Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'My' (8)

My Experience Hiking on Top of Alaska's Exit Glacier

Hiking on top of a glacier is an otherworldly experience that I'll never forget.

Before I departed on my trip, I watched this fascinating documentary called Chasing Ice. It's based on National Geographic photographer James Balog’s mission to gather undeniable evidence of climate change. Using time-lapse cameras, his videos…


Added by Eugene on July 16, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

My Photo Booth Marriage Proposal

Being that I consider everyone here at My Modern Met like part of my family, I wanted to share with you all a very special moment of my life. Last Thursday, I proposed to my girlfriend of three years inside a photo booth at Ace Hotel, Palm Springs.

After racking my brain for months, I finally decided to propose this way because I could A) Surprise my girlfriend B) Capture her real…

Added by Eugene on June 27, 2011 at 11:00am — 20 Comments

3 Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed: TED

Remember the plane that crash-landed onto the Hudson river? Ric Elias sure does. He had a front-row seat to it all...

In this inspirational TED talk, Elias tells us what went through his mind as Flight 1549 was going down. By sharing his experience, Elias challenges us to question our perspective on life.

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Added by Eugene on May 2, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Center of My World (15 photos)

Depending on how you feel on a particular day, the world can appear very big or very small. The type of environment you place yourselves in can play a huge factor.

In this poetic series titled "The Center of My World," Switzerland-based photographer Jonas Fornerod puts himself far and center into the distance. By doing so, he appears tiny in comparison to the dramatic setting that… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 25, 2010 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

Aria, CityCenter, and Mandarin Oriental Sky Bar (17 photos)

The beautiful waterfall in front of Aria

I had low expectations before I arrived at Aria in Las Vegas. One of my good friends stayed there the weekend before, and told me that he didn't care for it too much.

To my pleasant surprise, I really enjoyed my stay at Aria. Although the themes on the casino floor seemed to awkwardly overlap each other, the room, restaurants,…


Added by Eugene on January 19, 2010 at 12:30am — 8 Comments

Electric OC Chopper Rocks My World

Why does the Seimens Smart Chopper put a smile on my face? I'm a sucker for great design along with eco-friendly functionality.

The Seimens Smart Chopper is the first custom electric motorcycle designed and created by the infamous Orange County Choppers. The Smart Chopper features a 27 HP electric motor, has a max speed of 100 mph, and can go 60 miles…


Added by Eugene on August 16, 2009 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

TED: Jill Bolte Taylor: My stroke of insight

One of the most interesting presentations on TED I've ever seen - Jill Bolte, studies the brain and gives us a first hand account of what it feels like to have a… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 4, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments




James Bond goes Jewish in his latest flick. Four Jewish brothers living in Nazi occupied Poland escape into the forest where they join up with Russian resistance fighters in battling the Nazis. Throughout the war they built a village inside the forest and saved the lives of more than 1200 other Jews. Based on… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 15, 2009 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments


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