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David Wild

"Mama Said Knock You Out": A Playlist For Mother's Day

David Wild | Posted May 13, 2012

"My mother loved children," Groucho Marx once said. "She would have given anything if I had been one." Actually, I may have been a child once, but that was a long time ago, and I was very young at the time. In any case, I recently spoke to a friend...

Saray Deiseil

Amelia Ceja, una mujer en vino, reconocida por Inspira

Saray Deiseil | Posted May 13, 2012

Buenos modelos de conducta son sumamente necesarios en la vida, especialmente para los jóvenes que están tratando de encontrar su propia identidad. Como latinos tenemos la tendencia de buscar modelos con fondos similares a los nuestros. Creemos que, "Si ellos pueden hacerlo, nosotros también podemos." Por eso creo que es...

David M. Abromowitz

If You Can't Recall You Were a Bully...

David M. Abromowitz | Posted May 14, 2012

It is hard to erase from your memory the mean things you did to a classmate as a teenager, even 40 years later. So, thanks to Mitt Romney, I am facing up and finally apologizing to DH for inexcusable behavior back in middle school.

But somehow it...

Brian John Spencer

David Cameron: Look Who's 'LOLing' Now

Brian John Spencer | Posted May 13, 2012


From Friday's revelations at the Leveson inquiry it would appear that the ex-News International boss Rebekah Brooks' contact with David Cameron included giving the PM a lesson on the vernacular of the laity; and in this instance instructing Cameron on contemporary text acronyms.

Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD

Giving Mothers a Very Special Gift

Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD | Posted May 12, 2012

What is the greatest gift we can give a mother this Mother's Day? There are many answers, but one is to help her live and help her children live a healthy life.

As we celebrate Mother's Day and think about mothers around the world, the American people are working...

Marcia G. Yerman

A New Take on Mother's Day

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted May 12, 2012

For the longest time, Mother's Day was all about my mother. Getting her the best gift, a dinner in her honor, and after her mother died -- trying to assuage her grief. At the time, I didn't understand that when she mourned her mother, it didn't diminish the love she...

Carla Buzasi

The Week That Was: Lots of LOLs

Carla Buzasi | Posted May 12, 2012

Poor David Cameron, he's not going to live this one down in a hurry, is he? Forget messing up the budget, turning off women voters, strikes across the country and a dismal showing in the local council elections. His greatest embarrassment right now, and if we dare to speculate, for...

Sarah Bond

And the Winner is... Britain's Got Talent!

Sarah Bond | Posted May 13, 2012

Ashleigh And Pudsey
What a whacky week of TV! And the biggest whack came with Britain's Got Talent blowing The Voice right out of the water as it ended the best ever series yet - with a dog winning the...

Dan Bucatinsky

A Fine Line

Dan Bucatinsky | Posted May 12, 2012

"Five, six... five, six, seven, eight!" I sing out to my 7- and 4-year-olds as Lady Gaga starts to sing. This is their cue to start the dance number we've been rehearsing for three days. It's their Papi's (my husband Don's) birthday, and the kids want to do a dance...

Kergan Edwards-Stout

Of Mother's Day and Misogyny

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted May 12, 2012

As a gay man I've long been accustomed to being called names, and as a result I have developed a rather thick skin -- perhaps too thick. Negativity tends to roll right off my back, as if my body were slathered in Vaseline or, in my case, Astroglide personal lubricant....

D. R. Tucker

Let Freedom Ring

D. R. Tucker | Posted May 14, 2012

Like millions of Americans, I applaud President Obama's decision to firmly support marriage equality. However, I can't help noting, with a bit of regional pride, that the pathway to equal treatment for gay and lesbian Americans was paved by two old-school, live-and-let-live Massachusetts Republicans -- William Weld and Paul Cellucci.

Ben Affleck

Happy Mother's Day

Ben Affleck | Posted May 12, 2012

It's every mother's human right to give her children health, safety and happiness, no matter where she is from.

Today mothers in the Congo face unimaginable hardships. Inadequate health care, violence and grinding poverty often stand in the way of future prospects and opportunities for their children. But there's hope. There are amazing community-based organizations affecting change everyday.

