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Paul Clayton

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 03.03.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Paul Clayton (l) and Bill Clifton, Bill Clifton & Paul Clayton: The First Recordings via Bear Family Records Paul Clayton Worthington was born on M...

The Future of the Dog

Boria Sax | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Boria Sax

What does the future hold for dogs in the West? Perhaps, if the integration into human society continues, we could come to regard them as almost fully "human," with the rights and responsibilities that entails.

WATCH: Before Betty White Became A 'Golden Girl'...

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

We immediately burst into laughter at the very thought of Betty White's gullible character Rose Nylund. (She had the kookiest way of making a point.) ...

Did Someone Say 'Classic'? Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat Could Not Be Published Today

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy
Peter Mandel

You may know that Dr. Seuss's real name was Theodor Geisel. But bet you didn't know this: The Cat in the Hat could not be published today. Repeat: It couldn't make the cut.

An Audio-Visual Explanation of Why the GOP is Stuck in the 1950s

Lester & Charlie | Posted 02.01.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

We know the Republicans would like to forget how St. Eisenhower's prosperity was due in part to high corporate tax rates and massive spending on infrastructure. So what was it?

Been There, Done That

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I was only married a short while when I realized something was wrong with me. It happened when I heard myself mumbling obscenities as I pushed the vacuum, powered entirely by resentment.

Why I WISH I Had Time For A Midlife Crisis

Alison Patton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Alison Patton

I just realized the other day that I'm at the age where I should be having my midlife crisis. In fact, when I think back, my parents went through theirs right about this same time of life.

WATCH: 1950s Women's Health Video Is Utterly Appalling

Posted 11.04.2013 | Fifty

We always thought our monthly visit from mother nature was a bloody pain. But according to this 1953 educational video, apparently "the menopause" is ...

Objects In This Photo May Be (Way) Smaller Than They Appear

Posted 10.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

At first glance, Michael Paul Smith's Flickr photo stream might look like behind-the-scenes footage of one of our favorite 50s-era TV shows. (Donald D...

17 Ways To Take Your Kitchen Back To The '50s

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 09.25.2013 | Taste

Etsy goes retro.

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

LOOK: This 1950s Pinup Girl Could Not Be More Amazing

Posted 08.08.2013 | Women

The phrase "pinup girl" often conjures up images of hourglass figures and vintage fashion. But how often are the pin-ups we see actually plus-size wom...

#TBT: 25 Reasons We Miss 1951

Posted 08.08.2013 | Arts

Everyone loves Bogey, baseball and backseat makeouts. Here are 25 reasons you should remember the year 1951: 1. Honey, I'm Home! "I Love Lucy" debu...

PHOTOS: There's Something 'Off' About This Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's made from a material that won't exactly stand up to wear-and-tear.

LOOK: This Was What The Future Was Supposed To Be

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

So bright you have to wear shades.

LOOK: One 1950s Home Had 42 Exhausting Rules

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

Those of us who love vintage homes know that they often require a bit more upkeep than new construction. Whether it's tending to ancient heating syste...

PHOTOS: What People In The '50s Thought The '80s Would Look Like

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

You know, these "predictions" make the decade of excess look not-so-bad.

LOOK: Vintage Ad 'Splains How Men And Women Differ

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.22.2013 | Women

Women and men respond differently to everything, so the sexes should have their own magazines. At least that's the premise of this Ladies Home Jour...

What My Mom Did In The 1950s

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.14.2013 | Women

We're always interested in the kind of jobs women held back in the day, both to get a sense of what life was like before anti-discrimination laws and ...

Mad Men Season 6: Kathleen Hale Marries Donald Draper

Kathleen Hale | Posted 06.02.2013 | Comedy
Kathleen Hale

AMC recently released the teaser for season six of Mad Men. It got me thinking. What if I were married to Donald Draper?

The Woman Who Saved My Life

Molly Lindquist | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Molly Lindquist

It wasn't until my own diagnosis of breast cancer in 2011, at the age of 32, that I started to ask more questions about the experience my grandmother likely had as a patient 56 years before me.

Mickey Mouse Gets a Retro Makeover for the Disney Channel's New Series of 2D Animated Shorts

Jim Hill | Posted 05.12.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Expect to see a pie-eyed Mouse starring in all-new animated adventures that will take these classic Disney characters from Paris to Tokyo to the Alps and NYC and all points in between.

PHOTOS: Florida's Era Of Technicolor Motels

Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel

Florida has always attracted a steady stream of sun seekers, but the beachcombers and the cities they visited looked exceedingly different only a half...

Why Are Cocktails Important?

Tom Macy | Posted 04.09.2013 | New York
Tom Macy

The main complaint about cocktails these days is that they're pretentious. This image is only perpetuated when they're served by a bunch of seemingly elitist bearded bartenders who obsess over antiquated drinks that cost the price of an entree.

Why Modern Airports Have to Change

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The fact is that the everyday-ness of today's airports is exactly the opposite of what we flyers need. Don't wall us off, you builders, from where we are and what we are about to do. We may be frightened but we are not dumb.