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Is 96 the New 22? Seven Secrets of Vitality From Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, competitive ballroom dancer and yoga master.

Our Own Private Normandy

Glenn Rockowitz | Posted 03.15.2015 | Impact
Glenn Rockowitz

The sky overhead is sinking rapidly, the clouds now an oil-stained pillow with strict orders to suffocate my entire platoon.

An American Pilgrimage: The Normandy Beaches

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Rarely, can a traveler today still touch history on such a personal level. Walking the beaches, seeing the towns and even touching the infamous impenetrable hedgerows takes you back 70 years.

You Can Now Walk To Mont Saint-Michel

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel

In a day and age when supersonic jets and solar-powered drones are all the rage, it's nice to know a simple footbridge can still draw crowds. In l...

Baking Bread In France: Boulangerie Les Copains Part III

Sarah Dajani | Posted 09.21.2014 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

It's hard not to idealize a place where one neighbor presses apple cider while the other makes cheese for your evening tartines.

Baking Bread In France: Boulangerie Les Copains Part II

Sarah Dajani | Posted 08.30.2014 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

The philosophy of the Boulangerie rests on timeworn traditions in French bread-making.

Baking Bread in France: Boulangerie Les Copains

Sarah Dajani | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Sarah Dajani

There's a half-melted candle next to my bed, which consists of a mattress, on a wooden crate, on the floor. The sun has been up for hours and I'm already late for work.

Get the Look: Timeless Transitional Living Room in Normandy, France

Dering Hall | Posted 08.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Charles Spada's trademark style is marked by "the use of a well-edited color palette, fabrics that play with texture, exposed stone and wood floors". ...

Teen To Trek 70 Miles For 70th D-Day Anniversary For 'Sacrifice' Of Each Soldier

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact

After the bands have finished playing, the veterans have returned home and the world leaders have concluded their speeches, Liam Tarburn will continue...

D-Day: 150,000 Men -- and One Woman

Martha Burk | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Martha Burk

Martha Gellhorn was the first woman -- landing upfront, and the only female journalist with a brilliant first-hand story of the invasion.

What Is It About June?

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Daniel N. Nelson

What is it about June? June is a month that is filled with recent history's auspicious and horrible remembrances, memorials and prayers. While some people can celebrate -- perhaps a graduation, marriage, or birth -- there is too much somber history that clouds this time of the summer solstice.

Veterans Return To Normandy For D-Day Anniversary

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Ceremonies to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day are drawing thousands of visitors to the cemeteries, beach...

The 'Me' Generation Celebrates D-Day at 70

Leona Foxx | Posted 08.03.2014 | Fifty
Leona Foxx

I remember walking the beaches of Normandy a few years ago, a side trip during one of my training sessions for the CIA. It was late winter. The air was brisk and damp.

Top 10 Historic Battlefields

Cheapflights | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Our top 10 historic battlefields are just a sampling of the places where we can pay our respects to the fallen. However, they stand out for the attention they pay to preserving and sharing the history that unfolded on these very spots.

70th Anniversary of D-Day: In Normandy, the Echoes Are Still Strong

Edward Piegza | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Edward Piegza

To stand ankle-deep in that sand -- back to the water, facing the bluffs that were lined with wall-to-wall firepower -- is a moment that etches itself in the imagination.

The Forecast for D-Day and the Weatherman Behind Ike's Greatest Gamble

John Ross | Posted 07.18.2014 | Books
John Ross

Monday, June 5, 1944, had long been planned for launching D-day, the start of the campaign to liberate Nazi-held Western Europe in World War II. Yet t...

Do Kids Belong on a River Cruise?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

I suppose it's easier to book a Disney cruise and be done with it, if a cruise is the thing you want to do. But hey, it's Europe and we'd give anything to see the Disney Magic try to make its way up the Seine.

Representing the American Red Cross at the France Arrival Ceremony at the White House

Brian Boyle | Posted 04.15.2014 | Impact
Brian Boyle

In attendance at the French Arrival Ceremony there were over 100 members of the military from every branch, every state and every background. They represented to the fullest degree with every movement being in perfect coordination.

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Reflecting on George Harrison's Death: A Visit to Ground Zero During Thanksgiving 2001

Elan Barnehama | Posted 01.26.2014 | New York
Elan Barnehama

Since September 11, I have often turned to music to remind me of what is important. I am inspired by new bands that do their part to promote community and compassion over consumption.

Tourists Furious As D-Day Site Closes Due To Shutdown

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

SAINT-LAURENT-SUR-MER, France, Oct 4 (Reuters) - American tourists visiting a D-Day cemetery in Normandy, northern France, expressed anger upon disc...

As Troops Stormed Normandy, Churchill Launched a Drunken Tirade Against DeGaulle (Slideshow)

Conrad Black | Posted 08.06.2013 | Books
Conrad Black

2013-06-06-Conradbookcover.jpgOn the evening of June 5, 1944, as Roosevelt spoke to the world about the liberation of Rome, and welcomed Italy back into the civilized world, Churchill and de Gaulle were having the most severe of all their many disputes.

France Marks D-Day

AP | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France -- Commemorations of the 69th annniversary of D-Day have begun with the stars-and-stripes being raised in a quiet ceremony ...

France's Most Enchanting Towns

minube | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
minube

This summer, ditch the tourist trail in Paris and Marseilles and hit the countryside to experience the wealth of gorgeous historical villages France has to offer.

Remembering Normandy: Let Us Never Forget

Duane Wells | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
Duane Wells

When I arrived in Normandy after an hour long train ride from Paris, visits to the D-Day beaches and war memorials had been on my list of "to dos" but, if I'm honest, they weren't at the top of that list or even close to it.