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6 Absolutely Terrifying Things (That We'd Still Love To Do)

Vayable | Posted 10.02.2014 | Travel
Vayable

Sometimes the best part of travel is that, frankly, it totally scares the crap out of us. It's a chance for us to push our boundaries, do things we'd never do, and (just a little bit) pretend to be a totally different kind of person. Below, we highlight six of the most utterly hair-raising, absolutely can't miss world adventures.

Can the Mind Cure Your Dizziness?

Sara Davidson | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion
Sara Davidson

My son, Andrew, entered the Ironman race in Boulder a few weeks ago, startling himself and me by completing it -- just 20 minutes short of the cut-off...

Why I Hate the Bus and the Bus Hates Me

Aimee Heckel | Posted 08.02.2014 | Denver
Aimee Heckel

Sometimes, I ride the bus. Although this helps secure me a seat in EcoHeaven, I loathe the bus. It's boring and smelly and cold, and it takes twice as long as driving.

11 Movies That Would Have Ended Differently If The Characters Took A Nap, Paused To Meditate, Reconnected With Their Biological Parents Or Ate A Kale Salad

Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

We know that what makes for a well-lived life doesn't necessarily make for good entertainment, and if Hollywood followed this advice movies would lose...

Joshua Gersen Conducts the San Francisco Symphony in Screenings of Hitchcock Classics

Sean Martinfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

"It's just me and the clock. It's up to me to keep the pulse going. The musicians don't know how far off or ahead they may be at any given time. The burden is on the conductor to make sure everything is lining up correctly."

The Attack

Francis Levy | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment
Francis Levy

One of the most interesting things about Ziad Doueiri's The Attack is the retrospection. The film is based on a novel by Yasmina Khadra and the many ...

Dial B for Birthday

Jack Meyer | Posted 10.13.2013 | Entertainment
Jack Meyer

August 13 marks the birthday of virtuoso director, Sir Alfred Hitchcock. To honor Mr. Hitchcock, the man who inspired my adoration of film, I would like to recount my peculiar relationship with the Master of Suspense.

The Brain on Dizzy

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

With head injury, these crystals in Nellie's semicircular canals got knocked off and went rogue, rattling around, so the slightest movement, like moving her head from left to right while reading, created a feeling of "dizziness."

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: A Brief History Of San Francisco Movies

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.25.2013 | San Francisco

San Francisco is nothing if not a splendidly cinematic city. From the rolling hills and bay vistas to the brightly colored Victorians, generations of ...

Best Pictures That Never Won Best Picture Oscar

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Maggie Van Ostrand

We can hope our favorite movie will come away with the big prize, but in the long run, some of the best pictures ever made did not receive Best Picture Oscars.

Forget 'INception': 5 Great Movies About 'DEception'

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — When scandalous tales of fraud involving superstar athletes Lance Armstrong and Manti Te'o were exposed in the last week, connecti...

For His Birthday, Let's Settle This: What Was Alfred Hitchcock's Greatest Film?

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Vertigo is unmissable. It is certainly Hitchcock's most ambitious movie. If not a masterpiece, it's most certainly a near-masterpiece. But is it indeed the Master's very best film?

Happy B'day Alfred: 10 Best Hitchcock Films

Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of English filmmaker Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock. The master of suspense and psychological thrills, who made over 50 films in hi...

A Trio of Intriguing New Film Factoids!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 08.10.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

Why was Bela Lugosi so inept in his single rendition of the Frankenstein monster? Did glamorous Honor Blackman once portray a blind woman? What is the secret behind actress Vera Miles' name?

Movies Ready for Reassessment

Mark Juddery | Posted 10.07.2012 | Entertainment
Mark Juddery

So Vertigo -- a 1957 flop that was greeted with bad reviews ("another Hitchcock-and-bull story") -- is now apparently the greatest film every made.

What's Martin Scorsese's Favorite Movie?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment

Sight & Sound caused quite a stir in the film community this week when the magazine's list of the greatest movies ever -- as voted on by a panel of 84...

PHOTOS: Classic SF Movie Named Greatest Of All Time

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.03.2012 | San Francisco

Xanadu has finally been toppled. After a 50-year run as Sight & Sound's greatest movie of all time, "Citizen Kane" has been seconded by the classic...

'Citizen Kane' No Longer The Greatest Movie Ever

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

News on the march: Sight & Sound has released its once-per-decade international film critics' poll to determine the best films ever, and for the first...

Wednesday Night: Outdoor Movie Night Around Town

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.25.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 1. "Vertigo" At Corner Of Norfolk And Auburn Avenues, Bethesda Bethesda wants their movies in rapid-fire order,...

How This Could Help People With Vertigo

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living

YouTube may have a purpose beyond being the ultimate dispenser of funny baby videos and movie trailers -- it could also help people who have a conditi...

Things In Zombie Movies That Just Don't Make Sense

Cracked.com | Posted 06.19.2012 | Weird News

From college students allegedly eating their friends' brains to a mother accused of killing her newborn, zombies have made headlines quite a bit latel...

Paul Cornell Talks About His New Political Comic Book, Saucer Country

Bryan Young | Posted 05.13.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

The new ongoing series, which starts this week, is quite cleverly written and covers American politics with a very keen and knowing eye.

Novak Doubles Down on 'The Artist' 'Rape' Comments

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.06.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Kim Novak is clarifying why she used the word "rape" to describe how she felt about "The Artist." The 79-year-old "Vertigo" actre...

Interview: Douglas Rushkoff On Media Literacy and His New Graphic Novel

Bryan Young | Posted 03.31.2012 | Books
Bryan Young

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'Vertigo'-ing Movies From 'Rocky' To 'Mean Girls'

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

How much can changing the music in a movie scene change the scene itself? A new contest challenges people to use the same piece of music over any movi...