As you celebrate the moms in your life, please help us raise awareness and support for moms in eastern Congo and the local organizations that are working to improve their lives and communities.

1) SHARE THIS VIDEO via the Huff Post social share buttons to support moms in eastern Congo.

2) MAKE A DONATION in honor of the moms in your life today.

Together we can create an eastern Congo vibrant with the opportunities and future that every mother envisions for her child.

Your contribution will benefit the following community-based organizations:

HEAL Africa: Provides Innovative Prenatal Care and Micro-Insurance programs to Congolese women to increase access to health care for birthing mothers and reduce maternal and infant deaths.

Laissez L'Afrique Vivre (L.A.V.): Provides vocational training, micro grants and safe housing to teenage mothers and vulnerable youth.

AFEM: Encourages the advancement of Congolese women and gender parity in all areas of public life by training and enabling rural women...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

The Promise of Economic Security for Our Mothers

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted May 12, 2012

As we all know, there is no harder, or more rewarding job, than being a Mom. But for so many mothers who work outside of the home, it's made even harder by the lack of equal pay for women in our country.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau,...

Lourdes Ruiz-Toledo

Convierte los 'cupcakes' de caja en caseros (RECETA)

Lourdes Ruiz-Toledo | Posted May 12, 2012

cupcakes receta
¡Fresa y Chocolate, Sabor Veraniego!

Las fiestas de final de curso se aproximan, las vacaciones de verano están al doblar la esquina y junto con estos dos grandes acontecimientos también llega la época de los cupcakes... ¡Dulce tarea que nos toca a nosotras las...

Adriana Lima

St. Damien's: A Mother's Story

Adriana Lima | Posted May 13, 2012

I am expecting my second child this August so quite naturally my thoughts are nearly constantly on the growing miracle in my belly. In addition, since my last trip to Haiti in October, I have thought frequently of the Haitian people and have been eager to visit again. Friday I...

Dean Midas Maynard

Britain's Got Talent Final Review

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted May 13, 2012

After 8 weeks, the search for the 2012 winner of Britain's Got Talent is nearly over...people of the UK, get ready for one of the biggest shows of the year. It's the grand final of BGT. 

First up on this much anticipated show was The Mend.

The wildcard wouldn't have...

Douglas LaBier

Can You "Grow Up" During Midlife? Here Are Five Ways

Douglas LaBier | Posted May 21, 2012

Not long ago conventional thinking about midlife held that it's a time for holding on as best you can in the face of steady decline and loss. But if you're a baby boomer, you know that's shifted as fellow boomers show more attention to health and want continued vitality --...

Madeline Levine

This Mother's Day, Prepare For a Letdown

Madeline Levine | Posted May 12, 2012

Once again, Mother's Day is here. We'd like to think it's going to be a special day filled with heartfelt gifts from children who truly cherish and value us. But for too many mothers it's just a big letdown. Why? Because the preschool-mandated handprint artwork that used to move us...

Maureen Ryan

'Fringe' Finale Thoughts And A Few Reflections On Season 4

Maureen Ryan | Posted May 13, 2012


Note: Do not read on if you have not seen the Season 4 finale of "Fringe," entitled "Brave New World Part 2."

Genetically mutated dinosaurs? A Cortexiphan baby? Leonard Nimoy? Brain-laced lemon cake?

You can't say there wasn't a lot going on in the May...


What's Sexy in 2012? Not Asian, Black, or Latina Women, According to Victoria's Secret

Disgrasian | Posted May 14, 2012

Victoria's Secret came out with their annual "What is Sexy?" list this week, and women of color basically don't make the cut. Out of the 20 women named to the list, only two weren't white....

William Bradley

Nuclear's Once Bright and Shiny Future Blinks Out

William Bradley | Posted May 16, 2012

Don't look now, but one of the biggest and most famous industries in the world, nuclear power, once seen as the lynchpin of the future, is reeling yet again after huge political setbacks in Japan and France.

Last year's disaster at Fukushima is having an even bigger effect than the...

