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If Hillary Clinton wins in 2016, who will dare use ‘old woman’ as an insult? | Jonathan Freedland

Making it to the White House will shift prejudices not only in America, but far beyond<p>Hillary Clinton was on my mind even before word came of the death of Mario Cuomo. The former governor of New York will be remembered by those who have long forgotten, or never knew, his record running that state …

The Secret to Staying in Shape on the Road

How to work out when you travel<p>One of my favorite movies is George Clooney’s <i>Up in the Air</i>. Like many “Road Warriors,” I enjoyed the movie, but I honestly took a few notes, too. I’m typically traveling now every weekend and I have my GoGlobal, TSA precheck, Diamond Status, and mileage perks all …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

The Secrets Of Generation Flux

How brilliantly managed chaos sparks success inside Nike, Box, Cisco, Foursquare, Intuit, and more.<p><b>If Wes Anderson ever</b> conjures up a hipster mad scientist, he’ll look a lot like Aaron Levie, the cofounder and CEO of an Internet company called Box. Levie’s a mess of jangly nerves, topped by a wild …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

August 2013

The 1939 New York World's Fair

An idea dreamed up at the height of the depression, the theme of the 1939 World's Fair in New York was "The World of Tomorrow." Planners were given permission to develop 1,200 acres in Queens, on the site of a former ash dump . Government agencies, corporations, civic groups, and smaller …

The True Story Behind Dallas Buyers Club: Meet the Real Ron Woodruff

The story of a Texas electrician who deals experimental AIDs drugs only took twenty years to make it to Hollywood. And it all started as a simple act …

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

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A Peek Inside North Korea (Photos)

Gallery<p>Award-winning photographer David Guttenfelder’s best shots.<p>09.17.13 5:45 AM ET<p>David Guttenfelder/AP

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

TravelDigital Nomad<p>The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

At premiere of film about his life, physicist says it's theoretically possible to copy brain on to computer to provide life after death<p>Published: 21 Sep 2013<p>World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Published: 12 Nov 2013<p>Nasa video footage shows what the moon …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Streetsnaps: Levi’s® Station to Station New York

Location: Riverfront Studios, Brooklyn, United States<p>Location: Riverfront Studios, Brooklyn, United States

A Closer Look at the Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String Collection

Building on our extensive coverage of the Maison Martin Margiela x Converse First String<p>Building on our extensive coverage of the Maison Martin …

Toronto: 12 Years a Slave premieres to ecstatic reactions and Oscar lockdown

The Oscar race has been pronounced over, six months before the ceremony itself. At the Toronto film festival, the premiere of British director Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave was met on Friday evening with an overwhelming reception: gasps, sobs, a smattering of walk-outs at particularly brutal …

2013 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist is announced

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Hunter's Point South Waterfront Park opens its gates in New York

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The Old Market Square Stage in Winnipeg by 5468796 Architecture

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Dsquared2's New Underwear Campaign: Steven Klein Does Tom of Finland - PAPER

<b>Dsquared2</b> has a new campaign for its underwear, directed by <b>Steven Klein,</b> that basically looks likehe took the Tom of Finland exhibition, added a dollop of Lady Gaga's "Alejandro" video (which he directed) and made a PG-13 version with professional models. Or does all the very clear, very ample male …

How Washington and Beijing Learned to Live With Each Other

A 1958 Atlantic article argued that the United States could not have relations with Communist China. How did that change?<p>Meanwhile, China was nearing the end of its first decade under Communist rule, a period of great challenges—but optimism—in the country. Years of war had destroyed China's …

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America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Take a Dip<p>Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.<p>09.02.13 4:45 AM ET

Fall Movie Preview: ‘Gravity,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

What to See<p>From ‘Gravity to ‘The Counselor,’ see what Marlow Stern is looking forward to after a miserable summer.<p>09.03.13 4:45 AM ET