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A Trump White House Without A Pet Would Break A Long, Weird History

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

Though it’s a move that could land any PR-minded official in the doghouse, there’s a chance the Trump White House might take a paws on presidentia...

Trump's Cabinet Should Think Food

William Lambers | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics
William Lambers

What should Donald Trump's new Cabinet be focused on when they take office in January? How about food? This does not mean we want the Trump Cabinet t...

10 Books About the Civil War for the History Buff in All of Us

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 01.09.2017 | Entertainment

If your idea of good reading involves stories about the Union and the Confederacy, then you’ll want to add these page-turners to your bookshelf or K...

'City of the Sun' Reveals True Middle East: Juliana Maio Speaks

Carol Ruth Weber | Posted 01.05.2017 | Entertainment
Carol Ruth Weber

When thinking of Egypt one normally would not equate the country as being friendly to those of Jewish faith or heritage. Juliana Maio, author, produce...

Why Trump? Why Brexit? Why Now?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics
Michael Rosenblum

It is too bad that we live in a world of collective amnesia. It is too bad that the History Channel no longer shows history, but prefers Reality TV shows. It is too bad that history is no longer taught in our schools.

What Will the Theme of Your Life Be in 2017?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 01.03.2017 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Kira M. Newman If your life were a movie, where would the plot be headed right now? You may not be immortalized in film anytime soon, but your l...

New Evidence Suggests Massive Fire Helped Sink The Titanic

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

A new documentary aims to sink a popular theory that the R.M.S. Titanic’s collision with an iceberg was the key factor in its historic demise. In ...

2017: The Beginning of the Era of Disruption

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.01.2017 | World
Daniel Wagner

In this era of dramatic, rampant, and incessant political change, predictions about the future can no longer be based either on conventional wisdom or...

10 Notable Books Of 2016 On Black Women's History

Keisha N. Blain | Posted 12.31.2016 | Women
Keisha N. Blain

These books, which were all published in 2016, explore a range of topics including slavery, politics, and religion. Be sure to add them to your reading list for 2017.

How To Appreciate 2016

Renee Fisher | Posted 12.28.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

For those of you who look back and see 2016 as a year that felt like a trip through a scary haunted house in which, after you have narrowly avoided de...

Do the Palestinians Really Want a State?

David Harris | Posted 12.25.2016 | World
David Harris

In all the focus on the December 23rd vote at the UN Security Council, when 14 nations supported a resolution critical of Israel and the U.S. broke wi...

In Case You Forgot, This Is What The Fight For Civil Rights Looked Like

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.19.2016 | Arts

To some, the fight for civil rights in America is an important, but distant, memory. According to history books, the struggle to end racial segregatio...

I Am Not Your Negro

Dwight Brown | Posted 12.16.2016 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Just in case you need a reminder that racism is not dead, James Baldwin, the intellectual, civil rights activist and renowned author, has left behind ...

Russia's Surprising Friends & Alllies

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 12.15.2016 | World
Jonathan Adelman

When Americans think of the world, they see such major allies as England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the European Union and several key Third Worl...

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 17: The Greek Way, Chapter 6, Questions 1 & 2

Frank Breslin | Posted 12.15.2016 | Education
Frank Breslin

1. What is Plato's view of Socrates? A more important question would be: Was Plato telling the truth about Socrates? Not the Socrates of legend as ...

Building Appreciation: A Short Interview With Tenement Museum's Brendan Murphy

Danny Groner | Posted 12.14.2016 | New York
Danny Groner

The Tenement Museum offers a series of tours to curious patrons.

Understanding the Fidels of the World requires Empathy-based Nuance: Embrace and Teach It

Atif Choudhury | Posted 12.05.2016 | World
Atif Choudhury

This piece was originally published by ergo In 2006, during my junior year in high school, I had a research assignment in my honors Spanish class whe...

What do the American and Syrian Civil War Have in Common?

William Lambers | Posted 11.30.2016 | World
William Lambers

In the story Gone with the Wind, Scarlett O'Hara experiences the food shortages caused by America's Civil War. Hunger is a horrible fate that no one s...

Castro, My Family and the Lie of Romantic Revolutions

Michelle Manning Barish | Posted 11.28.2016 | Politics
Michelle Manning Barish

Everyone has their personal stories about Castro, but one thing everyone says is: "He took everything."

On Thanksgiving Feed A 'Silent Guest' And End Hunger

William Lambers | Posted 11.25.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

Imagine a mystery guest coming to your Thanksgiving dinner, one you have never met. Imagine this "silent guest" being a starving person from a war-torn or impoverished country. That is what students at Mount St. Joseph University in Ohio want you to think about this Thanksgiving.

Tiffany Trump, Before She Was Famous

Lonnie Nadler | Posted 11.23.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Lonnie Nadler

Considering the stature of her last name, Tiffany Trump largely lived a life outside the spotlight until her father's presidential campaign this year.

Free E-Book "Rise": 125 Milestones in the 5 Eras of the History of Integrative Health and Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 11.21.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

At what point can an emergent movement look back and claim a history? And what is that history if, over the course of the time chronicled, separate st...

Who Was Still Alive When You Were Born?

Peter Reynosa | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Peter Reynosa

Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons, The Old Guitarist, 1903-1904, by Pablo Picasso What famous person was still alive when you were born? And wh...

Human Rights Vigilance Committees, A Lesson From America's Past

Alan Singer | Posted 11.21.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

Americans who oppose racial, ethnic, religious, homophobic, and gender bias, bigotry, and hate should take a lesson from the country's past.

What the Hummingbirds Say About The Future of US & Our National Parks

Audrey Peterman | Posted 11.16.2016 | Green
Audrey Peterman

The morning after the US elections, I made my way to my favorite lawn chair under the guinep tree in our friend Sheena's lavish Jamaican garden. I had...