New York-based photographer Mike Schreiber will soon be releasing a new book called True Hip Hop. It's a collection of photos that he's taken over an 11 year period that includes some of the biggest names in the hip hop scene. He shoots mostly in black and white, capturing a raw and real side to them that we don't often get to see.
This gold plated chopper looks like a fierce jungle cat about to pounce. Conceptualized by Swedish designer Mikael Lugnegård, the “Seraphim” would be the perfect vehicle for a fantasy-based action movie. The motorcycle was modeled using Maya, and rendered with Hypershot.…
To celebrate their 200th anniversary, Peugeot will be debuting a 100% electric roadster at this year's Paris Motor Show, which starts next week.
The EX1 is powered by two electric motors, one located at the front and another at the rear. Together, they squeeze out a fairly impressive 340bhp and provide a constant torque of 240Nm at the front and… Continue
Who says you have to go to a museum to see classical art? French street artist Zilda continues to create magnificent works which he hand-paints on paper before pasting up. A few of his most recent pieces have been spotted in precarious locations, like… Continue
Back in 2001, the United Nations adopted eight important goals that they agreed to achieve by the year 2015. Called the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), they included everything from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS. Bill Gates called them "the best idea for… Continue
Jason Hawkes likes to see the world from a different perspective - from above. In college, all he wanted to be was a studio photographer, but all that changed after a flight in a small aircraft. "I realized that, with a little attitude, you see all these amazing patterns - even mundane things look intriguing,"… Continue
When we first wrote about Alexa Meade, we knew her mind-blowing art would generate buzz. In fact, as one of our most popular posts of all time, Hyper-Realistic Acrylic Body Painting was seen by over 350,000 people on My Modern Met alone. What set it apart?
Though most of us have read the classic children's book Charlotte's Web, none of us have seen the original illustrations...until now. The book's legendary illustrator Garth Williams kept most of his book illustrations for his own, personal collection. Even after his death, the family carefully preserved these works by keeping them in a bank vault. Now the Williams estate is… Continue
We thought we'd seen it all, when it came to jewelry, until we came across these strange pieces by Imme van der Haak. Using gold plated brass, he distorts his models faces, making us think twice about how and where jewelry should be worn.
Just why does he do this? As Imme states, "In my work I try to discuss in a playful way the ideas which seem obvious… Continue
Greenville Literacy Association, a group that helps illiterate adult students, are out to promote their "Really Good, Really Big, Really Cheap Book Sale", a fair where books are sold at a bargain price. And what better way to do that than street illusions!
BMW has always embraced Apple products, which makes sense because they target the same demographic - young professionals. Keeping up with this tradition, the German car brand plans to introduce its new ConnectedDrive sytem at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, which includes integration with the… Continue
There's a lot of depth and symbolism in artist Do-Ho Suh's installations. Whether addressing the dynamic of personal space versus public space, or exploring the fine line between strength in numbers and homogeneity, Suh’s sculptures… Continue
Taking paper-cut art to new heights, Hungarian artist Andrea Dezsö created 3D life-size paper-cut portals that transported viewers into another world. Known for her "tunnel books" which are made by individually drawn, cut out, and painted paper that's then layered so that it's stacked one… Continue
Often times we drive our cars to travel very short distances. This requires gas, which can be costly to the environment and our wallets.
Volkswagen's folding electric bicycle could bridge the gap on these short trips. The pedal-less bike has a 12.5 mile range and a top speed of 12.5 miles per hour. All this, and it can fold down to the size of a spare tire.… Continue
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