When picturing a meteorite, we generally think of it as something that’s jagged with a rough texture. Reddit user Isai76, however, recently shared something unexpected - a polished meteorite! It was posted in the subreddit called Damnthatsinteresting, a place that welcomes the rare and unusual. The shiny rock hardly looks like a meteorite at all, and it features brilliant metallic bits…

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Photographer Vincent Laforet flies high over the city of Los Angeles and turns his airborne perspective into captivating nighttime shots of the city. After the sun has gone down, Laforet goes up in a helicopter and uses his expertise to capture perfectly exposed frames that showcase LA’s vibrant nightlife. The crystal-clear images, pastel colors and…

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We know that life shouldn’t be all work and no play, but just how much do we abide by that? This eye-opening infographic, by Vicky Leta for Mashable, is based on data collected from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s Better Life Index. It looks at a couple of things: how many hours (on average) a person spends working a year, and how satisfied they are with the…

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Still looking for that perfect gift for Mother's Day? We're here to help. From now till May 10th, buy an art print or canvas at My Modern Shop and enter THANKSMOM in the promo code section to receive 25% off your entire order. My Modern Shop is a curated art store that sells only works featured on My Modern Met. From…

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The Eshima Ohashi bridge is the largest rigid-frame bridge in Japan and the third largest in the world, but its uniqueness does not stop there. This incredible structure appears to have an extraordinarily steep incline on both sides, making it look more like a roller coaster that you can enjoy from the seat of your…

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Colombia-born, New York-based artist Alexis Duque creates highly detailed paintings of incredibly crowded cities. The 42-year-old works with just a few colors, but his acrylic paintings are anything but simple. Each piece can take between one week to one month to complete. His paintings often show over-populated capital cities in developing countries. Through his works, he…

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