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Faux vs. Full: Is Your 'True Love' Faking It?

Suzannah Galland | Posted 07.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Imagine you are carrying around a faux Prada bag you bought for six dollars in Chinatown. It looks real. It feels real. But how long can you keep conv...

Can You Fake It Until You Make It?

Debra Carnes | Posted 02.29.2016 | Women
Debra Carnes

I can count beyond both hands when I've experienced the imposter angst. And being totally honest, I still experience those pangs in certain situations where I feel like a total fake, just minutes from having the truth exposed. But, it's time to make a change and put any fear or doubts behind us.

Faking It

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 02.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Allison Toepperwein

Forty years ago, artificial plants were burgeoning. Urban living was the trend, yet people wanted their homes and offices to feel warm. The conveniences of the city were met with the angst of nature, but without the maintenance.

Record Executive Claims Kanye West Is Faking His Persona

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 02.06.2016 | Entertainment

That legendary Kanye West persona is just an act, according to a new memoir by longtime record executive and West collaborator, L.A. Reid. "Despite ho...

My Two Cents About 'Unseen' Disabilities

Shayna A. Pitre | Posted 12.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Shayna A. Pitre

Disability is real. Unseen and unfelt by others, it still exists if it affects at least one person's life. The unseen disability fights fiction, how...

Notorious Art Forger Claims Credit For A Leonardo Da Vinci Drawing

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts

Until very recently, the image above, titled "La Bella Principessa," was known by amateur and expert art historians to be the work of 15th century mas...

Smoke and Mirrors

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 11.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

She flips through the photos she has just taken. The ones of her smiling her big toothy grin, her nose is too long and her teeth are not straight; but...

Fake-Penis Woman Gets 8 Years In Prison After Duping Female Pal

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.12.2015 | Crime

If you impersonate a man to have sex with a woman, be prepared to pay the price. Gayle Newland, who duped a female pal by using a fake penis during bl...

Why You Should Never Fake in Bed (Except in This One Case)

Em & Lo | Posted 11.04.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

While these are good intentions, no good can come of them. Faking begins a vicious cycle of deceit and miscommunication.

Black Market Wine Industry Means You Could Be Drinking Poison

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 11.04.2015 | Taste

FoodRepublic's Food Crimes series reports on scandals plaguing the food industry. In this captivating episode of Food Crimes, go inside the world of ...

Men Hold Faux Funeral After Friend Ditches Them For Girlfriend

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.27.2015 | Weird News

When 20-year-old South Wales resident Keiran Cable started dating 19-year-old Jess Ferguson, his friends saw it as the beginning of the end. After 18...

When a Lost Wallet Leads to Felony Arrest: Interview With Greenwich Police Sgt. Zuccerella

Katherine Du | Posted 10.01.2015 | Crime
Katherine Du

Fake IDs are a Class D Felony, states Sec. 53a-139 of the Connecticut Penal Code. Yet out of the 8720 arrests Greenwich Police Department has made in the past decade, only 247 individuals were charged with second or third degree forgery. Four juveniles out of the 247 were arrested for possession of fake licenses.

Landmark Replicas That Are as Good as the Real Deal

CheapTickets | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then some landmarks should be downright charmed. If you don't have the time or money to see the real thing, then opt for one of these faux versions of tourists attractions that are often imitated and nearly duplicated.

Why Do We Still Get Confused Between Fake and Real?

Abi Fedorovsky | Posted 06.11.2016 | College
Abi Fedorovsky

I can probably say that I speak for many my age when I say that I am friends with people with whom I have absolutely zero interaction, apart from online.

19 Ways To Spot A Fake Chinese Restaurant

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

You might want to rethink what you're putting between your chopsticks.

Utah Jazz Bear Gets Revenge On Houston Rockets Basketball Fan

Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.16.2013 | Sports

Apparently, Houston Rockets fans don't appreciate silly string in their beer. Unfortunately for the Jazz Bear, he had to find out the hard way. Fortun...

Internet Drugs Can Kill

Steve Pociask | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Steve Pociask

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy found that 97 percent of the Internet pharmacies it examined are not compliant with federal or state laws as well as industry standards.

Another Reporter Freak Out?

Posted 10.18.2013 | Comedy

Sigh... remember that magical time, not so long ago, when we could trust that all those viral fails, wins and bloopers were 100% real? It seems like ...

Jimmy Kimmel Pranked The Internet With Viral Video of Twerking Girl Who Caught Fire

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Well, life is a lie. No one can be trusted. Jimmy Kimmel revealed that the hilarious video we've all been freaking out over, in which a girl making a...

Plenty of Catfish-- The Dating Site That Lets You Find Your Fantasy Match (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.06.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"Plenty of Catfish" is the new online dating site that brings attractive, imaginary women to lonely, gullible, horny men with large bank accounts -- you know, Manti T'eo style!

Zero Dark Thirty Meets Slender Man in Parody Trailer

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.24.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

In this latest installment of "YouTube Trailers," Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty white-knuckle thriller -- based on the true story of the manhunt for Osama bin Laden -- is re-imagined with the nefarious and elusive Slender Man.

Prolific Forger And Guy Who Caught Him Team Up For Exhibition

Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts

It's not easy to be a famous artist, but it also sure isn't easy to paint like one. That is why we are so pleased to hear about the "Faux Real" exhibi...

Mystery Of Long-Lost Da Vinci Painting Takes Surprising Turn

Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts

In 1998, a vellum-sheet portrait sold for £11,400 at Christie's. Today, the bidder who bailed at £11,399 is kicking himself. This painting, thought...

Art Dealer Arrested For $2 Million Of Fake Art

Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts

Is the signature on your Monet a little too legible? It could be a fake; word is they're going around. A former art dealer was arrested in South F...

Is India's GDP Growth for Real?

Devinder Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Devinder Sharma

Economists often dress up figures to create an illusion of growth. This year's economic growth figures In India have been very cleverly fudged to create a mirage.