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Bong Jung Kim Gets Right to the Point

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Bong Jung Kim has a very deliberate and consistent way of working. His intention, which is navigated through bold combinations and contentious juxtapositions of symbols, mixes metaphors as he vies for a deeper cord in our psyches.

Why Do We Wear Halloween Costumes?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.31.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Lose Yourself Behind a Mask

Jacob Devaney | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Jacob Devaney

It might just be time to dawn a mask or a costume and let go of all inhibitions like a child. Maybe this fantasy-world of imagination and laughter will be the medicine we need to get us into a good place where we can visualize a positive future for our troubled world. It couldn't hurt to try!

Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.24.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Okay, the big day is here, and you're still figuring out your - or your child's -- costume for the evening's festivities. Fortunately thanks to all ou...

'Whisper In My Mask' Explores The Stunning Complexities Of Disguise

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.29.2014 | Arts

The first thing that caught our attention about 2014's TarraWarra Biennial was its deliciously intriguing title, "Whisper in My Mask." The second was ...

The Best Lip Treatments To Hydrate All Day Long

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 07.16.2014 | Style

Chapped lips, it turns out, is not just a winter weather conundrum. We need to make sure we're taking care of our pout even in the heat of summer. ...

11 Surreal Pagan Rituals Still Practiced Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

In several countries throughout Europe, winter spurs a string of Pagan rituals and carnivalesque festivities that -- since before the dawn of Christia...

Secrets and Lies

Mark Matousek | Posted 07.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

Social behavior is always selective; being private isn't deception. We believe, naively, as tell-it-all Americans, that secrets are indicators of inner corruption ("You're only as sick as your secrets!"), things to be avoided, wrong. But this is ridiculous. Nobody is an open book.

This Artist's Colorful And Creative Masks Will Delight Your Inner Child

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.01.2014 | Good News

We all need to make a little more time for fun in our lives, and, in case you ever forget that, this artist is here to remind you. Meet the "365 Ma...

Southern Sundays and Sex: A Memoir

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 06.10.2014 | Religion
Sharon Kay Edwards

Looking back, I can't help but laugh at the irony of the situation. We failed to see eye-to-eye on the simplest of doctrines, but had zero problem meeting crotch to crotch in the middle of the night.

Top 10 Carnival Traditions

Cheapflights | Posted 04.26.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

With roots in the Christian celebrations leading up to Lent, a time of fasting and restraint, this is the time of year to let loose.

Halloween is over, but are we still wearing our masks?

Aly Walansky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Aly Walansky

I don't want to stop pleasing people -- I don't want to stop being a good person and showing all the love I have to give. But I am learning to be responsible for my own happiness first, and everyone else, second.

Take Off the Mask: A Key to Living Authentically

Lorna Bright | Posted 12.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorna Bright

By believing false or misleading information about your neighbor, you can't possibly see them honestly and clearly. In a way, you've put a mask on them.

Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Does expressing different parts of yourself highlight parts of your personality that normally never see the light of day? Do you feel you're releasing some pent up hidden part of you that you need to express?

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.14.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again, when ghouls and goblins, witches and wizards and more than one superhero walk our streets - fill in your own joke. Yes, ...

My Friend Jack, the Unmasked Hero

Shane Jordan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Shane Jordan

This year Jack is removing all the masks. He is taking off his the capes and cloaks, the make-up and the wigs.

Guess Who Flashed Her Wild Side?

Posted 07.26.2013 | Celebrity

"Animal" pop star Ke$ha showed us her stripes -- and a lot more -- on Instagram last night. The singer shared a scantily clad selfie, in which she'...

Carnevale Series: A Venetian Story

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 06.18.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Afraid of the Dark, A Venetian Story is a book project containing Stephan Brigidi's photographs and stories based upon his many sojourns to Venice, an...

PHOTOS: Where The Locals Shop...

Global Yodel | Posted 04.23.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

If a picture of a destination is worth a thousand words, then a visit to its local market is worth a million. There is perhaps no other place that en...

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.16.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again: one that has become the second biggest retail holiday of the year (I kid you not): Halloween! And of course New York has the best costumes and party items in the world.

Is Your Need for Attention Ruining Everyone Else's Life?

Lisa Haisha | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

The narcissist is arguably the most noticeable in the impostor family because it doesn't just expect the spotlight -- this impostor demands it.

'Storage Wars': Barry Makes 150 Times His Cost With One Item

Posted 07.18.2012 | TV

Always one to keep things unpredictable, Barry Weiss keeps things fun and interesting on "Storage Wars" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on A&E). And because he just...

Why Thinking Isn't Always Good

Lisa Haisha | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Haisha

It's a good idea to think things through, especially for major decisions. But sometimes people over-think a situation, even when the decision is relat...

The Meatyard Family Portraits

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts

Ralph Eugene Meatyard was born in Normal, Ill. in 1925, perhaps dooming him from the start. Sure, the father and photographer was the president of the...

Magic Realist Painter Bridget Tichenor at Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

The biography of Bridget Bate Tichenor by Zachary Selig reads like a "Who's Who" of the high society of the first half of the 20th Century, but only i...