Small scale farming twice as old as we thought

Small scale farming twice as old as we thought

TweetEmail TweetEmail Until now, researchers believed farming was “invented” some 12,000 years ago in the Cradle of …

Artist Ilan Ashkenazi gives spirituality shape

Artist Ilan Ashkenazi gives spirituality shape

TweetEmail TweetEmailIsraeli rabbi and kabbalah teacher Ilan Ashkenazi can intellectually explain the workings of faith and religious …

السعوديات و السيارة: جغرافيا الموت

السعوديات و السيارة: جغرافيا الموت

TweetEmail TweetEmail لنكن صريحين: موضوع قيادة المرأة للسيارة في السعودية هو موضوع …

Cairo subway shut down indefinitely for security reasons

Cairo subway shut down indefinitely for security reasons

TweetEmail TweetEmail Due to political unrest, Cairo’s subway had been closed for two years. Now it will be closed for an indefinite …

Dulse: a seaweed superfood that tastes like bacon!

Dulse: a seaweed superfood that tastes like bacon!

TweetEmail TweetEmailResearchers from Oregon State University’s (OSU) Hatfield Marine Science Center have created a new strain of seaweed …

Somewhere in Jaffa, life goes on.

Somewhere in Jaffa, life goes on.

TweetEmail TweetEmailPhotographer Nathan Miller shows another side of Arab/Jew relations in “Somewhere in Jaffa”, a striking …

Solar Impulse 2 journey suspended until 2016!

Solar Impulse 2 journey suspended until 2016!

TweetEmail TweetEmail Solar Impulse 2, the aircraft attempting to circumnavigate the world fueled only by sun power, will be grounded in …

Crime doesn’t pay! Israeli antiquity thief agrees.

Crime doesn’t pay! Israeli antiquity thief agrees.

TweetEmail TweetEmail Two 2,000-year-old sling stones were mysteriously dropped in the courtyard of the Museum of Islamic and Near …

The magical wonder leaf Neem: 10 ways Neem works its magic

The magical wonder leaf Neem: 10 ways Neem works its magic

TweetEmail TweetEmail   Before you decide to spend hundreds of dollars on skin care products and cosmetics, or even get off your …

Gorgeous resort proposed for Wadi Rum: sensitive beauty or eco-beast?

Gorgeous resort proposed for Wadi Rum: sensitive beauty or eco-beast?

TweetEmail TweetEmailIf I had a head’s up that the world was ending, I’d pack up a decent book and head to Jordan’s Wadi …

Restored Galilee home becomes sea of sunlight

Restored Galilee home becomes sea of sunlight

TweetEmail TweetEmailThe design team of Henkin Irit and Shavit Zohar have converted a centuries-old building in Safed into a …

28 ideas for hotel management to upgrade as eco, without huge costs

28 ideas for hotel management to upgrade as eco, without huge costs

TweetEmail TweetEmail Environmentally friendly hotels not only save money for the owner, but also resources for the world, while at the …

International airports source local farm food in 30 countries

International airports source local farm food in 30 countries

TweetEmail TweetEmail Following an international trend pressuring large food chains to think local and source local food, Autogrill, the …

Bizarre phenomenon about women mapped in Saudi Arabia

Bizarre phenomenon about women mapped in Saudi Arabia

TweetEmail TweetEmail We’ve laughed and we’ve cried over stories in Saudi Arabia and women drivers. Let’s face it: …

Myswapp is like Tinder for old stuff – check out pics and trade up!

Myswapp is like Tinder for old stuff – check out pics and trade up!

TweetEmail TweetEmail There are loads of ways to unload your junk. You can haul it away to the landfill, leave it at the end of your …

Elon Musk’s hyperloop one step closer to reality

Elon Musk’s hyperloop one step closer to reality

TweetEmail TweetEmail You have all surely heard of Elon Musk, the billionaire innovator of space travel and the electric vehicles industry. …

Dispatch from inside Masdar

Dispatch from inside Masdar

TweetEmail TweetEmail As an intern at Masdar Institute, I’ve witnessed firsthand how real and possible a drastically improved world is. …

UN: Innovation needed to feed people of the future

UN: Innovation needed to feed people of the future

TweetEmail TweetEmail Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in …

Khalifa hydroponic farm’s paying off

Khalifa hydroponic farm’s paying off

TweetEmail TweetEmail As spring turns into summer, the Khalifa fund’s investment in Abu Dhabi hydroponic agriculture is beginning to …

Is Dubai’s Atlantis slip-sliding away from any green goals?

Is Dubai’s Atlantis slip-sliding away from any green goals?

TweetEmail TweetEmail While its green status is questionable, the stunning Atlantis, The Palm Hotel and Resort located in Dubai is one of …

Jupiter and Venus meet in Middle Eastern skies

Jupiter and Venus meet in Middle Eastern skies

TweetEmail TweetEmailA celestial tryst between the CEO of Roman gods and the Roman goddess of love and beauty? This seems hardly a match …

الطهي بالشمس في غزة

الطهي بالشمس في غزة

TweetEmail TweetEmail تعرفوا على خالد بشير، أحد سكان دير البلح في قطاع غزة. قصته قصة …

Earth is in the midst of its 6th mass extinction – wake up call, folks

Earth is in the midst of its 6th mass extinction – wake up call, folks

TweetEmail TweetEmail Is humanity as a species threatened with extinction? Is global warming resulting in irreversible climate patterns …

Alligator sneaks into Iranian gas facility “no man zone”

Alligator sneaks into Iranian gas facility “no man zone”

TweetEmail TweetEmail Hey, it says ‘no man’, not ‘no alligator’ says this crocodilian creature caught on film by …

Two decades of his life to the Oaks

Two decades of his life to the Oaks

TweetEmail TweetEmail Bust all stereotypes you might have of Iranians: A retired teacher in Kohgiluyeh and the Boyer Ahmad Province has …

Meet the High Atlas botanical superhero

Meet the High Atlas botanical superhero

TweetEmail TweetEmailTwo cellphones. Three numbers. Thirty to forty phone calls a day. A road trip-based work life, which, for seven years, …

Meet the man who cooks with the sun

Meet the man who cooks with the sun

TweetEmail TweetEmail Here’s a story about ingenuity and creativity.  About a man who uses a solar cooker to prepare meals. If you wish, …

CropX nails precision agriculture with $9 million investment

CropX nails precision agriculture with $9 million investment

TweetEmail TweetEmail In the same space as the American agtech company flux, built on Israeli R&D to help people grow food in cities, …

News the Pope will love: Faith and ecology teachings making world more holy

News the Pope will love: Faith and ecology teachings making world more holy

TweetEmail TweetEmail The Pope has come out, some might argue too late, with his treaty for Climate Change. How can faith leaders, or at …

Going organic in the Land of Milk & Honey

Going organic in the Land of Milk & Honey

TweetEmail TweetEmail As I strolled through the aisles of a large supermarket chain recently, I was overwhelmed by the quantity of …