Mike Siegel

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Pesticides in paradise: Hawaii's spike in birth defects puts focus on GM crops

Pediatrician Carla Nelson remembers catching sight of the unusually pale newborn, then hearing an abnormal heartbeat through the stethoscope and thinking that something was terribly wrong.<p>The baby was born minutes before with a severe heart malformation that would require complex surgery. What …

Agriculture

What $4,200/Month Can Rent You Around New York City

<i>Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New York City neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $4,200/month.</i><p>123 Washington St #44H<p>? Starting off in <b>FiDi</b>, this 1BR/1BA is as …

12 New York Sites Hollywood Turned Into Houses of Horror

There’s a 30% chance your shrimp isn’t what you think it is

Be it cocktail, scampi, or alfredo, that shrimp you just ate was very possibly an impostor.<p>The environmental group Oceana DNA tested shrimp at 111 restaurants and grocery stories across the United States and found 30% were mislabeled, most often by pretending that whiteleg shrimp, which is often …

Seafood

12 New York Sites Hollywood Turned Into Houses of Horror

There are few things scarier than looking for a place to live in the city, which seems to explain the thematic <b>importance of real estate</b> to so many <b>New York-based horror films</b>. Whether it's satanists skulking around The Dakota or a virologist living on Washington Square Park in a post-apocalyptic …

Sold Stuff

Remember that unambiguously delightful NYC garret formerly owned by world-famous painter <b>Jackson Pollock?</b> It just sold for <b>$1.46M.</b> So long, hopes and dreams of napping in the breezy upper echelons of a New York townhouse. So long, desires to read a book in that lofted study. So long, plans to shout …

What $2,400/Month Can Rent You Around New York City

<i>Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New York City neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $2,400/month.</i><p>44 East 87th Street #6C<p>↑ There's a renovated top floor one-bedroom …

What $2,500/Month Can Rent You in New York City

<i>Welcome back to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New York City neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $2,500/month.</i><p>2296 2nd Ave #4<p>↑ In <b>East Harlem</b>, on 118th Street and 2nd Avenue, a …