Japanese Billionaire Vows to Bring Artists With Him to the Moon

Photo: YouTube It’s an exciting time for Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has just announced that he will be the first private citizen to fly around the moon on SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) launch vehicle. And, he won’t…

20+ Funny Finalists of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018

“Guffaw!” by Amy KennedyThis post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Wild animal photography is often serious business, but the Comedy Wildlife…

Salvador Dalí Action Figure Lets You Style His Famously Eccentric Mustache

First and foremost, modern master Salvador Dalí is renowned for his avant-garde approach to art. On top of his outlandish oeuvre, however, the Spanish surrealist is also known for two other eccentricities: his recurring melting clock motif and his zany mustache. On a…

toshihiko shibuya

“My land art fuses with the environment and aims to play freely. To live together not as opposed to nature but as close as possible.” Delicate white mushrooms that have a subtle neon glow… except that they’re not mushrooms at all.…

Ingeniously Articulated Tattoos Require Bending to See the Full Image

A post shared by Menace Tattoo (@menacetattoo) on Aug 27, 2018 at 12:31pm PDT Artist Vek Van Hillik has created an ingenious way to integrate two stunning designs into one awe-inspiring tattoo. Using strategic placement and a masterful understanding of optical illusions, he…

Girl with a Pearl Earring: Unraveling the Mysterious Masterpiece of the Dutch Golden Age

Photo: Sailko via Wiki Art (CC BY 3.0)This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. In the 17th century, the Netherlands experienced a…

This Camera Lens-Inspired Watch Is the Perfect Timepiece for Photography Lovers

Whether you are a photographer yourself or someone who just loves the look of vintage cameras, TACS’ new watch is for you. Designed to “capture the soul of photography,” the Automatic Vintage Lens II is a timepiece that features subtle…

Japanese Teacher Creates Incredible Chalkboard Art to Inspire Students

Japanese art teacher Naohiko has found a creative way to motivate his students to take part in the junior high school’s annual sports day. The dedicated teacher spends hours creating incredible chalkboard art of well-known, inspirational characters next to words of…

5+1 Reasons Why a Motorcycle is Life-changing

1. There’s no such thing as a motorcyclist who goes to therapy Just get on your bike, go anywhere, and all your problems will just vanish. It’s magic. A 2-hour ride is worth 20 hours of therapy. Why is that?…

Live Out Your Inner James Bond Villain Fantasies in This Cave-Turned-Luxury-Home

All images by Mallory Jane Photography The idea of living in a cave might not sound too appealing at first, but Beckham Creek Cave Lodge is a world away from the cold and dingy dwellings of our ancestors. The so-called…

Instagrammer Travels the World Sharing Local Tasty Treats She Enjoys Along the Way

Doubutsu Donuts at Shin Kyogoku Market in Kyoto One of the best ways to experience a new culture is to try its food. Doing so affords you the valuable opportunity to enjoy the flavors of a particular place as well…

hilary white

I want to touch that unicorn hair. This is just a tiny glimpse into the beautifully bizarre portfolio of American artist Hilary White. Gorgeous compositions, delicious colors, and material lists that look like this: paint, resin, glitter, leather, cloth, spikes, hair…

How to Make a Quilt: Learn Quilting Basics & Get Creative With Textiles

Vintage Quilt Kit | from $105.93This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Most of us have had a quilt at one…

Rare Intimate Photos of a Young Kate Moss on the Brink of Success

We now recognize Kate Moss as the face of a generation. Her refined, elegant features changed the face of the fashion world in the 1990s and heralded in a new era of supermodels. But one man knew her before her rise…

United Airlines Will Give America’s “Hardest Working Person” a Free Trip to Tahiti

Tahiti (Photo: Maridav via Shutterstock) Lately, airlines across the globe have been wowing travelers with a sky-high selection of incredible deals. These once-in-a-lifetime offers include cheap flights to Europe, an Icelandic internship, and, for one lucky high-flyer, a free Tahiti vacation…

Animal Lovers Are Lining Up to Foster Homeless Pets During Hurricane Florence

Photo: Pranidchakan Boonrom For several days, residents of North Carolina have been confronted with devastating destruction caused by Hurricane Florence. The powerful tropical storm has caused entire cities to flood, forcing more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes.…

15 Awesome Life Lessons as Taught by Grey’s Anatomy

No one would normally think that movies or series could have a significant impact on someone’s life but more often than not they do create feelings or bring drama to light that we have forgotten. Moreover, some very well created…

The World’s Best Body Painting Artists Show Off Their Amazing Artistry

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Jayden (@jaydenphotoholic) on Sep 2, 2018 at 2:02am PDT The Daegu International Bodypainting Festival is an annual celebration of body art. Talented artists from around the world gather in…

26 Invaluable Study Tips From a Harvard Graduate

Studying Tips (Photo: Joyseulay via Shutterstock)This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Harvard University is one of the most prestigious colleges…

zhuang hong yi

A post shared by Zhuang Hong Yi (@zhuanghongyiart) on Jul 26, 2018 at 5:57am PDT … and now a whole bunch of closeups, just because! Ceramic? Nope. Plastic? Nope. Fine rice paper and acrylic on canvas? Yep. This is the…