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Michael d'Estries

Michael d’Estries has been writing about arts and culture and science and sustainability for more than 10 years. In addition to From the Grapevine, he is also a featured writer for the Mother Nature Network. When not online, Michael owns a large apple farm and honey business in the gorgeous Finger Lakes region of New York.

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High-tech fantasy gifts for Dad

From aerial drones to slick urban scooters, here are 5 gadgets sure to make Dad smile from ear to ear.

6 modern reptiles that look like dinosaurs

These dino-like creatures will make you think you’ve taken a trip to 'Jurassic World.'

A new approach to urban planning that can save water

Scientists are developing strategies to help cities around the world find sustainable water systems.

Know your wine grapes

From Cabernet Sauvignon to Gewürztraminer, wine grapes around the world feature complex flavors and aromas.

Innovative app allows you to easily rate professors

With only a few swipes, GradeBack helps you leave feedback on courses from universities around the world.

Magic Leap opens its reality tech to developers

Secretive startup, backed by Google, seeks creative minds to exploit its 'mixed reality' devices.

Used-car startup Beepi coming soon to a city near you

Online marketplace, which takes the hassle out of buying and selling used vehicles, eyeing massive expansion by year's end.

Team creates self-sustaining, clean-powered water system

An international consortium of countries worked together for new desalination tool.

Why good people sometimes break bad

A new study sheds light on our unethical choices and what we can do to avoid them.

Make room in your garage for the world’s first 3D printed car

Strati from Local Motors can go from digital concept to physical vehicle in less than 44 hours.

Drone photographs incredible hobbit home on the Mediterranean

Apollonia National Park is home to many historical wonders and a unique cliffside dwelling.

7 dormant volcanoes you may not know about

Beautiful on the outside, these sleeping giants may one day awaken with destructive power.

5 videos to make you laugh on Red Nose Day

Comedy fundraiser makes debut in the U.S.

'Afterthought' debuts to rave reviews at Cannes

Director Elad Keidan's first feature film praised for its humanity and delicate balance of tragedy and comedy.

Why are 5 American chefs traveling to Israel?

Famed chef Michael Solomonov says a trip overseas is the best way to understand the cuisine of his birthplace.