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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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Can a diet boost your brain power?

New study shows how Mediterranean foods like nuts and olive oil may ward off cognitive decline.

Using cell towers to detect hazardous fog

Our hunger for faster smartphone data speeds may one day give meteorologists a new tool to monitor fog.

5 must-see movies of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival

From the animated to the dramatic, here are a handful of expertly crafted films having their world premieres at Festival de Cannes.

Wonder Woman's costume gets a makeover – and a cape

Promo sketches of the Amazonian superhero in fighting mode leaves fans eager for more.

New battery charges your electric car in five minutes

StoreDot's quick-charge technology lasts for 300 miles and could revolutionize EV market.

From real-life Indiana Jones to motivational speaker

Adventurer Yossi Ghinsberg, whose story of survival is being turned into a Hollywood thriller starring Kevin Bacon, leads a life that inspires.

5 surprising benefits you get from brushing your teeth

From avoiding respiratory infections to reducing your risk of arthritis, brushing your teeth daily comes with unexpected health rewards.

Stand-up paddleboard (SUP) making waves for charity

One of the world's fastest-growing water sports is also a rising force in the world of philanthropy.

Ancient stone tools reveal cavemen loved steak

Newly discovered artifacts show how our ancestors cut into and separated meat from animals.

Nepal earthquake: 5 ways to help

As the crisis in the country continues to unfold, these five charities need your assistance to expand their efforts on the ground.

Order Mediterranean food from your own home

These five online shops deliver authentic, hard-to-find products.

What we learned from the new 'Batman v Superman' teaser

Director Zack Snyder gives us our first look at what's sure to be one of the most epic confrontations in superhero history.

How desalination will ease California's drought woes

The Golden State looks to the sea for a stable source of clean water.

What we learned from the new 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer

From real explosions to the return of Han Solo, director JJ Abrams has given us our best look yet at the next chapter in the 'Star Wars' saga.

3 things you don’t know about Netflix's 'Daredevil'

This gritty new superhero drama isn't your average Marvel comic series.