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The 17 Most Amazingly Epic Places on Earth

minube | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
minube

2014-04-25-20140424YaltaElliKraizbergthumb.jpgDo the usual cities and beaches leave you a bit... underwhelmed? Well, we're here to bring you to a magical realm of bubbling volcanoes, cliff-top castles, and roaring waterfalls.

Syrian Refugee Education: A Conversation With Zack Bazzi

Stacy Bare | Posted 06.23.2014 | Impact
Stacy Bare

Zack Bazzi is planning on making a trip to Northern Iraq in June of this year to bring support to schools in refuge camps for Syrians who have fled the fighting in their own country. The project is called TentEd.

Such Fail: HHS Adopts Stray Doge To Hawk Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Byron Kittle | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

No, this article will not start with a series of fragmented sentences expressing mock enthusiasm. Because if there was any question the "doge" meme ha...

15 Beautiful Hours Packed Into a Single Epic Photograph

Global Yodel | Posted 04.16.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

Global Yodel caught up with Stephen Wilkes to learn more about the process of putting together these massive masterpieces. Read on learn the inspiration behind the day to night series,

What Is a 'Mockingjay'?

Boria Sax | Posted 03.29.2014 | Books
Boria Sax

As men and women ceased to believe in them during the early modern period, fantastic creatures such as the unicorn and eventually even the dragon became symbols of freedom and transcendence. They were, in a sense, also symbols of revolt, but more spiritual than political.

Top 5 Goals For Open Government In 2014

Charlie Firestone | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Charlie Firestone

The year 2014 presents open government advocates with a large agenda and an opportunity to make significant progress in this emerging and important field.

Do Epic Sh*t

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 02.03.2014 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

I'm not fearful of not reaching Everest's summit. I have a possibly tongue-in-cheek theory that all motivations in life can be distilled down to fear. It is omnipresent, so you might as well be scared about something worthwhile.

WATCH: Home Has Every Kind Of Lighting Fixture You Can Imagine

Posted 11.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Calling his Austin, Texas, house "Acqua Villa" is somewhat of a misnomer, but homeowner Milton Verret does it anyway, despite the fact that the home's...

Choosing Something Sufficiently Epic

Dave Gill | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology
Dave Gill

There have been a few of moments on this trip of mental battles between having a goal versus being content in the present. Some research says that hav...

Get Ready for the Invasion of the 'Civilian-Owned Drone"'

Adam Banner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Adam Banner

It seems somewhat sinister that any private citizen could use an unmanned aerial vehicle for no legitimate purpose. We already have the government spying on us. Do we need our neighbors stalking us as well?

9 Rules Of Best-Friendship We've Learned From Sirs Patrick Stewart And Ian McKellen

Posted 09.20.2013 | Good News

Want to learn the rules of a best-friendship? Look to two of the greatest actors of all time (we think so, anyway). Patrick Stewart and Ian McKelle...

Epic: Is It Time to Find a New Myth beyond Good and Evil?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

I was looking forward to seeing Epic, the new Disney movie, with my daughter in a way I hadn't looked forward to a kid's movie in a long time. I love...

Epic: Little Lessons and a Big Body Count

David Valdes Greenwood | Posted 07.29.2013 | Parents
David Valdes Greenwood

To boil it down to its simplest form, think of this as Fern Gully meets Braveheart. MK, a human girl previously unconcerned with saving the earth, is shrunk down to fairy size to help fight the battle between "the forces of life and decay."

Shooting Stars: 5 Do's and Dont's for Photographing Celebrities

Brian Friedman | Posted 07.29.2013 | Celebrity
Brian Friedman

I've had the distinct pleasure of photographing some big stars over the years. Recently I've been doing more and more portrait sessions where I have one-on-one contact with the talent.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Epic

Dan Persons | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Epic represents another cinematic betrayal of master children's storyteller and illustrator William Joyce, but this time with visuals that, while lush, don't do much to carry Joyce's distinctive style to the screen.

Mamarazzi® With Pitbull

Denise Albert | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Denise Albert

Pitbull credits him mom with a lot, telling us, "My mother always told me the pen is mightier than the sword."

Sublime Heartbreak: River of Stars by Guy Gavriel Kay

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Ilana Teitelbaum

There's a reason that each new fantasy novel by Guy Gavriel Kay is met with so much excitement by a core of devoted readers. These are books in which everything happens, yet the threads of story inexorably tangle us in something that goes much deeper.

The Ultimate 'Gangnam Style' Mashup (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

K-Pop star Psy called and the Internet responded, sending his extravagant "Gangnam Style" smash hit into a viral spiral of YouTube glory and international recognition.

WATCH: 5 Guys Get Shot With 21,000 Paintballs To Represent Child Poverty Death Rate

Matt Jones | Posted 10.08.2012 | Impact
Matt Jones

Extremely large numbers are often difficult to comprehend. We constantly talk big figures--100,000 attend a rally, 1 billion watch the Olympics on tel...

...And What's The Deal With Airport Security?

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 10.07.2012 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

At the airport, you have to make a spot decision. Do you want to glide through the scanners like everyone else, or do you want to make a scene? I was traveling with my mother. There was no doubt which choice would be hers.

Josh Hutcherson's New EPIC Movie

www.justjaredjr.com | Posted 08.27.2012 | Teen

Josh Hutcherson flashes a peace sign as he arrives at Good Morning America on Tuesday (June 26) in New York City. ...

WATCH: First Look At 'Epic'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.26.2012 | Entertainment

"Epic" hits theaters in May, but you don't have to wait until 2013 to get a peek at the new film from the team who brought you "Ice Age" and "Rio." ...

The Legend of the Ming Joint

Jeff Klima | Posted 08.08.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Many years before I became the world-weary bon vivant you love to love, I was a seeker of the dark and mystic arts. It was in those great nomadic travels of my youth that I happened upon the legend of the Ming Joint.

Andrea Stone

The Keywords Government Uses To Monitor Social Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

Ever complain on Facebook that you were feeling "sick?" Told your friends to "watch" a certain TV show? Left a comment on a media website about govern...

Andrea Stone

Lawmakers Enraged Over DHS Program To Monitor Online Comments On Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers looking into homeland security officials' practice of monitoring social media sites seized on a report Thursday by a civil lib...