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Insanity

Schizophrenia in Politics: Delusions and Deceptions

Max Dorfman | Posted 11.23.2014 | World
Max Dorfman

Leaders from 180 countries gathered last week at the United Nations, as the bombing in Syria begins. Confusion reigns.

A Perversion of Everything We Know

Max Dorfman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Max Dorfman

As I write, our elected government, spurred by President Obama, has declared an interest in training opposing militants to fight ISIS. Not only does t...

The Lesson of the Dandelion

Greg O'Brien | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

The best of runners in life have partners. My prayer is that we partner up from Capitol Hill to California to make Alzheimer's a fading memory.

5 Ways Wildfire Fighting Is Exactly As Insane As It Sounds

Cracked | Posted 03.25.2014 | Weird News

I'm Drew Miller, professional wildland firefighter. I protect people's sacred right to live in places that regularly combust. Here's what I've learned...

9 Ridiculous Reasons to Shop In-Store on Black Thursday

Jordan Hart | Posted 01.26.2014 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

1. Minivans inadvertently getting into Tokyo Drift competitions in department store parking lots.

Seduced by the Illusion: The Truth About Transformation Photos

Andrew Dixon | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Andrew Dixon

I take issue with transformations that are manipulated with Photoshop, professional lighting, postures to degrade or enhance their look, pro tans, sucking in or pushing out a belly, or flexing muscles. I decided to take my own transformation photos to see what was possible with a few tweaks.

Insanity Developer's Husband On Gay Self-Acceptance

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Creator of the Insanity Workout DVDs and HuffPost blogger, Shaun T recently introduced the world to his husband, Scott Blokker via Twitter. Meet t...

Marathon Bombing: My Home

Jessica Keener | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Jessica Keener

All of it is skin-tingling close; all of it is impossible to touch -- in my understanding of it. Why? That's the big question we all want answered.

Zealotry or Insanity?

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.28.2013 | Crime
Mark Rubinstein

There are now reports that Tamerlan Tsarnaev returned to his homeland because of disenchantment with life in America. There is speculation that while there, he may have become "radicalized."

Katey Lost 100 Pounds: 'I Love Raising My Daughter To Believe That Fit Girls Rock'

Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Katey Dyck Age: ...

North Korea and American insanity

Jerry Kroth | Posted 06.12.2013 | World
Jerry Kroth

An intelligent, rational, and balanced American president would realize -- even if he had only an introductory course in abnormal psychology -- that it is time to stop our military maneuvers in South Korea, now, immediately, and without equivocation.

Popcorn Can Make You Insane

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment
Bonni Brodnick

How about we just watch the movie? Park the popcorn. Ditch the Milk Duds. Turn off your cell phone. Sit back, relax and enjoy the show. You will find when you exit the theater there will be no popcorn crumbs all over the front of you, nor empty candy boxes and soda cups surrounding where you sat.

Cures In A Pill Or A Prayer?

Eliza Wood | Posted 03.18.2013 | Religion
Eliza Wood

As we struggle to understand all the horrific gun violence in our country, we hear a lot about guns being the root of the problem or mental illness being the core problem, but not a peep about demons being the problem. Are they gone?

Crazy Is As Crazy Does -- Madness and Narrative

David Kudler | Posted 03.09.2013 | Books
David Kudler

Madness makes for interesting narrative. But it's all in the service of the story. It's not any more real than the orcs and elves in The Hobbit.

American Politics: I'm With Crazy

Bob Burnett | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Why do Republicans say and do things that make no sense? For a decade I've assumed the Republican Party had four wings: the sincere, saintly, sinister, and stupid.

Beautiful Insanity

Tokoni Uti | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Tokoni Uti

Fear. Then a shallow illumination. / Wrapped in an oddity that defies confrontation. / Suicidal, but a lot to be heard.

Insanity at the 2012 Nexus Global Youth Summit

Michael Solis | Posted 11.25.2012 | Impact
Michael Solis

It was Einstein who said, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Perhaps if the Nexus summit continues year after year, in different locations across the globe, it will be able to achieve its goal.

My Little Pet

Waldo Mellon | Posted 08.18.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

In my opinion it's best to think of your brain as something separate from the rest of you, as an entertaining, unpredictable rascal that you're just stuck with.

Creativity And Madness: Are They Inherently Linked?

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

The myth that creativity and madness are inherently linked has a certain romantic appeal, but it does little -- if anything -- to promote human well-being.

Cara Santa Maria

The Real Definition Of Insanity

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 02.19.2012 | Education

"The definition of insanity is repeating the same mistakes over and over again and expecting different results," utters the know-it-all guy in the coffee shop offering free "therapy" to his visibly shaken friend. He couldn't be more wrong.

How To Handle Social Media Post-Split

Juliet Jeske | Posted 02.12.2012 | Divorce
Juliet Jeske

I would love to write that post-divorce I handled my online social media profiles with grace, restraint and dignity, but that it would be a total and utter fabrication.

Lawyer: Alleged 'Fetus Snatcher' To Plead Insanity

AP | Posted 12.31.2011 | Crime

MILWAUKEE -- The lawyer for a Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman and trying to steal her full-term fetus says his client will enter a...

Possible Insanity Plea For Suspect Accused Of Removing Woman's Fetus With X-Acto Knife

AP | By DINESH RAMDE | Posted 12.20.2011 | Crime

MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee woman accused of killing a pregnant woman and cutting out her full-term fetus in the hopes of raising the child as her own mi...

Florida Mom Accused Of Killing Children Claims Insanity

AP | Posted 10.15.2011 | Crime

TAMPA, Fla. -- A Florida woman accused of killing her two teenage children at home will use an insanity defense. Her public defenders filed their int...

Man Convicted Of Killing Another Man And Eating Part Of His Lung

AP | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee man has been convicted of killing a man in a bar and eating his flesh. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that ...