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.
June 11, 2024

Olympus Mons: The Largest Volcano in Our Solar System Is Located on Mars

As impressive as the highest peaks on Earth are, they barely compare to the tallest mountains in our solar system. Namely, Olympus Mons is a giant volcano on Mars that towers 16 miles above the neighboring plains and stretches 374 miles. In fact, it is so broad, that it doesn’t look like a typical mountain found on Earth. If you were standing on it, it would simply appear like a soft slope.

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June 10, 2024

Toddler From Ghana Is Declared ‘World’s Youngest Male Artist’ by Guinness World Records

Many children are natural born artists. After all, they possess boundless imagination and approach colors and shapes with a unique curiosity. That's why it would be hard to spot the youngest artist on Earth;  however, Guinness World Records has found him. Ghanian toddler Ace-Liam Ankrah, who will be 2 years old in July, has been named “World’s Youngest Male Artist” after fulfilling specific requirements needed to qualify.

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June 9, 2024

15 Funny Medieval Illustrations of Animals Artists Had Never Seen

Except for some elusive exceptions, today, there are photos and videos of every creature you can think of. And while it may seem commonplace, this kind of knowledge has only been around for a few decades. But centuries ago, artists and scientists didn't have it that easy. That's why, when it came to illuminated manuscripts, those in charge of medieval animal illustrations were at the mercy of the few written descriptions they had available.

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June 5, 2024

LEGO Unveils Notre-Dame Set Honoring the Original Design of the Iconic Architecture

The reconstruction of Notre-Dame seems to be well underway, with a reopening announced for December 8, 2024. But if you don't want to wait that long or can't travel to Paris anytime soon, there's a new alternative to marvel at the beauty of this cathedral. LEGO has announced a Notre-Dame de Paris set as part of a mini collection that pays tribute to the City of Light, which also includes a Mona Lisa set.

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