Sharon Silva

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The Gucci wife and the hitman: fashion's darkest tale

When Patrizia Reggiani married Maurizio Gucci, they became one of Italy’s first celebrity power couples. But then he left her – and she had him murdered. Abigail Haworth unpicks an incredible tale of glamour, sex, betrayal, death and prison in the dizzying world of high fashion<p>Two years ago, not …

Take an insider's look at the secret art of New York's pretty subway stations

It’s the heartbeat of the city, with its winding tunnels and stations hidden deep below the ground making New York’s subway lines the main transport arteries of the tri-state area.<p>But just how much do we know about the city’s 469 Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) subway stations, which millions …

Trains

Mozart doesn't make babies smarter — and other brain myths debunked

The brain is the most amazing organ in the human body. Somehow, this collection of billions of cells gives rise to thoughts, feelings, action — all the things that make us who we are.<p>So it's no wonder that there are lots of misconceptions about how this three-pound hunk of flesh actually works. …

Amazon Just Launched its Etsy Killer: Handmade

Hold onto your hand-stitched pillows and monogrammed tote bags Etsy lovers, there’s a new craft site in town.<p>On Thursday, Amazon launched Handmade, …

eCommerce

Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Supermarkets and restaurants serve up more than 400 million pounds of food each year, but nearly a third of it never makes it to a stomach.<p>With consumers demanding large displays of unblemished, fresh produce, many retailers end up tossing a mountain of perfectly edible food. Despite efforts to cut …

Alaska Is Rattled By 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake rattled Alaska on Thursday. Luckily, while very strong, it was a very deep quake, so no major damage was reported.<p>Alaska Public Media reports:<p>"The shaking caught the attention of residents across a large swath of the state, from Fairbanks down to Homer. In Anchorage, …

ScienceCasts: A Colorful Lunar Eclipse

ScienceCasts: A Tetrad of Lunar Eclipses

Pictures of the Week 6.5.14

The home of Brazilian football The Maracana Stadium

Camera Settings for Concert Photography

Choosing the right camera settings for concert photography can be a daunting task, even for experienced music photographers. Here’s a breakdown of …

33 Amazing Photos of the Most Beautiful Abandoned Places on Earth

There’s something eerily beautiful about an old abandoned building or vessel. To imagine the lives of the people who once lived or worked there, to …

20-Year-Old Photographer's Compellingly Surreal Visual Narratives

Here at My Modern Met, we have a weakness for young creatives who express themselves through stunningly surreal fine art photography. Like fellow artists Alex Stoddard, Kyle Thompson, and Diggie Vitt, 20-year-old German photographer Katharina Jung uses her camera and masterful photo manipulation to …

Photography

USA TODAY

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

Apps

Blue Bird Woodcut Sculpture Prints

How incredibly wonderful are these blue bird woodcut sculpture prints? They are the brainchild of Nic Annette Miller. They are woodcuts printed onto …

Two Cops, Three Others Killed in Las Vegas Shooting Spree

A Las Vegas couple who shot to death two police officers, a civilian and themselves delivered an ominous message before they left home with a shopping cart of weapons to carry out the anti-government ambush, a neighbor said.<p>"We gotta do what we gotta do," Jerad Miller told Kelly Fielder, adding …