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Actress Jodi Lyn O'Keefe of VH1's Hit the Floor Talks About Her Q Jewelry Design

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

You may remember Jodi Lyn O'Keefe from the TV series Prison Break. Jodi Lyn is one of those multi-talented people who should definitely be in your circles. She's so much fun to watch on Hit the Floor!

Amputee Cheerleader Is An Inspiration

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.11.2013 | College

College student and amputee, Patience Beard, won our hearts when she made the division 1 cheer squad at the University of Arkansas. Now, in her second...

The Kelsey Williams Story

Jamie Anne Richardson | Posted 07.10.2013 | Style
Jamie Anne Richardson

The quicker women begin to see the importance of uplifting each other rather than knocking each other down, the better off we'll be.

Chaos And The Cheerleader

Mark Osler | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Mark Osler

Lent perplexes me. The events it recalls are chaotic. In the midst of this, I will watch for the transformations that do happen, that are miracles, too often unnoticed in the middle of a crowd.

The Manly Origins of Cheerleading

Lisa Wade | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports
Lisa Wade

You might be surprised to learn that at its inception in the mid-1800s, cheerleading was an all-male sport. Indeed, cheerleading helped launch the political careers of three U.S. Presidents.

Meet This College Cheer Squad's Newest Star (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 09.26.2012 | Teen

Patience Beard cheered, danced, and tumbled her way onto a Division 1 cheerleading squad -- hardly an easy feat. And she did it all on a prosthetic le...

Grandmother Tries Out For Cowboys Cheerleading Squad

Posted 05.09.2012 | Sports

To become a cheerleader for "America's Team" has long been considered among the top gigs for professional cheerleaders across the county. This past Su...

10 Famous Male College Cheerleaders

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.19.2012 | College

Cheerleading is not a sport reserved solely for squads of women in skirts. Cheerleading actually started as a male sport at the very end of the 19t...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: From Pom-Poms To Primates: Mireya Mayor Talks Womanhood And Science

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.10.2012 | Science

2012-02-09-Screenshot20120209at5.00.32PM.jpgI first met Mireya Mayor a few weeks ago when she was the keynote speaker at this incredible science convention. We really hit it off, so I invited her to come chat with me over coffee.

St. Vincent's Latest Pays Homage To 'Gulliver's Travels'

Posted 02.07.2012 | Home

If Jonathan Swift is looking down at us from a Gulliver-like POV, he'd be pleased to know his classic tale is still getting nods in pop culture today....

Marlins Mermaids Replaced By 'Energy Team'?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Miami

In last night's 30 Rock, the secret to Liz Lemon's happiness was not a pill; it was her recent moonlighting gig performing on a WNBA dance team. N...

Thinking About College Cheerleading? Watch This Video First!

Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

If you've ever wondered what it feels like to be tossed into the air and do a perfect flip before being caught by a male cheerleaders, well, this insi...

And the winner of the DWTS trophy for BFF is...

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

When Jennifer Grey waltzed away with the mirrorball trophy in the Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) finale, it was more than a win. It was an affirmation ...

Fifth Circuit's Cheerleader Ruling Just Plain Wrong

Adam Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Adam Goldstein

Who are the bullies? Have school officials demonstrated they can be trusted to make sound judgments about students' off-campus lives if this is the way they run their schools?

SHOCK: Court Rules High School Cheerleader Is Required To Cheer For Her Alleged Rapist

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, one of the most right-wing courts in the country, sanctioned a former high school cheerleade...

Astoria Characters: The Girl Fumi Fell For

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Asami Hotta picks up a petite pair of pliers, and with the skill of a neurosurgeon, starts turning the bits into a piece of one-of-a-kind costume jewelry.

Happy National Arts and Education Week, America

Freddie Gershon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Freddie Gershon

I didn't see any Resolution from the U.S. House of Representatives about sports or cheerleading, and when did that become core curricula?

Kealey Oliver Uses Cheerleading Skills To Tackle Robber

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Thanks to the efforts of 16-year-old cheerleader, Kealey Oliver, an alleged would-be thief was put in custody Sunday night. The high school junior tac...

Eagles Cheerleaders Donate Portion Of Calendar Proceeds To Help Gulf Coast

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For the last three years, the Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders have taken bikini-clad photographs for their annual Eco-Sexy calendar. The 2010-2011 c...

Cheerleaders Poured URINE In Teammates' Drinks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

A group of Texas cheerleaders is in hot water after mixing a hot fluid in their teammates' beverages. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that severa...

Halftime At The Healthcare Reform Superbowl

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A football locker room. Hundreds of Democrats are sitting on benches, to hear Coach's halftime pep talk in the Health Care Reform Superbowl. Some appear exhausted, some appear battered.

Friday Talking Points [89] -- Fighting Crazy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

The media is not completely responsible for the state of the debate over healthcare reform. The Democrats have done such a poor job of presenting their case that they really bear the lion's share of blame.

Paul Newman: Favorite Story to Tell

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Newman was my first real movie star interview, but it was so much more than that. For me, it made me realize just how far I had come at the time.

Reading The Pictures: An Arbus-Like End To George Bush, Comforter Of Man

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-12-12-shaw.jpgAs the end approaches, "W" is regressing more-and-more into a familiar cocoon, seeking out the military for hearty cheer and farewell.

What I Learned At The Sarah Palin Rally Before They Threw Me Out!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

I'd rather be thrown out for the truth than group-hugged for a lie.