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Cool Japan or Coal Japan?

Shin Furuno | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
Shin Furuno

The town of Ise-Shima itself is home to the one of the most revered Shinto shrines in Japan and a proud part of our history. But the government is also about promoting the nation's cutting-edge art, technology and culture abroad.

This Terrifying Killer Worm Will Haunt Your Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 05.24.2016 | Weird News

Meet the Bobbit worm: the real-life subterranean assassin you probably never knew existed. This not-so-little guy is one of the most unsettling ambush...

7 Cool and Creative Ways to Wear Pearls

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.23.2016 | Style
Dorit Sasson

Don't hesitate roping pearls together. In fact, some outfits need that extra pizzazz to make a sassy fashion statement.

12 Neighborhoods Across America That Are About to Blow Up

Thrillist | Posted 12.27.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Matt Meltzer Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist It's about time we retired the phrase "The Brooklyn" of anywhere, right? First, because most pe...

You're Sleeping? For Shame!

Michael Larson | Posted 12.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Larson

When it comes to sleeping, well established to be as important as exercising and eating right, the story is much different as our pride gets turned upside down. We're proud of our sleep deprivation.

Budget Deal: Republicans in Service to Oil Companies, Never the Public

Dave Johnson | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics
Dave Johnson

The "omnibus" budget for the next year is out. Here are some of the winners and losers.

Futons Are the New Cool

Randall Radic | Posted 01.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Randall Radic

Since we have a spare bedroom that is presently without a bed, I'll probably add a futon for the step-grandchildren to sleep on. They'll be able to sleep in comfort and I'll be perceived as cool rather than as middle-aged passé.

#CoolToCare - Engaging the Youth for Global Changes

Gage Cass Woodle | Posted 12.08.2015 | Impact
Gage Cass Woodle

If you look around at recent events it might seem that the world is falling apart. However, humanity has dealt with tragedy and injustice forever. So now, thanks to the global village that social media has created, there is immediacy to the awareness in which our fears are broadcast and regurgitated back to us.

14 European Neighborhoods That Feel Like Brooklyn

Thrillist | Posted 12.04.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Nadia Imafidon Credit: Flickr/micadew We've told you where hipsters hang out in the United States, and which neighborhoods they're moving ...

4 Cities Where All The Cool Kids Are Moving

Thrillist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Kristin Hunt Credit: Flickr/pulaw(Edited) Now that Portlandia has logged five seasons and word of Voodoo Doughnut has traveled all the way...

Hip Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Chris Corbett | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Chris Corbett

When major brands use hipster images to push everything from jeans to cornflakes, where is the cutting-edge relevance?

Coming Home to New York

Danny Katz | Posted 09.24.2015 | Comedy
Danny Katz

After spending four days in Manhattan, it was abundantly clear to my wife and me that New York City is as happening as ever. I lived in New York my first 33 years. It always feels good to come home.

California Colleges, Ranked by Coolness

Thrillist | Posted 09.16.2015 | College
Thrillist

There are a lot of things kids who go to California colleges like to hang their hats on when they graduate, like going to the top-rated public school in the country ('sup Berkeley), or attending a university with infinity football titles (hi, USC), or a zillion other things that honestly don't matter even a little bit.

Why Being Cool Gives You Cellulite

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.03.2015 | Women
Miriam Ava

Seeing the world anew each day; basking in the ingenuity of nature; appreciating love & kindness; reveling in the vastness of wonder; showing & sharin...

6 Things You Didn't Know Were Invented by NASA

Supercompressor | Posted 08.03.2015 | Weird News
Supercompressor

NASA deserves a lot of thanks. The space program is the reason we've put satellites in the sky, landed on the moon, and seen Armageddon. But in the constant quest to dominate the stars, the agency has also ended up creating tools and technologies with applications right here on Earth. In fact, you're probably using some of them right now...

How To Make A DIY Air Conditioner For Under $20

Supercompressor | Posted 06.30.2016 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

With winter at least six months away there has to be some way to cool down without spending all your hard-earned shekels on a pricey new air conditioner. Luckily, there is. For just $19.73, you can make a DIY air conditioner using materials that you probably have in your house.

When the New "Cool" Becomes Getting Married and Having Kids

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 06.28.2016 | Weddings
Jennifer Twardowski

I'm 28 years old. Single and childless. And even though I'm currently in a relationship, marriage and children are hardly on the top of my list of "things to accomplish in the next 5 years."

Trade and Sovereignty

David Morris | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics
David Morris

If the TPP's enforcement mechanisms were as toothless as those of labor side agreements or the ILO Declaration there would be no need for fast track. If the labor side agreements or the ILO Declaration had enforcement mechanisms as vigorous as those of the TPP I daresay the vote on fast track would be lopsidedly against.

10 Super Cool Ways To Up Your Grandma Game

Teresa Kindred | Posted 06.15.2016 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

My grandchildren call me Nana and I love it. I even have a sweatshirt that says, 'My grandchildren call me Nana because I'm too cool to be Grandma.' In fact, I love being a nana so much that I named my blog, NanaHood.

How I Started A Man Band With No Drama After 50

Ten Ton Man | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Ten Ton Man

When, at age 50, you finally realize life is too short, what then? I found myself in that moment of epiphany three years ago when my father passed away. Where had the time gone? One of my lifelong passions was creating music. But starting a band isn't an easy task.

Lies Lies Lies

Mimi Raad | Posted 01.13.2015 | Style
Mimi Raad

My day-long experiment in truth telling, failed. It made me and the people around me miserable. Masking the tough truth with kind words and finding a nicer way to say unpleasant things is much easier to say and accept.

The Art Of Being Cool: How We Define It And Why It's Stupid

Sophie Bramnick | Posted 01.11.2015 | Teen
Sophie Bramnick

We shouldn't let anyone dictate what we like because our coolness compasses, like our moral compasses, come from within. Do what you love and don't let anyone tell you it's lame.

(Still) Daring To Be Different In Dr. Martens

Sophia Stuart | Posted 12.27.2014 | Women
Sophia Stuart

My desire for Dr. Martens was, of course, a yearning to grow up; or, more accurately, to reach 19 and stay there forever.

Do You Want to Be Cool?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 12.06.2014 | College
Jordan Dansky

Growing up, it seems that everyone just wants to be cool, but no one wants to say so. We inherently want to fit in, because at the end of the day, we ...

The Transformation of Justin Bieber From a White Youth to a Black Man

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2014 | Black Voices
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

Because many whites feel that US society is now "post racial," enabling them to "get their black on" without a physical presence in the black community, white label executives package black culture and style through white artists without the burdens of racial disadvantage.