A young Iranian woman, 22, has died in custody after being arrested by Iran’s morality police for improper clothing. Her death sparked anger on social media under her name #MahsaAmini. Iran has released footage from the time of Mahsa Amini’s arrest up until she collapsed in a police station. Officials say she had a heart attack and pre-existing condition. […]
Found at Tel Yehud, it is the oldest source of hallucinogen use in history to date.
Locals learn to preserve mosaics in the Middle East.
Two guys from Dubai build Blank Street into a Silicon Valley funded coffee venture. Not all New Yorkers welcome this venture.
Lebanon is facing a severe energy crisis forcing people to run private generators for switching on light bulbs and refrigerators. But people have started to turn to the sun.
Hyaluronic acid (HA) enhances the ultimate success of IVF.
The Med region is changing as hundreds of new species invade. Can you imagine floating in Cefalu with killer jellyfish?
Yemenis are often overrun by locusts which attack their food supply.
Like China who has been using AI and facial detection surveillance to pinpoint people breaking lockdown, Iran's morality police are using cameras to catch women without a head covering –- a moral sin in Iran.
Did Covid start in bats? New research from scientists in Israel refute the theory which points to the opposite: bats have a highly effective immune system that enables them to deal relatively easily with viruses considered lethal for other mammals.
Like smells, music stimulates your mood, transporting you quickly to the past and present, elevating emotions. A new study at Tel Aviv University shows that music can very quickly help physicians detect cognitive decline in the elderly, paving the way for quick intervention to help stave off Alzheimers, maybe even the lasting effects of a […]
An ancient cache of animal bones used for divination and games shows how people are just people wherever you roam.
A cross between a sci-fi post-apocalyptic city and a Moshe Safdie rendition of Expo 67, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman shows off The Line.
This time we were going to go outside our comfort zone - we’d go outside the Thailand we knew: beaches, floating markets, temples, and beaches of Samui and Phuket. This time we would rely on my husband’s old memories from the early 90s to take us back to the mountains in the north.
A new gum called Sweet Victory has been created for kids to stop sugar intake in people and children who can no longer say no to sweets.
Some people find that meditation is a better solution for them. In this blog post, Dr. Ryan Shelton of Zenith Labs will discuss seven ways meditation can help improve mental health!
A luxurious estate and a rare rural mosque – among the earliest known worldwide (over 1200 years old) - was recently discovered outside the Bedouin city of Rahat in the Negev Desert, Israel.
It's your business to make sure your enterprise is future-proofed from climate change. How are you doing net-zero?
Fireworks, instead of gunshots, have been the norm for Middle East celebrants of weddings and festivals. Some cities are starting to ban fireworks. Here are some alternatives for upcoming holidays.
Well in the Bronx, honeybee keepers have tasted notes of pollution. In Jerusalem will the sweet bees offer a taste of holiness?
Nespresso is now a B Corp. A fair trade organization along with B Corp members are outraged.
To help understand insect populations, a new insect radar, the first for Israel, has been installed near the Hula Valley nature reserve. The area is a major rest stop for millions of migratory birds moving between Africa and Europe each year.
The Sunimplant team developed a concept for the preservation of the environment and cultural heritage in the rural region of the High Rif in north of Morocco.
Small changes add up. Here are some tips to doing your laundry sustainably. These tips are good for the planet and for saving money too.
The researchers looked at how a heterosexual couple's physiology and behavior adapt to each other during that first encounter.