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Did Arabic Scholars Discover Evolution in the Ninth Century?

Robert J. Asher | Posted 07.28.2016 | Science
Robert J. Asher

One thousand years ago, when the United States of America did not exist and Oxford and Cambridge were backwaters of ignorance, the light of human reason shone brightly in places like Tunis, Cairo, and Baghdad. During the Abbasid caliphate for much of the 8th through middle 11th centuries, and also sporadically thereafter, tolerance of certain non-Muslim groups was enshrined in law.

5 Muslim Inventions We Use In Modern Society

Rua Wani | Posted 02.23.2016 | Religion
Rua Wani

Islamic history is replete with pioneering inventions and discoveries, many of which are ingrained in modern society.

Conversations With Andrea Bocelli, Lang Lang and NCIS: New Orleans' Shalita Grant, Plus Fathers & Daughters, Ryan Aderréy, Golden Age and The Glorious Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.23.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Multi-platinum singer Michael Bolton and Richard Clayderman cover "(They Long To Be) Close To You"--a '70s hit for the Carpenters written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David--for the Fathers & Daughters: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, presented exclusively at HuffPost.

Tourists Still Visit Spot Where Lucille Ball Once Gawked

Dick Guttman | Posted 09.23.2016 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

It was the setting of that most-loved "I Love Lucy" scene of Lucy's stalking and gawking Bill Holden. Hundreds of stars were caricatured on the walls...

Paradise Lost: Why New Movies Make Us Love Old Movies More

Dick Guttman | Posted 09.15.2016 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

Given the luxurious privilege of having my diary of life among the superstars, Starflacker, excerpted in The Huffington Post and in Saturday Evening Post, why would I instead choose to excerpt from another book not yet even on the market?

Fame Isn't the Prize; It's the Price

Dick Guttman | Posted 07.17.2016 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

I have an actor friend who gets through a crowd and gets through life with one over-riding rule: don't make eye contact. It's a great and effective policy, especially for stars who inspire a dangerous sense of possession in fans when in the open public.

5 Old Hollywood Scandals That Would Still Make Jaws Drop Today

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.08.2015 | Fifty

Before Hollywood became synonymous with sex tapes, rehab and public meltdowns, there was still plenty of gossip and scandal to go around in Tinseltown...

Is the Golden Age Over for American Jews?

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 06.08.2016 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

100 years ago my great grandfather took a ship from Poland to New York. He eventually made his way to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He soon sent for his two brothers and sister, who made their way there as well.

Our Days are Worth Years

Pioneers for Change | Posted 01.19.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

The inertia of our current industrial and economic models means that, even if we chose to change course, we will be experiencing the negative after effects of current practice for years to come.

First Nighter: Stoppard's 'Real Thing,' McNally's 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart'

David Finkle | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

This week we get the revivals of Tom Stoppard's somewhat autobiographical The Real Thing (1982), at the American Airlines Theatre, and Terrence McNally's Lips Together, Teeth Apart (1991), at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre.

The Golden Age of YouTube?

Jim Monroe | Posted 12.13.2014 | Media
Jim Monroe

Almost without exception, today's Internet stars come from outside the Hollywood farm system. They are kids, mostly, who have figured out how to make 140 characters and six-second videos wildly entertaining.

Can Better, Smarter Movies Make Better, Smarter Children?

John Farr | Posted 08.19.2014 | Entertainment
John Farr

Here's a bold statement: Giving your children the chance to watch classic films can be just as vital as anything they learn in school.

7 Things Vintage Stars Can Teach Us About Body Confidence

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.21.2014 | Women

Walking around in a female body is often a less-than-pleasant experience, no matter your size, color, height or weight. Alongside being publicly c...

A New Golden Age of Content

Peter Csathy | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business
Peter Csathy

We have become individual broadcasters and marketeers, amplifying the voices of creators whose stories we deem worthy to be seen and heard (even those, like Mr. Burgundy's, that are blatant promotions!). Think about that.

The Real Differences Between New York City And Los Angeles

Phyllis Sues | Posted 02.12.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

Being born is one thing. Being born in NYC in 1923 is the best thing! That year has colored my entire life. To be a part of the Broadway scene in 1944 and to dance in the Shubert Theater and walk through stage door 6, nights and matinees. That was living!

Stage Door: Volpone, Golden Age

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.09.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

This is the first major New York revival of Jonson's masterwork Volpone in 50 years, and it's staged with flair. What's better than seeing the amoral rich get their comeuppance?

First Nighter: Terrence McNally's Opera-Loving Golden Age, Paula Vogel's Civil War Christmas

David Finkle | Posted 02.03.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Will Bellini explaining he no longer writes because "I ran out of things to say" sate the on-lookers? How about the will-he-or-won't-he-do-it suspense of tenor Rubini's hitting that ground-breaking "Credeasi misera" high F?

Golden Age or Gilded Cage?

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Kurt Ellenberger

The Golden Age of any style is both a blessing and a curse, but for pop music in particular, escape is very difficult.

The Roaring Twenties: Domestic Tranquility

Stefanie Lee | Posted 11.07.2011 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

I was fortunate enough to spend the past two weeks in London and Paris. Here are my sweeping generalizations about London and Paris and most likely unfair comparisons between them and our city by the bay. Take 'em or leave 'em.

Blinged-Out MacBook Air Costs $40K

Born Rich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

True luxury addicts need look no further than Bling My Thing's new "Golden Age" creation. Unveiled at CeBIT 2008, "Golden Age" is a Macbook Air decked...