Lucy Karsten

Sheekey's Speakeasies or Why My Mother Stops Happiness

Lucy Karsten | Posted May 13, 2012

I first met Hardeep Singh Kohli at a Literary Death Match in groovy East London. We were both extremely important contributors to that event. He was a judge, and sat on the stage wittily dissecting the warring authors, and I sat in the back eating pizza and falling in love...

Jared Bernstein

Thoughts on the Big JP Loss

Jared Bernstein | Posted May 13, 2012

I've been waiting to learn more about the big JP Morgan Chase loss -- $2 billion and probably growing when a derivative bet went bad -- before writing about it. So after perusing this AMs papers, here are some thoughts:

What happened?

The bank invested in corporate bonds, then bought...

Maureen Greenwood-Basken

This Sunday, a Gift to Mothers Around the World

Maureen Greenwood-Basken | Posted May 12, 2012

Each Mothers' Day, I rush out to buy a gift for my mother to show her my appreciation for everything she does and to help make things easier for her. In past years, I have bought her yoga and meditation DVDs for relaxation, cutting boards to help with cooking, and...

Janet Tavakoli

Jamie Dimon's SNAFU: JPMorgan's Other Derivatives' Losses

Janet Tavakoli | Posted May 12, 2012

In an August 2010 commentary about JPMorgan's losses in coal trades I wrote: "The commodities division isn't the only area in which JPMorgan is vulnerable. Credit derivatives, interest rate derivatives, and currency trading are vulnerable to leveraged hidden bets. Ambitious managers strive to pump speculative earnings from zero to hero."

Danny Schechter

The Axis of Indifference in the Media World

Danny Schechter | Posted May 14, 2012

Foreign correspondents have always been revered within journalism. That's why covering Iraq or other wars are assignments so many reporters cultivate. Many see them as a ticket up the media pecking order.

Being "under fire" promise excitement, danger and -- let's face it, on TV -- precious "face time." Going...

Christine Prois

How Opening A Fair Trade Store Brought Global Perspective To A Small Town

Christine Prois | Posted May 17, 2012

World Fair Trade Day is May 12. How does this matter?

Six months ago, I opened a fair trade Store in Storm Lake, Iowa. Storm Lake has a population of about 10,000 diverse souls. At the time we moved here, there were 43 languages spoken by students in the...

Hirania Luzardo

Para las mamás que necesitan abrazos

Hirania Luzardo | Posted May 12, 2012

Con el lanzamiento de HuffPost Voces, las mujeres editoras que aquí compartimos alegrías, ilusiones, encuentros, desencuentros, hemos sacado también una voz. Casi todas somos madres y las que no lo son, están a punto, o ya saben lo que es vivir...

Leila Chirayath Janah

Enabling Anyone, Anywhere to Help Mothers Globally With Samahope

Leila Chirayath Janah | Posted May 12, 2012

Jos Mattias is a 41-year-old woman who lives in the town of Bo in Sierra Leone in West Africa. She loves to cook and take care of children. Jos used to earn her income -- about $3 a day -- by working as a nanny for a family with two...

Dr. Ciro de Quadros

Four Preventable Diseases G8 Leaders Should Keep In Mind

Dr. Ciro de Quadros | Posted May 16, 2012

This piece is part of a series of blogs by leading NGOs to call attention to a range of issues that should be raised at the G8 summit at Camp David in rural Maryland from May 18-19.

Some of our greatest global successes occurred when nations around the world worked...

John R. Seffrin

Urgent Global Action Needed To Fight World's Leading Killers

John R. Seffrin | Posted May 16, 2012

This piece is part of a series of blogs by leading NGOs to call attention to a range of issues that should be raised at the G8 summit at Camp David in rural Maryland from May 18-19.

What would you do if you knew we aren't doing all we could...

Bob Carter, M.D.

World Leaders Must Keep Commitment to Fighting HIV Or Risk Losing Hard-Won Gains

Bob Carter, M.D. | Posted May 12, 2012

This piece is part of a series of blogs by leading NGOs to call attention to a range of issues that should be raised at the G8 summit at Camp David in rural Maryland from May 18-19.

I first met Nasanta* several years ago when she was brought by her...

