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What Television Journalism Could Look Like

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 08.26.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

why is television news so terrible? So unwatchable? It is largely because it is visual boring. Uninspiring. Deadly. But it does not have to be anything like that.

A League of Her Own

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.21.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Edith Houghton liked to call herself the first female solo scout for major league baseball. She was a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies from 1946 to 1951. And Effa Manley was a pioneer in baseball at a time when women were nonexistent in sports and blacks still had few rights,

Requiem for the American Century

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Seventy-three years ago, Henry Luce, the publisher of Time and Life magazines, called on his countrymen to "create the first great American Century." No one today could claim that this is Time's century, or the American Century, or perhaps anyone else's. Even the greatest empires now seem to have shortened lifespans.

Skates, Skis and Olympic Medals

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports
Jill S. Tietjen

As the Olympics take place in Sochi, let's take this opportunity to remember and celebrate American women who have participated in and won Olympic Medals in winter sports.

These Vintage Snow Bunnies Prove You Shouldn't Mess With Military Women

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Need some inspiration to keep going during this week's polar vortex? Look no further. A set of amazing images from LIFE.com taken in 1942 show ...

Movie review: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unless they find new ways to recycle their personae, comic actors would seem to have a limited shelf life. It's all about reinvention. Otherwise,...

Jack Nicholson's '60s Home Is The Epitome Of Awesome

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.24.2013 | HuffPost Home

If you're looking for the image to illustrate the definition of "complete comfort in one's skin," you need not look any further. These rare photos fro...

Rare Look At Classic Rock Stars At Home (& With Their Parents!)

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

What do Elton John, Grace Slick, Eric Clapton, Frank Zappa and David Crosby have in common? They were all photographed, at home with their parents (th...

Photojournalist Who Captured RFK's Assassination Dies

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | Media

DANBURY, Conn. -- DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Photojournalist Bill Eppridge, whose career included capturing images of a mortally wounded Robert F. Kenned...

WATCH: 'Human Skeleton': The Story Behind The Iconic Photo

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.27.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

On Memorial Day, the country will honor those who served and continue to serve in the military. In that spirit, the documentary 'Honor Flight' follows...

My Dad and JFK: Assassination Conspiracy Theorists Keep My Late Father in Their Sights

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics
Peter Mandel

When will Americans, we of middle age, especially, move on? In the absence of new witnesses or of other fresh and vital information, might it make sense to stop our chattering and to open files on the other parts of our lives?

LOOK: Rare Images Of American Bombers In WWII

Posted 03.19.2013 | World

Though much has been made of unmanned drone strikes lately, LIFE Magazine harkens back to a time in which the focus of America's war effort were the b...

Black Style in a Box

James Sanders | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
James Sanders

As of late it's been a trend of sorts for some publications and blogs to write about black style as if it's a new trend to be satirically sketched and critiqued. As an African-American fashion writer -- I'm over it.

Sexist Leap Day Fun

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Chris Weigant

Aurora, Illinois used to be famous for its Leap Day fun, when the unmarried women took over the town and arrested all the unmarried men for the "crime" of being a bachelor. Yes, you read that right.

PHOTOS: NYC Skateboarders In The 60s

Posted 02.28.2012 | New York

Before cities everywhere built skate parks, and skaters strapped GoPro cameras to the bottom of their boards, the May 1965 cover of LIFE magazine fea...

Icons: Fifty Years Ago, a Space-Age Photo That Transcended the Television Age

David Schonauer | Posted 04.01.2012 | Media
David Schonauer

2012-02-01-Screenshot20120131at7.38.44PM.jpgThe photo, a portrait of John Glenn in his space helmet, appeared on Life's February 2, 1962 issue -- 50 years ago this week.

Time for Mitt Romney to Roll Up His Sleeves -- Wait, Not Like That!

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics
Peter Mandel

It may seem odd for a guy who lived in Massachusetts and attended Stanford and Harvard, but here's Mitt Romney's problem in a nutshell: The man needs lessons in how to wear his wardrobe of fresh-pressed Oxford shirts. And he needs them now.

Life Magazine's Worst Covers

LIFE | Posted 01.16.2012 | Media

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The Sexiest LIFE Photos Of All Time

Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Courtesy of LIFE LIFE's photographers always had an eye for the provocative and alluring. Sometimes they spotted it on movie sets, where the most b...

The Best LIFE Covers Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

Courtesy of LIFE When LIFE magazine's premiere issue hit newsstands on November 23, 1936, a star was born. With a simple red-and-white logo and dis...

PHOTOS: At Home With Stars From Hollywood's Golden Age

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

There's something about the glamour of Old Hollywood that continues to command our attention. Perhaps it's a sort of nostalgia for an irreplaceable er...

Chatting with American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery, Baaba Maal, The Box Story, and Ozzie & Harriet Estate Manager, Sam Nelson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.13.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Scotty McCreery's new album Clear As Day just hit #1 in Billboard, and it features some very personal songs that seem to fit him perfectly. He tells me how he picked this batch.

Let's See What Sophia Loren Was Up To...In 1964

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Stylelist Home Staff | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

In June of 1964, the legendary actress Sophia Loren opened the doors to her jaw-dropping Italian villa to the world in a photographic feature by Life ...

PHOTOS: Jessica Alba At Home

Stylelist Home/The Huffington Post | Dickson Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

For most people Jessica Alba is that bombshell in many a action or romance movie. But the 30-year-old actress, and newly turned mom, is also a home a...

WIN A Liz Taylor Tribute Book

Posted 06.03.2011 | Entertainment

In commemoration of Elizabeth Taylor's recent passing, LIFE will release a tribute book next month. HuffPost readers are invited to win free copies of...