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Watch Jennifer Connelly's 'Labyrinth' Audition

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jim Henson's bizarro fantasy film "Labyrinth" came out when Jennifer Connelly was 16. The actress' audition, likely from early 1985, has been on YouTu...

In the Labyrinth

Pia de Jong | Posted 04.30.2014 | Books
Pia de Jong

As we walk among the shelves of her store, she explains its name: " A labyrinth is a place to look and get lost. To gather knowledge, to weigh conflicting ideas against each other and find beliefs.

Message from the Mountaintop: 'Thou Shalt Not Fall'

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 03.30.2014 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

I went up a mountain and received a message not on stone tablets or from a booming voice, but tattooed on a bicep.

'Downton Abbey' Star Heads To The CW

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Lady Sybil is headed for the "Labyrinth." No, Jessica Brown-Findlay (Lady Sybil from "Downton Abbey") isn't going all Jennifer Connelly on us (can ...

The Labyrinth: An Ancient Path Leads to a New Documentary

Cintia Cabib | Posted 03.09.2014 | DC
Cintia Cabib

On the rooftop of the American Psychological Association's office building in Washington, D.C., meditation teacher Klia Bassing leads class participan...

On the Culture Front: Celebrity Charades, Arguendo, All the Way, Eric Bogosian and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.06.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Cranston, just off of Breaking Bad relishes the duality of character. While there aren't many connections to draw between Walter White and Lyndon Johnson, both are tenacious in their pursuit of creating a meth empire and a more just society respectively.

7 Kinds Of Meditation You've Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Although any practitioner can enjoy the considerable emotional and health benefits of meditation, no meditative practice is one-size-fits-all. Countle...

PHOTOS: Researchers Find Odd Structure In Nazca Lines

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.12.2012 | Science

After five years of work and walking nearly 1,000 miles through the driest desert in the world, a British archaeologist believes he's solved one part ...

Travel Inspiration From 'Before Sunrise'

CarsTravelFood | Posted 11.23.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

I don't know where I've been, but I only just recently watched 1995's "Before Sunrise" and thanks to Netflix's speedy delivery, eagerly saw the 2004 sequel "Before Sunset" for the first time. My mind has been in a reverie ever since. We have so few nice surprises in life, that it's thrilling to discover a new movie or song, even if it's old to others and these movies delivered on both.

David Bowie Film Festival Is A First

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 08.22.2012 | Arts

David Bowie diehards know there's more to the singer's filmography than "Labyrinth." But Bowie's side career -- which includes a starring turn in "Mer...

A Touch Of France In Montana

Ariel Bleth | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Ariel Bleth

For many, Montana is a place of open space, big sky, wilderness and the possibility of new discoveries and beginnings. So too is the labyrinth.

Making the Leap: Gramma as "Unexciting Object"

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 08.13.2012 | Home
Ruth Neubauer

For Jonah, my grandson Warner Springs Ranch, California -January 30th 2009 So I've spiraled out of wherever I've been - for better not for worse - ...

Navigating (And Experiencing) The Twists And Turns Of Life

Alex Pattakos | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

A labyrinth is not a maze or a puzzle to be solved but a path of meaning to be experienced. We are never really lost, but we can never quite see where we are going.

5 Movie Characters That Freaked Me Out as a Kid

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 07.18.2012 | Comedy
J.L. Sirisuk

Halloween isn't anywhere in sight, but that doesn't matter because I've decided to reflect on the movie characters that traumatized me as a child and caused a few issues and fears.

Jim Henson's Family and Fans Aim to Honor and Extend His Creative Legacy -- Part 2

Jim Hill | Posted 12.12.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

An epic fantasy adventure inspired by classic Henson features, this feature-length film plans on taking moviegoers to a variety of magical locations that are familiar, but seen in unique and hilarious new ways.

Jim Henson's Family And Fans Aim To Honor And Extend His Creative Legacy

Jim Hill | Posted 10.13.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Did you see what Google did late last month? In honor of Jim Henson's 75th birthday, they posted a logo which featured five Muppet-like characters. W...

WATCH: Jim Henson's Surreal Early Work

Posted 11.29.2011 | Arts

Do you ever get the feeling that the whole world is moving to your rhythm, be it the song that's on your radio or the pulse of your heartbeat? In Jim ...

WATCH: Artist Creates Dreamy Labyrinth In A Shanghai Mall

Posted 11.22.2011 | Arts

What do you get when you combine post-structuralist theory, Taoist philosophy and a Shanghai mall? 'Beyond Infinity,' a disorienting journey through m...

WATCH: How To Make A Monster With Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's only Tuesday and already we've already featured several real-life horror stories on the Arts page, with the unfolding story of the Egyptian Museu...

Monty Python's Terry Jones -- Renaissance Man

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Carole Mallory

Whether taking on Chaucer, challenging Ireland's most doggedly held beliefs of the Middle Ages, or having a child out of wedlock with a woman more than half his age, Terry Jones is not afraid to take on the establishment.

Puppets Take Manhattan

Pamela Newton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Newton

What's the deal with the puppets? Puppets, like cartoons, used to be for kids. But these days, they're more often conduits for high-brow visual lyricism. Clearly, we in New York are having a puppet moment.

Navigating the maze to peace

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas van Praag

This guest post was written by World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice President Justin Yifu Lin and originally appeared on the World Development R...

The New Sacred Travel: Labyrinth Pilgrimages

Anne Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anne Hill

Over the past two decades a design revolution has been transforming town plazas, hospital courtyards, public parks, schoolyards and churches all across the country.

The Lost Feminine

Alex Pattakos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alex Pattakos

As a Greek-American of Cretan heritage, who has been actively engaged in the process of reconnecting with my roots, I found the standing and role of women in Greek culture and society, both in their religious and secular senses, to be a very meaningful topic.