Marianne Packert

7 Tips for Celebrating the Mother of the Bride This Mother's Day and Beyond

Marianne Packert | Posted May 12, 2012

Few events can put more stress on a mother-daughter relationship than planning a wedding. Even though you love and respect your mom, your visions for the Big Day will not match up perfectly -- and Mom is an easy scapegoat when the stress of wedding planning takes a toll.

Sherri Bushong Maxey

I May Not Be Their Birth Mother, But I Take Care of 51 Kids With Cancer as If They Were My Own

Sherri Bushong Maxey | Posted May 13, 2012

As evidenced by the abundance of flower and jewelry commercials, Mother's Day is Sunday. I have often wondered how I would celebrate if I were a mother.

But, in a way, I am.

As a "House Mama" at the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis, I am the mother...

Charli Penn

10 Things I Would Tell My Daughter About Love And Marriage

Charli Penn | Posted May 12, 2012

This post originally appeared on Man, Wife and Dog.

Unfortunately, I lost my mother to breast cancer at a very young age. I try to focus on my future rather than what wasn't in my past but sometimes I do wonder what it would have been like to...

Megan Yarema

All Canadians Have a Right to Food

Megan Yarema | Posted May 12, 2012

It's a big week for food security in Canada -- not only did Food Banks Canada launch their annual Hunger Awareness Week, but the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food arrived as well. Both events highlight the growing problem of hunger in Canada and help...

Cesar Millan

El Regalo de Mi Madre -- My Mother's Gift

Cesar Millan | Posted May 12, 2012

This Mother's Day, naturally, I think about the gifts my mother has given me over the years. My mother, Maria Teresa, had five children (in order): my sister Mireya, me, Nora, Monica, and my brother Erick. I look back now and can't imagine what a struggle it must have been...

Panagiotis Roilos

Economic Crisis, the "PIGS" and the European "Animal Farm"

Panagiotis Roilos | Posted May 12, 2012

Current European economic crisis and its social repercussions can be viewed and interpreted from a number of perspectives. Here, I have opted to approach them in terms of the concepts and processes of mimetic desire and scapegoating, as these are analyzed in René Girard's work. My specific hermeneutic choice is...

Matt Wilstein

The Best Late Night Clips of the Week (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Matt Wilstein | Posted May 13, 2012

From the moment Joe Biden opened his mouth on Meet the Press, this week was all about gay marriage. Once President Obama made his big announcement on Wednesday afternoon, it was all anyone in the media could talk about.

In other revelations, we learned that

Tory Burch

Mother Knows Best

Tory Burch | Posted May 12, 2012

What's the best advice you ever received from your mother? My mom taught me to be optimistic, compassionate and that family comes first. The Tory Blog asked several people, from Susan Sarandon and David Netto to Dree Hemingway, for their mothers' best advice. Their...

Laura Prudom

'Supernatural' Recap: It's Alpha vs. Leviathan In 'There Will Be Blood'

Laura Prudom | Posted May 12, 2012

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 7, Episode 22 of The CW's "Supernatural," entitled "There Will Be Blood."

A TV season is a marathon, not a sprint, but I'm concerned that "Supernatural" is starting to show signs of fatigue as it nears the...

Matt Damon

Mothers Who Will Change the World

Matt Damon | Posted May 13, 2012

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Mother's Day is a day to celebrate our mothers. It's for brunches, flowers, and time spent with your beloved mom. But for millions of mothers around the world, it's a day they'll lose to one of the world's most preventable causes of death -- waterborne disease.

Mother's Day is...

Bonnie Fuller

Time Breastfeeding Mom and Other Extreme 'Attachment Parenters'

Bonnie Fuller | Posted May 12, 2012

Does Jamie Lynn Grumet, the extreme breastfeeding mom of two on the Time magazines' cover have a life? Any life outside of being a milk machine for her sons, four and five? Come on. Most normal, loving moms know there's no way you need to do this to have healthy,...

Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Being the Mother of a Child Who Died -- On Mother's Day

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted May 12, 2012

I am the mother of a child who died. And that makes Mother's Day very hard.

Recently I was talking to a mother whose child had just died. "What about Mother's Day?" she asked, through tears. It was hard to know what to say, because it's a terrible day for...

