StumbleUpon’s Top 50 Most Popular Sites: We’re In!

StumbleUpon just created a Best of SU 2010 list where they chose 50 of the most popular sites submitted to StumbleUpon this year out of over 20 million new pages. It “reflects some of the most interesting (and in some cases, unusual) issues, trends, ideas, photos and videos of the year.” (To look through them all, go to the "Best of SU 2010" profile page and click the yellow "Stumble" button in the upper left-hand corner.)

We’re happy to announce that this site, My Modern Met, made the list not just once but a few times!

As our top referring site, StumbleUpon helps sites like ours grow and ultimately stay in business. We can’t thank the company and their members enough for their support. So, thank you StumbleUpon for not only helping us spread our content, but for being such an awesome place to discover all that’s amazing about the web.

For anyone who’s not on StumbleUpon, make sure to check it out. There’s a reason why ReadWriteWeb called them “the silent social media success story.”

December 2, 2016

Sexy French Farmers Pose for Shirtless 2017 Calendar

Last year, the holiday season was set ablaze by France’s Pompiers Sans Frontières (Firefighters Without Borders) and their sizzling, stripped-down calendar. Shot for a good cause by renowned Paris-based fashion photographer Fred Goudon, the risqué calendar proved to be a popular Christmas gift—both in France and abroad. In keeping with tradition, Goudon has photographed a new crop of au naturel pin-up models for his 2018 edition: French farmers.

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December 1, 2016

Meticulous Landscape Paintings Beautifully Represent Intangible Emotional States

Artist Crystal Liu intimately ties her emotional states to beautiful abstract paintings. In large-scale works, she constructs landscapes that are metaphors for the intangible forces that drive us. Visually, elements of the Earth and sky are the actors for the feelings we cannot easily imagine. Together, the sun, mountains, and more depict “narratives of conflict, entrapment, longing, and precarious hope.” These symbols allow Liu to seem removed, yet make the pieces deeply personal.

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