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Internet Sensations Explain How to Go Viral

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.17.2015 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Viral marketing is the fastest and quickest way you can spread a message. Just ask Justin Bieber. But for every hit content piece that goes viral there is an Internet dump of content that got discarded or deemed irrelevant because no one saw it.

The 26 Best Performances This Year

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.18.2014 | Entertainment

Offstage, 2014 has been a messy year. Onstage (and onscreen), it will have been 365 days of passion. That's the theme that runs through HuffPost E...

Pharrell Williams On Ferguson Jury: 'What Are We Going To Do About It?'

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 02.01.2015 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pharrell Williams says "everyone is heartbroken" there was no grand jury indictment of a white police officer in the killing of a...

So Your Kid Wants to Write Songs

Shelly Peiken | Posted 01.05.2015 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

When parents ask me how they can help their child be a songwriter, I pause. I don't want to hurt their feelings. Sometimes I'm afraid to tell them what I think. It may not be what they want to hear.

Pharrell On Ferguson: 'This Is Going To Be The Longest Hangover In Race Relations, Ever'

Posted 09.16.2014 | Black Voices

Yesterday (Sept. 9) marked a month since the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, and the unarmed teen's family has issued a new call for the ...

Deaf Singers Introduce Us To An Entirely New 'Happy' Dance

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact

A group of teenaged campers is proving you don't need to hear "Happy" to feel it. The ASL interpretation of Pharrell Williams' mega-hit song, filme...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman:All Hail Cris Cab

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

We might as well start calling Pharrell Williams King Midas. He probably won't answer anybody who takes that sentence literally, but I'm simply trying...

American and Iranian Youth Find Solidarity in Being "Happy"

Shermin Kruse | Posted 08.06.2014 | World
Shermin Kruse

A simple act of expressing joy became an international news story with unexpectedly unifying results.

Happy in Syria? I Know What You're Thinking Right Now

Laila Alawa | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Laila Alawa

The video opens up on smiling laughing children. It's your normal "Happy" video -- joining videos from America, Germany, Egypt and Australia, to name a few -- but there's a slight twist to it: The people in the video are Syrian.

Why "Happy" Makes Me Unhappy

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Seriously, does anyone actually know how a room without a roof feels? Is that a "happy" feeling? I'm personally happy when my rooms have roofs.

Michael Emerson's Version of 'Happy' Is Awesome... And Creepy

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.08.2014 | Comedy

What does "Lost" and "Person of Interest" star Michael Emerson think of his image after playing two of TV's most intense characters? "It troubles ...

If You're Happy and You Know It -- Argue

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Stacy Slotnick

As a lawyer, I argue daily and with gusto because I am fiercely protective of my client's interests. However I am not in the habit of sacrificing my happiness health to effectively argue, and neither should you.

The 'Halal Version' Of The 'Happy British Muslims' Video Gets Rid Of All The Women

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.18.2014 | Religion

It's been just three days since the "Happy British Muslims" video was posted, and the Internet has already exploded with opinions about it, ranging fr...

'Happy' Without The Music Is Still Pretty Happy

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.18.2014 | Comedy

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery... and that goes double in this case. Not only is House of Halo, an Amsterdam ad agency, flattering Ph...

This 'Happy' Vine Compilation Shows You Can Do More Than Candy Crush With Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 04.16.2014 | Good News

Rob Scallon has blessed the Internet with yet another awesome video ... and this time he got a little more creative. The guitarist from Chicago us...

WATCH: These 'Happy British Muslims' Rock Out To Pharrell Williams And It Is Everything

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 04.17.2014 | Religion

These British Muslims have something they want you to know... they're HAPPY! In this adorable video set to Pharrell Williams' feel-good hit "Happy,...

'Why Am I Crying On Oprah?'

OWN | Posted 04.16.2014 | OWN

Before Pharrell Williams' song "Happy" was nominated for an Academy Award, before it reached the top of the Billboard charts, before it garnered 182 m...

How Pharrell Williams Felt Just Before Writing 'Happy'

OWN | Posted 04.11.2014 | OWN

On the heels of his chart topping hit "Happy," Pharrell Williams is one of the most sought-after music artists today. On an upcoming episode of "Opra...

Pharrell-Inspired "Happy" Women's Colleges Videos

Diane Propsner | Posted 06.07.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Pharrell's "Happy" video has inspired many people to create "Happy" videos of their own, including numerous colleges across the country. It's not surprising. This award-winning song is contagious.

These 'Happy' Parodies Capture All The Angst And Joy Of Hosting The World Cup

Posted 04.01.2014 | World

While plenty of soccer fans are excited for Brazil to stage the World Cup in less than three months, not everyone in one host city is happy about the ...

Pharrell Mixed With Goldfrapp Makes 'Happy' An Intense Auditory Experience

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment

When Pharrell Williams' smash pop hit "Happy" is blended with Goldfrapp's "Let It Take You," the resulting song is a lot less jovial, and more, well ....

String Cover Of 'Happy' Is Too Perfect For International Day of Happiness

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.20.2014 | Entertainment

Today is International Day of Happiness. Coincidentally, there happens to be a very popular song by Pharrell Williams practically everywhere right now...

Why in the World Do We Need an International Day of Happiness, Anyway?

Valerie Alexander | Posted 05.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

Why should rabid capitalists like us care about anyone's happiness but our own? Think of it as enlightened self interest. Dozens of studies in the past few years all reach the same basic conclusion on this point -- happiness is achievable, and a happy society is more profitable.

Pentatonix Will Make You 'Happy' With Their A Cappella Cover Of Pharrell Williams

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment

With the first day of spring approaching, we'd like to help put a "spring in your step" with this upbeat new a cappella cover from one of our favorite...

School Choir's Cover Of Pharrell's 'Happy' Will Make Your Whole Week Better

Posted 03.17.2014 | Good News

Pharrell Williams' "Happy" is such a, well, happy song that it's made people around the world dance. But this version by an elementary school choir in...