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September 26, 2016

Adorable Fish-Shaped Cone with a Wide Mouth Playfully Serves Delicious Ice Cream

A Japanese sweet treat has made its way across the Pacific and to New York City, where it’s now delighting ice creaming lovers on the other side of the world. Known as taiyaki, this popular street food is a fish-shaped cake made of waffle or pancake batter and filled with red bean paste. In the Chinatown and Little Italy neighborhoods, this version of taiyaki has a noticeable tweak to its design.

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August 26, 2016

High School Student Recreates Awkward Kindergarten School Picture for Her Senior ID Photo

When the administrators of Michigan's East Kentwood High School told students to “get creative” with their school ID photos, no one was expecting the humorous idea that 17-year-old, Tyra Hunt, decided to do. The high school senior tells Buzzfeed News that her kindergarten photo sits on her family's living room mantle, and has become something of a joke.

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August 23, 2016

My Modern Met is Searching for Contributing Writers

If you've been a fan of My Modern Met and want to go from a casual reader to an actual contributor, guess what, you're in luck. We're now hiring! It's an exciting time for us here as we continue to expand our business. We're looking for applicants who are web-savvy, love all things creative, and want to share their passion with the world.

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June 23, 2016

Eye-Opening Aerial Photos Explore the Division Between Wealth and Poverty in South Africa

Cape Town-based photographer Johnny Miller shows the gap between the rich and the poor quite literally with his photo series Unequal Scenes. Captured using an Inspire 1 drone, Miller’s images highlight the physical differences between the living situation of South African residents, where the picturesque homes and the tin shacks are separated by nothing more than a line down the middle.

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