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Welcome To Lower Manhattan's First Mural Festival

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The entrepreneurial spirit of a couple of guys, Wayne Rada and Rey Rosa, is luring artists back into Lower Manhattan, if only to paint a mural and help the tourist trade in Little Italy. That is how the L.I.S.A. Project (Little Italy Street Art) began three years ago.

'Crash' Director Agrees His Film Shouldn't Have Won The Oscar

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment

Remember scratching your head when Paul Haggis' "Crash" won Oscars for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay in 2006? Sadly, us too. T...

Alaska Plane Crash Kills 1 Of 5 Aboard

Associated Press | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.18.2015 | Crime

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, July 17 (Reuters) - One person was killed and four were rescued from rugged terrain in Alaska on Friday after a small ...

30 (Artsy) Reasons To Visit Coney Island This Summer

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

In the middle of an amusement park, these are commissioned works that respond in some way to their environment by 30 or so local and international heavy hitters, and a few new kids on the block, comprising a 40+ year span of expertise.

Coney Island Just Got A Whole Lot Prettier Thanks To Street Artists

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Instead of being hunted down for catching a tag or bubble-lettered throw-up, a couple dozen graffiti/street art painters are invited to hit up Coney Island this summer -- and since we've just marked the unofficial first weekend of summer in New York -- we're bringing you the first three freshly completed pieces.

Matthew Jacobs

A Decade After 'Crash,' Paul Haggis Reflects On The Polarizing Racial 'Fable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment

About 15 years ago, Paul Haggis was laughed out of one meeting after the next when he pitched "Crash" to television executives. He wrote it as a movie...

How To Survive A Plane Crash

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Saving your life is an emergency crash situation may be simpler than it seems, so it's worth revisiting the advice from experts at the FAA on what to do.

There's More to the Oil Crash Than Meets the Eye

J. L. Morin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Green
J. L. Morin

As New York shakes off another dose of the climate change reality dealt by winter storm Juno, many are beginning to re-appreciate the forces of Nature and the power of public policy.

Living (and Almost Dying) on the Edge

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Markus had everything going for him. He could write his own ticket for the future, anything that he wanted. At 25, a world of possibilities awaited him. But all that was before the accident...

Strangers Rally Together To Rescue Teen Driver Trapped In Flipped-Over SUV In River

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.22.2014 | Good News

These teens are lucky to be alive. Three young men, ages 16 and 17, were in an SUV, speeding down a highway in Salt Lake City last Thursday, accor...

Paul Haggis Wrote 'Crash' To 'Bust Liberals'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.19.2014 | Entertainment

Paul Haggis had a clear motive in mind when he wrote his Oscar-winning drama "Crash." "I wanted to write that movie and bust liberals. It's too eas...

Paul Haggis Speaks in Third Person

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Third Person, which stars Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody and Mila Kunis, among others, is yet another attempt by writer-director Haggis to subvert the expectations of the people who come to see his films.

Week in Film: Third Person, Jersey Boys and More

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.18.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Having never seen the stage version of the jukebox musical on which it was based (in its 10th year on Broadway), I still felt that I was getting a representative feel for that show, as filtered through Eastwood's flinty consciousness. But that doesn't make it a good movie.

What You Watched On May 9, 2005

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

The Huffington Post launched on May 9, 2005. It was a different world back then, at least with regard to what was screening at the multiplex. Of the n...

Screenwriter/Director Paul Haggis Gives Masterclass at Beaune Festival: "Reach Inside the Soul and Twist"

Karin Badt | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Writer/director Paul Haggis sat before us at the Beaune International Thriller Festival, casually dressed in black, and explained with ease his view that confronting one's soul is a part of the writing process.

What We Can and Can't Know About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane

Patrick Smith | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business
Patrick Smith

All we know for sure is that a plane went down with no warning or communication from the crew. That the crash did not happen during takeoff or landing -- the phases of flight when most accident occur -- somewhat limits the possibilities, but numerous possibilities remain.

Surviving a Water Landing

Bobby Laurie | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

The fact remains, eight passengers made it out of an airplane that crashed in the ocean, and one of them was willing to talk to me about it.

Dashboard Camera Captures Woman's Car Crash - And Her Reaction Is Amazing

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Her car crashes. It flips off the road, and everything inside is thrown violently to the right. The windshield shatters, showering her with glass. The...

American Tourists Among 45 Killed In Laos Plane Crash

AP | JERRY HARMER | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

PAKSE, Laos -- PAKSE, Laos (AP) — Rescuers in fishing boats pulled bodies from the muddy Mekong River on Thursday as officials in Laos ruled out fin...

A Great Heart Stops Beating, Thousands of Tiny Hearts Beat on

Michael Levin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Michael Levin

Lauren Winkler died Sunday evening in an private jet crash at Santa Monica Airport described by investigators as unsurvivable. Lauren was a fundraiser...

Someone Had Too Much Time On Their Hands

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

Hamster wheel accident or car accident? They are one in the same. Via FunkayAnimals ...

Live from Toronto International Film Festival: Monday, Sept. 9

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Secrets and lies carried the day in most of the five films I saw Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. But then, aren't the most interesting movies built around them? It's so obvious that Mike Leigh used the idea as the title of one of his finest efforts.

Popcorn Preview: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Leslie Sisman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013) Cast includes: Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland), David Banner (Street Kings), Mariah Carey (You Don't ...

Movie Review: Disconnect

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Disconnect is upsetting, exhilarating and frightening in equal measures. It's got the ability to pierce your complacency with its cautionary tale.

Renowned Photographer Gets A Big Birthday Surprise

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"I can't believe it. I never expected this, ever." The famed Houston Street Wall was the site of a sidewalk surprise birthday party Saturday for phot...