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The True American Gods: Comic Book Heroes

Carl Pettit | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Carl Pettit

These fictional men and women, who wear inappropriately tight-fitting spandex costumes and only exist in our imaginations, bring hope to millions of real people on a daily basis, and have become an integral part of American cultural life and identity.

WATCH: Did Past-Life Regression Help Heal This Woman's Medical Condition?

OWN | Posted 07.23.2013 | OWN

As the daughter of past-life regression expert and "Miracles Happen" author Dr. Brian Weiss, social worker Amy Weiss says she had on more than one occ...

Is Heaven a Haven?

Irene Tanner | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

When our broken bodies and brains depart Earth for the dimension we designate as heaven, could this be comparable to sending a totally totaled automobile back to the factory for restoration rather than to rot in a a grave/junkyard?

Buck Wolf

Sabrina Boing Boing vs. Jonah Falcon: The Weird News Top 10 | Buck Wolf | Posted 03.31.2013 | Weird News

It's hard to be bigger than Jon Hamm, but in one critical way, Jonah Falcon is -- and he has some advice for the towering 'Mad Men" star. Falcon is...

David Moye

Reality Show Looking For Kids With Past Lives | David Moye | Posted 03.24.2013 | Weird News

The future of reality TV could be kids who think they've had past lives. A Los Angeles production company is currently holding a nationwide casting...

Patti Stanger: Taylor Swift Needs To Stop Writing Songs About Exes

Posted 02.12.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger joined Huffpost Live's Abby Huntsman to talk about the dating advice she would give celebrities. "Don't write...

The Science Of Reincarnation?

Derek Beres | Posted 12.28.2012 | Science
Derek Beres

By entertaining such philosophies, we inevitably waste valuable time wishing things here were different. Instead of changing our circumstances (or our attitude toward existence), we project our attention to some future destination.

Making 'Yangsi: Reincarnation Is Just the Beginning'

Mark Elliott | Posted 02.27.2013 | Religion
Mark Elliott

When I started this film I had quite a lot of skepticism about the tulku reincarnation system. I did not see how all that is claimed was possible. And I still cannot claim to understand it. But in looking at the footage in my room afterwards, I thought to myself, "OK, we have a film here."

Learning to Listen: Powerful Teachings From Our Children's Past Lives

GAIAM TV | Posted 01.29.2013 | Weird News

Beyond spontaneous statements about the child's past, other clues can shed light on their past life experience; behaviors such as phobias or physical issues often correspond to children's memories -- particularly of their death -- of their past life.

UC School Receives $5 Million To Study WHAT?!

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.02.2012 | Los Angeles

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) has received a $5 million grant to study the afterlife. The money will fund research into heaven, hel...

Sea Change Is Another Chance to Visit the South

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.15.2012 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Author Karen White keeps her stories in the South with her latest novel Sea Change. If you have enjoyed Karen White's books in the past then you will also enjoy this one.

Into the Din of Life Comes the Quiet Hush of Death

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Devon Wilke

It's easy to forget -- when you're knee-deep in the process of living -- that Death is up ahead somewhere waiting to be dealt with, an inevitable passage we ponder and fear.

Karmic Relief For The Misuse Of 'Karma'

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.15.2012 | Religion
Philip Goldberg

If we're going to invoke the principle in public discourse, let's get it right, before some yahoo claims it's Iran's karma to get bombed.

Andrea Stone

Mormon Proxy Baptism Was Performed On Behalf Of Mahatma Gandhi, Researcher Says | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.27.2012 | Religion

Mahatma Gandhi, who employed nonviolent civil disobedience to lead India to independence after more than a century of British rule, was posthumously b...

Do We 'Remember' Favorite Foods From Past Lives?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 04.27.2012 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Is our love for ginger ale or pickled eggs based on nostalgia tagged not to comfort or joy we consciously remember, but comfort or joy hailing us across the chasms of our own unremembered deaths?

Dead Family Members Believed Reincarnated As Rodents In India Rat Temple

National Geographic | Posted 02.06.2012 | Weird News

On the surface, this temple in northern India appears like any other. But there's a main difference: there are 15,000 deities living inside it and the...

Vatican's Exorcist: Yoga Is Satanic | David Moye | Posted 11.29.2011 | Weird News

Yoga is the work of the devil, according to a man who claims to have banished evil spirits from 70,000 people. Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican's chief...

'My Reincarnation' And The Changing Model Of Film Distribution

Jennifer D. Fox | Posted 12.26.2011 | Religion
Jennifer D. Fox

Filmmaking in America is about as hard as it gets. My film "My Reincarnation" is a good example of that. I filmed for 12 years before a drop of support ever came in.

The Way You Sing It

Gary Zukav | Posted 11.27.2011 | Home
Gary Zukav

A friend took a trip to New Orleans after Katrina. He is a jazz musician and singer. He has been most of his life, and he feels that jazz is the greatest thing that has happened in America.

The Evolving Understanding Karma

Thomas David DuBois | Posted 10.13.2011 | Religion
Thomas David DuBois

Buddhism has no single dogmatic view of karma. Unlike Western religious traditions, Buddhism is extremely fluid in its teaching, and assumes that people will gradually move towards more sophisticated understanding of the truth.

The Reincarnating Humble-bee

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts
Sebastian Siegel

Breath -- and he is inextricably rewoven into eternity, ideated as an aperture through which light shines. Upon a closer look he appears as a portal o...

Author Interview: M.J. Rose Talks About The Hypnotist

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 08.01.2011 | Media
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

"Reincarnation is just another form of therapy. In my books, instead of going to a traditional shrink, my characters go to a therapist who practices past-life regression."

Buddhist Samaya And The Making Of 'My Reincarnation'

Jennifer D. Fox | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
Jennifer D. Fox

I imagined a father-son film where the son would wake up and recognize his reincarnation, return to Tibet and be enthroned in the monastery waiting for him. But when I told Yeshi of my filmmaking dream, he said I should forget it.

Behind The Scenes Of In The Shadow Of The Buddha (PHOTOS)

Matteo Pistono | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matteo Pistono

Part spiritual biography, part nail-biting undercover reporting, this book is the result of a quest to uncover long-hidden spiritual truths and real-time violations of religious freedom in Tibet.

Why I Went Public About Smuggling News of Brutal Crackdowns Out of China

Matteo Pistono | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matteo Pistono

The more time I spent in Tibet delving into the 19th-century teachings of Tertön Sogyal, the more often I met Tibetans who wanted to tell me their story of frustration and pain at what they see as China occupying their country.