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A Retrospective Of Jennifer Lopez's Love For Velour Track Suits

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.24.2015 | Style

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Gustav Klimt Painted Much More Than 'The Woman In Gold'

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.14.2015 | Arts

Every year, at least one of the fine art masters is raised up in popular consciousness with a film, and this year’s pick was Gustav Klimt. &ldq...

7 Reasons Why We Love Patrick Stewart, On His 75th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.13.2015 | Entertainment

Sir Patrick Stewart turns 75 on July 13, and the "Star Trek" and "X-Men" actor surely has plenty of reasons to celebrate. (Namely, that he is a s...

TL;DR: Marcel Proust's 'In Search Of Lost Time'

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts

July 10th is the bookworm’s Day of Atonement: a holy time that honors the birth of Marcel Proust, gathering avid readers to bemoan the sins -- ...

Kim Kardashian Shares Photos Of Cute Cousins North West And Penelope Disick

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment

North West and Penelope Disick can confirm: cousins are the greatest. West's mom, Kim Kardashian, shared several cute photos of the toddler ...

Putting the Dalai Lama's Lessons to the Test

Leon Stuparich | Posted 07.07.2015 | Impact
Leon Stuparich

Overwhelmingly, people say they love the Dalai Lama because of his integrity. But what does that mean? And how can we live in the same way? How can we concretely learn from his teachings?

Kundun: The Presence of an Absence of the Dalai Lama from Tibet

Dechen Pemba | Posted 07.07.2015 | Impact
Dechen Pemba

The term Kundun in Tibetan literally means "presence" but the Dalai Lama's absence from Tibet is an all too real pain that is impossible not to feel. Or in a strange way, it could be interpreted as an overall presence in noting the absence.

Celebrating the Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday: Songs for Tibet

Michael Wohl | Posted 07.06.2015 | Impact
Michael Wohl

The Dalai Lama's message of compassion and nonviolence resonates at the core of our common humanity, regardless of nationality or religious background. This era of universal admiration and respect for a spiritual leader is unparalleled in history.

THIS Is 40.

Stephanie Ortiz | Posted 07.06.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Ortiz

Let me preface this by saying that that prior to turning 40, I was never the type to experience any angst about my age. My 20's were great. Turning 30 was no big deal, because I was so busy- married for 5 years and pregnant with my third child.

How To Be More Like Frida Kahlo, As Told By Frida Kahlo

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 07.15.2015 | Arts

Let’s face it: We all wish we could be Frida Kahlo. She was a feminist before her time, incorporated indigenous and national Mexican symbols into he...

Celebrating Missy Elliott's 44th Birthday With 14 Of Her Flyest Videos

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.01.2015 | Black Voices

Not too many musicians can reach the sonically creative, innovative and unprecedented heights Missy Elliott has managed. Although younger generations ...

The Real Reason I Didn't Wish My Wife a Happy Anniversary on Facebook

David Lesser | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
David Lesser

The real reason I didn't wish my wife a happy anniversary on Facebook is simple, BECAUSE I F*CKING SAID IT IN PERSON!!! My wife and I are not in a ...

Hair and Boobs: What I Know for Sure at 39

Zsofi McMullin | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Zsofi McMullin

On the morning of my 39th birthday, I was grateful for two things: my hair and my boobs. There were other things too, of course -- the way my son bur...

The 11 Realest Solange Knowles Quotes

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.24.2015 | Black Voices

What's not to love about Solange Knowles? She's a talented tastemaker, has phenomenal style, and makes amazing music. Once compared to her equally fly...

Getting Back to Happy Birthdays

Adina Ciment | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Adina Ciment

Last year, I spent my birthday recovering from a bilateral mastectomy. On a scale of 1-10, I would place that birthday squarely in the 1 category.

The One Thing You Should Have Figured Out By the Time You Turn 26

Madeline Wahl | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Madeline Wahl

Growing up, I didn't really understand what it meant to take the road less traveled. I used to be so trapped in who I was that I didn't bother to look around me. But everything came to a sudden halt when my grandmother passed away. For the first time in my life, I really questioned what the purpose of everything was.

Our Salute to 41 at 91

Tracy Hoover | Posted 06.12.2015 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Twenty-five years ago President George H. W. Bush, Points of Light's founder, created the Daily Point of Light Award to celebrate individuals who were making a difference in their communities - and their world - through volunteer service.

10 Birthday Reflections From a Sober 30-Year-Old

Kelly Fitzgerald | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Kelly Fitzgerald

So much happened in my 20s -- lost relationships, lost friendships, my alcoholism peaked, I got sober, moved countries, started my writing career, and found the love of my life. The lows were low and the highs were high. I am embracing the pain of letting go of the last decade of my life.

Kim K Shares Two Adorable Photos For Kanye's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment

What do you get for a god (or at least a self-proclaimed one) on his special day? On Monday, bona fide selfie queen Kim Kardashian gifted hubby Kan...

For My Daughter, on Her 18th Birthday

Adina Ciment | Posted 06.01.2015 | Parents
Adina Ciment

I've written recommendations for hundreds of students and helped them write their essays for college. I've helped them apply for jobs, internships, and summer programs. But ask me to come up with a few words about my own kid, and I'm drawing a blank.

40 Years Worth Of Lessons From This Journey Called Life

Walter Punsapy | Posted 05.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Walter Punsapy

After celebrating 40 years of existence, I thought I'd share some tidbits of what I've learned. Change is the only constant in life. It moves forward regardless of how hard you resist. You are just a speck of sh*t in the grandness of the Universe. You are going to die. But that means you're alive.

Devoted Friend Brings the Personal Touch Back to Birthdays

HooplaHa | Posted 05.20.2015 | Good News
HooplaHa

Do you rely primarily on social media to deliver birthday wishes? Jeremy Epstein, a successful marketing professional, likes to distribute his birthday wishes with a personal touch we so infrequently see in today's media age.

Thinking Of My Mom -- And My Birth Mother -- On Mother's Day

April Dinwoodie | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
April Dinwoodie

All that I do and all that I am is wrapped up in two women. I simply would not exist without one and can't imagine life without the other. All that I know and all that I am still discovering reflect both of my families, most profoundly in my commitment to children and families.

Woman Celebrates 21st Birthday By Performing 21 Kind Acts For Strangers

The Associated Press | Posted 05.06.2015 | Good News

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman celebrated her 21st birthday by performing 21 acts of kindness to people she had never met across the city o...

You CAN Teach an Old Dog a New Trick

Mathy Wasserman | Posted 06.28.2015 | Fifty
Mathy Wasserman

When my son was young, he thought the idiom was "You CAN teach an old dog new tricks!" How optimistic, sweet and naive... especially as his "old dog" mom was heading towards 50. Turns out he may have been right.