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One Of The Country's Top Philanthropists: 'I Loathe Secrets'

HuffingtonPost.com | Willow Bay | Posted 11.22.2013 | Los Angeles

“I loathe secrets,” Wallis Annenberg declared to a packed ballroom at the inaugural Women A.R.E Summit in Los Angeles. “We share the wealth; ...

You Carry It With You -- Memories

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 12.15.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

A house may burn down and everything in it may disappear, but what happened in that house -- the voices that rang out, the tears shed, the laughter and heartache and disappointment and joy -- those things are never gone as long as someone is there to remember, to tell the story.

2012's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

There are many reasons why landscape architecture "has gained stature in the public's imagination," as Alan Brake, Executive Editor at The Architect's...

Dick Clark's Business Lesson

Nelson Davis | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Nelson Davis

Unbridled enthusiasm is a success magnet. While many people of his age were eyeing a rocking chair, Dick was fishing for opportunities.

Is There Such a Thing as Hospital Etiquette for Visitors?

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Two weeks ago today, my husband and I drove to Palm Springs from San Francisco for a golf vacation. We were following the sun to escape the rainy Bay ...

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.

Mighty Movie Podcast: It's Beautiful, Now It's Mine: The Art of the Steal Interview

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

At one point in the new film The Art of the Steal, one of the people protesting the moving of Dr. Albert Barnes' art collection (Picasso, Modigliani, ...

Annenberg Diamond Sold For $7.7 Million At Christie's Auction

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A square, 32.01-carat emerald-cut diamond that billionaire philanthropist Leonore Annenberg bought for her 90th birthday sold for $7....

Republicans Embrace the Cootie Effect

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

Though it is easy to dismiss the Republican reliance on the cootie effect and guilt-by-association as a sign of desperation, it would be a mistake to underestimate its potential impact.

Who Are John McCain and Sarah Palin?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

If the GOP swift boaters continue to disparage Obama, McCain's past relationships with supporters of paramilitary death squads and Palin's secessionist proclivities become fair game.