Benjamin Lazarov

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Spy stories: Former Mossad chief talks Iran, nukes, and the life of a spy

Shabtai Shavit reveals details of secret meetings, his view on a range of nuclear and defense issues and how he was almost swept up in the Pollard …

Israel

An inside look at Zillow’s first home purchase: How the real estate media giant will buy and sell houses

The house at 6630 S. Nash Way in Chandler, Ariz., looks at first glance like any other upscale home in the Phoenix area. Built in the early 2000s as …

Real Estate

The Best New Pike and Muskie Baits of 2018

Northern pike and muskellunge are the nastiest fish to swim in freshwater. These apex predators can grow over four-feet long and eat prey two-thirds …

Fishing

Redfin Advances Its Assault on the Real Estate Industry

A disruptive commission structure is helping the upstart broker capture a larger share of a multitrillion-dollar market.<p><b>Redfin</b>'s (NASDAQ:RDFN) …

Real Estate

Washington State

With three National Parks and all the coffee you can drink, Washington will quickly become your favorite state.<p>Washington …

Seattle

How to Invest $1,000 a Month

Here's your step-by-step guide to building lasting wealth.<p>If you invested $1,000 per month and earned the historic market return, how much money …

Investing

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

The 50 Best New Fishing Spots in America

Everything in fishing changes. On the minutest level, that change can be as simple as fish suddenly turning off of green-pumpkin worms after they’d …

Fishing

Is Zillow A Ticking Time Bomb?

<i>Premier Agent, a program in which real estate agents pay up to have their names, faces and contact information posted alongside listings of other agents, might change in a way that could hurt the program and Zillow (Z) in New York State. That’s according to a report from The Real Deal. There is no</i> …

Real Estate

The Strange-But-True Story Of A Mossad-Run ‘Dive Resort’ In Muslim Sudan

It was one of the Mossad’s most daring, complex and longest-running operations. But only now, 37 years on, is the story of a Red Sea diving resort …

Israel

The 28 Best Seattle Day-Trip and Getaway Ideas

Whether you are a visitor looking to add on to your Seattle vacation experience, or a local looking for a quick escape, there are many day trips and …

National Parks

Anxiety Relief Without The High? New Studies On CBD, A Cannabis Extract

As more states legalize marijuana, there's growing interest in a cannabis extract — cannabidiol, also known as CBD.<p>It's marketed as a compound that can help relieve anxiety — and, perhaps, help ease aches and pains, too.<p>Part of the appeal, at least for people who don't want to get high, is that CBD …

Cannabis

Laurene Powell Jobs Buys $16.5 Million San Francisco Mansion

It looks like Laurene Powell Jobs has no plans to end her real estate shopping spree anytime soon. But with an estimated net worth of nearly $20 …

This Startup Could Finally Bring Real Estate Into The Blockchain Era

Real estate transactions move at a snail’s pace in the U.S., with ownership tracked on pieces of paper. But crypto startup Harbor thinks it has found a way to turn real estate into a liquid asset with digital, tokenized securities.<p>The San Francisco company announced $28 million in new investment, …

Blockchain

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in California

California is a hiker’s paradise, with an incredible diversity of landscapes. The nature sites are so sublime that simple descriptions only hint at …

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

5 Weapons That Make It Clear Israel Dominates the Sky

Any Damascus or Tehran should worry.Time and again during its short existence, Israel has demonstrated that it has the most powerful military in the …

Middle East

These Insane Space-Saving Bags Are an Overpacker's Dream — and Only $17 on Amazon

I'm guilty. . . I'm one of those people who fills my suitcase to the brim and can barely close it. A few years ago, I was moving abroad and had to pack up my whole life into just a few suitcases. A friend recommended I try using The Chestnut Travel Space Saver Storage Bags ($17). Not only did they …

Über-Fish: The Amazing Tunas

As anglers, we have tremendous respect for the spirited fighting qualities of tunas — difficult to release, should we wish to, because they truly …

The 15 Hottest New Fishing Lures for 2018

The annual show of the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades—better known as ICAST—is the highlight of the year for the fishing …

Mac and Cheese Recipes You’ll Want to Bookmark ASAP

We rounded up our all-time favorite recipes, because few things are better than a bowl of homemade mac and cheese.

Inland trout set to open, early kings: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Inland trout opens Saturday in Illinois and leads this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report, but there’s plenty more, including some early …

Most Romantic Getaways in National Parks

National Parks Are for Lovers<p>Okay, so national parks may not come to mind when you hear the word, “romance” but our country’s protected lands are …

National Parks

Flyfishing Made Easy: 10 Tips for More Trout

Flyfishing for trout isn’t a complicated, difficult sport. A close look reveals that a successful flyfisherman has mastered several basic abilities: …

The 52 California Wineries You Need to Visit in 2018

So many wineries, so little time. Considering how many wineries populate the Bay Area and its surrounds (as in, thousands), figuring out where to go …

Wine

The 8 Best Fishing Rod and Reel Combos to Buy in 2018

Fishing rod and reel combos are a cost-effective and convenient option especially suited to anglers looking to find a perfectly matched rod and reel …

UMBC stuns No. 1 overall seed Virginia in biggest NCAA tournament upset ever

We’ll never see a stunner like the one we saw Friday night.<p>It finally happened.<p>Never again will the longest-running March Madness question need to be asked. Yes, a No. 16 seed <i>can</i> beat a No. 1.<p>It finally happened. And when it did, it wasn’t by way of a miracle last second shot, or a gritty …

College Sports

Best Fly Fishing Rods 2018 - Comparison and Beginners Guide

The sport of fly fishing has increased dramatically over the last 10 or 20 years. Materials used in the manufacturing of fly fishing equipment has …

THE TAKEDOWN OF TRAVIS KALANICK: The untold story of Uber's infighting, backstabbing, and multimillion-dollar exit packages

Twenty-four hours before Travis Kalanick would make a snap decision that would ultimately force him out of his job, the Uber CEO was relaxing at a rented house in Malibu with several friends.<p>It was a Sunday afternoon and he was ready for a nap. But as his eyes began to close his phone buzzed.<p>"Have …

Sexual Harassment

“Rise and Kill First” Explores the Corrupting Effects of Israel’s Assassination Program

In the mid-1960s, television comedy writer Sol Weinstein produced a series of satirical novels about agent Israel Bond of M 33 and 1/3, a barely …