Zach Stafford

Michelle: 'Ma Belle,' My Advocate, and My Mom

Zach Stafford | Posted May 12, 2012

My mother's name is Michelle, and that is important, because it comes from her mother's favorite song, the Beatles' "Michelle." Michelle, my mother, is a slightly taller woman, with blonde hair, green eyes, and a laugh that sounds shockingly similar to mine. She has four kids, is currently...

Justin Huang

From a Gay Son to His Conservative Mom: Happy Mother's Day! (VIDEO)

Justin Huang | Posted May 12, 2012

This vlog also appears on my personal site, I AM YELLOW PERIL.

This May 17 I will be making my spoken-word debut in Los Angeles at homo-centric, alongside transgender activist Ryka Aoki and poet Albert Serna. Admission is free, and all are...

James Duke Mason

My Wonderful Mom, Belinda Carlisle

James Duke Mason | Posted May 12, 2012

One of the things I admire most about my mom is that there is not one bit of inauthenticity or dishonesty in her body. When she acts a certain way or says a certain thing, it's because she means it; she never, ever holds back, and that's something you don't...

Darby Hickey

Reflections on Motherhood

Darby Hickey | Posted May 12, 2012

As the child of a single mother, I've always had a great appreciation for Mothers' Day. Although my mom wasn't always physically there for us (she often worked two, sometimes three, jobs), she made tremendous sacrifices to support my sisters and me. She taught me so much about how to...


Sometimes 'Mother's Day' Just Doesn't Fit

Amelia | Posted May 12, 2012

I have never really liked Mother's Day.

On May 13 people across the country will celebrate the ideal American mother. She is a woman who is flawlessly kind, patient, and generous. A woman who never loses her temper and will forgive her children of any mishap. A woman who...

Christiane Northrup, MD

The Miracle of Motherhood Your Way

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted May 12, 2012

From the moment I gazed into the eyes of my firstborn child, Annie, I was enchanted. Given what I teach now (and how I practiced medicine), I think you will find this ironic: Up until the moment that I actually went into labor, I treated my impending motherhood in a...

Mark Hyman, MD

Sugar Babies: The Rise of 'Adult Onset' Diabetes in Children

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted May 12, 2012

Never before in human history have we seen "adult onset" or Type 2 diabetes in children. There has been a more than 1,000 percent increase in Type 2 diabetes in children over the last two decades. (1) Fifteen years ago 3 percent of new cases of diabetes in...

Claude Andre

Le discours de Dieudonné: un emprunt au révisionnisme ?

Claude Andre | Posted May 13, 2012

Persona non grata en France en raison de ses nombreux délires antisémites, Dieudonné devait revenir chez les 14-15-16 pour une série de spectacles. Déception totale chez les antisémites et les amateurs d'humour bernés, ces spectacles ont été annulés suite aux pressions exercées par le Centre consultatif des relations...

Vivian Manning-Schaffel

Chickensh*t Soup for the Soul

Vivian Manning-Schaffel | Posted May 12, 2012

In order to thoroughly explore the concept of "becoming fearless," you've got to be willing to evaluate the many ways you're a chickenshit.

Fears can run the gamut from the mundane to the profound, each amplified by varying degrees of anxiety. And accessing them requires an intense degree of...

Rhonda Britten

The Language of Fear

Rhonda Britten | Posted May 12, 2012

There's something I know about fear: It sucks.

But the other thing I know is that fear is part of being human.

See, we all have fear. We just don't know it. Or should I say, we won't admit it. And if you won't admit it, you can't change...

Terri Cole

Let Go and Leap!

Terri Cole | Posted May 12, 2012

"You must do the thing you think you cannot do." -- Eleanor Roosevelt

Do you have any irrational fears or phobias? For example, fear of flying, heights, or confined spaces? I discovered the power of facing my own fear while facilitating a workshop at The Crossing in Austin, Texas, a...

Jayaseelan Naidoo

An Infinite Vision: The Story of Aravind Eye Hospital

Jayaseelan Naidoo | Posted May 15, 2012

I pay $1 to have an eye test. I can come two more times in the next three months and I will not be charged. I first do a glaucoma test, and then I am tested for vision, and then examined for a detailed uveitis test an eye disease which...

