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Friday Talking Points -- Dog Days

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to the 'Dog Days' of summer, at the height of the political Silly Season. This year, one dog did indeed have his day in August, as 7-year-old 'Duke' just won a rather bizarre election to become mayor of Cormorant, Minnesota.

I Wish Depression Could Be My Facebook Status

Terezia Farkas | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Terezia Farkas

The mother told everyone her son was finally at peace and that we should remember all the beauty and wonders of his life. That is the legacy of your loved one who commits suicide. The depression was just an illness, a terrible burden he or she could not go past. It never defined your loved one.

8 Life Lessons I Learned On The Internet (Including How To Make A Bad Headline)

Isaac Saul | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Isaac Saul

There are close to 3 billion people using the Internet, and that number is growing quickly. While interacting with nearly half the world's population, whether directly or indirectly, I'd like to think I learned a few things. Here, on my last day at The Huffington Post, I've written down eight of those things.

When Facebook Friends Become Real Life Friends

Lori Day | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Lori Day

With friends who live very far away, online friendship is still real friendship. I wish this kind of friendship were not stigmatized by people who don't understand it or simply don't need it. But here's to the friends I've met online and come to love...

Changing the PR Channel

John P. David | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
John P. David

As I have told my stunned teenage children, we only had four television channels when I was a kid. Back in the day (and by this I mean before anyone ...

#AOLBUILD Receives Ziggy Marley Moderated by @MARCLAMONTHILL

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Watch the AOL BUILD below with Ziggy Marley of the Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, moderated by the Huffington Post Li...

The Day I Brought A Mouse To The Office And Fell In Love With HuffPost

Joanna Zelman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Media
Joanna Zelman

I am proud to call HuffPost my family, and will always be grateful for how everyone there made me into who I am today (the good parts, at least. My irrational fear of humans dressed as animals and my mild cake frosting allergy should not be attributed to my time with the company.)

#AOLBUILD Spotlights Lindsey Stirling

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD "'You're too different' is what everyone said (...) I think it's so ironic that the very reason I was told I would never b...

Why Farmer Suicide Rates Are the Highest of Any Occupation

Terezia Farkas | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Terezia Farkas

The next time you're munching on that delicious corn or eating something that comes from a farm, think about this: Suicide rates in farmers are the highest of any occupation. That's an alarming statistic.

Storytelling Returns to Marketing

John P. David | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media
John P. David

With the continued fragmentation of media, we need to return to telling stories because it sets our message apart and helps our meaning ring clear amid the noise in the marketplace of attention.

Shoe Size = Penis Size: No Wonder the Search for Bigfoot Continues

Fiona Finn | Posted 08.23.2014 | Comedy
Fiona Finn

If you're of the male persuasion, reading this article, you're hoping to find answers to why footwear seduces female's imaginations. The long and short of it is you have to get inside a woman's head, not just her pants.

How to Simplify Your Life

Melissa E. Kirk | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa E. Kirk

Even though this example may seem silly, there is something to be said about the process of elimination. When you simplify your life by removing those things that are not serving you, more opportunities become available.

How I Let 3 Negative Voices Undo 163,110 Compliments

Janie Porter | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Janie Porter

I've always heard it takes seven compliments to undo one bad comment. But I actually think it's more than that. Waaaaay more.

The Secret of Waking Up Early

Faisal Hoque | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Early morning is the best time to do creative work, to exercise, to meditate and to get a head start on the proceedings of the day. You can get a lot ...

Challenges are the Fertilizer for Good Character

David Ingham | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
David Ingham

How do you continue going forward when you start to have doubts about your success? How do you keep thinking positive in times where you are getting desperate?

Arianna Huffington Was On 'Roseanne' Once, And It Was Awesome

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

Estée Lauder? More Like Estée Huffington. In honor of Throwback Thursday, we unearthed a clip of our very own Arianna Huffington playing New Yor...

Actor Josh Lucas Opens Up About His Divorce

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.03.2014 | Divorce

"Sweet Home Alabama" actor Josh Lucas didn't shy away from discussing his recent divorce in a HuffPost Live interview on Monday -- but that might be b...

Moving the Conversation to Where You Want to Have It

Otto Toth | Posted 07.31.2014 | Technology
Otto Toth

One of the most significant changes we've seen to date is the increasing volume of conversations about our articles. In light of this important trend, we want to make you aware of a change that will take place on the site on Monday, June 2, at noon EST.

Why Connecting With Yourself Matters

Faisal Hoque | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

On a wintry New England day, I walked into a yoga studio in Stamford, Connecticut. I was part of a special meditation session led by Bhante Wimala, a ...

TV News & Upworthy Are Transforming Us All Into Dumb, Ill-Informed, Simple-Minded Sheep

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media
Michael Shammas

For the first time in my life, I can confidently say that most news is not making us smarter -- it is making us dumber.

Why Did I Work So Hard to Graduate?

Dennis Williams II | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Dennis Williams II

Aside from personal bias, I think my resume represents both ends of the spectrum well. I've partnered an education with professional extracurricular activities, and guess what: I still don't have a job.

College In 2005 Was Very Different Than College Today

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane & Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.09.2014 | College

May 9, 2014 marks the 9th birthday of The Huffington Post. In honor of the mini-milestone, we took a look back at how going to college has changed sin...

HuffPost Staffers Show Off Their Best Arianna Impressions

Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Happy birthday, HuffPost! To celebrate the 9th anniversary of the site's launch on Friday, a few staffers showed off their best Arianna impressions. ...

9 Countries (And 1 Region) Which Have Their Own HuffPost

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2014 | World

Nine years ago The Huffington Post launched as a single page. Today it has 10 international editions. Starting in 2011, HuffPost has been expanding...

State of Missouri Offers Textbook Case on Abuse of Power

David Fagin | Posted 06.30.2014 | Crime
David Fagin

Back in 2000, after he was convicted of armed robbery of a Burger King, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years in prison and told to await further instructions on when and where to report. Those instructions never came.