earth.

As we mourn the loss of Robin Williams, let's revisit the laughter he brought us for four...

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7 formas de como seu smartphone pode fazer você (mais) feliz

(0) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 9:35 AM

Os smartphones costumam ser muito criticados, e não é por menos. Ficamos digitando neles em lugar de falar com nossos amigos, dormimos com eles em vez de dormir com pessoas e deixamos momentos cruciais da vida passar em brancas nuvens porque estamos de olhos fixos nas telinhas.

Mas, em...

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The Stars Of 'The Big Bang Theory' Just Got Huge Raises, Season 8 Is On

(100) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 3:15 PM

Time to breathe a sigh of relief, "Big Bang Theory" fans: the raises are finally rolling in!

Last week, "Big Bang" stars Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and Johnny Galecki were reportedly asking for $1 million per episode, delaying production on Season 8 of the beloved CBS comedy.

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What's New On Netflix In August 2014?

(39) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 8:56 AM

Time really does fly -- it's already August! Summer may be slipping away from us, but we still have a really hot month and some great Netflix titles to look forward to. So get ready to blast that air conditioning and hunker down.

Here's what's new on Netflix in August....

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7 Ways Your Smartphone Can Actually Make You Happier

(3) Comments | Posted July 31, 2014 | 12:27 PM

Smartphones get a pretty bad rap, and not without reason. We tap away at our phones instead of talking to our friends, sleep with them instead of people, and miss crucial life moments while staring into screens.

But in a recent

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Get Ready To Feel Even Worse For Lady Edith In 'Downton Abbey' Season 5

(9) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 5:34 PM

One would think Lady Edith had been through enough heartache by now, right? Wrong. It looks like things are only going to get worse for the middle Crawley sister in the new season of "Downton Abbey."

First of all, it looks like Lady Mary will be bullying her younger sister...

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This Couple Proves It's Never Too Late To Turn Your Life Into The Ultimate Road Trip

(84) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 10:54 AM

Elayne and Martyn Arnold were in a sticky situation. The couple had always dreamed of being homeowners, but three years after purchasing a home in Spring Valley, Arizona in 2005, they found that it was the opposite of what they had imagined.

When the economy crashed in 2008, their home...

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Here's Why Everyone Should See Sara Bareilles Live In Concert

(29) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 1:00 PM

On Sunday, July 20, Sara Bareilles took on Madison Square Garden in a big way. Her Little Black Dress tour had kicked off in Chicago 10 days earlier, and from the looks of it, Bareilles was having the time of her life belting out songs from her Grammy-nominated album, "The...

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15 Little-Known Facts About 'Cheers'

(61) Comments | Posted July 19, 2014 | 10:15 AM

It's summertime, and if you're like us you've been spending your nights binge-watching every show on Netflix ... and hopefully "Cheers" has made that list.

So, in the words of Cliff Clavin, here are 15 little-known facts about "Cheers."

1. Now considered one of NBC's biggest...

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Seth Rogen Almost Played Dwight On 'The Office'

(5) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 4:15 PM

In the fall of 2003, writer Greg Daniels had an idea for a little show called "The Office."

Eleven years later, it's hard to imagine the beloved NBC comedy without Steve Carrell, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Rainn Wilson and others. But in an audition tape, some very famous faces...

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The Worst Job Of Her Life Helped This Woman Find Her True Calling

(12) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 9:26 AM

Six years ago, there was nothing Tiffany Georgia loved more than getting up and going to her job as a dental hygienist at a community health clinic. Georgia, who lives in Tucson, Arizona, had always believed firmly in service work and giving back to her community, and she was thrilled...

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7 Oldies But Goodies To Binge-Watch On Netflix This Summer

(52) Comments | Posted June 29, 2014 | 10:29 AM

Summertime, and the living's easy ... right? Sure, except that there's almost nothing on TV. Although the "Scandal" and "Game Of Thrones"-free nights ahead may seem endless, we have the perfect solution to your summer TV blues: Catching up on those shows you missed, possibly because you weren't born yet/were...

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This Woman Ditched Her Career And Flew Across The World To Train For Her Dream Job

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 10:37 AM

On a snowy day in January, Kathy Parsons was sitting in a meeting feeling lost and panicked. As the executive director of an independent school in Toronto, Parsons had succeeded in the conventional sense. Her job paid well and offered great benefits, but the nature of her work left her...

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Every Pop-Culture Reference Made In 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 2

(3) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 4:55 PM

Amid all the rich character drama and humorous anecdotes that populate "Orange Is the New Black" is a cornucopia of pop-culture references. The Litchfield inmates are a well-read, well-watched group. They know their celebrity gossip even while behind bars, finding fodder for their conversations in everything from Fiona...

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Why Netflix Should Release One Episode Of 'OITNB' Per Week

(25) Comments | Posted June 10, 2014 | 3:00 PM

In the wake of the premiere of "Orange Is The New Black," Huffpost TV sat down to try to recover from the 13 hours spent in Litchfield and wonder about the effects binge watching has, beyond losing track of plot points.

Lauren: I watched all of "OITNB" by the end...

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11 Easy Ways To Break Into The Yoga World Once You've Been Certified

(7) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 4:01 PM

With every year that goes by, yoga becomes more and more popular. In December 2012, a Yoga In America study found that 20.4 million Americans were practicing yoga, up from 15.8 million in 2008. Trendy new studios seem to be popping up every week, and as the yoga...

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Arianna Huffington's 'Roseanne' Cameo Is The Only Thing You Need To Watch Today

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 10:04 AM

Estée Lauder? More Like Estée Huffington.

In honor of Throwback Thursday, we unearthed a clip of our very own Arianna Huffington playing New York socialite Estree Longet on a 1996 episode of "Roseanne" titled "Satan, Darling."

In addition to loving her incredible '90s 'do, we can't help being...

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