Martin Quenehen

Génération Hollande?

Martin Quenehen | Posted May 12, 2012

Y aura-t-il une "génération Hollande", comme il y a eu une "génération Mitterrand"? Ticket chic vs Eurobonds, Tapie vs Pigasse, Elmer Food Beat vs Orelsan, palmier sur la tête vs coupe boyish ? Souvenez-vous... et imaginez !

James Zogby

Netanyahu Creates a Big New Government to Do Nothing But Survive

James Zogby | Posted May 12, 2012

Benjamin Netanyahu, ever the master maneuverer, has done it again. Just moments before the Israeli Parliament was to ratify the call for new elections, the Kadima Party announced that it had completed negotiations with the Prime Minister and would join the government producing Israel's largest governing coalition in history (including...

Ann Margaret Carrozza

Spousal Refusal: I Take Thee In Sickness And In Health, Except...

Ann Margaret Carrozza | Posted May 24, 2012

The term "Spousal Refusal" sounds mean-spirited. Should an individual be allowed to legally walk away from his or her spouse's long-term care bills? In many cases, I believe the answer is yes. Here's why:

Long-Term Care Coverage

The good news is that we are living longer. The corollary to this...

Benni Cinkle

Talking to Mom 101

Benni Cinkle | Posted May 12, 2012

I love Mother's Day.

Ever since I was a little kid, my dad, brothers and I have always gone all out to make it a special day for my mom.

For most of my life, that's meant making her a card, picking flowers, baking something, going out to eat...

Cheech Marin

What Is The Chicano Experience That Becomes Art?

Cheech Marin | Posted May 13, 2012

This is the second article in a series by entertainer and art advocate Cheech Marin.

There are some Chicanos who don't want to be Chicanos - they want to be Mexican-American, Hispanic, or even Spanish. The same thing happened with art about the Mexican-American experience. No one wanted it to...

Pat Gallagher

Clay Aiken's Mom: Mother's Day Revelations With Faye Parker

Pat Gallagher | Posted May 12, 2012

Not all of us know what it is like to have a celebrity son or daughter, but it's interesting to pick the brain of a mother who has shared the "stage" with a famous offspring. And who better to talk to than Faye Parker (or better known as Clay Aiken's...

John-Manuel Andriote

Claim Your Power and Climb Out of the Crab Bucket

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted May 12, 2012

There's an old saw in my hometown, the place I fled at 18 and returned to at 48, that perfectly illustrates the way too many people I see around me here view themselves as powerless victims: As a crab tries to claw its way out of a bucket of crabs,...

Tamar Chansky

How To Overcome Performance Anxiety: Don't Think Of It As A Performance

Tamar Chansky | Posted May 21, 2012

"Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching." -- Thomas Jefferson

Yikes. Is that a solution, or the DSM-IV definition of social anxiety disorder?

The house lights dim, the stage is dark save for one spotlight, the kind that follows your every move. You...

Eli Davidson

When Did We Become Indifferent to Strangers?

Eli Davidson | Posted May 12, 2012

Growing up on a gravel road in Bucyrus, Kan., a car... any car... and especially a car we didn't know was a big deal. We'd run out to the road and wave at the adult behind the wheel as the dust clouds of the speeding car settled. Strangers were a...

Ellen Davis

Inquiring Into Surrender and Letting Go

Ellen Davis | Posted May 12, 2012

"Surrender" is what we look forward to when we notice we are holding on, or what we look back on and assess when we realize what we let go of, or, maybe when inquiring deeper, what dropped away. But when we are here, we are here. Where is there "other"...

G Adventures

Turkey in Seven Days (PHOTOS)

G Adventures | Posted May 13, 2012

Recently G Adventures own Jon T. ventured to Turkey to experience as much of the stunning scenery and fascinating history as possible in a week. Here's just some of the pics he snapped along the way.

Little Hagia Sophia
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Little Hagia Sophia, is a former Eastern Orthodox church dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus in Constantinople, converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire.
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Richard McColl

Colombia's Wild East, The Guajira Desert (PHOTOS)

Richard McColl | Posted May 12, 2012

The sudden thud and heave of the 4x4 sounds like the end. Our mechanical beast has lurched forward and out of a dry river bed, kicking up plentiful clouds of sand, only to shudder to an sudden stop. Emilio is leaning heavily on the brakes. The desert is caked on...

