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Modern Montauk Estate Hits Market for $21 Million

A modern four-acre, oceanfront estate in Montauk, New York, has been listed for sale for $21 million. The owner is Michael Hirtenstein, a real estate investor and telecom mogul. He purchased the compound, which is comprised of two separate, contiguous lots, in 2013 for

Why is modern TV so confusing?

Marcella is an ITV crime drama with a titular cop whose dark personal life gives her a unique insight into her investigations, just like every other titular cop in every other ITV crime drama since the beginning of the universe. Yet viewers expecting a

Why is modern TV so confusing?

Marcella is an ITV crime drama with a titular cop whose dark personal life gives her a unique insight into her investigations, just like every other titular cop in every other ITV crime drama since the beginning of the universe. Yet viewers expecting a

Bolt Threads joins Modern Meadow in the quest to bring lab-grown leather to market

There’s a new world of lab-grown replacements coming for everything, from the meat department in your grocery store to a department store near you. Lab-made leather replacements will soon join vegetable-based meat replacements on store shelves thanks to startups like Bolt Threads, which today announced

Beyond Bombs and Bullets: A Comprehensive Approach Needed to Defeat ISIS

Many articles with similar ideas have been written about the current situation with ISIS and what will happen to the terrorist organization in the future. Most of these articles, however, ask incomplete or incorrect questions, which leads to inaccurate assessments of the safety of

Famed Istanbul modern art museum enters new era

It’s a busy afternoon at Istanbul Modern, Turkey’s premier modern art museum, and the gallery is packed with visitors taking selfies or discussing the artworks in hushed tones. Some pause in front of a massive canvas by celebrated German artist Anselm Kiefer, while others

Mysterious Denisovans interbred with modern humans more than once

Neanderthals, Denisovans and our ancestors were mixing and mingling a long time ago — and some of our genetics can be traced back to these archaic humans. In Asians, as much as 3% of an individual’s DNA may be Neanderthal. For Europeans, it’s as

The time is now to incorporate Scandinavian style into decor

As homeowners look for ways to refresh their spaces, Scandinavian style has become ever more prominent and popular among designers and interior decor experts. The clean, modern, minimalist aesthetic shows up in interiors and exteriors, from streamlined furniture to low-maintenance landscaping. Here’s how to

See the Modern Family Cast Offer Messages of Support to Parkland Shooting Survivors

The cast of Modern Family is saying #NeverAgain to gun violence in America. In an exclusive PSA for Everytown for Gun Safety, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Nolan Gould, Sarah Hyland, Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara and Ariel Wintercome together to stand with the survivors of the Feb. 14 shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. “We

Oracles and models: ancient and modern ways of telling the future

When something unexpected happens to us we still tend to ask “why me?” – and it’s difficult to know where to look for an answer. While scientific analysis can provide us with better general comprehension of how the world works, it doesn’t always help