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Check out the world's longest tunnel — it's 35 miles long and it connects Switzerland and Italy

Tunneling and track-laying for the 35-mile NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel has been completed, making it officially the longest tunnel in the world, surpassing Japan's 14-1/2-mile Seikan Tunnel.<p>Swiss authorities held a media day inside the tunnel in October to announce that most of the technical work for …

New Report Out Of Taiwan Sheds More Light On Apple's Upcoming iPhones

If a new report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News has it right, Apple is indeed planning on releasing two bigger iPhone handsets later this year. But …

Is pCell the Holy Grail of wireless networking?

Steve Perlman believes his company's pCell technology will revolutionize the wireless industry, eliminating congestion, dead zones, and unreliable connections.<p>Serial entrepreneur Steve Perlman claims that his new patented technology can create the wireless network of our dreams.<p>His invention, …

Scientists develop a lie detector for tweets

Scientists are developing a new computer system which will be able to judge between truth and fiction in 140 characters or less<p>Scientists have developed the ultimate lie detector for social media – a system that can tell whether a tweeter is telling the truth.<p>The creators of the system called …

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Israel ranks 4th globally in health care efficiency

In a new ranking of countries with the most efficient health care, Israel came in fourth, while the US ranked — behind Iran — in 46th position.<p>The …

'Start-up nation' Israel draws U.S. governors

Israel has become a popular destination for U.S. governors hoping to spur their states' economies by tapping into the technology of a country some call "Start-Up Nation."<p>States with robust technology sectors such as California, New York and Massachusetts have been particularly active in seeking out …

Translation Nation: Israel's translation software and services investment landscape

As the world is getting smaller as technological advances in communication and travel promote globalization – markets and people have become more …

Israeli Women Advancing High-Tech Innovation

Sep 11, 2013<p>(Source Citation: Shay Druyak, Stand With Us)<p><b>At organizations such as Intel and the Technion, Israeli women are advancing high-tech</b> …

Black Friday and Bad Weather: Shoppers May Be Delayed, but Not Denied

For the past few weeks, retailers have been blamed for ruining Thanksgiving by opening their doors to shoppers on what is traditionally a quiet …

Twentieth Century Fox Is Building a Movie Theme Park in Malaysia

A highlands theme park with rides and special effects based on Twentieth Century Fox movies, shops selling discounted designer goods, upgraded hotel …

Learning Bill Gates Is Your Reddit Secret Santa Can Elicit Only 1 Response: 'Holy Sh*t. Time Out'

<i>Photo: Imgur</i><p>When a Reddit user signed up for the website’s Secret Santa gift exchange, she hoped for some sparkly nail polish, maybe an iPad if she were to get super lucky.<p>She never expected a seven-pound over nighted gift from Bill Gates that would totally change her life.<p>When Rachel first opened …

Fitbit Force vs. Jawbone UP24: Which activity tracker should you buy?

Advertisement<p>54 Comments<p>There’s little doubt that activity trackers will be a hot gift this holiday season, but which one should you give?<p>Recently …

It's Official

It’s Official: The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Now on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / October 22, 2013<p>Victor Agreda Jr. remembers his first Apple …

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David Gregory Presses Nancy Pelosi on Obamacare Promise: ‘Are You Accountable For Saying Something That Turned Out Not to be Correct?’

NBC host David Gregory spent nearly three minutes on Sunday grilling House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi over her 2009 promise that Americans who like their health care plan and want to keep it could do so under the Affordable Care Act.<p>The “Meet the Press” host played for Pelosi a 2009 MSNBC clip …

The Prime Minister of Israel

The Real Reason for Israel’s Brain Drain

On a visit to Eastern Europe last week, Yair Lapid, Israel’s telegenic finance minister, wrote a defiant yet innocent-seeming Facebook post: “A word to all of those who are ‘fed up’ and ‘leaving for Europe,’ ” he began,<p>I happen to be in Budapest at the moment. I came to give a speech in parliament …

Israeli prime minister praises Israeli Nobel winner… who ditched Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an awkward telephone call Wednesday to an Israeli-American scientist and co-laureate of this year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry.<p>“We see you as one of us,” Netanyahu told professor Arieh Warshel in a videotaped call (in Hebrew) posted to the Prime …

Halevi's 'Like Dreamers' Is the Big Book On Israel We've Been Waiting For

Yossi Klein Halevi’s 'Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation' is an unparalleled portrait …

Israel, the Daily Mail and antisemitism in Britain

Jonathan Freedland's article (Antisemitism does not always come doing a Nazi salute, 5 October) rightly pointed out how Jewish people and other ethnic and religious groups are discriminated against and criticised in many subtle ways. It is always deplorable. Whether or not the Daily Mail intended …

iPhone 5s Shipping Times Improve As Apple Catches Up With Demand

iPhone 5s shipping times have improved this week as Apple slowly catches up with demand for the new device. At the beginning of this week, customers ordering the handset through the Apple online store would have seen shipping estimates of 2-3 weeks, but as of today, they’re down to 1-2 weeks.<p>As …

Apple's iPad Mini Retina Is Now Available From $399

Apple’s next-generation iPad Mini was unveiled last month — and it has landed on the Apple Store today, retailing at $399 for the 16GB WiFi-only model and $529 for the cellular data-equipped version.<p>Here are the countries that the new iPad Mini is available in for now: the US, the UK, Australia, …

Bent trees on the shores of Lake Michigan

Ken Scott was hiking at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, in Michigan, when he came upon these bent trees.<p>Ken Scott captured this photo of …

10 Tips for Safe Hunting in Michigan

The Michigan DNR provides these tips to make your next hunting trip a responsible one.<p>With Michigan's rich tradition of fall hunting getting under …

Cost of Childcare in Michigan Among Highest in Country

A new study ranks Michigan as the 12th least affordable state for infant care, costing 13 percent of median income for married couples.<p>Do you feel …