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Did You Know These 7 Famous Athletes Were From Illinois?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.03.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Whether you're from downstate and prefer to identify with St. Louis teams, or live up north and call yourself a cheesehead, no one can deny Chicago is the mecca for the state's professional sports teams, and also home to some of the world's most valuable franchises.

Ansel and Violetta: How Strong Is First Love?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 01.27.2015 | Celebrity
Dr. Jane Greer

A lot of times these first love relationships hit fast and furious, but when high school ends, many of these connections also come to an end, not by choice, or because they are unhappy, but rather because of practicality. As a result, the longing for the opportunity to maintain the relationship can live on.

William H. Macy Talks About the New Season of 'Shameless'

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.12.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

It was great to have Macy back in Chicago because, despite his illustrious career that has taken him to New York, Los Angeles and beyond, I think of Chicago as the city that launched him.

3 Things You Learn When 15 million People Suddenly Know Who You Are

Blessing Offor | Posted 12.20.2014 | Arts
Blessing Offor

It's certainly not every day that you find yourself in front of 15 million new people, performing for the judges on The Voice. That kind of sudden platform will teach you a thing or two about human nature.

Tea and Conversation with Smashing Pumpkins Frontman, Billy Corgan

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.26.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Contrary to most things that I have read or seen, the Billy Corgan I encountered on September 17th was warm, personable, and very thoughtful. It was clear he had spent a lot of time thinking about counter-culture and its mass expectation biases on established art and celebrities.

#AOLBUILD Hosts Director Extraordinaire Rob Reiner

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD "If you are a creative person, you try to create things that are an extension of yourself" - professed Hollywood's jack-of...

9 Famous Geniuses Who Were Also Huge Coffee Addicts

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 06.11.2014 | Taste

Addicted to coffee? Well, you are in excellent company.

Daily Meditation: Garden Of Eden

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Daily Meditation: Maundy Thursday

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.17.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Daily Meditation: Never Forget What You Can Do

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Famo.us to Provide Solution for JS/HTML5 Performance

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 03.25.2014 | Huffpost Code

A few years ago, HTML5 rose to fame with the great promise of the ability to develop mobile apps using web technologies. These apps were said to work ...

A Jock in Hollywood: The Canyon

Tony Cavalero | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy
Tony Cavalero

I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.

The Love Doctor: Spoken Reasons Gives Relationship Advice To Famous Gay Couples (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Shira Lazar

On Wednesday's historic day for same-sex couples in America, we asked YouTube relationship guru Spoken Reasons to dish out his best advice for some ...

Beating the Odds

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

It is heartwarming to know people from all over the globe are willing to respond to these stories. In a digital age, where people spend more time interacting with devices than they sometimes do with other people, the Internet can become a human bridge.

Olympian Michelle Jenneke Demonstrates Her Sexy Viral Warm Up Dance

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

Youth Olympian and 19-year-old Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke won the hearts of the Internet this summer after a video of her sexy warmups went viral. Now that she's arrived in Los Angeles, the athlete behind the meme also proved bust a move to the Internet's other favorite dances.

The Most Viral Thanksgiving Videos of All Time

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.21.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

The Turkey Day Top 10 features YouTube favorites like Ryan Higa, freddiew and Fred! But perhaps the most notable addition is Nicole Westbrook's breakout "It's Thanksgiving" viral video, which has only been on YouTube since November and already comes in at #2!

YouTube's Most Famous Parents Shay Carl and Katilette Share Their Child-Rearing Tips (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.24.2012 | Parents
Shira Lazar

Shay Carl and Katilette, head honchos of the most famous family on YouTube -- The Shaytards -- joined me and YouTube's The Will of DC in the What's Tr...

Support Our Gay Youth... So They Won't Feel Alone Like Me

Jason Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jason Stuart

I was the first openly gay comedian to headline mainstream comedy clubs and had a lot of success in the 90s touring around the good old USA.

A Lesson on Playing with Your Food

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

When Carl Warner looks at food he see possibilities. To him, broccoli are miniature trees that can create vast forests of connected treetops. To him, Italian parmesan cheese wheels are rugged, plunging cliffs.

First Jobs of History's Greatest

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

Very few people are born famous. Fame must be earned, achieved by means of extraordinary effort, talent, persistence, heart. You don't reach the level of a Paris Hilton or a Brad Pitt just by looking good. Okay, bad examples.

The Peculiar Limits of Black Society in New York

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York
Read More: Town and Country, Socialite, Journalist, Maggie Betts, Dale Dobson, Montgomery, Dr. Joyce Brown and Carl McCall, Emil Wilbekin, Cheryl Riley, Courtney Sloane, The E. T. Williamses, Mr. and Mrs. Spike Lee, The Adairs, Erana Stennett, George Faison, Willard Winter, Michaela Angela Davis, Michael Mccollom, Social Activist, Nancy Lane, Eula Johnson, Kirk Shannon Butts, Susan Taylor, The Governor and Mrs. Patterson, Kehinde Wiley, Photographer, David Patrick Columbia, David Levering Lewis, Evelyn Cunningham, Audrey Smaltz, Thelma Golden, Rachel Roy, Alma and Charlie Rangel, Curtis Quentin Phelps, Jason Campbell, Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ruth Ann Stewart, Kim Heirston, Sheila Bridges, Joyce Mullins-Jackson, The Cosbys, Rene Cox, Cordelle Cleare, Ray Alexander Minter, Stanley Crouch, Back Designer, Bonnie Morrison, The Chenaults, President Obama, Tamara and Greg Tunie, Malcolm Harris, The Dinkinses, Gordon Chambers, Pam and Bill Perkins, Rainbow Room, Genève Jones, Aubrey Lynch, Society, G. Winston James, Ludget Delcy, Lana Turner, Audrey J. Bernard, Harriet Cole, Henry Mitchell, Michelle Obama, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Rock, Writers, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Lowery Stokes Sims, Famous, Anthony Bryant, Sherry Bronfman, Clarence Haynes, The Redheads, Nicola Vassell, Dancers, Tyson Perez, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, Moises De La Renta, Norma Darden, Marc Baptist, Kevin Bright, Phyllis Briley. Rocky Baron Boler, Lou Willard, B. Michael, Susan Fales-Hill, Artist, Robin Bell Stevens, New York Times, Gordon Davis, The Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Reginald Van Lee, Hip Hop; Deitch Gallery, Stephen Burrows, New York News
Michael Henry Adams

Is there really such a thing as 'black society'? Many people certainly used to think so! Imagine, today we have one African American president an...

Celebrity Genealogy Hits Prime Time

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

Active and armchair genealogists across the country will soon be treated shows on PBS and NBC that will offer considerable, multicultural star power.

Don't You Just Love When They Use The Movie Title As A Line In The Movie? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Videogum blogger Gabe Delahaye does not love it. Not even a little bit. He's spent what looks like countless hours compiling every instance of this ph...