Dawn Harten-Sprauer

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Robot with Artificial Intelligence Tells Creators it will Keep Them in a "People Zoo"

It’s all fun and games until the AI (artificial intelligence) you create tells you it’s going to put you in a “people zoo” so it can visit you for …

Zucchini Taco Shells Are A Delicious Solution To Summer's Bounty

No matter how many new zucchini recipes you've tried this year, at this point in the season, the bounty of summer squash has some of us desperately searching for something fresh. Not one more fritter can be fried, not one more squash slice pickled. We get it. Luckily, we here at HuffPost have a …

Cooking

Why Motherhood Is Disgusting

All too often, motherhood or birth or procreation in general is labeled as disgusting.<p>Women who've made the decision to become mothers are painted with a brush of disgust.<p>It's gross what their bodies do, growing and expanding and secreting and tearing and doing what can only be described as natural.<p>…

Parenting

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

Self-help

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

Ashley Madison was full of robots, not necessarily just guys, research suggests

But the research does suggest that there were thousands of robot programs impersonating women on the site, Gizmodo reporter Annalee Newitz wrote Monday.<p>The data dumped by a hacker group appeared to show a low number of women responding to messages on the site. For instance, it looked like only …

Ashley Madison

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Might Reverse Cell Aging, Study Suggests

Eat whole foods. Exercise. Meditate. Rely on supportive family and friends. All of these things have been linked, whether independently or together, with better health. And now, a new study shows it's never too late to start reaping the benefits of changing to healthy lifestyle -- and that those …

You've Never Seen Pi Like This

Nerdfeast!<p>Science artist Martin Krzywinski has turned the infinite randomness pi—and other mathematical constants—into a thing of visual beauty. Krzywinski, building on images created by Cristian Ilies Vasile, has compiled a series of eye-catching circular diagrams based on relationships between …

Mathematics

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.<p>But given …

China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

408 Hot Air Balloons Just Took Off at the Same Time — Here's Video

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

Why This Photog Sets His Negatives Ablaze

Back in 2010, the photographer Peter Hoffman attended an artists’ workshop. The BP oil spill had recently occurred off the Gulf of Mexico, and it got Hoffman thinking about oil and water: “These substances are symbolic,” he tells Co.Design. “Water means things like purity, healing, nourishment. …

Photography