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Pop-Culture Phenomenon: Dumb Ways to Die

You've got to give it up to McCann Melbourne for creating this awesome and effective public service announcement for Metro Trains. On Saturday, "Dumbs Way to Die" became the most awarded campaign in the 60-year history of the Cannes International Advertising Festival with five Grand Prix Lions as well as 18 Gold Lions, three Silver Lions and two Bronze Lions.

Created to help keep…


Added by alice on June 24, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Gravity-Defying Sculpture of People Walking Up a Pole

Walking to the Sky is a gravity-defying stainless steel and resin sculpture by artist Jonathan Borofsky. The public art piece, which is essentially open to interpretation, features 10 life-size figurative sculptures walking up a 30-meter-tall pole, breaking the boundaries of physics as we know it. The sculptor describes the installation as "a symbol for our collective search…


Added by Pinar on February 18, 2013 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Top 7 DIY YouTube Channels to Perfect Your Skills

In an age of mass media and the rapid emergence of the internet, we thrive on information at a heightened pace. Everyone is looking to be a bigger and better version of themselves by absorbing as much as they can. Some of the best resources for improving yourself, swelling your proficiency, and expanding your skill set can be found on YouTube, an excellent…


Added by alice on April 2, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Top 10 Tumblr Blogs to Creatively Inspire You

Ready for some more awesome sites to bookmark? In our next post for Intel's My Life Scoop we take a look at some amazing Tumblr blogs.

Founded in 2007, Tumblr is a quickly growing blogging service that attracts over 72 million visitors a… Continue

Added by alice on October 24, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Glass Stairway to Heaven

I stumbled across this striking glass and steel sculpture by Danny Lane, called Stairway, that seems to be reaching towards the heavens. Its blue/green water-like appearance would surely make anyone do a double-take. With no ending or landing, the surreal stairway asks the viewer to imagine where it would ultimately lead to. The artwork consists of stair treads formed by layers of glass.… Continue

Added by alice on October 17, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

In Focus: Photo Tribute to Steve Jobs

In Focus has put together a wonderful photographic tribute to Steve Jobs. It includes this photo of Jobs standing beneath an old picture of him and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Taken during the company's early days, it's nicely juxtaposed with an older Jobs - still full of the same hope, courage and determination as he launches the iPad on January 27, 2010.

See the whole In… Continue

Added by alice on October 6, 2011 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Simply Beautiful Tribute to Steve Jobs

This minimalist illustration of Steve Jobs' silhouette replacing the bite within Apple's logo is quickly making the rounds on the Internet. Created by Jonathan Mak, a 19-year-old design student in Hong Kong, it's a sad but perfect way to pay respects to a man who believed in thoughtful design and beautiful simplicity.

Here are some of the comments on Mak's page about his…


Added by alice on October 6, 2011 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

Incredible E-Waste Sculptures

"Ever wondered what happens to obsolete walkmans and out-of date video tapes? To blunt saw blades and to dead cell phones. To ancient floppy discs and fused light bulbs? What happens to what we generally call ‘scrap’? Just because they have out-lived their use, do they deserve to be forgotten away in attics, thrown into bins? Or, just piled up in one corner of a scrap yard?" - Haribaabu… Continue

Added by alice on October 4, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Birdies Go Back to School

Class Photo

Ready for your daily dose of cute? Lauren Alane is the creator of these super sweet needle felted birds. For fall, she's made a set for back to school which include teachers, a headmaster, a bully and some students. Also love her summer series which shows off an inner… Continue

Added by alice on October 3, 2011 at 10:40am — 3 Comments

Imaginary Road to Nowhere

If you're in Sydney from now till October 23, 2011, make sure to walk around town and take in all the art! Art & About Sydney is the city's annual public arts festival that's basically like one big, open-air art gallery. Projects by Australian and international artists are creatively re-imagining the streets, turning the city into a… Continue

Added by alice on September 26, 2011 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

Top 6 Sites to Score Deals on Modern Design

Ready to live a more simple yet stylish life? In our latest post for Intel's My Life Scoop, we're taking you shopping! Check out these six sites where you can score some sweet deals on modern design items for your everyday life.

Find them all at… Continue

Added by alice on August 15, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

London 2012: One Year to Go

The excitement is building! Can you believe that we're now less than one year away from the start of the 2012 Olympic Games? London has already started the final countdown with "One year to go" celebrations throughout the city. (The Games will begin July 27, 2012.) According to CNN, "14,700… Continue

Added by alice on July 28, 2011 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Outdoor Roller-Skating Rink Coming to High Line

Next week, watch for NYC's High Line, to open a new, outdoor roller-skating rink! As if the elevated park wasn't amazing enough, it's adding this fun-filled area for a limited time this summer - Thursday, July 28 to Monday, September 26. As one of the only open-air roller-skating venues in… Continue

Added by alice on July 22, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Animated Illustrations Teach How to Make Films

How sweet are these animated illustrations? This set of 13 was recently made by illustrator Malika Favre and creative agency Airside for Varoom magazine. The series explains "How to" create films but it could apply to anyone in a creative field - especially when storytelling is involved.

"In the past few years, companies such as Intel and Nokia, that needed to inform business… Continue

Added by alice on July 21, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Top 10 Places to Buy Affordable Art

If you come to My Modern Met, you're probably an art or photography enthusiast. (I don't know how many times we've been asked, "Where can I get that print?") Today, we round up 10 places, online, where you can scoop up some affordable art. From sites you may have heard of like 20x200 and Society6 to smaller, more niche shops like Poster Cabaret or Eye Buy Art, we know you'll… Continue

Added by alice on July 20, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Name Cameron Crowe's Protagonists

If you can't get enough of Derek's Eads' movie-inspired illustrations (see Actors in Multiple Characters), you'll appreciate this sweet series by him. Created as a tribute to director Cameron Crowe, these feature Crowe's male protagonists as well as lyrics to songs that are usually associated with the… Continue

Added by alice on July 8, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Top 6 Sites to Find Cool Gadgets and Gear

After you made our Top 6 Sites that Inspire and Educate Intel's My Life Scoop #1 post of all time with a whopping 374K views, we were asked to provide even more tips to you, the early adopter/trendspotter/working… Continue

Added by alice on July 5, 2011 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Congrats to Our Facebook Fan Giveaway Winner!

Just wanted to take a moment and say congrats to Marian Rios for being our latest Facebook Fan Giveaway winner! Last week, we asked you - "Who's your favorite artist and designer is and why?" Marian will be… Continue

Added by alice on June 24, 2011 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

All the Dogs Want to Kill Me

If your sweet Maltese turns into a rabid beast when a stranger comes to your door than you might understand what Ryan Bradford must endure day in and day out.

All the Dogs Want to Kill Me is a funny photo series taken by Bradford, a postman that wanted to document his all-too-real experiences. After graduating with an English degree at the University of Utah, he couldn't find… Continue

Added by alice on May 18, 2011 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Artists Pay Tribute to Edward Scissorhands

Can you believe that it's been over 20 years since the movie Edward Scissorhands first debuted? Starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder, it will live on as one of those classic and artistic Tim Burton films that beautifully rode the edge between romance and fantasy.

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, artist Seb Mesnard set up a blog where he asked talented and aspiring artists… Continue

Added by alice on April 20, 2011 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

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