Posts by Regina Sienra

Regina Sienra

Regina Sienra is a Staff Writer at My Modern Met. Based in Mexico City, Mexico, she holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications with specialization in Journalism from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She has 10+ years’ experience in Digital Media, writing for outlets in both English and Spanish. Her love for the creative arts—especially music and film—drives her forward every day.

March 1, 2024

The Last Picture Ever Taken of Hachikō Shows the Love and Reverence the Japanese Had for the Dog

Over the 100 years that have passed since his birth, Hachikō has become a symbol of loyalty. The Akita Inu dog rose to prominence after people realized that he dutifully waited for his owner, Dr. Hidesaburō Ueno, at Shibuya station in Tokyo for almost a decade after his passing. While Hachikō was seen by many as a nuisance at the busy station, his fate changed after his story made the press.

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February 28, 2024

Watch This Incredible Rock Climber Ascend “The Book of Hate” in Yosemite National Park

Climbing is one of the most thrilling sports out there. When practiced in the big outdoors, athletes are at the mercy of nature, ascending mountains and big rocks by holding onto any spot they can. This has never stopped Amity Warme, an American climber who recently conquered a perilous trail known as The Book of Hate. To mark her successful ascent, Warme shared a nerve-wracking video of her pushing through to reach the top.

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February 26, 2024

Glowing Turntable Designed by Brian Eno Lights up in Different Colors as It Plays

Musician Brian Eno has long shaped the history of his craft. Not only is he a pioneer of ambient music, but he has also produced landmark music albums for acts such as U2, David Bowie, and Coldplay. Beyond his work in music, Eno is also a prolific visual artist. Marrying both of his passions, Eno designed a light-up turntable that is nothing short of a work of art.

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