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15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

The Jump Off

14 Billionaires Who Started With Nothing — Including Jack Ma And Larry Ellison

Forbes released its annual Forbes 400 list on Monday, revealing the 400 wealthiest people in the US.<p>It's not just a list of privilege; it's a story of opportunity. Many of these mega successes started with limited means.<p>Just ask Jan Koum, the WhatsApp founder who once lived on food stamps. After …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

12 of the Best New Android Apps from July 2014

From privacy-focused messaging apps, to chatting with friends directly from your lock screen, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in July. Here, we filter through the cacophonous crackle to present you with our selection of Google Play newcomers from the past month.<p>MyRoll<p>Strictly …

The 10 Best Beaches in The World

From Hawaii to New Zealand, the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.<p>From Hawaii to New Zealand, the most beautiful vacation destinations in the world.

10 Breathtaking Gardens

From endless acreage to a tiny terrace, these meticulously manicured retreats (sourced from some of our favorite tastemakers on Instagram) left us in awe.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> With a little ingenuity and some sharp clippers, basic bushes can become modern masterpieces.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> Attempt to conceal the concrete …

How To Moonwalk In 5 Easy Steps

The supreme lean in <i>Smooth Criminal</i> required patented trick shoes, but Michael Jackson’s Moonwalk needs nothing fancier than a pair of jersey knit socks and a bit of patience. Using this wonderful little gifographic by Jacob O’Neal, you can duplicate Jackson’s moves in just five easy steps. The …

Sponsored – GraphicStock: Flat Rate Royalty Free Graphics - The Fox Is Black

GraphicStock is a subscription-based website that provides members with unlimited downloads of stock graphics, stock images, icons, buttons, …

International Garden Photographer of the Year 2014 - in pictures

A selection of some of the entries from various categories in this year’s competition

Why Exercise Is The Key To Work-Life Balance

Getting enough exercise doesn’t just make your butt look good; it also can save it in the office or at home.<p>Maybe you should be asking your boss for midday workouts.<p>Interesting research published in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> shows that exercise isn’t a selfish indulgence (how dare you care about …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Interior Design

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Eye Makeup

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Western Australia

50 Photos Captured at the Perfect Moment

One of the beauties of photography is that it can capture and preserve split-second moments that would normally be lost to the human eye. The …

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Workouts

Stunning Portraits of Colorful Siamese Fighting Fish

Visarute Angkatavanich gets incredibly close up to capture these stunning portraits of Siamese fighting fish in graceful, dancerly poses. The Thai photographer uses perfectly placed lighting to create the dramatic highlights and shadows that give personality to each little finned creature.<p>The …

Fish

40 of the Most Powerful Photographs Captured in the Last Century

It’s often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. More than words, though, photographs can stir up countless feelings. Photojournalists are …

Alleged Design Pirate Cody Foster Is Only Sorry They Were Caught

Three weeks after widespread allegations of design piracy went public, the Nebraskan tchotchke maker finally releases a statement worse than silence.<p>Almost three weeks after the company was accused of shamelessly stealing the work of independent designers, Cody Foster & Co has finally released its …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the contest includes 18 individual categories, ranging from birds and mammals to "Creative Visions" …

A 16th-Century French Countryside Estate

A dilapidated French estate is restored.<p>When renowned conductor William Christie purchased this 16th-century house in the French countryside, it was in ruins. After orchestrating the revival of the dilapidated estate, the result is a grand 15-room house restored with original details, from the …

Interior Design

Makeup Artist Transforms Women in Stunning Before and After Photos

Russian hair and makeup artist Vadim Andreev shows what a little (ok, maybe a lot) of hair and makeup can do. While we've featured our fair share of artists on My Modern Met, this is one of the few times where we've shined the spotlight on a makeup artist. Using only cosmetics, and not any post …

Art

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Stunning photos of the Earth from space: http://bit.ly/169MKMG

Apple And Samsung In Settlement Talks Over $1 Billion Patent Dispute

Apple and Samsung are due to return to court next month regarding the lawsuit between the two companies, Apple were previously awarded around $1 …

Gear & Gadgets