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2013 in Review

The Best and Worst Sex and Sexuality Stories of 2013

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

Here are the 10 best sex stories, the 10 worst sex stories, and 5 more hard-to-rank stories for good measure!

A Sonnet for 2013

Seth Abramson | Posted 03.02.2014 | Books
Seth Abramson

Below is a metamodern sonnet commemorating the year now ending.

2013 Resistance Report Year In Review

Dennis Trainor | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

What an amazing year for the movement of movements that continues to develop here in the United States and around the world.

Jason Linkins

The RNC Wrote A 100-Page Autopsy, But Apparently Nobody Read It | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Earlier this year, the Republican National Committee put together a team of experts to pore over what lessons there were to learn from the GOP's elect...

Huffington Magazine This Week: Photographic Memories

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.26.2014 | Arts
Arianna Huffington

During a time when "twerking" eclipsed coverage of the war in Syria, and our government literally stopped working over the Affordable Care Act, we wanted to tap into the power of photographs to tell the stories and illustrate both the important and the absurd.

Top 10 Best and Worst Books of 2013

Valerie Stivers-Isakova | Posted 02.22.2014 | Books
Valerie Stivers-Isakova

Welcome to my first end-of-year roundup. I have read a lot of good contemporary literature this year -- more than usual, because I've been doing some official reviewing -- though I don't claim to have an exhaustive sample.

Remembering Those We Lost This Year

Posted 12.23.2013 | Arts

This year, we lost everyone from Hollywood greats to political giants. Ahead, we say goodbye to those who left a cultural mark. This story appears...

2013's Big Weird News Moments, Told In Photos

Posted 12.20.2013 | Weird News

Sharks on sharks, the human-faced dog, a chicken-faced church — we could go on, and we will. Ahead, we bring you some of 2013's most photographable ...

2013's Biggest U.S. News Moments, Told In Photos

Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

A major city went bankrupt, the government stopped working, and the NSA was spying on everyone. On the bright side, gay marriage scored double victori...

This Is What We Were OBSESSED With In 2013

Posted 12.20.2013 | Arts

Who would have thought a Canadian politician, what a fox might say, and a croissant-donut hybrid would occupy our cultural consciousness in 2013? As e...

21 Essential Things We Learned in 2013

Danny Rubin | Posted 02.18.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

As 2013 comes to an end, it's crucial we look back at the greatest lessons from the news the past 12 months. How else can we expect to improve in 2014?

2013 Arts And Entertainment Moments, Told In Photos

Posted 12.19.2013 | Arts

This year, the arts world saw hundreds of gallons of rain fall without touching those beneath it, while a few drops of acid shook the ballet world. On...

2013's Biggest Tech Moments, Told In Photos

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Octocopters, hyperloops, bitcoin — in the tech world, this is what we call an "eventful year." But you needn't fear information overload. Looking ba...

2013 Biggest Sports Moments, Told In Photos

Posted 12.20.2013 | Sports

2013 was a year of impossibilities come true — from a 64-year-old’s swim to Florida from Cuba to a football win fought out in eight inches of sno...

2013's Biggest Moments In World News, In Photos

Posted 12.19.2013 | World

In 2013, the world continued to see the most heat radiating out of the Middle East. Iraq experienced its deadliest wave of violence in years, and cri...