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Gay marriage licenses issued in Arkansas after judge strikes down ban

Fifteen marriage licenses were issued for same-sex couples in northwest Arkansas' Carroll County, deputy clark Jane Osborn said, on the first day since a judge ruled the state's gay marriage ban to be unconstitutional.<p>Jennifer Rambo, 26, and Kristin Seaton, 27, were the first gay couple to be …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Beautiful Science: What Your Body Looks Like Under a Microscope (+Photos)

Imagine you have shrunk to a microscopic size and you are standing on a molecule inside a human body.<p>The molecule is as big as a planet under your …

Imaging

Time lapse of epithelial cells undergoing mitosis

Time lapse of epithelial cells undergoing mitosis.

The Best Beyoncé Songs to Work Out To

In celebration of Queen Bey’s new album, of course<p>Queen Bey…you got us again. Just when we thought Beyoncé reached the peak of her (unofficial) royal status, she went ahead and dropped her new album <i>BEYONCÉ</i> last night—with no advertising or promotion—like it was NBD.<p><b>MORE:</b> Beyoncé’s Pre-Christmas …

2014 Golden Globe Nominations: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ ‘Girls,’ and More

Award Season<p>The films 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle were the big winners in the 2014 Golden Globe nominations, each getting seven nods. See …

Top 10 Most Creative Art Projects by Parents in 2013

In 2013, there was no shortage of creative ideas. In fact, we here at My Modern Met put out about 4,500 posts showing you story after story of ordinary people making extraordinary works of art. Of course, there was one group who not only inspired us but stole our hearts. They were the mothers and …

Understanding Syria: From Pre-Civil War to Post-Assad

How drought, foreign meddling, and long-festering religious tensions created the tragically splintered Syria we know today.<p><i>William R. Polk first wrote for</i> The Atlantic <i>during the Eisenhower administration, with a report in 1958 about tensions in Iraq. Soon after that, he was recruited from a</i> …

Behold! The Heartbreaking, Hair-Raising Tale Of Freak Show Star Julia Pastrana, Mexico's Monkey Woman

Julia Pastrana was born in the 1830s in Mexico, severely deformed and covered in hair, then became an international sensation. After she died in 1860, her mummified remains became an equally public curiosity, and only now, 153 years later, is she finally resting in peace.<p>Inside the municipal …

The R29 Guide To The Best Movies Of 2013

This year was bleak for motion pictures. And, we don't mean in quality; the jumble of flicks clamoring for Best Picture nods proves that there was no …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Art

My Modern Met's Top 10 Most Popular Stories in 2013

Take at short trip with us, if you will, as we take a stroll down memory lane. Let's look back on 2013 with our most popular stories – the ones that made you laugh and cry so much that you just had to share them with your friends. With six to ten posts per day, it's not easy keeping up all the …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

One More Paul Walker Story To Make You Well Up

Photo: Michael Bowles/REX USA.<p>Since Paul Walker's tragic and untimely death last weekend, several stories have emerged to shed light on the actor's …

15 Fascinating Firsts in Photography

Have you ever wondered about the world’s first photograph, or about the first self-portrait photo, or maybe about the first digital photo? The world …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Rock & Roll

How Squinching Will Make You Look Good in Photos

If you—or the people you take photographs of—always look bad in images, then help is at hand. Professional portrait photographer Peter Hurley …

Photography

Check Out Tears Of Joy & Sadness Under A Microscope

Photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher's past work has focused on the microscopic realities of our world — the things unseen by us in our everyday lives, but …