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5 Fascinating Wedding Traditions From Around The World

Sonali Lamba | Posted 06.09.2014 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

Whether it's something old, new, borrowed, or blue, for many brides, tradition is the foundation upon which the wedding of her dreams is built. No bride is the same and no culture celebrates the same traditions.

5 Ways to Bring Swedish Design Into Your Home

Dering Hall | Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

True Swedish design has "a serenity, calm and feel-good quality that literally permeates the atmosphere," says Rhonda Eleish and Edie Van Breems of Co...

IKEA Tackling Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact

IKEA is popping up in an unlikely location: a refugee camp on the savanna of Ethiopia. As part of an initiative to house Somali refugees, IKEA is ...

This Is So Good It Hurts

Posted 08.23.2013 | Comedy

What could possibly make Seal's "Kiss From A Rose" any better than it already is? Well, truthfully, a lot of things. You could sing it drunkenly to yo...

How the Catholic Bishops Outsmarted Washington Voters

Valerie Tarico | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Valerie Tarico

When it comes to matters of individual conscience, Washington State voters have a don't-mess-with-us attitude that makes Texans look like cattle--and it goes way back.

The 'Ungoogleable' Problem

AP | Posted 05.26.2013 | Technology

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's language watchdog has accused Google of trying to control the Swedish language in a dispute over the definition of the col...

Uninformative Announcement Causes Panic On Mallorca-Bound Jet

Posted 09.08.2012 | Travel

Chaos broke out on a Malmo Aviation flight bound for Mallorca on Friday when an obviously distraught stewardess announced that the plane was experienc...

Tips For Traveling Stockholm On The Cheap

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

No need to sell your entire ABBA vinyl collection in order to have a quality good time in Stockholm.

Christina Wilkie

Next Gen Diplomat's Wife

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Natalia Brzezinski arrived in Stockholm, Sweden, on a freezing night in November with her husband, newly appointed U.S. Ambassador Mark ...

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: The Sounds Give Us Something to Die For

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.18.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Hours before they played a sold-out show at Webster Hall in New York City, the Sounds performed a stripped down version of their title track off their current LP, and took time for a chat about their success thus far.

Soccer And Hash At The Mill

Kalle Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Kalle Bergman

One of my favorite past times when I visit Stockholm is to watch "my" soccer team Hammarby play. The club is absolutely legendary in Sweden, and has i...

Into Uncommitted Sex? It May Be in Your Genes

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Recent research out of State University of New York at Binghamton, published in PloS One, suggests that a person's DNA may be to blame when it comes to infidelity and sexual promiscuity.

Looking for an Echo (2): 10 More That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The Multiverse Theory has nothing to do with lengthy poetry. Also known as "eternal inflation" -- a concept to which all payers of college tuition can...

BP Chairman's Unfortunate Choice of Words: Once Again the Media Fanned Hysteria Over Absolutely Nothing

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

I am not a fan of BP, and the oil company deserves the heap of criticism tossed its way, but I believe the media has once again behaved outrageously.

"All Hearts": Kelis and Robyn Tag Team on the Road

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Girl power clearly didn't die with the Spice Girls. This summer, Swedish electropop star Robyn and R&B "milkshaker" Kelis are joining forces to headline the All Hearts Tour.

Race, The Prince of Persia, CNN and Trevor

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

This Memorial Day week-end our youngest asked us to go see the Prince of Persia. He loves the Prince of Persia Legos his father bought him (He says t...

What Women Bring to the Table -- Designers, Artists, Thinkers & Inventors to Start the Week

Chauncey Zalkin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chauncey Zalkin

Ideas and Design on my radar right now. An eclectic bunch. Cutaway vase by Polish designer Edyta Cieloch "Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei of Iran, awarded a CARE...

"Rolling in Dough"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jerry Zezima

I stood behind the counter at Paradiso ready to make culinary history. Or at least a large spinach and meatball pie.