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I Am a Dog

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Maggie Van Ostrand

I am Cejas Van Ostrand. I am a dog. I am a writer, too. I am the only dog in history ever admitted into the National Society of Newspaper Columnist...

Love Is the Engine -- Knowledge Is the Power

Bill Couzens | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Bill Couzens

Knowledge is power -- it is the power in all our choices, from the food we choose to put on our tables to who we vote for in our local and national elections. Less Cancer must be everyone's priority, and I am grateful to the many people who have joined the fight.

What Dreams May Come, or Feelin' Drowsy

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 04.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

This winter, I developed an odd napping habit. As I described to my doctor, this new habit is different from my lifelong affection for the pleasures of plush pillows, soft blankets and high thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets (preferably Italian, if we're sharing pillow talk).

Climate Change, Media, Psychology & the Denial of Death

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...

(VIDEO) The Huffington Post Plans Launch in India

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

LONDON - The Huffington is registering 44 percent of it's traffic from outside the United States via it 11 international editions, which adds up to ov...

(VIDEO) Nearing Break-Even, HuffPost Live Eyes Global Expansion

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.27.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON - Nearly two years after launching, HuffPost Live, Huffington Post's effort to reinvent rolling TV news, is on the verge of breaking even, says...

Fellow Teen Bloggers, We're Onto Something Big

Emmel El-Fiky | Posted 03.25.2014 | Teen
Emmel El-Fiky

As most of you who follow Huffington Post Teen on Twitter know, the teen bloggers have gotten together to start up group chats and a Facebook group, in order to get to know each other a little bit better.

Arianna's Third Metric: The Art of Viewing Life with a Wider Lens

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
One World with Deepak Chopra

So often in modern society, we look at success as being defined narrowly as attaining money and power. Particularly in the business world, there is a ...

The 6 Steps To A Successful Second Career

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 03.20.2014 | Fifty
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

When I left a career in academia to pursue humor writing, there were plenty of outspoken and silent skeptics questioning my motives. Why would a 40-something woman with a Ph.D. (and a clinical psychologist at that) walk away from a steady paycheck? What kind of woman, after years of training and building a résumé in science, would shift gears and pursue a future in comedy? The answers were simple.

What Makes Us Laugh?

Kare Anderson | Posted 03.18.2014 | Books
Kare Anderson

Want people to laugh with you? Dark humor, done right, may be key according to The Humor Code co-authors, Peter McGraw and Joel Warner who travelle...

What Happened After This Pastor Confessed He'd Cheated On His Wife

Posted 03.14.2014 | Religion

A pastor reportedly died Sunday after confessing to his congregants that he had committed adultery. Bishop Bobby Davis of the Miracle Faith World ...

Karen Kilgariff Live at the Bootleg

Tony Bartolone | Posted 03.04.2014 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

Karen Kilgariff is punk as fuck. In an industry of rock stars and actors constantly and consistently hiding any flaws to create a pretense of professionalism and perfection, Kilgariff takes the stage naked, highlighting her imperfections. She is a symbol of what is right about art and music and entertainment.

The Spy Who Bugged Me

Keith Thomson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Books
Keith Thomson

The experience gave me the idea for a story: A national security reporter discovers that a subminiature electronic device is implanted in his head. He investigates, propelling him into a life-or-death struggle with the spy who'd bugged him.

Reuse Before Trashing: A Lesson In Upcycle Crafting

Beth Rosen | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Home
Beth Rosen

For those items you take or purchase and end up not needing, try to reuse them before trashing them. It's a little hobby I like to call Upcycling.

South Park, Spike Lee and David Bowie Got it Right

Desiree Michael | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Desiree Michael

If all the other colors within our American spectrum remain silently invisible and choose to not unite under the shared banner of human rights--which is all-inclusive--I have to say, I agree with David Bowie's old hit, this is not America.

How Successful Marketing Leaders (Like Arianna Huffington) Unplug

Lisa Nirell | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Lisa Nirell

Today, I believe it's about living a "both/and" life. We are human beings, not human doings.

5 Reasons to Take Another Selfie

Lauren Galley | Posted 04.15.2014 | College
Lauren Galley

By posting a selfie, you are forever sharing your uniqueness with the world, and if that's not something to celebrate, then I don't know what is!

Pussy Riot Superstar

Gordy Grundy | Posted 04.13.2014 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

Ladies and gentlemen, fresh from Russia's harsh gulags, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina of Pussy Riot are free and ready for the world stage.

AOL CEO Reverses Benefit Cuts, Apologizes For 'Distressed Babies' Comment

Posted 02.08.2014 | Business

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong announced Saturday that the company will reverse course on a controversial new 401(k) policy, a decision that followed an employ...

5 Websites You Should Be Glad Exist

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology
Craig Newmark

It's a little hard to say, since most of my reading is via RSS feeds. But if I were to pick a few sites I couldn't live without, I'd have to go with the following.

Upping the Ante on Climate Change Media Coverage

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The top story on Thursday's New York Times mobile edition was titled "U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will be Costly." Why was the newspaper featuring a story on something that's so unpopular?

Profitability of Peaceful Productivity (Nonviolence)

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Molly Alexander Darden

Is nonviolence a wuss thing? Not at all! It's a profit-producing vehicle for muscling up our American economy as we provide a safer, more stable environment in which our children can thrive.

Teenager Teaches Himself Computer Programming In 3 Days, Creates App (VIDEO)

Tywan Wade | Posted 03.21.2014 | Technology
Tywan Wade

Tywan Wade Web Chat: Introducing Shortly... from Tywan Wade on Vimeo. At the start of this project, I emailed 127 college professors from universit...

Undeserved Columnist Bashing: Empty Calorie Screeds on Kathleen Parker and Others

Suzette Standring | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Suzette Standring

Let's talk about needless savagery that poses as column writing. On a seesaw of best and worst, columnist Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post is a ...

First-Ever Guide to Online Media Ethics

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.06.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It started with a tweet by Andrea Gallo, a Louisiana State University (LSU) student announcing the birth of her book. Naturally, curiosity got the b...