I was just talking to a friend about this last night. Call it a conspiracy theory but I tend to believe that movies often times hold the secrets to our future. The one movie that's proving my theory? Minority Report.
One of the science advisers from the Steven Spielberg film has created a shit-me-not, real-world implementation of the computer systems seen in the… Continue
This last Tuesday was Veterans day, a day set aside to honor those who have served in the military. As civilians, it's hard to imagine the grind these troops must go through. Getty Images photographer John Moore spent some time recently in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, near the Pakistani border, with Viper Company of the 1-26 Infantry, and brought back these images,… Continue
It's not often that I see a dress that stops me in my tracks. There's something completely elegant yet simple about this dress that I just love. The way it hugs the body, the beige lining underneath that makes it seem like you're seeing more than you think. Absolutely love the neckline and the satin belt. Would be perfect for your holiday party!… Continue
Next time you start thinking about how your job stinks just remember this picture of Mike Rowe. Wanna try cleaning up toxic bird poop, diving for golf balls in alligator-infested waters or assisting in the artificial insemination of a horse? Wait - you guys are a feisty bunch...never mind.
Three cheers for Mike Rowe for putting himself into wild… Continue
What can I say about Roger Murrell? You may know that he's amazing photographer by the beautiful pictures he so graciously shares with us on theMET. You may also know that he has two furry felines that he adoringly calls his kids. And you may have surmised that he teaches photography to a classroom of actual living and breathing kids.
Guy Kawasaki is one of those guys everyone knows on the internet. He's one of the first Apple employees back in 1984 who told whoever would listen about how great Apple products worked. Currently he's a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who helps start-ups get funded and realize their dreams.
Besides being well educated, B.A. at Stanford and MBA at… Continue
There's something about the ladies Brian Viveros draws, the way their cigarettes hang in their mouth, the way they look beaten up and grungy, like they got into a fight with a boy for some snide remark and then decided not to shower. What's cool is that this up and coming artist is from our neck of the woods, Riverside, CA. As a surrealist fetish/mutilation artist… Continue
Ain't she a beauty? Ferrari just unveiled the Scuderia Spider 16M at the annual finals at its Mugello circuit in northern Italy. A limited-edition roadster, this baby will go for about $300K is being billed by Ferrari as the fastest convertible ever.
The 4.3-liter V-8 will pump out some 503 horsepower. Ferrari says the 16M can blast from 0 to 62 mph in a… Continue
You may have started to notice all of the cheaper boutique hotels popping up all over the place. Like a lot of you, I have a special place in my heart for the W brand (under Starwood) but with the economy the way it is and with the prices of W's being the way they are, I'm also interested in finding cheaper alternatives that still give me that unique… Continue
For all of you in California, we're now on our way to geting our modern high speed train! Prop 1A passed on November 4th by a margin of four percent; the act approves nearly $10 billion in bond money to build a modern bullet train linking northern and southern California. that is expected to reduce air pollution by taking cars off the road.
Lauren Graham - Gilmore mama, what is this expression? Ooo but I love your shoes!
For some reason these pictures scream awkward to me. Besides the lovely Angie Harmon don't these girls just look like they are just playing dress up? Maxim does a better job at making the girl-next-door look like a…
James Jarvis is a 38 year old toy creator and illustrator that hails from London. He was thrust into the limelight in 1998 when he created Martin, the first potato-headed ambassador that jumped off the pages of his cartoon universe. Though dubbed one of the founders of the small toy movement he instead he likes to call himself a cartoonist. He says, “I like drawing… Continue
Kate Winslet is one of those women who you just feel like you can hang with at The Griffin. Down to earth, smoker who'll swear like a sailor, she exudes a quiet confidence that you don't see anymore with the young starlets.
She stars in two upcoming movies, Revolutionary Road and The Reader. Lucky girl gets to work with my boy Leo again in Revolutionary Road. As she explains, "Leo and I, you know, are sort of kindred spirits—we’re cut from… Continue
Tired of staring at your boring Mead folder? Want to jazz it up, make your desk all pretty and feel excited about work? Well, then you may need a new job. Kidding! How about changing it up by getting organized with some modern office supplies?
Right now, See Jane Work is offering 25% off their entire site!…
So we got the Flip camera the other day and I am really impressed with how easy it is to shoot video. No one likes seeing themselves in video (including me) but we figure this would be the next step for us. That way we'll be able to show you small clips of restaurants, hotels, and events! So welcome everyone and see you in video! (This clip will stay in our About… Continue
Pack up your bags, I know where we're spending the holidays! South Beach anyone? The Mondrian South Beach is opening its doors December 1st with an intro room rate of $195 till February 28, 2009. Why am I excited? Because the man they call the next Philippe Starck, Marcel Wanders, has designed this place so it should be super fabby. (See…
Hello to you on this Monday! For today's Modern Monday post, I'd like to talk about modern day moms. Lately I've had baby on the brain; I'm 32 years old, and the clocks a tickin'. Seeing my sisters kids, I wonder if I'll be able to handle motherhood as graciously as they do. I love getting a sneak peek into celebs lives to see how they're balancing their own… Continue