James M. Clash

Divers Embrace The Nuclear History Of Bikini Atoll (PHOTOS)

James M. Clash | Posted May 13, 2012

If you were to make a list of top 10 scuba dives for history buffs, this one would just have to be near the top.

Far off in the Pacific Ocean, 200 feet below the surface, sit a dozen radioactive warships. The fleet includes the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Saratoga, the...

Grant Cardone

The FAA Responds To My Portable Electronic Deviance

Grant Cardone | Posted May 12, 2012

After I took a video of the bird strike on Delta 1063, I received a letter from the Federal Aviation Administration because I admitted on a national TV broadcast that I had used a portable electronic device on an airplane departing John F. Kennedy airport in New York.

Phil Shanks

Bricks and Mortar: Delivering Sustainable Social Housing Investments

Phil Shanks | Posted May 13, 2012

In the early 1990s social and healthcare was 'revolutionised' following the publication of the Griffiths Report. In its wake, legislation introduced the complexities of market place into health and social care operations - extending activities into the internal workings of Health and Local Authority. It introduced the purchaser...

Karman Kregloe's Best Lesbian Week Ever: May 5-11

Karman Kregloe | Posted May 12, 2012 is Logo's site for lesbians and bisexual women in entertainment and media, which means we pride ourselves on knowing all kinds of Sapphic pop-culture facts. Each week we'll share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our new series, "Best Lesbian Week Ever."


Dean Midas Maynard

Britain's Got Talent Final Preview

Dean Midas Maynard | Posted May 12, 2012

It's time for the BGT Final...who will win??
Simon Cowell at the start of the series:
"We are on a mission to find a star and I genuinely believe that person, that act, is out there. We just want to find the best."

Matt Carr

Spain's Surplus People

Matt Carr | Posted May 13, 2012

In our era of no-choice austerity, we are often told that politicians are obliged to make tough decisions, but some governments are setting new standards in callousness and inhumanity in their attempts to put their country's finances in order.

Take the decision by the Spanish government to deny...

Ken Altshuler

This Mother's Day, More Moms Paying Child Support

Ken Altshuler | Posted May 12, 2012

In addition to receiving flowers and cards this Mother's Day, an increasing number of moms will also be setting aside time to send out child support and alimony checks.

According to a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 56 percent of the nation's...

Jeff Rose-Martland

Soldiers Give Up Their Rights So They Can Risk Their Lives

Jeff Rose-Martland | Posted May 12, 2012

Veterans often cite the irony that those who fight and defend freedom experience it the least.

Take the case of Cpl. Steve Stoesz.

Last week, Cpl. Stoesz spoke out about National Defence's planned cuts to military health care. DND plans to cut 25 jobs from a special unit...

Samuel Getachew

A Model For Whom the Runway Just Isn't Enough

Samuel Getachew | Posted May 12, 2012

In July 2010, the United Nations noted that "safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a human right essential to the full enjoyment of life and all other human rights." In 2012, it is estimated that 884 million of the world population still lacks access to drinking...

Anne Vitiello

Mothers Who Were Children of Divorce

Anne Vitiello | Posted May 12, 2012

During my childhood in the 1960's and 1970's, divorce was neither utterly taboo nor fully accepted. But when the neighbor's Mom died of cancer, their Dad's new wife was the first and only divorcee (the word practically vibrated, a scandalous whisper) I had ever met. Nobody blamed a widower for...

Peter Worthington

Masks Should be Banned from Protests, Period.

Peter Worthington | Posted May 12, 2012

It was Alberta Conservative MP Blake Richards who introduced the private members bill (C-309) which stated that wearing a mask at violent protests is a criminal offence.

While we owe some gratitude to Richards for his initiative, the question remains why it's taken so long for this...

Minnow Hamilton

What We Didn't Expect From What to Expect

Minnow Hamilton | Posted May 13, 2012

Google's self-driving car, pregnancy must-haves, more Fifty Shades of Grey, mason jars and sandwich bags -- they all caught my attention this week.

