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My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

Oregon Public House: The First Nonprofit Pub (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 10.16.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

The Oregon Public House, just like many around the city, will have its own beer, serve food and create the perfect environment to spend time with friends and family. It will, however, have one fundamental difference: it will be a nonprofit pub.

The Ecology of Innovation

John M. Eger | Posted 10.15.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

Today, it is a fact that America must innovate to compete in the new economy and society. But we cannot have innovation without creativity. And we cannot have an innovation region by just wishing it were so.

They Created A $20 Million Empire From Paint And Booze

Posted 10.18.2012 | MarloThomas

'People thought we were crazy to do this; they kept telling us that people didn’t have disposable income during a recession. But what we knew was that alcohol, movies and make-up don’t suffer during bad times.'

My Very Personal Look At 'Levitated Mass'

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 10.14.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

On that Saturday morning we dozen or so strangers gathered as if by magic to approch the Rock. We looked at one another and the Rock with a sort of kinship. A communal event quietly took place.

New Leadership Shaping the Creative Community

John M. Eger | Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

Becoming a creative community is complex and often convoluted, but mostly requires new thinking, new policies, new leadership... which doesn't necessarily fit into any existing cubbyhole.

Where Should The Olympics Head Next?

Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

Though some have their doubts, London Mayor Boris Johnson is confident that the Olympics have only helped boost his city's tourism. The Independent al...

My Kind of Politician

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
Deborah Schoeberlein

I just met a politician who walks her talk, and whose talk makes sense. What a concept. Actually, more than a concept, she's amazing. She's a real ...

What Happens When an Orphan Dies?

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.06.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Can we guarantee heaven for the millions of children who die alone in this world? How is it possible that a sick child can be allowed to die alone?

ReThink Interview: Joseph Garner, Director of Craigslist Joe (EXCLUSIVE CLIP)

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.02.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Could you live for a month relying on the generosity of strangers for food, shelter, transportation, and even showers, with no money and no help from friends or family? That's what Joseph Garner attempted to do in his documentary Craigslist Joe.

Thank You, @HuffingtonPost Twitter Followers!

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

Yay! We've reached 2 million followers on Twitter! And what better way to celebrate than with presents! Twenty lucky tweeters will get an @Huffing...

So Good, It's Gotta Be True

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

If everyone gets along, and not in that "pleasant on the surface but back-stabbing underneath" kinda way, then a community benefits at multiple levels. Happiness is contagious. We pick up on other people's emotions and then experience, if not broadcast those feelings.

A Challenge to the Yoga World: How Are You Serving Others?

Clive Mayhew | Posted 09.30.2012 | Impact
Clive Mayhew

That drive to serve is what draws us together as a community: the Yoga Community has a divine spirit, but does it have the tools to make a difference? My wife and I had an idea to help ALL of us use our practice to do good. Together.

The One Food Item You Always Miss While Traveling

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 07.31.2012 | Travel

"Here in Moldova there are days I would kill for a box of Fig Newtons," HuffPost Travel community member KIVPossum said last week on a post devoted to...

Olympics Photo Caption Contest: Water Polo Match

Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

Peter Biros of Hungary defends against Montenegro's Mladan Janovic during a preliminary men's water polo match at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Tuesday ...

Is It Important to Learn How Others Celebrate?

KidSpirit | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
KidSpirit

Some people worry that if we immerse ourselves too deeply into a new tradition, we may become disconnected from the community, or even the family, in which we grew up. We shouldn't learn about different traditions at the expense of our own.

The BEST Late Night Clips Of The Week

Matt Wilstein | Posted 09.27.2012 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This week found Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert trying to delicately deal with the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado and the other late night hosts mo...

Letterman Defends Chevy Chase In Tense Joel McHale Interview

Posted 07.27.2012 | TV

David Letterman seemed determined to use Joel McHale's appearance on "Late Show" (Weeknights, 11:35 p.m. ET on CBS) to try and defend the good name of...

A Community Bands Together to Save Itself -- Part 2

Willa Seldon | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
Willa Seldon

Not so long ago, the Autumn Ridge apartment complex outside Memphis was a gang-controlled environment. Today, though, a safe, neat community has emerged.

Dan Harmon Nears Fox Pilot Deal

Posted 07.26.2012 | TV

Fired "Community" creator Dan Harmon is close to signing a deal with Fox to develop a multi-camera comedy pilot, TV Guide reports. Few details are kno...

The Worst Travel Advice Ever

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

"Egypt isn't going anywhere." Those were the famous words that a friend spoke to me when I had to cancel plans to visit Cairo (the backdrop of the civ...

Loved Twice (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 09.24.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

When Hurricane Katrina hit the gulf coast and devastated the area, Lisa Klein decided she wanted to do something to help. Then, an idea hit her.

Maureen Ryan

'Captain America' Director Anthony Russo Gives Scoop On 'Winter Soldier'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment

How do you go from directing "Community" to taking on "Captain America"? Why not ask one of the directors of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"? ...

What's Next For 'Smash' And 'The Voice'?

Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

NBC executives talked about the state of the network at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, and they addressed the futures of "Comm...

NBC Wants 'Community' To Continue

The Huffington Post | Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.24.2012 | TV

NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt addressed the state of cult favorite "Community" at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour ...