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Algeria From A Drone Might Be The Most Stunning Place We've Ever Seen

HuffPost Maghreb | Talia Lavin | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel

Algeria is a place of nearly unimaginable beauty and diversity. From the heights of the Tell Atlas mountains to the bleakly beautiful desert expanse o...

Simply Beautiful

Anthony D'Ambrosio | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact
Anthony D'Ambrosio

The truth is everyone is beautiful in their own way. It doesn't matter the color of your skin, how much you weigh, whether you're tall or short, rich or poor, straight or gay.

Love Thy Selfie

Phu Nguyen | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Phu Nguyen

The day I learned not to measure my own beauty and self-worth by others' reactions is the day I began seeing myself in my best angles and light. So post away, lovers of thy selfies, and make no apologies. Love who you are and everyone who cares for you will continue being additions to the love you already have for yourself.

These Artistic Sicilian Wedding Photos Are Unlike Others You've Seen

HuffPost Italy | Mario Piscopo | Posted 02.13.2015 | Weddings

Wedding photography is sometimes looked at as too commercial to be true art. But Italian photographer Giuseppe Marano believes that weddings can be th...

Three Easy Ways to Cultivate a More Beautiful Life

Lisa Sharp | Posted 02.12.2015 | HuffPost Home
Lisa Sharp

Life is happening each day so instead of whizzing through it, waiting for the "good stuff" (the relationship, the car, the vacation, the job) to appear, why not elevate the way we live each day instead?

The Quiet Spiritual Beauty Of Japan's Kiyomizu-dera Temple

HuffPost Japan | Talia Lavin | Posted 02.06.2015 | Religion

The Kiyomizu-dera, or Kiyomizu Temple, is one of Japan’s greatest treasures. The 14,000- square-foot temple, situated dramatically on a cliff overlo...

Gratitude Is a State: On Being a Sacred Stream for Good

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Render gratitude into a state through your being. Once you view life as the unfolding miracle that it is you begin to understand the cosmic glory of your experiences.

Empower, Inspire, and Uplift: Changing the Face of Beauty and Confidence

Michelle Chen | Posted 01.19.2015 | Women
Michelle Chen

Beauty and confidence come from within. Don't let social standards or a set of numbers determine your perception of your body image or your confidence.

Gratitude Beauty: My Fave Fragrances for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing (or, a Truffle Pig's Guide to Natural Perfumes)

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.04.2015 | Style
Miriam Ava

You shouldn't settle for anything less than what genuinely thrills you, and that includes fragrance. Whether it's personal or atmospheric, scents carry energy that can impact you powerfully.

Eerie Interiors

ZOOM interiors | Posted 12.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Halloween is one of the cheesiest traditions. That's right, cheesy. It is supposed to be scary, yet somehow it turns into a cheesefest, stinky enough to make Switzerland proud.

Beauty Without the Beast

Phu Nguyen | Posted 12.16.2014 | Women
Phu Nguyen

Making snide comments about skinny women is no different than bullying a woman into believing she's too fat to be attractive. I know we like to support the underdog, but the underdog becomes relative to who's being bullied. This is why I find the term "reverse bullying" redundant.

A Gentleman's Guide of Success

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.23.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I am happy Gentleman's Guide won the Tony Award. I didn't care ahead of the big night (unlike the previous year, when I desperately wanted Matilda), but, sitting there with a full house, I was happy for it and the audiences who will leave laughing.

Cats + Tattoos = 'Cattoo' Purrrrfection

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.24.2014 | Good News

Those tattoos bearing your significant other's name aren't fooling us. It's time to put in ink your feelings for the one you really love most -- your ...

How to Be Irreplaceable

Christine Hoh | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christine Hoh

You are beautiful. Every single cell that is composed together to create your individuality makes you absolutely irreplaceable. All of your features represent everyone that was, is, and will be part of your life. How do you become irreplaceable? Be and embrace your complete honest self.

Not Enough Time for Intimacy?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Our health, career, financial well-being, relationships with family and friends, creative expression, and even spiritual life, all radiate out from the well being of that flourishing intimate partnership.

First Nighter: 'Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story' Works Piecemeal

David Finkle | Posted 09.20.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Perhaps an argument could be made that the songs are so strong they represent emotions at moments of great joy or stress, delight or disappointment. But it's not a very persuasive argument. The more convincing contention is that Berns was a songwriter who wanted to produce as many commercial songs as he could and knew that powerful love songs were the most obvious way to go.

Beautiful Part 2

Tami Shaikh | Posted 09.15.2014 | Style
Tami Shaikh

A few days ago, I wrote an article on what I thought made someone beautiful. It got me thinking about what others felt about the concept of beauty.

If You Thought All Slugs Are Gross, Check Out The Nudibranch

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green

What are these strange creatures and where do they come from? These are nudibranchs (new-dih-bronx), tropical sea cousins of the slug, which can m...

The Right Answer I Almost Didn't Give My Daughter

Karen Mangiacotti | Posted 08.31.2014 | Parents
Karen Mangiacotti

My brows furrowed, my mind raced. Are you kidding me? I thought. Are you really setting the bar that low?

Beauty: An Act of Courage

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

Life occurs in the moment; so does beauty and ugliness. I have seen many so-called beautiful people be very ugly, and some supposedly ugly people be extremely beautiful. Beauty and ugliness are capacities we all have.

Most Beautiful Countries to Visit Around the World

The Active Times | Posted 08.11.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Extraordinary, pristine landscapes. Scenery that takes your breath away. An exotic mix of plants and animals. Not the sort of places you get to visit every day -- or can get to in a day. Those qualities define our kind of destination.

Tony Night: Awards and After-Parties

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's the culmination of every New York theater industry professional's year. It's the time to put on nice clothes, watch an award show and then go celebrate the theater community.

Skateboarders Take to the Streets of Cuba (VIDEO)

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

Cuba isn't known for its non-conformists, so skateboarding, with its counter-cultural roots, is not a sport that has been encouraged on the Caribbean island. But a group of young individuals are still ollie-ing and grinding through the streets of Havana.

Surreal Sunsets That Will Take Your Breath Away

The Active Times | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

From the Pacific Coast of Southern California to an island off the coast of Germany, take a tour of these 10 surreal sunsets around the world.

Why Life May Not Be a Cabaret and More Tony Musings

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.27.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Well, the Administration Committee did it, they ruled Cabaret Tony eligible. I wrote previously about how there would be precedent for that ruling (in...