The site offers news, satire, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women's interests, and local news.The Huffington Post was launched on May 9, 2005, as a liberal In July 2012, The Huffington Post was ranked No. It has an active community, with over one million comments made on the site each month.Though the app doesn't require any sort of proof that you're an intelligent person (i.e., information about your college degree, or an IQ score), it remains to be seen whether your chances of meeting someone of a certain intelligence level would be any different here than on, say, Ok Cupid, where you can also make matches based on answers from questionnaires.Intelligence isn't really something that's easily quantified — plus, some critics have made the claim that sapiosexuality is, well, a little pretentious.
It launched on May 9, 2005 as The Huffington Post Dana Ullman, a notorious homeopathy apologist, actually has a regular blog over at Huff Po.
In addition to columns by Arianna Huffington and a group of contributors such as John Conyers, Bernie Sanders, Harry Shearer, Leonard Kim, Jeff Pollack, and Roy Sekoff, The Huffington Post has many bloggers—from politicians and celebrities to academics and policy experts—who contribute on a wide range of topics.
Specialist contributors include spiritual author Craig Taro Gold Celebrities are allowed to post blogs on the site, and a number have opted to do so over the years.
Appel on ethics, Howard Steven Friedman on statistics and politics, Auren Hoffman on business and politics, Jon La Pook on medicine, Cara Santa Maria on science, Nancy Rappaport on child psychiatry, and Iris Krasnow on marriage.
Colon cancer survivor and awareness advocate Eric Ehrmann, one of the original contributors to Rolling Stone in 1968, has been part of Huff Po's group of bloggers since 2009, posting independent political commentary on The Huffington Post, The Huffington Post UK, Le Huffington Post, El Huffington Post, and Al Huffington Post Maghreb.
In 2011, after its purchase by AOL, The Huffington Post subsumed many of AOL's Voices properties (including AOL Black Voices, which had originally independently established in 1995 as Blackvoices.com, and AOL Latino).