Architectural Digest takes you to the Upper East Side of Manhattan to visit a luxurious pre-war penthouse on the market for $39,000,000. The Marquand at 11 East 68th Street is immediately adjacent to Madison Avenue and its array of high-end shops, while the magnificent Central Park waits right outside your door. With 2600 ft. of outdoor terrace situated minutes from the best the city has to offer, whether downtown or up, 11 East 68th Street is urban life at its most refined.
Daily Archives: March 25, 2021
Walking Tours: ‘London’s Mayfair – England’ (Video)
Bordering leafy Hyde Park, Mayfair is an upscale district of elegant Georgian townhouses, exclusive hotels, and gourmet restaurants. Its world-famous retailers include bespoke tailors on Savile Row and designer fashions on Bond Street. Shoppers also head to high-end Burlington Arcade and Shepherd Market, a cluster of independent boutiques and traditional pubs. Cool modern art galleries line Cork Street.
Science: Social Insects As Models For Aging, Space Mission Crew Conflicts
Most research on aging has been done on model organisms with limited life spans, such as flies and worms. Host Meagan Cantwell talks to science writer Yao-Hua Law about how long-living social insects—some of which survive for up to 30 years—can provide new insights into aging.
Also in this episode, host Sarah Crespi talks with Noshir Contractor, the Jane S. & William J. White Professor of Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University, about his AAAS session on keeping humans in harmony during long space missions and how mock missions on Earth are being applied to plans for a crewed mission to Mars.
TOP JOURNALS: RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS FROM SCIENCE MAGAZINE (MAR 26, 2021)
France Views: The 15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit
A shaft of pure sunlight illuminating the pastel façade of a village house, the improbably clear emerald shallows of a deserted Corsican beach or the unspoilt powdery snow of majestic Alpine peaks – these are just a few of the most beautiful places in France. It’s time to start planning a road trip to see them all.
- Plateau de Valensole, Provence
- Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Cote D’Azur
- Menton, Cote D’Azur
- Megève, The Alps
- Arles, Provence
- Île d’Or, Porquerolles, Var
- Bordeaux, Gironde
- Cap Corse, Corsica
- Parc Naturel Regional des Volcans
- Ramatuelle, Var
- Cassis, Provence
- Chateau de Chenonceau, Loire Valley
- Saint-Jean-De-Luz, Basque Country
- Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy
- Grands Crus Wine Trail, Alsace
Analysis: ‘March Madness’ Tries To Limit Covid (Video)
The NCAA has created a ‘controlled environment’ with an extensive list of protocols aimed at keeping the coronavirus from upending March Madness for a second year. The stakes are high for both the players and the NCAA. Photo: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports
Views: Blotched Fantail Rays – Great Barrier Reef
A Blotched Fantail’s stinger is located the base of its spine, packed full of venom. If it manages to connect with a vital organ, that venom is capable of killing a human being.
The Blotched Fantail Ray is widespread along the Great Barrier Reef and has a distinctive disc shape, colour pattern and a ventral skin fold on its tail. Although it is not generally aggressive by nature it has been responsible for at least one human fatality.
City Views: ‘Los Angeles – California’ (4K UHD Video)
Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.
Medicine: Adequate Sleep & Cardiovascular Health
Mayo Clinic Division of Preventive Cardiology will be preparing a series of recordings focusing on Cardiovascular Disease states. This is the Sleep Series and this particular one focuses on what is adequate sleep and does it benefit Cardiovascular Health.
Walking Tour: Holešovice, Prague, Czech Republic
In eclectic Holešovice, traditional pubs and sleek global eateries share the streets with experimental theaters and techno clubs in revamped factories. Stalls at Prague Market (Pražská tržnice) sell everything from regional produce and indie fashion to souvenirs and Asian street food. The Trade Fair Palace exhibits the National Gallery’s modern art collection, while DOX has bold contemporary exhibitions.