How much has the world changed over the last decade? According to this infographic by io9, worldwide temperatures have gone up, more people are being killed by natural disasters, and endangered species are on the rise. Also, the world's population is steadily growing, and many more people are using the internet and have cell phones. (… Continue
To wrap up 2010, we've put together our list of the 10 most popular posts on My Modern Met this year. We had over 9 million unique visitors to our site who came in to see some of the most incredibly creative art, design and photography on the internet. A big thanks to photographers like Jason Lee and Sacha Goldberger for not only sharing their creative photos with us but for inspiring us with… Continue
As 2010 comes to a close, we take a close-up look at the action-packed year in review. In this three-part series by The Big Picture , each photo tells its own tale, weaving together an incredible story...…
Brody S. is at it again, confusing people at San Francisco's 2010 Santacon with her Desaturated Santa costume. At first glance, it's easy to assume that these images were photoshopped. Amazingly, they were not.
To create the illusion, Brody wears a custom black-and-white Santa Claus costume, a grey wig, contacts, and Kryolan body paint.
In a place where underwater wildlife still thrives, Darek Sepiolo continues to take some of the most incredible footage ever. You may remember his first Galapagos video, which was shot almost two years ago. The vivid shots he captures of hammerhead and whale sharks are absolutely breathtaking.
Inspired by Hans Zimmer's melodramatic music, Sepiolo uses music from the Dark…Continue
Commercial - 3rd Place: Series of 6, Pete McBride Started in 2008, Fotoweek DC is an annual celebration about the transformative power of photography. It's a week-long series of shows at galleries and museums in and around Washington DC that's centered around photography. At the heart of it, it's also an international competition juried by a a panel that includes collectors, museum…
There's no better way to summon your inner child than with some good ole' fashion bed jumping. Carefree people let go of all their inhibitions and jump to their hearts' delight. Some of these shots make us laugh out loud, others make us wonder how they pulled it off, but all of them share one common quality - they are all outrageously fun!…
PhotoRadar just released their shortlist for Digital Photographer of the Year 2010. Split into ten distinct categories, this contest really showcases a diverse range of photography skills. With categories such as landscape, travel and wildlife, they're sure to inspire you not just as a photographer but as a world traveler and explorer. Of course, my favorite is… Continue
Baby Tattooville is an annual event that takes place in Riverside, California, where a handful of enthusiastic collectors spend an intimate weekend with an all-star lineup of celebrated modern artists. The event that receives the most attention at Baby Tattooville is Art Jam. Artists in attendance work on a collaborative piece, that is then reproduced overnight by Harvest Productions back at their facilities in Anaheim. For 2010, 75 Giclée prints on canvas were created… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 14, 2010 at 10:30am —
There aren't many other places in the world I'd rather be during this time of year. I mean, look at how much fun these people are having at Octoberfest in Munich. With good food, happy people, and lots and lots of beer, the Germans sure know how to throw a rockin' party....
According to The Big Picture: "This year marks the 177th Oktoberfest to be held, 2010 is the 200th anniversary of the very first Oktoberfest in…
The 12th Buenos Aires Tango Festival and the 8th Tango Dance World Championship came to a close this August. The annual competition featured 400 couples from 23 countries. This year Chizuko Kuwamoto of Japan and Diego Ortega of Spain took the grand prize. Here is a collection of pictures from the competition.…
Henry Jun Wah Lee shot this incredibly beautiful video of the Perseid Meteor Shower and the galactic core of the Milky Way as seen from Joshua Tree National Park. It was taken from August 12 and August 15, 2010. Best part? His soundtrack choice. Samskeyti by Sigur… Continue
12.) San Francisco Banksy is the gold standard when it comes to urban street art. His legendary reputation has only grown since the 2010 release of his intriguing movie, "Exit Through the Gift Shop" (which is streaming now).
"Exhibiting at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, 'Cherry tree blossom' by Madrid-based architectural office amid.cero9
(Cristina Díaz Moreno and Efrén García Grinda) is a structure set in the middle of the jerte valley in Spain. The site is unique for its single-species cherry orchards that transform the landscape… Continue
Added by Visnja V on August 14, 2010 at 6:46am —
What would a world map of social networks look like? Flowtown answers that question for us with this awesome map. Look closely for some hilarious locations like Farmville Valley, Isles of Apps, and OMFG WTF TTYL Ocean. See larger version,… Continue
"Observing the models at Valentino's fall 2010 runway show was like spending the afternoon at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Each semi-transparent, airy design with rippled, vertical frill glided with fluid movement, reminiscent of the majestic sea nettle."…