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.

May 4, 2024

Incredible 4K Footage of Sweeping Starling Murmuration Over the Yorkshire Wetlands

Starling murmurations are one of the most mind-blowing phenomena of the animal kingdom. Before dusk, thousands of these birds fly in a group, twisting and swirling to form shape-shifting dark clouds. Wildlife artist and filmmaker Robert E. Fuller captured sweeping 4K footage of a winter starling murmuration over the Ripon City Wetlands in Yorkshire, England. The spectacular video offers a front-row seat to this breathtaking natural spectacle.

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May 3, 2024

Ancient Burial Site Reveals Foxes May Have Been Human‘s Best Friend Before Dogs

Dogs and cats have been human's most popular pet companions throughout history. But it turns out, another mammal could have once held a similar rank. A 1,500-year-old burial site found in Patagonia, Argentina, features a human skeleton laid to rest alongside a fox. This unique placement sparked questions about the bond these two may have shared during their lifetimes.

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May 1, 2024

Surgeon Uses Apple Vision Pro as a Visual Assist During Shoulder Surgery in Brazil

The Apple Vision is widely considered one of the biggest tech releases of the last few years. This innovative headset provides a pristine, real-time depiction of the surrounding environment while allowing the user to launch apps as floating screens around them. Many have tried it in different places, like on a plane, on the subway, and now in an operating room. Brazilian surgeon Dr. Bruno B.

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April 29, 2024

Artist Uses Pop Culture Paper Cutouts to Make the World Around Him a Lot More Fun

For some creatives, there is art everywhere—you just need to know where to look.  The work of visual artist Rudy Willingham is a testament to this. By cleverly using paper cutouts, he transforms ordinary objects into whimsical scenes, many populated by pop culture characters. In the world of Willingham, every place, every item, but especially every motion, is filled with creative possibilities.

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