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A Profile of Soprano Tony Arnold -- Guest Artist at Santa Fe Chamber Festival 2014

Sean Martinfield | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Soprano Tony Arnold is a luminary in the world of Chamber Music and Art Song. Today's classical composers are inspired by her inherently beautiful voice, consummate musicianship, and embracing spirit.

Shark Diving in Sydney: I Was Bit!

Stephanie Be | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

There's a peace to swimming amongst sea life, and I felt more relaxed in the aquarium than I did in the pool. Phased by the creatures, I was able to stop worrying about breathing underwater and just "be."

Daring Divers Save Choking Shark | Posted 02.27.2014 | Weird News

Australian divers plunged into action last week after spotting a grey nurse shark in serious need of some human help. The young shark was choking due ...

The Study Abroad Chronicles: How to Make it in Sydney, Australia

Uloop | Posted 03.10.2014 | College

I can easily mark my five months abroad in Sydney as one of the best experiences in my life. Needless to say, it was not always rainbows and butterflies. With that in mind, I encourage you to please take my advice before you embark upon your trip to Sydney, Australia.

What If Detroit Was a Happy City?

Jon Packer | Posted 09.22.2013 | Detroit
Jon Packer

What does make a city happy? If we can understand this, it might be possible to design cities that are happier places to live, work and visit.

Blanchett, Huppert Shine as Murderous Maids

Joyce Morgan | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
Joyce Morgan

Mirror, mirror on the wall, Genet's The Maids is surely among the most bizarre plays of all. Cate Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert are the murderous, incestuous maids who use and abuse each other as they indulge their increasingly violent fantasies.

Top Integrative Design Tips for Quick Real Estate Sales

Candace Vorhaus | Posted 08.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Candace Vorhaus

Add color, clear the clutter, bring up the ch'i, and attend to irregular design details for quick, profitable real estate sales.

WATCH: End Of The Rainbow For Aussie Gay Community?

Posted 04.11.2013 | Gay Voices

In Sydney, it's the end of the rainbow -- pedestrian crossing, that is. The BBC reports that many members of the Aussie city's lesbian, gay, bisexu...

A 'Homeland'-Inspired Vacation | Posted 12.03.2012 | Travel

With Homeland's second season premiering this past weekend amid excitement over its Emmy wins, we calculated what kind of vacation its addled but lovable heroine, Carrie Mathison, could afford to take on her (former) salary as a CIA officer.

Watch Amazing Video Of McDonald's Workers As They Save Choking Toddler

Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

Closed circuit video captured the frantic efforts by workers at a McDonald's in Sydney, Australia, last month to save a 14-month-old girl as she choke...

Nude Gallery Tours?!

Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts

Museums, through a variety of rules such as "No touching", "No pictures", "No food", and "No running", have garnered a reputation of being kind of st...

The Best Puppet Show You'll Ever See

Posted 02.06.2012 | Arts

With so many other forms of entertainment the puppet shows of today may seem like an already dead medium. However, you'd be wrong in thinking this, si...

Parking Lot Gets An Artsy Update

Posted 02.02.2012 | Arts

The parking lot is an often-overlooked part of our daily routine, seen as a jumping off point for the day or a transitory space. Despite its bland rep...

Man In Australian $1M Suitcase Mystery Charged

AP | Posted 11.25.2011 | Weird News

SYDNEY -- A man questioned by Australian police about an abandoned suitcase stuffed with nearly 1 million Australian dollars ($970,000) has been charg...

Australian Teen Escapes Burning Home (WATCH)

Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

14-year-old Hiro Shizuka from Sydney, Australia managed to escape his home just moments before it was completely engulfed in flames from a fire caused...

Man Reportedly Leaves A Million Bucks In Restaurant

AP | Posted 01.22.2012 | Weird News

SYDNEY — Police in Sydney may be close to unraveling the mystery of a man who left a lot of dough at an upscale pizzeria and cafe – nearly...

Australian Man Arrested In Fake Collar Bomb Case

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 10.15.2011 | World

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 50-year-old man was captured Monday while staying with his ex-wife in Kentucky and charged with breaking into an Australian ...

WATCH: Sydney As Seen In Vivid Time Lapse

Posted 10.15.2011 | Travel

Vivid Sydney is a light show but also has expanded in recent years to include public talks, live music and nighttime markets. James Zhao, who in pr...

Collar Bomb Chained To Sydney Teen Was Fake

AP | By KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 10.04.2011 | World

SYDNEY -- Police were hunting Thursday for a masked man who chained a fake bomb to a young woman's neck after breaking into her wealthy family's home ...

Bomb Reportedly Strapped To Woman's Body In Sydney

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 10.03.2011 | World

SYDNEY, Aug 4 (Reuters) - A young Australian woman was freed from a suspected bomb collared around her neck early on Thursday after 10 hours of dr...

Rioters Set Fire To Several Buildings At Australian Detention Center

AP | By KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 06.20.2011 | World

SYDNEY -- Asylum seekers and other detainees at an Australian immigration center set fire to several buildings, climbed onto rooftops and hurled tiles...

UFC's Jon Fitch -- Going the Distance

Elliot Worsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

One month ago, UFC welterweight contender Jon Fitch said he starts each and every day by downing two sixteen-ounce glasses of water, prompting one commenter to note, "Well, at least Fitch finishes his water."

Jay Rosen: The Future of Context | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jay Rosen: The Future of Context As audiences and consumers of the news become increasingly wary of the journalists and media outlets that pr...

David de Rothschild: The Plastiki Expedition | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David de Rothschild: The Plastiki Expedition The Plastiki is no average boat. It is made up of 12,500 plastic bottles salvaged from the garba...

The 5 Most Overrated Things About Australia (PHOTOS)

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Honestly, I don't see why people around the world get so excited about kangaroos. Perhaps it's because they believe that they are highly intelligent. In truth, kangaroos are rather dim-witted.