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The 20 most popular TED Talks of all time

Since its founding in 1984, the TED nonprofit has hosted thousands of short speeches around the world on technology, entertainment, and design.<p>It began posting video of the presentations online in 2006, and there are now more than 2,100 TED Talks that have been viewed well over a billion …

Public Speaking

The Shannara Chronicles: Terry Brooks' world catches fire in opening sequence for series

The fantastical world from Terry Brooks‘ best-selling books comes to life in MTV’s <i>The Shannara Chronicles</i> — but first everything must burn.<p>The …

Why Women Leave Men They Love: What Every Man Needs to Know

Read on HuffPost Deutschland<p>As a marriage counsellor working with men and women in relationship crisis, I help clients navigate numerous issues. While many situations are complex, there's one profoundly simple truth that men need to know: Women leave men they love.<p>They feel terrible about it. It …

Relationships

34 Young Adult Novels To Diversify Your Bookshelf

Add more color to your shelf with these YA novels.

This British Barber Used Compassion – and Creativity – to Give a Haircut to a Boy with Autism

A British barber went the extra mile to give his client, a 3-year-old boy with autism, a proper haircut.<p>Jamie Lewis and Denine Davies had been …

'Women are just better at this stuff': is emotional labor feminism's next frontier?

From remembering birthdays to offering service with a smile, life has a layer of daily responsibility that is hardly discussed – one which falls disproportionately on women. Finally confronting it could be a revolutionary step<p>We remember children’s allergies, we design the shopping list, we know …

Feminism

Jennifer Lawrence needs to watch Amy Schumer’s “Last F**kable Day”: This is her ingenue blind spot

J-Law demands wage parity for women in Hollywood, while ignoring the role she plays in sidelining older actresses<p>In a recent Op-Ed for Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter, Jennifer Lawrence took an important stand for equal pay in Hollywood. The actress told Reuters yesterday that she was inspired by her …

Feminism

9 Crazy Movie Scenes That Were Actually Captured In-Camera

It’s always impressive when photographers and filmmakers capture mind-blowing shots in-camera rather than resorting completely to Photoshop, CGI, and …

Mission: Impossible

How Two Broadway Veterans Helped The Flash Become One of the Best Family Dramas on Television

Jesse L. Martin and Victor Garber on their unlikely foray into the world of superheroes.<p>When <i>Parenthood</i> ended its six-season run on NBC earlier this year, it seemed like the end of an era for a familiar TV staple: the network family drama. <i>Friday Night Lights</i> and <i>My So-Called Life</i> are in the past, and …

Are you on the autistic spectrum? Take the test

New research based on a simple quiz reveals that men are more likely to be autistic than women. Where do you fall on the spectrum?<p>It has been a long-held belief, but new a new study of more than half a million members of the public has confirmed that men are more likely to be autistic than women.<p>In …

Autism

24 Easy DIY Holiday Gift Ideas to Start Now and Gift Later

Unless your sole job this holiday season is gift giving (and if it is, we’re totes jealous), you probably don’t have a ton of extra time to find gifts, let alone DIY one. Plus, you don’t want a gift that looks <i>too</i> homemade, and half the time those Pinterest projects don’t even turn out like you …

Holiday Gift Ideas

Gay Rights, Healthcare for the Poor, and Legalized Marijuana Were All Defeated at the Polls Yesterday

Based on Tuesday's turnout, American voters are largely rejecting liberal issues.<p>Several cities and states in the U.S. held elections on Tuesday, and the results serve, for many, as a crystal ball for the 2016 presidential election. The resounding message? Liberal causes are going to take a …

LGBTQI

Here's How Sexcuses Are Hurting Your Marriage

When you're not in the mood, it's often easier to feign fatigue than give in to getting it on. But even the most seemingly innocuous excuse to avoid intercourse can hurt your marriage. Here's how.<p>Your body and brain work on the principle of "use it or lose it," explains Madeleine Castellanos, M.D, …

Marriage

The next “Game of Thrones” is coming: Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy series “His Dark Materials” is a natural fit for TV

BBC One has commissioned an 8-part miniseries based on the trilogy<p>Like many diehard fans of Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy “His Dark Materials," I was disappointed with New Line's 2007 film adaptation of the first book, "The Golden Compass," which turned Pullman’s rich source material into …

Books

In Defense Of The Fake Orgasm: 5 Reasons To Falsify Your Climax

Lately, there's been a lot of hate toward women faking orgasms, but I’m here to defend them.<p>Faking an orgasm doesn’t make you any less of a feminist …

Self-awareness

‘Supergirl’ Reimagines Cyborg Superman As The Deliverer Of Its Cheesiest Dialogue, And It’s Wonderful

Depending on who you read, the second episode of <i>Supergirl</i> was either dramatically better than or a cumbersome improvement on the pilot. Unlike the first episode, “Stronger Together” let the characters and the narrative develop well past the usual straitjackets that plague new shows during pilot …

Comic Books

Finding Peace, After Autism

For the first two months of his life, all my son did was cry.<p>He cried in the morning, while I made breakfast for my three-year-old daughter, who covered her ears in annoyance. He cried from his perch in the tiny bouncy seat on the bathroom floor, as I stood in the shower and rested my aching head …

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Afford To Miss in November!

How to Slash Your Morning Beauty Routine in Half

Go ahead, sleep in.<p>Aside from the rare variety of people who pop out of bed in the morning instantly ready to tackle the day, the rest of us need a little push in the a.m. hours. Let’s face it: We love to hit the snooze button, even if it means cutting into the time we’ve set aside for hair and …

Fashion Photographer Challenges Traditional Standards of Beauty by Capturing People with Visible Genetic Conditions

Fashion photographer Rick Guidotti has always had an eye for beauty – after all, he’s worked with supermodel greats including Claudia Schiffer and …

What photographing 100 pairs of naked breasts taught me about women

<b>Warning: article contains nudity: Laura Dodsworth has photographed and interviewed 100 topless women - from streakers to Holocaust survivors and Buddhist nuns - for her new book Bare Reality. Here, she tells Claire Cohen how it's changed her forever</b><p><i>Video courtesy Laura Dodsworth</i><p>“You can’t judge a …