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Hundreds gather for private Robin Williams memorial in San Francisco

Saturday afternoon, hundreds of industry friends and colleagues arrived at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre to celebrate Robin Williams’ life in a …

iPhone 6 Could Lock Out NSA, Law Enforcement

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The intelligence community and American law enforcement officials are none too happy with Apple, <i>The</i> …

We Found The ONE Reason Why Your Hotel Bed Is So Perfect

You know the feeling: you wake up after a long night's sleep in a hotel bed, slip into your fuzzy hotel-issued slippers and hotel-issued robe, step onto the fluffy hotel carpet and think "WHY is this so amazing?!"<p>The question is certainly intriguing. So we asked a handful of HuffPost editors for …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Caramelized Peach Pancakes

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Have some sunny, peachy pancakes for breakfast this morning.</i><p>Are you a recipe procrastinator? I am. I …

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Royal Navy

Questlove Just Posted This Heartwarming Story About Robin Williams On Instagram

"Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn't even know it."<p>Man. The smallest gesture can mean the world to you. Robin Williams made such an impact on me and didn't even know it. He named checked all of us in the elevator during the 2001 Grammys. I know y'all think I do this false modesty/T …

The birth of Disney's dark ride

Disney’s darkest dark ride, the Haunted Mansion, finally opened to the public on August 9, 1969, though Walt had started formal development of the …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some other sinfully delicious treat. You will never regret indulging yourself with …

Oregon fugitive arrested in Montana after 15-year manhunt

A man suspected of faking his death in a fishing accident 15 years ago to avoid a trial on child sex-abuse charges has been arrested, the Oregon State Police said Friday.<p>Daniel Clement Chafe, 55, was taken into custody Wednesday in Bozeman, Mont., where he had been living under a different name, …

The 6.8-inch Hisense X1 smartphone is basically a tablet and it's coming to the US this summer (updated: video)

There's big, there's <i>b-i-g</i> and then there's "oh my god, are you [redacted] kidding me this is [redacted] BIG!" That's pretty much how we felt when we first laid our eyes and outstretched hand on Hisense's X1, a 6.8-inch Android smartphone first introduced at this year's CES. You wouldn't be wrong …

The World's Largest Cruise Ships

To be honest, the world's 10 largest cruise ships are more like small cities than little schooners. The various dining options are plentiful, the spas offer every treatment imaginable and the theatrical entertainment is world-class. Plus, there are zip lines, casinos, pool deck movie screens and …

Cruise Ships

Qantas uniforms past and present – in pictures

Qantas has unveiled its latest uniforms for cabin crew, amid complaints the new clothes are too tight. The airline has commissioned uniforms 10 times since 1938, by names including Pucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Marc Newson. Take a look – doors to manual ...

Apple maps: how Google lost when everyone thought it had won

ComScore research shows that while Apple suffered a PR disaster over maps, Google lost 23m iPhone users in the US<p>Apple's maps have turned out to be a hit with iPhone and iPad users in the US - despite the roasting that they were given when they first appeared in September 2012.<p>But Google - which …

Foreigners Share What They Find Most Surprising About America

Foreigners, as well as others who happen to know people who are new to the U.S., have been using this Quora thread to share what they think makes America unique. Their answers to the question "What facts about the United States do foreigners not believe until they come to America?" were pretty …

Eastern Europe

Spectacular Boulder Opal Looks Like a Gem Inside a Tree

There is an endless bounty of eye-catching gemstones throughout the world and this spectacular boulder opal is one unique beauty that looks like a shimmering crystal encased in a tree fossil. Its opalescent sheen seeps through the cracks of the seemingly wooden rings in lustrous hues of emerald …

Jewelry

Coca-Cola Designed Its New Can Around A Problem No One Has

And the company isn’t the only one. Why has chill-activation become such a design fad?<p>There are two types of problems that designers try to solve: problems people have, and problems designers delude themselves into thinking people have. Venerable sugar tonic maker Coca-Cola has just released a new …

Coca-Cola

A Look Back At The PS4 That Might Have Been

PS4 excitement is reaching a fever pitch ahead of Sony launching the system in the US at the end of the week, and I thought I’d take a brief break from the console wars to take a look back at how far we’ve come.<p>All throughout the past console generation, people have been speculating what the …

I'm Not Afraid to Say I Think I'm Beautiful

I'm much more comfortable behind a camera than in front of one. For a decade I've been an editor at various publications, working with top models and celebrities. So when many of my readers asked me to highlight more of my personal style, I cringed. No, my goal was simply to showcase the clothing …

Fashion Industry

Yes, Apple Is Working on a Fix for the iOS 7 Lock Screen Hack

Apple<p>When it debuted Wednesday, iOS 7 brought with it a slew of bug fixes to Apple’s mobile operating system, but it brought a new vulnerability as …

18 Super Chic No-Carve Pumpkins

If you love Halloween, but aren’t exactly into wielding a knife to carve out that jack-o’-lantern, you’re in luck. There are <i>tons</i> of great no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas out there. From using paint to stencils to cut paper, the ideas are almost endless. To get you in the Halloween spirit, we’ve …

Decorations

London fashion week: the shoes

Heels and pink bag<p>Heels on marble<p>Blue socks<p>Grey boots<p>Directional tights<p>Black and white sandals<p>White and brown<p>Loafers<p>Gold shoes<p>Flatforms<p>Topics<p>London fashion week<br>• Russ McClintock's street views<p>London fashion week spring/summer 2014<br>• Fashion weeks

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The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

Are Good Looking People Getting Poorer Health Care?

Photographed by Christy Kurtz.<p>Here women thought that looking good was <i>helping</i> them to feel good. But a disturbing new study out this week tells a …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Hong Kong

Smoothies and fruit juices are a new risk to health, US scientists warn

Scientists say potential damage from naturally occurring fructose in apparently healthy drinks is being overlooked<p>Fruit juices and smoothies represent a new risk to our health because of the amount of sugar the apparently healthy drinks contain, warn the US scientists who blew the whistle on corn …

'Butler,' 'One Direction' end summer on high note

Despite some high-profile flops, including a dud this weekend, Hollywood's summer will end with record ticket sales.<p>Hollywood's summer ended this holiday weekend much the way it behaved all season — with record ticket sales and a jaw-dropping dud.<p>The industry's most critical quarter, which accounts …