It's hard to believe but another year has come and gone. Tonight, as many of you put on your party dresses and pop your champagne, I'll be with my husband and baby boy celebrating his first New Year's in the comfort of my home. Thank you for a great 2012 - for helping us reach some incredible milestones (like 100K…Continue
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Exactly a year ago today, we went through our archives and pulled out our Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2011. From Paige Bradley and her magnificently cracked sculpture to Brian Dettmer and his masterfully carved books, these artists blew us away not just with…Continue
There's a great article at The New York Times about the hard working photographers taking those incredible underwater shots during this year's Olympics. Brooklyn native and award-winning photographer for Getty Images, Al Bello is…
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How fun! To celebrate the upcoming London 2012 Olympics, LEGO will be releasing a new set of minifigures! The Great Britain Olympic team has been immortalized with their own figures which include a brawny boxer, a stealth swimmer, relay runner, judo fighter, tactical tennis player, flexible gymnast, wondrous weightlifter, horseback rider and agile archer. Each comes with a gold medal and…
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Photojournalists across the world capture the most fascinating images that open our eyes to new cultures and inform us about the world. Photography is undoubtedly a medium that unifies us and keeps the people of the world aware of one another. We recently…
Now in its 28th year, the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival is one of the largest international ice festivals in the world with…Continue
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MVRDV recently designed the Water Cube pavilion for the 2012 World Expo in Yeosu, Korea. The structure is designed to express the power and beauty of the oceans, and is composed of water filled basins, which act as both a temperature buffer as well as the main attraction. A bit like being inside an aquarium, the hollow inner sanctum will be lit with water-filtered…
Could it be possible that one our very own Met Members, Steve McGhee, has the ability to see the future? Do these ultra-realistic photoshop creations give us a glimpse of what's really going to happen in 2012?
"See, the thing is, I've always been fascinated with things we have no control over - you know, you can be gone from this earth, and everyone you…
Looks like it will only cost you $4.4 million dollars for a three-night stay at the Galactic Suite Space Resort, which will be located 300 miles above Earth. An 18-week training program on a Caribbean island is also included.
During their stay in orbit, guests will see the sun rise 15 times a day and travel around the world every 80 minutes. They will wear…