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Fresh From the Lab: Introducing HuffPost Highlights

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.29.2012 | Technology
Arianna Huffington

Today I'm delighted to announce the launch of HuffPost Highlights. At HuffPost, we now have over 70 verticals dedicated to bringing you the best of the web. And we realize you may not have time to read everything. So why not let the millions of other HuffPost readers find some of the best content for you -- the amazing quotes, eye-popping statistics, and inspirational insights that your fellow readers are sharing, tweeting, and discussing in conversations online and off? Starting today, you'll see great quotes in the module on the right side of every article page, and highlighted in yellow in the article you're reading. If you see a quote you like, all you have to do is select that text with your cursor and copy it, and your quote will be mixed in with all the other quotes displayed on Highlights -- our newest way to join the conversation.

Dear President Obama

Aleida Fernandez | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Aleida Fernandez

Mr. President, you are my Kennedy, my Reagan. It was you who made me interested in the political discourse, and what our government is doing. It was you who made me register to vote the first chance I could, even though it was not an election year.

My Daughter's First Crush Came Earlier Than Expected

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 10.27.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

I always ran through scenarios for the girls and their first boyfriends. It involved scaring the boyfriends, embarrassing the girls and making sure the boys knew dad would be watching.

PHOTOS: The Rust Belt's Rustic Bars

Randy Fox | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

The old shot and beer joints were a mainstay in nearly all the Rust Belt mill towns. These places were the yang to the factories' yin and a big part of many a mill worker's daily routine.

Dadmissions: Grocery Line Confessions

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 10.20.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

Today, I was at the store and the guy in front of me had a jumbo bag of ice, a party bottle of Maker's Mark Whiskey, shrimp cocktail, and a couple of other party supplies. It's Sunday night. I had a 4-pack of Charmin, a package or Oreos, and a soda.

The HuffPost Live is a Video Segment Engine for the Huffington Post

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

The newly launched HuffPost Live is streaming 12 hours of programming daily, but it may be that most of the consumption of the content is via edit...

American Idol Stars Reveals 5 Secrets of Success

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 10.17.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

This week I had the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with four American Idol finalists. I spoke with them about everything from parents to perseverance.

When Did Birthday Parties Get So Complicated?

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Pete Wilgoren

There is nothing sadder than a sweaty, overworked clown trying to make balloon elephants and space ships out of balloons that then break and sputter across the room.

Get Ready For HuffPost Live | Posted 10.13.2012 | Media

The wait is almost over! HuffPost Live is launching today. Click below to watch after 10am EST....

HuffPost Live Launching At 10AM

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media

Watch HuffPost Live's first live segment in the clip above. The Huffington Post will unveil HuffPost Live, its streaming video network, Monday mor...

Rush Limbaugh Responds To Bain-Death Squad Story

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh lashed out at The Huffington Post on Wednesday for publishing a story that ties Mitt Romney's Bain Capital to br...

Thank You, @HuffingtonPost Twitter Followers!

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

Yay! We've reached 2 million followers on Twitter! And what better way to celebrate than with presents! Twenty lucky tweeters will get an @Huffing...

Blogging in the Shower

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.29.2012 | Books
Lev Raphael

I'm always blogging in the shower. The isolation, the quiet, the warmth, and the steady stream of water from multiple shower heads relax my body and free my mind. Ideas arrive with ease and I write in my head until I can get to the computer or my iPad.

Why When Trying To Fool Others About Our Eating Habits, We're Really Just Fooling Ourselves

Gregg McBride | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

These days when I think back to some of the misadventures that I had when I was over 250 pounds overweight, I often chuckle to myself -- while also admiring my stamina for not only getting through that time in my life, but also conquering it.

Summer Sightseeing for College-Bound Families

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

Whether you're the parent of a high school freshman or a senior, there are ways to save some cash before it's time to buy those extra long twin size bedsheets.

WATCH: Arianna Talks About Nora Ephron On 'CBS This Morning'

Huff TV | Posted 08.27.2012 | Women
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on 'CBS This Morning' to remember her friend and Huffington Post editor-at-large Nora Ephron, who passed away on Tuesday at the age o...

By the Numbers: America's Growing For-Profit Detention Industry

Posted 06.21.2012 | Business

By Suevon Lee, ProPublica.The growth of the private detention industry has long been a subject of scrutiny. A recent eight-part series in the New Orle...

Open Letter to Mormon Church President Thomas S. Monson

Fred Karger | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Fred Karger

We must stop this Religion-based bigotry. I once again appeal to you as the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) to sit down face to face and find common ground.

I Hate Facebook, Part II

Andy Ostroy | Posted 08.12.2012 | Media
Andy Ostroy

The rampant narcissism that dominates Facebook now threatens to infect children under 13.

Google Dosen't Care "Much About You"

Posted 06.05.2012 | Technology

"The net was not designed to do anything in particular. It was designed to move little bags of bits from point A to point B, with some probability gre...

WATCH: Need a Fearlessness Boost? Get More Sleep!

Terri Cole | Posted 07.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

This week, I want to explore how sleep and fear are related. Their connection is direct and undeniable, as lack of the prior leads to an increase in the latter.

Alex Kenjeev, Law School Grad, Pays Off $114,000 Student Loan Balance In Cash

Posted 05.24.2012 | College

For many law school graduates, it takes over a decade of steady monthly payments by check or automatic bank withdrawals to pay off student loans. N...

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell Is Still an Addict and Has "Issues" With John Edwards

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 07.19.2012 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

Velez-Mitchell's balanced, yet, "no-holds bar" style attracts a loyal audience. She has an obsession for, and an addiction to making a real and measurable impact in the world. She is addicted to the notion that she can always do more.

Blog 150: My Visit to Skidmore

Michael Kaiser | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home
Michael Kaiser

Spending two days with these students in classes and lecture was exciting and enlightening. They know far more about arts management than I could have dreamed of at that age.

The Huffington Post's Astrological Chart

David Moye | Posted 07.07.2012 | Weird News
David Moye

When I found out The Huffington Post's birthday was May 9, I decided to see what clues about this website could be ascertained via the arcane (and some would say nonsensical) interpretive art of astrology.