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365 Paintings for Ants, A Miniaturist Project by Artist Lorraine Loots

Gareth Pon | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts
Gareth Pon

Lorraine Loots, a miniaturist painter from Cape Town, South Africa started a 365 day project on the 1st of January 2013. She decided to do one miniatu...

Postcards From The Road Trip You Took Last Century

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.16.2014 | Travel

If the Great American Road Trip is so great now, imagine what it would've been like last century: in the age of early automobiles, charming roadside m...

One Artist's Amazing Mission To Save The US Postal Service

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.06.2014 | Arts

Raise your hand if you miss receiving mail. You know, the feeling of rushing to the mailbox to see what unknown messages await you. Grabbing the loot ...

Bill Maher's New Rule For The Postcard Industry

Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy

Things are not looking good for the snail mail industry. Jerry Seinfeld recently went off on the U.S. Postal Service, and now Bill Maher has some h...

Travel Apps Cheat Sheet: How to Get the Best Hotel Room and Scratch 'N' Sniff From Your Phone

Stash Hotel Rewards | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
Stash Hotel Rewards

Unless you are a supermodel, chances are you'll travel to destinations beyond New York, LA, London and Milan. Yet most travel apps focus only on mega-metropolises. But what if you are like the rest of us who have meetings in Madison, weddings in Wichita and family in Fayetteville?

A Tour of the Future in Hong Kong

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Names of cities are not just collections of letters. When you read "Rome" or hear "Hanoi" you get a firecracker flash. A row of mental lightbulbs pops on, you see a private marquee picture of the place, and then, when you think of something else, it's gone.

LOOK: Anti-Suffragette Postcards Show Fighting For Change Has Never Been Easy

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women

Though it’s easy to take your ability to vote for granted, it’s important to remember how relatively recently this right was won -- 93 years ago t...

Paul Brady

Is This The World's Loneliest Post Office?

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

In the middle of the South Pacific, one of the world's most remote post offices continues to do brisk business in stamps, as tourists from around the ...

LOOK: Vintage Postcards Show Life In 1900

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

Although now they only enter our consciousness when we are on vacation, postcards were once the most fashionable forms of communication. Before Facebo...

Postcard Mailed During WWII Finally Arrives

AP | Posted 11.23.2012 | Weird News

ELMIRA, N.Y. -- A postcard mailed nearly 70 years ago has finally arrived at the former upstate New York home of the couple who sent it. The postcard...

Facebook's Gift Platform Makes the Act of Giving Easier

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Jeanette Cajide

It seems like social e-commerce is an obvious fit for Facebook, given its mission to make the world more connected.

Vintage Postcards From Around The World

Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel

Feast your eyes on the beauty that is the postcard. While some are wary that the GIF will replace the ever-pretty postcard, there are some of us t...

Are GIFs The New Postcards?

Paul Brady | Posted 08.23.2012 | Travel
Paul Brady

If you're anything like me, you still love and cherish postcards, doing your best to send them to friends to brag from the road and stockpiling those you still, occasionally, receive from friends who trot off to distant lands. But the fact is, we just aren't sending them like we used to.

Postcards Made By Famous Contemporary Artists (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts

As increasingly less people send greetings through the post office, it's good to know that mail art is being celebrated in a new exhibition of postcar...

Design Thursday

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

This week we thought about how postcards can become art and how a bookstore can be a sanctuary. We also wished an architectural icon Happy Birthday an...

The Postcard as Literary Magazine and Unbound Art Book

Pamela Poole | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts
Pamela Poole

In an era when the way we communicate has become so very virtual (e-mail, social media), and our attention spans are ever shorter, it's the perfect time for the postcard to experience a revival.

Would You Rather Have A Long-Distance Friendship Or Relationship?

Posted 02.22.2012 | Women

You love your job in New York, but you're in love with someone who lives in San Fransisco -- and he feels the same way about his job and city. Which o...

Exploring One Of the World's Biggest Postcard Collections

Andrew Burmon | Posted 02.08.2012 | Travel

By the standards of the late 19th century, Adolf Feller was a very well traveled man. By the late 1890's the Swiss salesman, who would later help mode...

iPhone Experiment: Postcards

John Paul Caponigro | Posted 03.12.2012 | Arts
John Paul Caponigro

2012-01-11-Screenshot20120111at2.01.55PM.jpgPhotographing postcards in scenes adds new dimensions to this line of inquiry.

Artist Will Mail You A Postcard.. For Free!

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

As a 24-year-old artist based in Los Angeles, Stephen Hutchison was not surprisingly having a hard time getting his work noticed. "I've been makin...

Gift Guide: Purposeful Purchases

Catherine Moellering | Posted 02.18.2012 | Style
Catherine Moellering

These purchases aren't just great gifts, they support worthy causes ranging from rescuing puppies to building schools in Nepal. It gives the phrase "it's the thought that counts" a whole new meaning.

EXCLUSIVE: New Revelations From PostSecret

Frank Warren | Posted 11.14.2011 | Books
Frank Warren

I started PostSecret six years ago in Washington DC by passing out postcards to strangers and inviting them to illustrate a secret and mail it to me. Here are some exclusive secrets, only for Huffington Post readers.

Postcard From Paradise

Kevin Richberg | Posted 08.06.2011 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Is it possible to keep 'Paradise' a secret? Evidently not, since I'm writing about Boracay Island in this post, and since tourists have starting flocking there by the thousands.

Postcards from Kolkata

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.28.2011 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

WATCH: Incredible Views Of Seattle

Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

Joel and Jessie Edwards put together this visual postcard as an ode to a city they must hold dear. While Seattle may get a bad rap for being dreary an...