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Opulent Origins: Designer Fotini Explains the Essence of Her Brand

Quia Querisma | Posted 09.30.2013 | Style
Quia Querisma

After heeding her father's advice to spend time in the corporate world, Fotini Copeland's lifelong dreams are no longer deferred. Now on her fifth collection, the Greek-Canadian designer is making strides to define her place in the annals of fashion history.

An East Side Story (Photos)

Rog Walker | Posted 09.28.2013 | New York
Rog Walker

It's the classic image of a bustling New York. Packed downtown areas littered with suits and the oblivious tourist. On the Lower East side, however, a different story is being told.

Chemo Style: A Cancer Patient's Tips for Building a Great Hat Collection

Shelley Nolden | Posted 09.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Shelley Nolden

As any chemo veteran knows, it ain't easy being bald. Some patients can pull off a wig with panache. Others, to my great admiration, go boldly bald. I took the hat approach -- and gave it my all.

Royal Nebeker: "Life Is But a Dream..."

John Seed | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Artist Royal Nebeker has what just may be the world's coolest studio space: he paints on the top floor of a former fishing facility -- The Uppertown Net Loft -- a battered and picturesque wooden building that sits on pilings 100 yards from the shoreline of Astoria, Oregon.

Another Music Festival Tellu-rides High (Plus: Guess the Guitar Heroes)

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.19.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The summer festival season never seems to let up in Telluride, the southwestern Colorado mountain town where the musical kingpin, since its modest sta...

The Phenomenauts at The Static Room

Melissa Webster | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

What do you get when you combine hot guys, insane musical talent and a bent towards Big-Bang-Theory-like geekiness that loves science and space? The Phenomenauts, coming to a space station near you.

"This Is a Dream Colon" - 26 Hilarious Voice Mail Transcriptions

Eva Moon | Posted 09.16.2013 | Technology
Eva Moon

Remember the old children's game "Telephone" where one child whispers a message to the next child, who whispers it to the next and so on? The end result was always hilariously transmogrified from the original message.

The Oliver Gal Artist Co. Creates Couture for Your Walls

Quia Querisma | Posted 09.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Quia Querisma

Ask any aficionado and they'll agree that art and fashion go hand-in-hand which is why the fashion collection from the Oliver Gal Artist Co. seems like such a no-brainer.

30 Jaw-Dropping Wedding Gowns With Dramatic Backs

Bridal Guide | Posted 09.16.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

Whether it's during your vows or your first dance as husband and wife, you'll spend many precious moments with your back turned to your guests. Wow them from every angle with one of these dazzling statement backs!

Enthralling YA Books for Your Beach Bag

Jordan B. Nielsen | Posted 09.02.2013 | Books
Jordan B. Nielsen

Searching for that transporting, all-consuming, smoldering, heart rendering book that will sweep you away while you're soaking in the sun?

Seven Strange But Meaningful Ways to Be Patriotic on July 4th

James Napoli | Posted 08.31.2013 | Comedy
James Napoli

Watching fireworks, honoring the flag and having a barbecue are all fantastic ways to celebrate Independence Day. But when you're done with those, try these other, more cerebral ways of declaring your love of country. In their own way, they can help us take back America.

Shock the Gay Away: Secrets of Early Gay Aversion Therapy Revealed (PHOTOS)

Jamie Scot | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Jamie Scot

Before the American Psychiatric Association declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder in 1973, aversion therapy was used routinely in hopes that it would prevent or eliminate homosexual behavior.

Michigan's Enchanting Waterfalls

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel

Michigan borders four of the five Great Lakes, is home to over 64,000 inland lakes and ponds, and has some of the most enchanting waterfalls east of the Mississippi!

Cartagena - Eat, Pray, Love, Dance & More

Curtis Ellis | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
Curtis Ellis

When Spain plundered Colombia's gold, it left behind a treasure that continues to draw seekers and sybarites from around the world: Cartagena. It was the muse for Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and is now one of the hottest travel destinations in the world. These are a few must-do's on your visit.

To Live and Paint (and Curate) in Bushwick and Beyond

Julia Schwartz | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Julia Schwartz

Recently I had the opportunity to attend Bushwick Open Studios. I visited a number of open studios and galleries, and was also invited to be in an incredible two-part show organized by Julie Torres, called "What I Like About You." I also had a chance to talk with artist and organizer Julie Torres.

12 Days in Botswana

Susan Portnoy | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

What do an elephant, a hippo, a troop of baboons, a crocodile, a herd of lechwe, impalas and buffalo have in common? The answer: my very first day at Mombo camp.

Windy City Style Spotlight: Spring Awakening Music Festival (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 08.21.2013 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

Neon, candy bracelets, and furry accessories dominated the fashion scene at last weekend's Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF), and I was there with my camera to capture all of the wild and beautiful fashion choices all weekend long.

In Close With Wild & Strange Galápagos Creatures

Lindblad Expeditions | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel
Lindblad Expeditions

Galápagos wildlife is famous for lacking an instinct to flee human presence. Oftentimes sea lions will jump off the rocks where they're sunning themselves to swim with snorkelers. Blue-footed boobies will build nests in the middle of a trail.

9 Reasons You Should Visit Sequoia National Park This Summer

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

Sequoia National Park comprises over 631 square miles of mountainous peaks, old-growth forests, and breathtaking meadows. It's also home to five of the 10 largest trees on the planet! Here are nine reasons why you simply must visit Sequoia National Park this summer.

10 Ways to Add Value to an Internship or Job

Carol J. Carter | Posted 08.13.2013 | College
Carol J. Carter

I've worked with interns for the last 20 years in corporate America and for the last decade as an entrepreneur. Here is how I've seen interns and staff add value.

The Four Cs of... Bacon?

Ira Weissman | Posted 08.12.2013 | Weddings
Ira Weissman

In this parody from Oscar Meyer poking fun at De Beers' romanticization of diamonds, we are taken for a ridiculous ride in which bacon has its own 4 C's, and soon-to-be-engaged couples go speechless looking at strips of bacon displayed in black velvet jewelry cases.

Manuel Ocampo: Manila Vice

John Seed | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Manila is the world's most densely populated city, and its problems are real: most of its sewage flows uncovered and untreated into Manila Bay. It is a city where beauty and vice collide: a place full of ripe and revealing subject matter for art.

The Driest Place on Earth

Celeste Moure | Posted 08.10.2013 | Travel
Celeste Moure

The driest place on Earth is a dramatic landscape of surreally fiery red canyons, grassy gorges, turquoise thermal lakes, cerulean lagoons and steaming geysers. Chile's Atacama looks like an alien planet (but it's a whole lot easier to get to).

12 Days in Heaven (a.k.a. Botswana), Part 3 -- Abu Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Have you ever dreamed of spending quality time with elephants? Then look no further than Abu, where guests are able to interact with the camp's fascinating herd of rescued, orphaned and raised elephants.

Our Wedding Photos and Second Chances

Alex Zyuzikov | Posted 07.24.2013 | Weddings
Alex Zyuzikov

Invest in memories. The food will be gone, the music will fade and flowers will wither, but the photos of you and your loved ones on one of the most special days of your lives will last forever.