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More Than A Nation: A Celebration Of Americans

Jim Moore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News
Jim Moore

On this July 4th weekend, I'd like to take a moment to make clear just what it is I believe I'm celebrating, or, more precisely, who I believe I am ce...

Nashville-Based Musician Adia Victoria Set To Play PJ's Lager House in Detroit, Talks of Her Beginnings and Influences

Kelly Frazier | Posted 06.17.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Adia Victoria is becoming of new face around the music world with a sound that pulls from jazz, country, blues, and rock, but doesn't commit to any si...

In This Moment

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I'm sitting out in the middle of a driveway in the country, gazing up at the most beautiful display of stars. The constellations shine, thousands of l...

People Are Pissed Over These Adidas Soccer Ads

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.08.2016 | Latino Voices

Adidas' latest Copa América ad campaign is making a lot of people upset, namely the consumers the ad is targeted at: Colombians. The German company'...

Meet The True Faces Behind Your Favorite Country Songs

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment

On Wednesday night at the Highline Ballroom in New York City, country singer Dierks Bentley hosted a songwriters show. Similar to the "round" style of...

Why Does Happiness Inequality Matter?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

What is happiness inequality? It's the psychological parallel to income inequality: How much individuals in a society differ in their self-reported happiness levels -- or subjective well-being, as happiness is sometimes called by researchers.

Budapest Travel for Couples: Music, Romance, Restaurants and Wine

David Code | Posted 02.25.2016 | Travel
David Code

A dinner party. When arriving in a new country, who wouldn't love to be invited to a dinner party with locals?

Americana Blues Meets Italian Jazz: Chris Rundle Band's Debut Album, Cave Sessions

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.12.2016 | Entertainment
Jeff Biggers

With an infectious rolling groove led by the double bass, British bluesman Chris Rundle eases into Ray Bonneville's "Under the Bridge" with a natural and deceptively effortless sound on his debut album, "Cave Sessions."

Cambodia and Laos: Hidden Gems in Angkor Wat and Luang Prabang

David Code | Posted 01.22.2016 | Travel
David Code

"Until I learned English, I felt like a deaf person--surrounded by all these foreigners I couldn't understand," she told me. I knew Christmas in ...

Where Are You From?

Harpreet Kaur | Posted 01.18.2016 | Travel
Harpreet Kaur

The question that some people hate to be asked, hate to ask, and some find utterly backward and politically incorrect. As far as I'm concerned it is a crying shame to ignore this incredible inquiry that can open up so many doors that connect us with each other.

Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerman...

Dustin Lynch Set To Headline Tour After 'Hell Of A Night' Hits No. 1 On Country Charts

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

It's been a hell of a year for Dustin Lynch. The "Cowboys and Angels" singer catapulted onto the country music scene following the release of his alb...

Jake Owen Rows A Boat In Central Park, Opens Up About Music, Life And Losing Part Of His Finger

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment

Jake Owen, country star and all-around good guy, joined The Huffington Post for a nice chat in Central Park earlier this month. Owen is a water-lover,...

Kelly Clarkson Talks Making 'Unicorn Babies' with Brandon Blackstock, Sings Greatest Hits

Sarah Toce | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment
Sarah Toce

Piece by Piece, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Kelly Clarkson brought the house to its feet during her long-awaited concert tour when it stopped in Seattle Wednesday night.

Go Behind The Scenes With Luke Bryan As He Releases New Album 'Kill The Lights'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 08.07.2015 | Entertainment

Luke Bryan's new album, "Kill the Lights," debuts on Friday, almost two years after his smash record, "Crash My Party," hit shelves. And the country s...

Cowboy Country in New Jersey

Melissa DeCastro | Posted 07.14.2016 | Travel
Melissa DeCastro

This is a part of New Jersey where the local college offers glass blowing and hones skilled artisans, and the local schools keep farming alive in clubs dedicated to the love and pursuit of preserving the land.

Philotimo: The Essential Virtue of Goodness

Mary Paleologos | Posted 06.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Mary Paleologos

At the end of the day, philotimo is a natural way of being because the essential nature of each of us is one of goodness, sometimes hidden in the deep layers within ourselves but always ready to surface and take residence in our hearts.

10 Facts of Life Only Farmers Know to Be True

Molly B. Heilman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Molly B. Heilman

Your friends that don't come from a farm sometimes find it strange that all your pictures on your social media are of nothing but animals, barns, tractors, and crops. Or maybe it's simply the fact that you only take selfies with your livestock that puzzles them.

The Future of Europe: Proudly Small

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics
St. Gallen Symposium

The biggest predicament facing the European Union (EU) is visibility. Across Europe, populist parties on the right and the left end of the political spectrum point towards the European Union as the source of economic and social problems.

9 to See at SXSW and a Wu Tang Rumor

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 05.11.2015 | Entertainment
Josh Rosenblum

On top of the thousands of must-see bands and acts for those attending South by Southwest / SXSW in 2015, I've compiled another list that attendees might find useful as we plot out our days and nights of many music genres playing across Austin next week.

CD Review: Heartbeat Serenade

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts
Christopher Zoukis

CommonUnion59 is made up of two people: Steve McKenzie and Laura Malasig. Their latest offering, Heartbeat Serenade, is slated for release shortly and boy, is it a doozy!

Grandma's House (Photos)

Adrian Murray | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts
Adrian Murray

I'd like to introduce myself and some of my family by showing you a visual tale of my sons exploring this child's paradise, my home.

Bright Lights and Fireflies: Why I Need the City and the Country

Rachel Verlik | Posted 09.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

In the city, I can constantly learn. I can flex my brain, explore new streets, meet someone from a different country, and reinvent myself or my career. But when the city life gets to me -- the traffic, the commute, the congestion and the pace -- I need to drive down country roads on a summer night, with the windows open and the music at full volume.

7 Secrets to Creating a Country Cottage Garden

Hometalk | Posted 08.31.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

A country cottage style garden can transport you to a place of beauty and tranquility, no matter where you actually live. They look natural, not overly manicured and trimmed.

WATCH: Rosanne Cash Opens Up About Her Father

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 04.25.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Rosanne Cash found inspiration for her latest album, "The River & The Thread," during a visit to the childhood home of her father Johnny Cash. The Gra...