A savory dip based on pumpkin, gift of the Libyan Jewish cuisine.
The local Bedouin knew about them for thousands of years but in the 1920s, pilots of the Royal Air Force flying over the deserts of Israel, Jordan and Egypt saw mysterious line shapes in the ground that they named “Desert Kites”. Because their outlines, as seen from the air in their planes, reminded them of airborne kites.
Burning medicinal herbs may clear your mind and heart - and drive bad vibes away.
Henna artist Azra Khamissa has become an Instagram sensation for her non-traditional spin on this ancient form of body art. Instead of drawing traditional paisley shapes and floral themes, her designs emulate the sleek compositions more commonly seen in contemporary tattoos. This is not your mother’s henna. Henna is an earthy, paste-like dye sourced from […]
What we are experiencing as a human race is unprecedented. The COVID-19 crisis gives us lots of different challenges in how we face stress and anxieties. But before that, some might argue that their lives were more stressful being part of the daily grind. Some of us have turned to Zoom yoga classes, cooking healthy […]
One good thing about the coronacrisis is that we finally get to spend a lot of time at home. We might be alone with a loved one, or with a crew, but ask anyone you know and it seems like everyone has a little bit –– if not more –– home decorating going on. There […]
Many species of birds are threatened by chemicals, alterations in their environment, aircraft, and electrocution. Larger birds, in particular, are more prone to suffering electrocution because their body size and wingspan exceed the phase-to-ground or phase-to-phase distance. When the wings touch the line or ground component, the body forms a path through which an electrical […]
Viganella is a village in Italy where the sun never shines. So locals installed a giant mirror to project the sun’s rays back onto them. Image via The Atlantic. There are companies and apps that do it already from the comfort of your own home: you can check the solar panel potential output from your […]
It has been just two months since COVID-19 was designated a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), compelling the majority of the world’s nations to close their borders and institute lockdown measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Dr. Robert Davis of RD Heritage Group, who devoted a decade of his life […]
5G voodoo? A new study finds that the electrical activity in the cells of living creatures mirrors the electrical fields in nature. Seems we all like lightning, and evolved with the sun.
Believed to be the oldest known temple, and where modern agriculture first began. The sprawling 11,500-year-old stone Göbekli Tepe complex in southeastern Anatolia, Turkey.
Many people experience what is known as the “middle-age spread” as they hit their 40s. There is a reason for that. As people age, certain functions like metabolism decreases and that leads to excessive weight gain. What is worse is the weight is almost impossible to lose. Some people are finding that hormone replacement […]
Yo. The International Day to respect the bees, yo. We mean respect them every day, but extra today.
Compared to statistics around the world. Israel fared pretty well in managing the coronavirus outbreak. An early lockdown and restriction of global travel and early quarantine measures for those that returned seemed to dim the impact of the coronavirus, not yet subsiding in America. For young adults looking to broaden their career outlooks, travelling to […]
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Moderna Therapeutics has received fast-track approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, mRNA-1273. The company’s chief medical officer, Tal Zaks, M.D., Ph.D., has become a ubiquitous presence on American news programs, explaining how the FDA action allows the company to swiftly proceed to Phase 2 testing […]
Are you looking to live a greener lifestyle and become more environmentally-conscious? It is clear that now is the time to take action to reduce environmental impact and when everyone takes steps (even small ones) it will be then that we start to see positive change and heal the planet. There are lots of easy […]
If you want to make forward-looking decisions, save money in the long run, and make an active contribution to climate and environmental protection, you can’t avoid renewable or green energy. Every day more and more households are trying to use renewable energy. The regional and international playhouses are no exception. It is extremely important not […]
Ideally we should all be living like this, with our own personal cow. Until that happens new research finds a way to slow methane development in cow stomachs.
Farmers dump nitrogen on nutrient empty soil so we can have tacos, cereal, a fresh salad. A new solution using switchgrass may make farms healthier.
Vegetation models don't just look good on Instagram. Plants and vegetation and the way they grow play a critical role in supporting life on Earth. And your life too. How will coronavirus affect farms and output next year or the next 10 years? Will climate change wipe out species or promote the growth of latent ones, waiting for the arctic ice to break?
As interesting as it is for tech and financial experts alike, there’s no way around the harsh truth that’s often swiped under the rug while discussing crypto: it damages the environment and the communities where it’s mined.
Think you have COVID-19? Grab a bottle of your hottest sauce and see if you can taste fire.
A new study released by Northwestern University concludes that vitamin D may be an essential weapon to protect yourself from the coronavirus. According to researchers, lower vitamin D levels significantly increase the likelihood that an infected person will develop severe symptoms and complications. The study drew upon data from hospitals in China, France, Italy, South […]
Energy is the big strand in a web of U.S.-Saudi economic ties that has grown in the six years since an American-led army rolled back Iraqi aggression in the Persian Gulf.
The relations between the Herodian Kingdom and the Nabatean Kingdom were very complex and involved political, economic and marriage ties. Through the institution of marriage with local dynasties, Herodians consolidated power in the southern Levant and later became Rome’s client state. Intermarriage between religious groups was not uncommon, people were open-minded, until they were not. Here’s […]