1. The movie What to Expect When You're Expecting is coming out next week. With a...

Manny Pacquiao

Aprendí mucho de pelear con grandes leyendas

Manny Pacquiao | Posted May 12, 2012

Timothy Bradley trae muchas armas para la pelea. Tiene juventud, un estilo agresivo y un estado mental que solo un campeón del mundo posee. No importa cuánto talento un peleador tiene, su nivel se alza por ser un campeón del mundo. Tim siempre ha encontrado una manera de ganar. Tiene...

Juan Vene

En la pelota: Feliz fin de semana con

Juan Vene | Posted May 12, 2012

AVISO CLASIFICADO...: "Propietario de finca necesita casarse con dama propietaria de un tractor. Favor enviar foto del tractor".


má Solamente dos de los 30 equipos de las Mayores, uno de cada costa, jamás han logrado un juego sin incogibles, los Mets y los Padres. Y el último de los...

Daniel Shek

Un coup bien politicien en Israël

Daniel Shek | Posted May 12, 2012

Mobilisation exemplaire au service de la nation ou comble de la magouille politique? C'est entre ces deux extrêmes que balance le cœur de l'Israélien étonné et perplexe face à l'accord surprise de Shaul Mofaz, fraîchement élu à la tête de Kadima, premier parti d'opposition du pays, de

Adrien Saumier

Après 10 ans d'opposition, 10 ans de réflexes à perdre

Adrien Saumier | Posted May 12, 2012

Perdre ses réflexes d'opposant

L'ouverture de mon premier blog, Blog de Bix, en 2003, correspond en gros au début de mon réel investissement en politique (même si mon adhésion aux Verts date de 2000). Toute ma vie politique s'est construite par le prisme de l'opposition. Je fais partie de cette...

Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret

Kiki Smith: le corps dans tous ses états

Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret | Posted May 12, 2012

Kiki Smith, "Catching Shadows", du 10 mai au 30 juin 2012, Galerie Lelong à Paris 8e.

Kiki Smith est née en 1954 à Nuremberg. Fille du sculpteur minimaliste Tony Smith et de la chanteuse lyrique Jane Lawrence, elle vit et travaille à New York. L'artiste pluridisciplinaire fut très...

Thierry Dussard

Frank Horvat: "Une bonne photo, c'est une photo qu'on ne peut pas refaire"

Thierry Dussard | Posted May 12, 2012

Dans le déluge d'images actuel, on se pose parfois la question: qu'est-ce qu'une bonne photo? Frank Horvat a une réponse simple et claire. "Une bonne photo, c'est une photo que l'on ne peut pas refaire", confie ce grand photographe sur le ton de l'évidence. Autrement dit, une bonne...

Olivier Bellamy

Barbara Hendricks de A à Z, épisode 3

Olivier Bellamy | Posted May 12, 2012

Barbara Hendricks a accepté d'être la marraine du Festival Radio Classique 2012 à l'Olympia les 15, 16 et 17 juin prochains. A cette occasion, la soprano noire-américaine s'est prêtée au jeu de l'abécédaire.

>> Lire la première partie: de A à I
>> Lire la deuxième partie:
Nicolas Schmit

Jeunes Européens au chômage: des garanties pour l'avenir

Nicolas Schmit | Posted May 12, 2012

Cette tribune est cosignée par Rudolf Hundstorfer, Nicolas Schmit, Pervenche Berès et Philip Cordery. Retrouvez les fonctions des quatre signataires au bas de cette page.

L'Europe continue de subir les effets de la pire crise de son histoire; une crise financière et économique, mais aussi sociale,...

Karim Amellal

Rompre l'abandon: pour une politique d'égalité réelle

Karim Amellal | Posted May 13, 2012

Les quartiers sensibles, aussi appelés "populaires" pour souligner la forte représentation des personnes les plus modestes, ou les moins bien dotées, parmi la population, ont le 6 mai massivement voté pour François Hollande: Saint-Denis à 77,78%, Les Mureaux à 70,47%, Mantes-la-Jolie 67,05 et jusqu'à 89,04% au...

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