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Let's Get High

Rich Siegel | Posted 08.13.2014 | Comedy
Rich Siegel

Everyday, from my office near LAX, I watch massive 747s, carrying hundreds of passengers and their heavy suitcases full of shoes they won't wear and books they won't read, lift off the ground and into the air.

New Technology Could Save Leonardo Da Vinci's Vanishing Portrait

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts

It's been almost two years since scientists declared Leonardo Da Vinci's only universally recognized self-portrait as "damaged beyond repair." The...

9 People Who Will Throw A Wrench In Your Dinner Party

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 04.04.2014 | Taste

Only the best eaters allowed.

Monuments Men Adjacent, The Roses Underneath

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 04.08.2014 | Books
Melanie Chartoff

In The Roses Underneath, a confident first novel by C.F. Yetmen, the details of one German female's wily survival skills are in the forefront against the backdrop of the Monuments Men cataloguing fine art stolen, sold and hidden during the Holocaust.

William McDonough Explains How Sitting In Garbage Cans Can Improve The Earth

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

During a Saturday interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, William McDonough explained his unusual approach to viewing waste. "I like to sit in garba...

Live Updates From Davos

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

The 2014 World Economic Forum is taking place in Switzerland this week. The event, also known as the Davos Annual Meeting, brings together some of ...

Global Curriculum -- The World Village

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 03.25.2014 | Education
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

Sixth in a series of 12 - Education Unplugged 101 "Self-study, self-exploration, self-empowerment -- these are the virtues of a great education." ...

Tupperware CEO: Success Is Not Just About Money

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Rick Goings, CEO of Tupperware, joined HuffPostLive at the World Economic Forum In Davos Wednesday to discuss the need to redefine success in modern s...

Rise of Machines in Surgery Lowers Costs, Improves Patient Outcomes

Timothy G. Wilson, M.D. | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Timothy G. Wilson, M.D.

Robotic-assisted surgery is a game-changing technology in medicine, yet it is deeply misunderstood and often dismissed as just another expensive tool driving up the costs of surgery. This could not be farther from the truth.

A Look at High Art in the 21st Century: Pictures at a Museum's Shop.

Jura Margulis | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Jura Margulis

We created abundance in the civilized world and cherish the history of our culture and the culture of our history, or so we say, and that last room before the museum's shop exhibits the best we can do in and with the visual arts sector?

These Are Probably The Most Awkward Dogs Ever

Posted 10.28.2013 | Green

Dogs are at their finest when we catch them doing seemingly normal things at just the right moment. Instagram put together these hilarious posts of...

What's The Best Classic Lunch Box Sandwich?

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

A deathmatch in food nostalgia.

Daniel Maidman and Noah Becker in Conversation: Next Topic

Daniel Maidman | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Noah Becker and Daniel Maidman both make figurative paintings and write about art. Their ongoing conversation, conducted by email, illustrates two people with profoundly different outlooks on their many points of commonality working towards a shared vocabulary for talking about art.

From Leonardo to Michelangelo: Now Silverman Enters the Louvre

Simon Hewitt | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

One hot summer's day 30 years ago, Canadian-born art collector Peter Silverman was preparing to dive into Bavaria's scenic Starnberger.

Will.i.am and Britney Spears Celebrate #Willpower Album Release on Google+ (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.24.2013 | Celebrity
Shira Lazar

On April 23, to celebrate the release of his fourth solo album, Willpower, will.i.am joined collaborators Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus and Nicole Scherzinger in a live Google+ Hangout on his illwilly YouTube channel.

The Top 10 Biggest Bar Tabs Ever

The Drinks Business | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
The Drinks Business

Some mornings it can be painful to wake up, open your wallet and remember that you spent far more than you intended to during that night out. Even worse is if you find the credit card slips, which show even more spending.

The Government Is Going To Try To Determine If Robot Surgeons Are Dangerous

AP | By LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 06.09.2013 | Technology

CHICAGO (AP) — The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeri...

Da Vinci Gets 'Batman' Treatment In New TV Show

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — In these 500 years since Leonardo da Vinci, he has upstaged every genius multi-tasker in his wake. (OK, not you, Benjamin Franklin an...

Together, Science and Art Can Provide Answers in Search for Truth

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 05.21.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

To those who are uninformed and not exposed to significant experiences or opportunities for education in the arts, the visual arts are often relegated to the same realms as pseudoscience.

Polymathic Perversity

Francis Levy | Posted 02.18.2013 | Books
Francis Levy

In his classic Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytic Meaning of History, Norman O. Brown glommed upon Freud's concept of polymorphous perversity to describe the rich palette of human instinct.

Lost Da Vinci May Have Been Hiding In A Farmhouse

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

A lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci may have been found in a Scottish farmhouse, reported The Daily Mail. The work, thought to be a 500-year-old port...

First Catch Your Pike -- Or Why Intellectual Curiosity Is the Be All and End All

Nick Jefferson | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Nick Jefferson

If ideas have a nursery, if they germinate anywhere, it is in the free exchange, the interplay of differing views; the reflections and sparks that diversity causes leading to the sum being not just greater than the parts but also original.

Da Vinci Self Portrait 'Damaged Beyond Repair'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

A Leonardo Da Vinci self-portrait is in critical condition, and there might not be anything experts can do to fix it. Restoration experts recently ...

Leonardo Da Vinci's Legacy

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Most of us know the Leonardo's famous works by now. From the "Last Supper" to the "Vitruvian Man" and, of course, the "Mona Lisa", Leonardo's masterpi...

Da VInci Masterpiece Aging, Tests Show

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.26.2012 | Arts

WARSAW, Poland — Bark beetles and old age have damaged Leonardo da Vinci's 15th-century painting "Lady with an Ermine," but the masterpiece is s...