Tel Aviv is creating new solutions for missing culture in the city like the "boat in theatre" instead of addressing the centers and culture that exists.
Spend a few years or a dozen in a coastal city like Tel Aviv or Beirut and you’ll see how in a short time the season’s have changed. Tel Aviv this winter experienced an unprecedented level of flooding (we told you so), which killed two people and left people kayaking down the streets looking for […]
“How much home loan am I eligible for on my salary?” is usually the first question that comes to a salaried person’s mind when they plan to buy a house. A loan for purchasing a home for salaried professionals depends on several factors such as monthly income, age, credit history, type of property, savings, etc. Before availing housing finance, […]
Tel Aviv makes breathable sidewalk space, stealing from the streets, giving to the cafegoers.
Genetically modified (GM – or GMO) crops are unpopular. Despite their vast potential to help improve global food security while reducing pesticide use, many countries are extremely resistant to planting GM crops, with 85% of global GM agricultural land coming from just four countries: the US, Brazil, Argentina and Canada. Where they have been grown, […]
The outbreak of Covid-19, and the impact it has had on the world, has changed the way we live and how we think about many social situations. Masks are becoming more and more common when people are outdoors and in public spaces. The air we breathe has suddenly come under extra scrutiny. The strength of […]
Between March and April, the Israeli government incrementally established isolation guidelines to prevent the COVID-19 virus from spreading. Along with the closure of multiple businesses and institutions, transportation was severely limited, forcing people to work from home, thus drastically cut the number of vehicles on the road. As a result, Israel experienced a 40% reduction in nitrogen […]
Every year, thousands of vehicular accidents happen in the state of Illinois, many of them could have been avoided. One example is when you’re in a situation where a driver has rear-ended your car. This could have been avoided if you and/or the car behind you has left enough space between you and the car […]
Goliath, the giant who was overtaken by King David's slingshot, is described in the biblical Book of Samuel as a Philistine giant defeated by the young David in single combat. It is believed that Goliath was originally from Gath.
The hemp industry is booming, and an increasing number of acres of farmland that were once used for other crops are being handed over to hemp farmers. For both hemp smokers and environmental activists, however, some of the attributes of outdoor-grown hemp might be less than ideal. Check out these five simple reasons that indoor […]
We’ve all heard of lead – whether it’s lead-based paint or leaded gasoline. These applications are now things of the past, but do we still have a lead problem? The Soil Science Society of America explores how the poisonous metal is still present in urban soils. Blogger Anna Wade explains, “in the United States, risk […]
How Entrepreneurs and Proprietors are Addressing the Challenges of the Pandemic in the Midst of Unprecedented Economic Uncertainty Due to the global spread of COVID-19, many traditional venues for conducting business have been severely restricted. Most restaurants are unable to offer table-side dining services and now must resort to delivery and pick-up models. Salons, hairstylists, […]
Social networks are no longer limited to staying in touch with friends. More and more businesses are harnessing the benefits of Instagram, with different businesses approaching the platform in several ways. Despite the focus of Instagram being picture-based posts, there is still a lot of other areas that need some attention, such as the bio. […]
When thinking about cities in the Netherlands, most people picture canals lined with charming old houses and narrow brick alleyways. Don’t expect to find any of that in Rotterdam. This is not your typical Dutch city. Rotterdam is known for its modern, experimental architecture and has turned it into a hotspot for sustainable urban design. […]
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 […]
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.
Israel is a biopharma and medical powerhouse. Earlier this week we reported on a NASDAQ traded company called Pluristem that brought dying coronavirus patients back to life and weaning off ventilation. Now, the Hebrew University from Jerusalem sends us a science breakthrough that speeds up testing results. If you read the news you will keep […]
The pattern of doing business and marketing has been changed dramatically since the past two decades. With the advent of information and technology and its extensive use all around the world, businesses are also reaching new heights of sophistication. Therefore, if you own a business or a brand, you simply can’t afford to stick to […]
Lightning's not supposed to strike twice. But here I am. In New York City. America's Ground Zero for coronavirus.
New research targeting buyers find that consumers prefer functionality over "features" of being green. Time to downplay the CSR plan?
While studying hosts’ photos, researchers discovered a “trustworthiness” pecking order: women are deemed more trustworthy than men, older hosts over younger ones, smiling faces over neutral expressions, attractive hosts over unattractive ones.
The Tenth Session of World Urban Forum, the world’s most important conference on cities convened biannually by UN Habitat has just concluded. For the first time, it took place in an Arab country, the United Arab Emirates, and the host, Abu Dhabi, had much to contribute to the conversation. Throughout the week-long event, representatives of […]
A tiny house, a room of one's own, a little office, pottery studio, or granny flat.
We love India. We love its people, its nature, its food and its traditions. But like a lot of cultures in tradition, India has a lot of room to grow, and hopefully learn from the mistakes of other energy independent countries like Canada. Canada may have created renewable energy out of hydro-electric dams, which is […]
You got to love New Yorkers. They are real, and they are often serious. And they like to walk the walk. So New Yorkers have a lot to celebrate now that their elected mayor Mayor Bill de Blasio declared that he will stop all new fossil fuel projects within and serving the city. Great talk, but what are locals doing really?