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With the Churchills in London

Barry Singer | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Barry Singer

Lo (and behold), I found myself in London last month, standing before The Great Door to St. James Palace at dusk, more or less expecting to be let in. Which I was! Straight off, I took a wrong turn, gravitating toward a bunch of bobbies and a man with a clipboard.

Iconic War Grave 100 Years On: British and Commonwealth War Cemeteries on the Looney Front, Part I

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England... Thus wrote Rupert Brooke, the famed E...

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Both Sides Now: 'Pickett's Charge' as GOP Votes 42 Times Against Obamacare But Zero on Guns

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgShrum & Erickson debate why the GOP House votes repeatedly to defund Obamacare but not once to defend people from nuts with guns. While Erick scoffs at diplomacy deterring Iranian nukes, Bob thinks that bipartisan sanctions and Obama's Syrian saber-rattling are working.

25 Great Movies for Our 'Historically Illiterate' Children

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.

The 5 Most Overrated Things About Australia (PHOTOS)

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Honestly, I don't see why people around the world get so excited about kangaroos. Perhaps it's because they believe that they are highly intelligent. In truth, kangaroos are rather dim-witted.