Eco-friendly concrete now mandatory in Dubai

Eco-friendly concrete now mandatory in Dubai

TweetEmail TweetEmailDubai has taken a giant step forward in greening up the city with its decision to move away from ordinary Portland …

Sustainable and safe fun at sea

Sustainable and safe fun at sea

TweetEmail TweetEmail With the weather heating up more people are going to be heading to the sea for a big cool down. Boating, jetskiing, …

Yemen: More Than Its Current Events (PHOTOS)

Yemen: More Than Its Current Events (PHOTOS)

TweetEmail TweetEmailSpectacular images of the Republic of Yemen have captured its vibrant and unique culture, pristine wilderness, and …

Archeologists unearth 5000-year-old micro-brewery in Tel Aviv!

Archeologists unearth 5000-year-old micro-brewery in Tel Aviv!

TweetEmail TweetEmail Hey Brooklyn and your micro-breweries – turns out you’ve got nothing on Tel Aviv! Evidence of an Egyptian …

5 minutes will sell you on a Middle East visit!

5 minutes will sell you on a Middle East visit!

TweetEmail TweetEmailTravel to the Middle East has never been a better deal than now – in terms of economics (deep-discounted hotels …

The Urban Death Project will turn your dead body into beetroot

The Urban Death Project will turn your dead body into beetroot

TweetEmail TweetEmailFinding greener ways to bury our dead is nothing new. In both Judaism and Islam, people are buried in the most simple …

Ikea rolls out 10,000 flat-pack refugee shelters

Ikea rolls out 10,000 flat-pack refugee shelters

TweetEmail TweetEmailIKEA and UNHCR (the United Nations High Commission for Refugees) emerged from two years of research with a prototype …

Heat hackers breach computer systems by “breathing” data whispers

Heat hackers breach computer systems by “breathing” data whispers

TweetEmail TweetEmail How can the environment around computers be used to hack data? Computer scientists have now determined that …

Worth their weight in gold: biggest losers in Dubai win coins for weight lost

Worth their weight in gold: biggest losers in Dubai win coins for weight lost

TweetEmail TweetEmail The Middle East is seeing the worst rising weights of obesity in the world: but a new Biggest Loser contest in Dubai, …

An alternative to standing desks: is it on The Level?

An alternative to standing desks: is it on The Level?

TweetEmail TweetEmail Is sitting the new smoking? Nature designed human bodies to be in constant movement throughout the day, but when …

Pee Power is making energy from urine in Africa

Pee Power is making energy from urine in Africa

TweetEmail TweetEmail It’s already well known that manure or poop can be recycled for making products like paper as well as creating …

Thermo-piezoelectric tires by Goodyear produces energy for your electric car

Thermo-piezoelectric tires by Goodyear produces energy for your electric car

TweetEmail TweetEmail Like Israel’s Softwheel for wheelchairs and bikes, Goodyear is asking: Can new ways of engineering tires extend …

Japan’s Fukushima nuclear meltdown –  4 years later

Japan’s Fukushima nuclear meltdown – 4 years later

TweetEmail TweetEmail Iran’s aggressive nuclear energy program seems to be constantly in the news these days; while other regional …

‘Arabian Ark’ is saving UAE wildlife from extinction

‘Arabian Ark’ is saving UAE wildlife from extinction

TweetEmail TweetEmailOryx, giraffes and cheetahs – species once facing regional extinction – are making a robust reappearance …

Today is a once-in-a-century Pi Day!

Today is a once-in-a-century Pi Day!

TweetEmail TweetEmailToday is Pi Day.  Celebrated around the world every March 14th (3/14), the day focuses on the mathematical symbol …

Caveman found living in Jordan mountains!

Caveman found living in Jordan mountains!

TweetEmail TweetEmail For the past two decades a 70-year old man lived in a cave in northern Jordan, alone with no water or power or …

Abu Dhabi falconers think drones are for the birds

Abu Dhabi falconers think drones are for the birds

TweetEmail TweetEmailFalcons have been trained for hunting and sport for thousands of years across the Middle East. Now falconers in the …

Now that’s impact! Investors get primer on Impact Investing in Israel

Now that’s impact! Investors get primer on Impact Investing in Israel

TweetEmail TweetEmail What’s the social value of a new app that connects me to the best pizza in town? Or a gadget that can help …

Sensilize delivers chemistry lab by drone to the farmer’s field

Sensilize delivers chemistry lab by drone to the farmer’s field

TweetEmail TweetEmail Drones, those small, unmanned remote controlled airplanes with cameras can now be ordered by anyone online. They …

What’s the opposite of green hair removal?

What’s the opposite of green hair removal?

TweetEmail TweetEmail Green Prophet fans have surely followed the greenest way to get rid of unwanted hair, using our famous Middle East …

Solar-powered plane’s round-the-world journey underway!

Solar-powered plane’s round-the-world journey underway!

TweetEmail TweetEmailWe’ve all heard of the benefits of solar power and the emergence of innovative new projects that are making use of …

Weasel on a woodpecker? Discover Dubai through an eagle’s eye instead!

Weasel on a woodpecker? Discover Dubai through an eagle’s eye instead!

TweetEmail TweetEmail The world went wild last week over an unforgettable image of a weasel riding bareback on a woodpecker in flight.  It …

Rolls Royce Phantom joins Abu Dhabi police fleet

Rolls Royce Phantom joins Abu Dhabi police fleet

TweetEmail TweetEmail Abu Dhabi police unveiled their latest acquisition cop car, a Rolls Royce Phantom tricked out in purple and white, …

Is Tel Aviv’s green bus terminal still blooming?

Is Tel Aviv’s green bus terminal still blooming?

TweetEmail TweetEmail South Tel Aviv’s Central Bus Station (CBS) sprawls across 10 acres in the poorest part of the city. Inaugurated in …

Sun, sea and…solar power for Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh

Sun, sea and…solar power for Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh

TweetEmail TweetEmailEgypt’s tourist hotspot of Sharm el-Sheikh has plenty of sun, sea and sand. Now the popular resort city is set …

Palestinian planned city Rawabi gets water link

Palestinian planned city Rawabi gets water link

TweetEmail TweetEmail It’s a first for Palestinians in the West Bank – a planned city that from the ground up has been modelled …

Step aside sheesha: Arab teens smoke crushed ants!

Step aside sheesha: Arab teens smoke crushed ants!

TweetEmail TweetEmailYoung men in United Arab Emirates have jumped on a bizarre, and weirdly “green” addiction, passing on …

UAE pesticides kill again, now a Sharjah infant

UAE pesticides kill again, now a Sharjah infant

TweetEmail TweetEmailA newborn baby boy has died and his three-year-old brother is critically ill in hospital after they inhaled a toxic …

Tiny SCiO scanner reveals calories and chemistry in everything!

Tiny SCiO scanner reveals calories and chemistry in everything!

TweetEmail TweetEmail Want to know which cantaloupe is sweeter, whether that chicken is fresh, or what’s in that bagel? Just whip out a …

National Unplug Day 2015: on this Sabbath, tech shall rest

National Unplug Day 2015: on this Sabbath, tech shall rest

TweetEmail TweetEmail Is nothing sacred? Mealtime with family, meetings with the boss, dates with your sweetie are constantly interrupted …