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New York City’s 15 Best Hidden Bars and Restaurants

Of all the hidden bars in the city, the Back Room is one of the few that actually served as a speakeasy during Prohibition. (It was run by notorious …

New York City

Overtime Theater – Theater for the People

<b>Retired: A Superhero Noir Serial Season 3</b><p>Season 3 begins March 9, 2018!<p>The Overtime Theater presents “Retired: A Noir Superhero Serial” from the …

Hear silence across the world with the John Cage 4'33" app

John Cage's composition "4'33"" famously includes not a second of sound — at least, not from any of its performers. The piece is meant to draw attention to the sounds happening all around you, and a new app from the John Cage Trust will let you experience the rich ambient noises being made across …

The 100 books to actually read in a lifetime

Last week I admitted to forgetting the vast proportion of what I read. Now, thanks to Amazon.com, I've another confession to make: there's a surprisingly large number of books which, if you asked me, I'd say I'd read - but which I actually haven't.<p>I was looking through Amazon.com's selection of …

Philip Seymour Hoffman's Final Secret

The cost of holding up a mirror to those who could barely stand to look at themselves<p><b>I had two contradictory but complementary responses</b> to the news that Philip Seymour Hoffman had died of a drug overdose at the suddenly tender age of 46 — two responses, that is, beyond <i>how terrible</i> and <i>damn, he was</i> …

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Evolution, but different: Adventures of a Darwin-doubting botanist

Léon Croizat is an evolutionist with a grand theory of how the earth and species evolved. His problem: Darwin!<p>Léon Croizat sat at his desk, writing . . . and seething. For Croizat, an Italian botanist living in Venezuela, writing seemed as natural as breathing, and nearly as constant—from 1952 to …

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Einstein on the beach au Théâtre du Châtelet

Dernier jour pour découvrir l'opéra mythique de Philip Glass et Bob Wilson, filmé et diffusé pour la première fois !<p>Cette captation a été réalisée …

How the Mediterranean Diet Alone Can Fight Diabetes

There is no ultimate diet, but if there were, the Mediterranean plan would come darn close.<p>Featuring staples like olive oil, nuts and vegetables, the …

“Nobody told me he was a mental defective. He had no sense of time.” --Evelyn Waugh on Marcel Proust http://www.themillions.com/2014/01/new-takes-on-proust.html

Ronald Reagan and the occultist: The amazing story of the thinker behind his sunny optimism

The Gipper’s warm “morning in America” worldview was directly shaped by his reading of occult thinker Manly P. Hall<p>Ronald Reagan often spoke of America’s divine purpose and of a mysterious plan behind the nation’s founding. “You can call it mysticism if you want to,” he told the Conservative …

George Saunders: “I want to tell the truth about what really matters in a simple way”

How do you win a MacArthur genius grant? Rewrite, rewrite, rewrite, the short-story master tells Salon<p>George Saunders has a Guggenheim and a MacArthur, was called one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine, and was credited with changing the trajectory of American fiction …

Smoked Salmon Pasta Recipe

What I love about this recipe, other than the ingredients (smoked salmon, pine nuts, yum!) is that it can be pulled together so quickly and it’s not …

14 Foods to Add to Your Diet in 2014

Every January, I post the top foods that you should try in the coming new year. My suggestions are based on trends, availability and most important, nutrient density. Last year was a great year in food. It focused on getting back to the basics with our diet -- something this nutritionist just …

Nutrition

Pope Francis Says Priests Can Become 'Little Monsters,' In Call For Religious Order To 'Wake Up The World'

Pope Francis has warned that priests can become "little monsters," in an emphatic call for his religious order to "wake up the world."<p>The pontiff has …

Surprising Ways To Cook With Greek Yogurt

<i>This wonder ingredient goes way beyond breakfast, to cooling off spicy dishes, keeping burgers juicy and even helping you make a last-minute cake.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani<p><i>Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Facebook and Twitter</i> .

“Promise Land”: A skeptic among the gurus

An anxious writer goes on journey into the heart of America’s self-help industry<p>From the days of Ben Franklin and his chart-obsessed "Autobiography," the American self has been a perpetual work in progress. (Franklin recommended keeping careful records of one's observance of such virtues as …

This Is What Los Angeles Could Look Like In 2033

Outsiders stereotype Los Angeles as car-addicted, polluted and lacking in public transit. But the City of Angels has undergone major changes over the past few decades.<p>LA is moving toward a greener future, friendlier to pedestrians, metro users and bicyclists. There are various development projects …