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Experimental Photography by Nadia Maria

Artistic Photography Inspiration.<p>Selected artworks of experimental photography by Nadia Maria, a Bauru – São Paulo, Brazil-based photographer. Nadia …

Photography

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

'I'm Not A Lookalike' Project Showcases Strangers Who Look Like Twins (PHOTOS)

Think you're special and unique?<p>So did these folks, until they met Francois Brunelle.<p>The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has spent the last 12 years scouring the world for complete strangers who look alarmingly similar, according to Rex USA.<p>"I was inspired by 2 things," Brunelle told Rex …

Celeb Event Planner Colin Cowie’s Bridal Bouquet Boot Camp

You’ve charmed the guy, got the ring, found the dress (for you <i>and</i> your bridesmaids) and now you’re selecting your bouquet. Maybe not necessarily in …

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

Editing Your Life's Stories Can Create Happier Endings

<b>Listen · 8:54</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>It was a rainy night in October when my nephew Lewis passed the Frankenstein statue standing in front of a toy store. The 2 1/2-year-old boy didn't see the monster at first, and when he turned around, he was only inches from Frankenstein's green …

These Victorian Baby Pictures Are Filled With Hidden People

Don’t look now, kid. Your mom is under that blanket.<p>Next time you see an old black-and-white photograph of a baby, look closer. That baby’s mother might be hidden in the photograph. In fact, once you know what you’re looking for, you’ll probably start seeing mothers everywhere: Buried beneath …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

Cristiano Ronaldo could seal immortality by leading Portugal to glory at 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil

Portuguese capped glorious year against Sweden to suggest he could lead the nation to success in Brazil<p>A good player can only hope to win a vital game with his talent. A great one can decide to. Zlatan Ibrahimovic raised <b>Sweden</b> to the cusp of <b>World Cup</b> qualification. <b>Cristiano Ronaldo</b> lifted <b>Portugal</b> …

Soccer

Surreal Portraits from Oleg Oprisco | Colossal

<p>Kiev-based photographer Oleg Oprisco (previously) continues to amaze with his surreal style of conceptual photography that makes use of a muted …

31 Flawless Photos Of Jackie Kennedy

The first lady was a fashion icon.

The White House

Do Ho Suh Created a Fabric Life-Size Home within Home

One of our favorite contemporary artists has just come out with his largest work to date. Do Ho Suh is a Korean sculptor and installation artist who's known for his thought-provoking sculptures that often have to do with migration and personal space. These themes reflect his own move from his …

Art

In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine <i>FSHN</i>.<p>Iranian-Canadian photographer Afra Pourdad took photos of model Shabnam Molavi posing in public spaces — in bazaars, on …

The trouble with democracy

Government shutdowns, petty policy squabbles, voter disaffection – democracy doesn't seem to work very well. But what's the alternative? And can we rely on muddling through?<p>It has been a bad few months for western democracy. Over the summer we discovered that while democratic citizens and their …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …

Scotland

Mark Shaw’s *Dior Glamour, *Photos from the Paris Fashion House’s Heyday

Mark Shaw is often remembered for his intimate portraits of Jackie and John F. Kennedy and for his work chronicling the world for *Life *magazine through the 1950s and 1960s. But in a new book out from Rizzoli this week, another of Shaw’s roles is examined: that of translator of French fashion. The …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Artistic Mom Turns Meals into Masterpieces

When Lee Samantha was pregnant with her second child, she began making food art in an effort to encourage her elder daughter to eat independently. If …

Airline Style Through the Years

Airline: Style at 30,000 Feet looks at the evolution of airline style, from stewardesses to passengers, through the years.<p>Laurence King Publishing

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

22-Year-Old Diggie Vitt's Incredibly Surreal 365 Project

Photographer Diggie Vitt plays with visual improbabilities in his growing collection of surreal photography. The 22-year-old creative, who hails from Jacksonville, Florida, has recently embarked on a 365 Project to further encourage himself to translate his imagination into enchanting and, at …

Photography

Merging the Past and Present of Anne Frank's Amsterdam

It's always rewarding to receive feedback from our readers and featured artists, but every now and then we're just as delighted to be contacted by other creative individuals and institutions that have found inspiration through My Modern Met. We were just recently reached out to by Anne Frank House, …

European Travel

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

Cooking

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Murmur: Photos by Richard Barnes

Murmur: Photos by Richard Barnes<p>Photos of dense flocks of European starlings.<p>The birds are beloved by tourists and reviled by locals—understandably, …

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Art

Amazing Typography Portraits Created with Song Lyrics

<b>Justin Timberlake</b><p>Anyone interested in typography will be in complete awe of these realistic portraits by artist Sean Williams. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, the designer, photographer, and art director certainly has a great eye for conceptual designs. To create the series, entitled <i>Hip Hop Type</i>, …

Lyrics

Artist Paints Carpets as Though a Body is Hidden Underneath

Created by Spanish artist Antonio Santin, this series of oil paintings on canvas features a collection of silhouetted bodies laying underneath ornate carpets. Much of Santin's work evokes a haunting sense of morbidity and, in this case, the mysterious presence beneath the carpets will send chills …

Art

Beautifully Oxidized Bronze Sculptures of Elongated Women

London-based artist Michael James Talbot creates beautiful sculptures of elongated women inspired by Greek mythology and Venetian masquerades. The surreal representations merge the human form with abstract and exaggerated shapes, most often presenting a visual extension of the female's garment. …

Art

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …