When looking at the photo above, what is your initial reaction? French artist Sébastien Bouchard hand-painted a Louis Vuitton monogram on a African calabash bowl for a group exhibition in Dakar, Senegal. Made from a calabash tree, the $1 bowl is commonly used in Africa for cooking, and to carry things around.
The Men Who Stare at Goats looks awesome! The movie is an eye-opening look at the government’s attempts to harness paranormal abilities to combat its enemies. It's a quirky dark comedy inspired by a real life story you will hardly believe is actually true!
A stellar cast (George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey, and Jeff Bridges), a hilarious storyline and an awesome trailer. I can't wait for this movie!
I've been playing with my poker chips all wrong! Cody van Tol of Canada must have come up with this idea when he had a large chip-stack playing Texas Hold 'Em. Recreating scenes from our favorite old school video game, he uses different colored poker chips to create Mario and his fiendish enemies. Totally inspires me to create something better than my boring ole'…
Like Tom Ford's new ads, luxurious, rich colored clothing is coming back into style. In this ad campaign for D&G, one of theMET's favorite photographers, Mario Testino, captures the essence of that new era, or what I like to call new modern luxury. It's a… Continue
Added by alice on August 28, 2009 at 8:30am —
A scorned wife in Virginia made her husband stand on a busy road for 2 hours in rush hour traffic with a sign saying 'I cheated This is my punishment' after his wife found messages on his phone from another woman!'…
Though I'd love to be more "green," I'm often left scratching my head trying to figure out what I can do to help Mother Earth. Lucky for me, Citizen Scholar has created this colorful new poster called Reduce Your Impact. It's designed to do just that, remind me of easy activities I can do to reduce my impact on… Continue
The Final Destination
We're super excited and proud to see one our very own Met members star in the latest Final Destination movie. The beautiful and sweet Haley Webb (above) contacted us a few months to let us know that she was a big fan of theMET. Naturally, we were very honored, and have been super anxious… Continue
Added by Eugene on August 27, 2009 at 3:30pm —
If you're not able to make your way to SF's Outside Lands festival at Golden Gate Park, you are still in luck. Our beloved website YouTube is getting together with the organizers of the festival to bring the show live to its users in the U.S. starting this Friday Aug 28th through to Sunday Aug… Continue
Added by alice on August 27, 2009 at 2:30pm —
In this amazing TED talk Eric Giler actually shows the results of some incredible advances made at MIT. He demonstrates actually powering a television wirelessly from across the stage. He also shows several cellphones including an iPhone powered wirelessly with no batteries in them. This is truly a revolutionary technology that will change the way we operate. It is also completely safe as he explains (and demonstrates by walking directly in front of the… Continue
Forming a spiraling circle around a strong vertical core, Kazakhstan’s new National Library in Astana is a sight for sore eyes. Designed by BIG Architects, who were recently awarded first prize in an open international design competition, the library's naturally lit interior corridors provide a perfect place to read your favorite book.
Take away all the silly props, put away all the flamboyant clothing and create a portrait, a snapshot of a person that will stay with us forever. Dan Winters is a famous photographer who illuminates his subjects to reveal something most of us would often miss. You can read more about his work and his inspirations at the… Continue
Opening Reception: Saturday, August 29, 7pm-11pm @ Exhibit A Gallery: Los Angeles
Bipolar, a group show with a twist, opens this Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at Exhibit A Gallery in LA. Presented by Tony Alva and Richard Villa III, the show will offer a change of pace by having artists create works of art using a new or unfamiliar… Continue
If you've ever felt a bit overwhelmed going through Apple's app store, check out AppStore HQ. Uber-geek Robert Scoble interviews this company that's trying to sort it all out for you. They've hand-picked a set of the most authoritative voices on the topic - from blogs and Twitter to YouTube and beyond - and presented their most recent discussions in a format… Continue
Added by alice on August 27, 2009 at 10:00am —