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Our Need for Closure Is Outdated

Schuyler Brown | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Schuyler Brown

Our need for closure has to cease being something we seek outside ourselves and something we reach by diving within. What we seek when we seek closure is a break in the action.

Black (and White) Is Back!

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 05.18.2013 | HuffPost Home
Christie Carmelle Lopez

Black and white is everywhere this season, from couture runways to sidewalk window displays. And since interiors always follow fashion, I predict we'll start to see black and white infiltrating homes and commercial spaces in upcoming seasons.

The Marriage Secret Millennials Are Keeping

Maude Standish | Posted 05.12.2013 | Weddings
Maude Standish

Millennials are obsessed with marriage.

Why Color Trends Are the Easiest to Wear

Sally McGraw | Posted 05.08.2013 | Style
Sally McGraw

You should consider heeding color trends because they are the most universally appealing and the easiest to wear. Here's why.

How Twitter Trends Can Be Misleading

Craig Kanalley | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Just because something is spreading through the social network’s echo chamber doesn’t mean it’s representative of the American public. In fact, it’s not.

What Can Design Learn From Gangnam Style?

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.16.2013 | Entertainment
Soren Petersen

Can novel insights into the pulse of a society and uncommon design opportunities be glimpsed from outliers like Gangnam Style?

PHOTOS: The Boldest 2013 Wedding Trend

Kellee Khalil | Posted 04.15.2013 | Weddings
Kellee Khalil

Gold is back, and here to stay.

Six Cultural Trends Being Driven By Technology

Patricia Martin | Posted 02.07.2013 | Business
Patricia Martin

Trends come and go. But every now and then a major wave arises that ripples across the culture, and seeps into everything.

The 8 Hottest Floral Trends Of 2013

Carly Cylinder | Posted 04.09.2013 | Weddings
Carly Cylinder

Floral designers are pushing themselves harder than ever in 2013, competing to create one-of-a-kind statements.

International Tourism Looks Up

Posted 01.31.2013 | Travel

Global tourism is set to rise more than three percent in 2013, continuing gains made in 2012 that saw 1 billion people make an overnight trip for busi...

It's Back! What Do Claims of a Housing Market Rebound Mean for Miami?

Marianne Cusato | Posted 04.01.2013 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Although Miami has many positives, a slow judicial foreclosure process and shortage of developable land may hamper a strong recovery. Here are some factors that may impact your decisions on where you live and whether it is best for you to rent or own.

In Some Cities, iPhone Fatigue Is Setting In

Reuters | Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology

Apple Inc's iconic iPhone is losing some of its lustre among Asia's well-heeled consumers in Singapore and Hong Kong, a victim of changing mobile habi...

2013: The Year Fatigue Set In

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Marian Salzman

"Fatigue" turned out to be the perfect word for what many people were beginning to feel after a few years of hyperconnectivity, information overload and always-on living.

Innovations and High-Tech Trends: Top Game Changers for 2013

Scott Steinberg | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology
Scott Steinberg

You don't have to be a futurist to see tomorrow's hottest new technology and innovation trends before they hit -- just willing to click a bit further than "Best of CES" round-ups that focus on jaw-dropping products alone.

The Big Burg Theory

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.12.2013 | World
Marian Salzman

Megacities create megaproblems. Say "cities" and the negative associations come cascading out: noise, dirt, housing projects, shantytowns, concrete, crowding, crime, drugs, pollution, gridlock, stress, alienation. But they also spur people to figure out megasolutions.

What Americans Eat On Dates

Foodbeast | Posted 03.11.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

The folks at "offline dating" site have just released a visual compilation of the dating network's first 1 million dates recorded.

7 Things To Ditch In 2013

Steven Nereo | Posted 03.06.2013 | Style
Steven Nereo

I don't do the resolution thing. But I'd like to propose a yearly round up of trends and ideas that would be doing us all a favor if they were tossed like a dusty pair of neon-wheeled roller-blades with matching wrist guards.

The Rise of Africa

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.05.2013 | World
Marian Salzman

While many parts of the world have been struggling with flat or flagging economic growth, Africa looks set to carry on growing at a fair clip.

What's Next for Places?

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Style
Marian Salzman

There's nothing new in the need for places to grow their appeal and maintain it. Throughout history, attractive locations have acted as a magnet for people, economic activity and cultural life, which all boosted their power and attractiveness.

The Top 13 Wedding Trends For 2013

Bridal Guide | Posted 03.03.2013 | Weddings
Bridal Guide

As a fresh year stretches before us, it's out with the old and in with the new, so if you're ringing in the New Year with sparkle on your finger, we'll continue to keep you on top of the trends with our annual coast-to coast survey of what's hot in weddings.

PHOTOS: 13 Trends We Hope Die Out In 2013

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.27.2012 | Style

NO. MORE. NEON.

The Picky Eating Science of Sitting With the Cool Kid

Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic

if you have a cool friend and that cool friend brings some weird food to lunch and likes it, you'll probably want to try it.

Change of a Dress

Jessica Baca | Posted 12.20.2012 | Chicago
Jessica Baca

I was previously unaware of the influence my address had on my style, but now I welcome more change -- whether in my accent, sports teams, or wardrobe.

Economies Go Alternative

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.10.2013 | World
Marian Salzman

If you live in Greece or Spain or even in parts of the United States, that nasty gurgling sound is the economy going down the drain. The official economy, that is -- the one that gets tracked by the accountants and tax officials and economists who feature in the media every day.

Sound of the Year for 2013: Co

Marian Salzman | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business
Marian Salzman

One great way of reading the zeitgeist is to track which prefixes and suffixes are getting used to spice up old words and create new ones.