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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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4 siblings we’d invite to happy hour

In honor of National Siblings Day, here are four famous siblings we'd love to hang out with.

Take an aerial tour of a beautiful Mediterranean city

Coastal city of Herzliya in Israel is popular with surfers, beachgoers and recreational boaters.

How the world is celebrating the return of 'Game of Thrones'

From delicious themed cocktails to touring exhibitions, here are five fun ways to mark the return of the hit HBO series.

7 'Hobbit Homes' around the world

From simple creations in hillsides to more dramatic cliffside abodes, here are 7 dwellings that would make J.R.R. Tolkien proud.

8 must-visit flea markets around the globe

From rare antiques to unique treasures, here are some of the best international flea markets to test your bargaining skills.

Electrifying new map shows lightning strikes around the world

How the Global Thunderstorm Map is changing our view of one of Earth's most powerful forces.

Plácido Domingo reflects on his new album

The beloved Spanish tenor explains in an exclusive FTGV interview why 'Encanto del Mar' required a different style of singing.

Ancient structure beneath Sea of Galilee puzzles researchers

Cone-shaped monument may be a burial site from the early Bronze Age.

How Malka Beer is finding success in a crowded U.S. craft beer market

First launched in the U.S. in 2013, the Israeli brewer says positive reaction is driving sales and expansion.

7 great foreign films you can stream on Netflix right now

Grab some popcorn and prepare for the ultimate foreign movie marathon.

Why the Mediterranean has the largest raptor migration in the world

Birds of prey numbering in the millions use a geographic shortcut to move between winter and summer habitats.

11 of the weirdest ice cream flavors from around the globe

I scream, you scream, we all scream for squid ink ice cream?

How one extinct species returned to thrive

The Hula painted frog, ruled extinct in 1996, now lives happily in the swamps of the Hula Nature Reserve.

7 impressive outdoor gyms from around the world

You won't find air conditioning or piped-in music here, just a vigorous workout.

Yahoo bolsters its streaming tech with startup acquisition

Web giant's purchase of Israel-based RayV is part of a push toward more video content offerings.