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Italy's last prince is selling pasta from a California food truck

The grandson of Italy's last king has launched a new business selling pasta from a food truck on the streets of Los Angeles.<p>Emanuele Filiberto, 44, is the only male heir of Italy's exiled king, Umberto II, who was forced to resign when the country became a Republic after World War II.<p>He decided to …

Hillary Clinton disqualifies herself

Hillary Clinton has disqualified herself from the presidency.<p>No matter what your tribal politics may be, after FBI Director James Comey's withering testimony before Congress on Thursday over her email scandal, there really is no way around it, is there?<p>She disqualified herself by her own hand.<p>Mrs. …

The Most Unusual Hotel Rooms in the World

We've covered some pretty over-the-top hotels in our time, and we've learned that space pod suites in the middle of a vineyard and floating hotel rooms in Dubai can be just as luxurious and beautiful as a traditional hotel. When you want an experience beyond cable TV and a warm shower, head to one …

How Advertising Works

While researching the topic of <i>advertising</i>, I happened upon an infographic on <i>How Advertising Makes Us Buy</i>. The infographic below opens with the notion …

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!

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Make-up artist posts shocking before-and-after photos of the porn stars she styles

Ten years ago, make-up artist Melissa Murphy left her job working at the cosmetics counter in a Boston mall for the bright lights of the erotica industry.<p>When the actresses and models settle into her chair, she snaps a before and after photo to capture the transformation. You would be amazed to see …

Here’s How Weed Affects Your Body

A synopsis of science's pot-related findings, in honor of today's holiday<p>Our obsession with marijuana’s mystifying powers goes back a long time; though its first documented use was in 2727 BC, there’s some indication that our ancestors cultivated cannabis plants in the earliest days of agriculture. …

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

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The Six Worst Pieces Of Business Advice Anyone Ever Gave Me

When you are starting your own business, there is no shortage of advice and opinions flowing your way. Mention that you’re striking out on your own, and everyone — from your brother-in-law to the person sitting next to you on the plane — has some kind of input or anecdote on how to run your …

The Real (and Troubling) Reason Behind Lower Oil Prices

I am obsessed with how the top tier of finance has undermined, rather than fueled, the real economy. In part, that’s because of I’m writing a book …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Iraqi forces retook control on Tuesday of Tikrit, a city of strategic importance, from Islamic State militants.<p><b>2.</b> Chinese economic data, including retail sales and industrial output, was weaker than expected for January and February, indicating the world's second-biggest economy was slowing down.<p>…

The Right (and Wrong) Way to Network

Some people line up lunches and coffee dates because they’re in search of a job, venture funding, or clients for their company. But if that’s the reason you’re having a networking meeting, you — and your invitee — aren’t likely to get much satisfaction. As Harvard Business School professor …

Claire Underwood’s 12 Best Power Looks on House of Cards

They say behind every great man is a great woman, but in House of Cards, a step ahead of every great man is an impeccably dressed Claire Underwood. VF.com rounded up the best power looks of this modern-day Lady Macbeth, from structured dresses to luxurious silk pajamas (please, you didn’t really …