Traveling to work everyday can be a bore so one commuter took matters into his own hands and created a fun little activity for himself. Instead of simply reading a newspaper amidst a crowd of people on the same mundane route to work as him, the anonymous straphanger decided to juxtapose their bodies with faces of celebrities, animals, and cartoons found on…Continue
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If you're a fan of My Modern Met, more likely than not you have a strong interest in photography. Really, who hasn't dreamed of quitting their day job and pursuing photography as their full-time career? (My hand is raised and I'm the one asking the question.) But wait. There's a lot more to being a professional photographer than you might think.
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Design and research company Freedom Of Creation specializes in 3D printing technologies. Developed by Janne Kyttanen in art school, the company has, since 2000, developed many innovative and successful products. One of those products is this prototype of 3D printed foods, including pasta, burgers, and even cereal.
The artist believes that the developed technology will eventually…Continue
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Last week, many of you came and fell in love with a little boy named Julian and his huge Newfoundland dog named Max. Living on an island, just about Seattle, the duo share a sweet friendship that really shines through in every one of their shots. The mother and…Continue
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Singapore-based artist Keng Lye meticulously produces three-dimensional works of art with acrylics and epoxy resin that lie somewhere between painting and sculpture. Using a technique originated by Riusuke Fukahori (see this video), Lye manages to produce the…
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With a great eye and extreme patience, Michal Taharlev develops these handmade images, a series entitled Holes in the Memory. For each piece, the Tel Aviv-based artist recreates old family photographs with just a single needle, poking thousands of tiny holes in the canvas to produce the faces and forms.
Through the use of positive and negative space,…Continue
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Photographers Sean Lenz and Kristoffer Abildgaard have created some really amazing and original waterfall landscapes. The series, entitled Neon Luminance, features ethereal streaks of colored light set against the natural waterfalls of Northern California.
To capture the surreal images, the photographers illuminated the water with glow sticks, road flares,…Continue
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Add this to the bucket list or one of the events we'd like to experience before we die. To celebrate the arrival of spring and the passing of winter, an exciting festival takes place in India called Holi or The Festival of Colors. Each year, always the day after the full moon in March, Holi is celebrated by Hindus throughout India, especially in villages across the north. While…Continue
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Natalie Portman in V for Vendetta
In a last ditch effort to get through a 21+ admission for a Ben Folds Five concert, Redditor whistlesandshit opted to shave her head and use her brother's ID. Before she went…
Pottering is a new photo meme that embraces the fictional and illusionary art of flying broomsticks á la Harry Potter. The viral craze emerged only recently, launching a Facebook page called Public Pottering on March 5th, and is already evolving into another version of itself that involves…Continue
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"I wouldn’t let him drink bath water."
Greg Pembroke, a 32-year-old father of two boys under the age of 4, has seen his share of temper tantrums and decided to share his fatherhood experiences through a single topic blog called Reasons My Son is Crying. What began as simply posting pictures on Facebook for family and friends has turned into an internet…
Mad Men fans will just love this graphic series created by the designers at Shutterstock. Entitled Mod Men: The World of Mad Men Through a 21st-Century Lens, the series features a visual time warp in which the designers took the habits of the 1960s characters and translated them into modern trends. The project description explains,…Continue
About a week ago, 26-year-old motion designer Dan Marker-Moore shot a gorgeous timelapse of a full moon rising behind Downtown Los Angeles. It was taken on his Olympus OMD-EM5 camera and a 100mm lens. On April 4, he then released the photo above, which he calls "Moon Rise Time Slice." It's a stunning collage of 11 still frames taken over 27 minutes and 59 seconds.
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Last year, performance and installation artist Wilmer Wilson IV conducted a series of three public performances, collectively entitled Henry Box Brown: Forever, along the streets of Washington, DC. For each performance, the artist covered his entire body with a single value of postage stamps, with increasing values for every journey. He then walked a planned distance across the…
Just as a dog might proudly present a squirrel to its owner, Scotland-based photographer Rowan Corkill created a series of images in which he presents a collection of dead animals to his viewers. Corkill has always been interested in old antiques and taxidermy objects, taking what most people consider junk and transforming it into photographs like this unique series, entitled…
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If you're a design-conscious individual who believes in sensible prices, check out Lookmatic, a relatively…Continue
After much anticipation, the all-new Legoland Hotel opened on Friday, April 5, 2013. Located right next to the theme park in Carlsbad, California, the three-story 250-room hotel does not disappoint, especially for those that can't get enough of those colorful plastic bricks. We visited the…
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In the Gansu province of China lies the Zhangye Danxia Landform, a beautiful expanse of land featuring naturally formed streaks of color. It's hard to believe, but these images of the vast landscape with a brilliant array of colors are not Photoshopped. They naturally boast rich hues of red, green, and gold in addition to the normal rock pigments of brown, black, and…
British artist, physicist, and all-around science enthusiast Paul Friedlander produces kinetic light sculptures that provide a colorful feast for the eyes. Each piece in his body of work offers a visual medley of light and motion by rapidly rotating a piece of string through white light. The vibrating rope becomes invisible to the human eye, but colors from the light…Continue
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Just wrapped up in London was UK's biggest Easter egg hunt! As part of Lindt's The Big Egg Hunt, 103 giant Easter eggs, that were each decorated by leading artists, were hidden in cities across the country. All the money raised from the hunt went directly to Action for Children, an agency committed to helping the most vulnerable and neglected children in the UK.
Apart from all the…Continue
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