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Best Way To Live Long? Have Good Table Manners

nytimes.com | KATHERINE BOUTON | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books

After reading “The Longevity Project,” I took an unscientific survey of friends and relatives asking them what personality characteristic they tho...

Stars Fight For Increased NEA Funding

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 06.05.2011 | Arts

WASHINGTON -- Kevin Spacey performed some impromptu "street theater" Tuesday to ask Congress for continued funding of the National Endowment for the A...

Digitalman: Faster Than a Speeding Byte

Peter Block | Posted 05.30.2011 | Technology
Peter Block

No technical obstacle stands in Zuckerberg's way. He never needs a help line, never is referred to a system administrator, never is asked for an "SSID" or a password that he has not memorized.

Oscar Night 2030

David D. Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David D. Burstein

Film matters. As a culture, we need good films, it's central to our way of life, our exchange of ideas, and our basic social interactions.

Why Toy Story 3 Still Deserves to Win Best Picture on Sunday

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While its chances are between slim and none, it damn well deserves to win. Not because it would be the first animated film to win Best Picture, but because it is the best film of 2010... period.

Oscar Party 101

Colleen Mullaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colleen Mullaney

There's still time to create your own glamorous Hollywood-inspired Oscar night at home for this weekend's 83rd Academy Awards, with tasty cocktails, and an easy but divine meal.

I'd Like to Thank the Academy...

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gautam Dutta

No matter what you think of Hollywood's new voting process -- which I believe is fairer and more democratic -- here's one thing we can all agree on: it will help the Oscars make more money.

A Month of Best in Show: Grammy, Oscar and Westminster

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

With each passing year the pageantry and politics around award show spectacles seem to escalate. While I have no issue with the entertainment value, small talk value, or breed value, I want to remind you to take it all with a grain of salt.

We Must Stay Plugged In: The Internet Is Central to Democracy

Keith Wagstaff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Keith Wagstaff

Few may understand the importance of net neutrality, but everyone can now, due to Egypt's unfortunate example, envision a society where the Web's plug has been pulled.

Weekend Box Office: The Rite Tops Charts, The Mechanic Opens Solid, Oscar Nominees Get Big Boost

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

While there were two major openers over the weekend, the real news was the performance of the various Oscar nominees that were in a position to capitalize on last week's nominations.

WATCH: Kids Act Out Best Picture Nominees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Want to watch the Oscars but don't have a spare 30 hours or so to catch all the Best Picture nominees? Us, too. But now you can cut that time in half ...

Mostly Good News: Random Thoughts on the Oscar Nominations

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Is Chris Nolan the new Steven Spielberg? Inception received eight nominations, including Best Picture, but Nolan failed to receive a directing nod. That is arguably the biggest surprise in the otherwise predictable batch of nominations.

Human Connections: A Powerful Health Care Strategy

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Relationships can be as much of a factor in good health as cholesterol, blood pressure and BMI.

'The Social Network' And '21' Author's Next Unwritten Book Already Bought For Film

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ben Mezrich, the writer on whose nonfiction book the movie is based, is teaming up with "Network" producers for a new film called "Sex on the Moon." ...

Books To Movies

Peter Guber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Guber

The list that I've created doesn't mean it is the best or worst movie, but that it is the best adaptation of a book to a movie.

Esteemed Film Critic Group Picks The Year's Best Movie

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The National Society of Film Critics on Saturday selected "The Social Network" as the best picture of 2010. The fictional look at th...

'Out Military' Aims To Be 'Gay Military Facebook'

Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

After two decades of "don't ask, don't tell," the social networking website Out Military is saying: "Do ask, do tell," reports Reuters. Out Military h...

10 Overrated Films of 2010

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

2010-12-26-inception.jpgFor the record, not all of the films below are bad pictures. But they all generated critical and/or audience esteem they perhaps did not entirely earn.

POLL: Rich People Sign Up For Social Networks, Don't Have Time For Them

The Hill's Hillicon Valley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Most wealthy individuals have signed up for social-networking sites, according to a poll released Tuesday by SEI, a wealth-advisory company. ...

Face It: Critics Have Lost Their Movie Memory

Michele Willens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michele Willens

I used to defend film critics: we needed objective, thoughtful voices that looked beyond box office receipts and truly judged the work itself. But now? I think I'm ready to throw in the towel.

Bianca Bosker

Gowalla CEO Josh Williams: Coupons Won't Be Enough To Take Check-Ins Mainstream

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Gowalla CEO Josh Williams wins the award for the most stylish tech CEO I've interviewed to date. He arrived at our SoHo offices wearing elegant leat...

Figment: The New Literary Social Network For The Brainy Teen

nytimes.com | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When Jacob Lewis helped create the beta version of the Web site Figment with Dana Goodyear, a staff writer at The New Yorker, Mr. Lewis envisioned it ...

Its Time to Unfriend That "Impulse Addition" Friend

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Its time to rethink how we define what a "friend" is online, and move forward with a better understanding of how we decide when to send a friend request to a virtual stranger.

HuffPost's Rob Fishman Discusses Strange Social Networks On MSNBC

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Huff TV

HuffPost's Rob Fishman appeared on MSNBC Sunday to discuss the strange social networks on the web. "Facebook has 500 million members," Fishman says, ...

IMPLANTS, HAMSTERS, MORE: The 19 Strangest Social Networks

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 04.28.2012 | Technology

With over 500 million members and a blockbuster movie based on the company's beginnings, Facebook may feel a bit too mainstream for some users. If...