Jill Rodriguez

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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

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

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 …

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

6 Places That Are Absolutely Better After Dark

The architectural wonders of this world are beautiful by day.<p>But when the sun goes down, some of Europe's best-known tourist sites turn downright dazzling. For example:<p>The Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy<p>The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany<p>The Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic<p>The Eiffel …

Mesmerizing Night Sky Photography of the Australian Outback

When viewing the breathtaking images of <i>Startrails</i>, it is a bit difficult to reconcile the pictures with the fact that Lincoln Harrison has been …

Things to Leave Home on Your Next European Vacation

Photo By: Fiona Bradley / Flickr<p>Over packing for a vacation -- we're all guilty of it, whether we want to admit it or not. I'm definitely a culprit, but after living in Europe for over a year and going to new countries at a moment's notice, there are a few tips I've learned (some of them the hard …

The Grand Canyon Three Ways: Mules, Helicopters and Bicycles

A staggering 90 percent of visitors to The Grand Canyon never venture beyond the South Rim. Very much like the time we stopped by with our three kids (one still in diapers and the other two under six) on a crazy cross-country camping adventure. We took a peek over the rim, snapped a shot or two and …

10 Mind-Blowing College Marching Band Cover Songs

Beyonce, Daft Punk, Skrillex and more<p>Turn on any college football game this season and you're bound to hear the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army," …

Music

The 10 Best Pubs In London

Our friends at Yelp helped us round up the 10 best pubs in the city, as ranked by the Yelp users who've been there.<p>Yelpers seem to prefer traditional pubs, ranking Covent Garden's The Harp at the top of the list.<p>But a few more contemporary establishments also made the top 10, including a pub that …

10 Best Weekend Getaways for Fall

Most weekend getaways, come fall, replace ice cream with hot chocolate and beach trips for fall foliage. But if you’re in the market for year-round …

Mississippi River

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Hiking

How to see a green flash

It’s said that once you’ve seen a green flash, you’ll never go wrong in matters of the heart. Here’s all you need to know … plus great pics!<p><b>People</b> …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Looking for some snackspiration? You've found it. How To Make Kettle Corn At Home- http://bit.ly/13vjJH3

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The best places to swim with whale sharks

Swimming alongside the largest fish in the sea is one of the ultimate bucket-list experiences. Lucky, then, that there are a handful of destinations around the world where in-season sightings of whale sharks are almost guaranteed.<p>Remember: keep a respectful distance from the gentle giants, …

Experts: Two Years Heals (Almost) All Wounds

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When humans hurt, they're often comforted by other non-hurting humans who say "time heals all …

The Best Neighborhood Coffee Shops In Manhattan

New Yorkers take their coffee seriously.<p>Street corners are dominated by Starbucks, and city favorites include Stumptown Coffee, La Colombe, East Village espresso bar Abraço and California import Blue Bottle Coffee.<p>But it's not just about the coffee, but also the people and atmosphere.<p>Check out ten …

Zack Snyder Will Direct Superman/Batman Movie Inspired by Frank Miller's 'The Dark Knight Returns' – /Film

OK, here’s the official word about the future of the DC Universe on screen via Warner Bros. Or the official suggestion. <b>Zack Snyder</b> took the stage at …

Comic Books

Dog Finds A Tiny Kitten, Risks Everything To Save Her

Animal control officers in Anderson, S.C., thought that a barking shih tzu was stuck in a ravine. Turns out, she was there nursing and protecting a tiny abandoned kitten she had found.

Pets

Amazing and Realistic Examples of 3D Street Painting

<b>Street painting</b>, also known as pavement art, street art and sidewalk art, is thought to have originated in Britain, and in 1890 it was estimated that …

6 Must-Try Regional Barbecue Sauces! Plus, the BEST BBQ Sauce Recipes

Tell me the kind of barbecue sauce YOU like, and I'll make a pretty accurate guess where you live. There are almost as many unique regional barbecue sauces that are as distinctive accents, y'all. Every aspiring pit master should be familiar with them. Or at least know how spill them strategically …

The Best Space Images Ever Were Taken by Apollo Astronauts With Hasselblad Cameras | WIRED

The most iconic photos from the manned exploration of space come from the monumental Apollo project. But if you're not a camera buff or a …

Manhattan Inside The Grand Canyon And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …