Featured Blog Posts – July 2009 Archive (252)

Sleek! LG's New Chocolate Phone (3 pics + video)

Sleek and pretty enough to eat! LG just recently started showing off pictures and video of its new BL40 phone (also simply known as the new "Chocolate"). What can you expect from this fourth handset of the Black Label Series?

- Enlarged 4.0-inch wide screen

- No need to scroll horizontally to read entire web pages.

- Dual Screen UI: users can… Continue

Added by alice on July 31, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Standard Hotel & Quiksilver Swimwear Vending Machine

The Standard and Quicksilver have partnered up to release an exclusive line of board shorts and bikinis sold in poolside vending machines at their Los Angeles, Hollywood, Miami, and New York City hotel locations. Coolest part? The board shorts also have specially written addresses of local must-see hot… Continue

Added by alice on July 31, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Light Skinned Beauty - Marc Philbert

Could this be the next trend in photography? Projected images are carefully selected then placed on bodies instantly transforming them into beautiful works of art. Of course, it also helps that Marc Philbert chooses some gorgeous women to start with!…


Added by alice on July 31, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Beers at the White House - TIME

It would be pretty awesome to have a beer with the President at the White House, but then again, maybe not under these circumstances. Vice President Biden joined President Obama, Sergeant James Crowley and Professor Henry Louis Gates yesterday in the Rose Garden to discuss their prior incident.… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 31, 2009 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Major Tim Burton Exhibition at MOMA NY

Johnny Depp with Tim Burton

Mark your calendars and make your way to New York in November for the Tim Burton gallery exhibition. The Museum of Modern Art will present a major exhibition exploring the full scale of filmmaker Tim Burton’s career. You'll get to see inside the head of one of our most creative filmmakers and see how this man of many trades… Continue

Added by alice on July 31, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

The World's First Floating Apartment Complex

Could this be a solution for sustainable living if sea levels rise and the world goes under water due to global warming? Designed by Koen Olthuis of Waterstudio, the Citadel will be the world's first floating apartment complex when completed in the Netherlands.

Built on top of of a floating foundation, the Citadel will house 60 luxury apartments, a car park,…


Added by Eugene on July 31, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Mad Men Yourself!

If you're looking to shake up your profile picture on facebook, twitter or right here at theMET, head on over to Mad Men Yourself. It's a quick and easy way to have a little fun on this Friday. Plus the music's kinda groovy on their site.… Continue

Added by alice on July 31, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

A Stunning Structure at Serpentine Gallery

Not only is the artwork of Jeff Koons currently showing at the Serpentine Gallery in London, if you happen to take a stroll right outside, through Kensington Garden, you'll also see a temporary structure created by…


Added by alice on July 31, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Hunting Season by Xiaobaosg

Hunting Season by Xiaobaosg

Title: Hunting Season

Illustration by: Xiaobaosg

What I Like About It: Yet another nerdy video game post. What can I say? I love me some Mario and awesome design/art. This one features an Asian style illustration that is wicked awesome. The style is definitely… Continue

Added by Kevin Chung on July 30, 2009 at 9:53pm — 2 Comments




I've been waiting for this one! Thirst is getting great reviews, with critics saying it's a smart and exotic piece of film-making from one of Asia's leading commercial talents and a quality example of an Asian director exploring a classic genre.

Sang-hyun is a priest who cherishes life; so… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 30, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Business Cards Made From Leaves

Everyone wants a business card that stands out from the rest. These natural business cards made from leaves accomplishes just that. Using cutting-edge laser cutting technology and no ink, Brazilian Firm Tatil Design creates company logos that look stunning in the sunlight. The best part? The cards leave no adverse effect on the environment.…


Added by Eugene on July 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Whoa There, Giselle

There is certainly no lack of chemistry when it comes to Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen and fashion photographer Nino Munoz. "Hot and heavy" seems to be the theme of their latest shoot. I especially like the shot where she is arching her back, accentuating her beautiful lines and her long torso.…


Added by Eugene on July 30, 2009 at 10:30am — 2 Comments


Opening Reception: Saturday, August 1st, 7pm-11pm @ Instinct Gallery: Des Moines

The Instinct Gallery in Des Moines, Iowa just sent us these pics for their upcoming show "Animal Nature." The group show features one of our favorite artists, Jeremiah Ketner (above), whose beautiful pieces really do light up a room. Over 20 artists will be presenting their pieces, making this one very…


Added by Eugene on July 30, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Johnny Cupcakes - A Man, A Mission

For those of you that are here for that daily dose of inspiration, I bring you the story of Johnny Cupcakes. You may have heard of this boy who with just $6,700 and a dream, created a company that last year brought in over $3 million dollars in revenue. Inc. Magazine has… Continue

Added by alice on July 29, 2009 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Sona - 401 N. La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90048

The way I see it, if you’re going to spend money at Sona anyways, don’t be a penny-pincher with the 6 course menu: go for the 9 course menu. At around $300 per person (with the wine pairing), you’ll leave feeling satisfied and happy, which is a good thing because it offsets the crummy feeling you’ll have tomorrow knowing that you’ve just been evicted and that your roommate is looking for…


Added by Esteban on July 29, 2009 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments

6 Cool Sam Flores T-Shirts

Kid Dragon

If you're looking to shake up your wardrobe, check out these cool Sam Flores t-shirts. What better way to show your love and appreciation for his art than to wear one of these?

Sam Flores was born in 1975, immersed in the stark beauty of the New Mexico desert. In 1995, he migrated to San Francisco seeking the bohemian lifestyle of the… Continue

Added by alice on July 29, 2009 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

21 Amazing Customized Nike Dunks


Even if you're not the biggest shoe enthusiast, these customized Nike Dunks by Daniel Reese will absolutely blow you away! Drawing inspiration from films, music, and gaming, the 21-year-old self-proclaimed "sneaker freaker" for Michigan takes shoe art to a whole 'nother level.

The process starts when he strips the "wax like" coating over… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 29, 2009 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

Awesome Power of Lightning - The Big Picture

Lighting is one of things that are naturally beautiful yet terrifying. With at least 1.3 billion lighting strikes a year, an average of 100 people per year are killed by these electric bolts. Here are some amazing pictures collected by The Big Picture that showcase the awesome power of… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 29, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Wacky Food Blogs.. I love them

Rubix Cubwich


Hamburger Helper Pizza Burger


Any other funny food blogs you'd like to… Continue

Added by jenni on July 29, 2009 at 1:18pm — 2 Comments

Ferrari's Sexy New Beast - Introducing the 458 Italia

Meet Ferrari's F430 replacement – the super sexy 458 Italia.

Just released, the 458 Italia features a new direct-injected 4.5-liter V8, pumping out 562 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque. With a seven-speed dual clutch gearbox that directs power to the rear axle, it has has a top speed of over 202 mph (325 km/h) and goes from 0-62 mph in under 3.4 seconds,…


Added by Eugene on July 29, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

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