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Israel has its first Grand Tour – but will it get people on their bikes?

Billionaire bike-lover Sylvan Adams has a dream to get Israel cycling – he funded the Middle East’s first velodrome, gave car-centric Tel Aviv a cycle network, and is behind the country’s first Grand Tour. But will it work?<p>While some wealthy benefactors to Israel choose to plant forests, build …

Cycling

These Lizard-Dolphin Creatures Ruled the Seas for 150 Million Years

It was just another morning in Lilstock, United Kingdom, when Paul de la Salle, a retired electronic engineer and passionate fossil collector was …

Paleontology

Damascus residents reveal how Syria's conflict has altered their lives

Frustration, fear and powerlessness on the one hand, hope and a new perspective on the other. How do people in Syria deal with the conflict? How has …

Middle East

Avicii Dies at 28

Artist, DJ and producer Tim Bergling, a.k.a. Avicii, died this afternoon in Oman, according to a statement from his rep. He was 28. “It is with …

Photos: The Saudi Crown Prince met with tech VIPs this week in Silicon Valley, including Sergey Brin and Magic Leap’s CEO

Up next: Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is meeting a star-studded group of tech and media CEOs this week, including Google co-founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai; Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz; and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson. A visit with Apple CEO …

Silicon Valley

What Israelis Hear When You Say There Was A ‘Massacre’ In Gaza

Living in Israel, it has been a surreal experience watching the international community’s response to the riots on the Gaza border. It is as though …

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Insects

Gal Gadot Named Huawei’s First Ever ‘CEO’

Huawei is boosting its efforts to enter the US market with Gal Gadot as its newest chief experience officer<p>If Wonder Woman has her lasso of truth, …

Gal Gadot

Stone age hunter-gatherers' 'paradise' discovered next to major Israeli road

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered next to one of the country’s busiest roads the site of an extraordinarily well preserved prehistoric “paradise” used by stone age hunter-gatherers over half a million years ago, who left behind evidence of hundreds of knapped flint hand-axes.<p>The discovery at …

Anthropology

Pakistan ranked world's top travel destination - Associated Press Of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Dec 30 (APP):Pakistan has been ranked the world’s top travel destination for 2018 by the British Backpacker Society, which described …

10 Times Science Proved the World Is Amazing in 2017

Photo Credit: Darlene Tanner/ ZUMA<p>Slide 1 of 21<p>An Amazing World<p>A spinach leaf, pumping with human heart cells. The world's driest desert, overflowing …

ANC sends a strong message to Israelis

Johannesburg - The decision taken by the ANC national conference to immediately and unconditionally downgrade the South African embassy in Israel has …

South Africa

Putin's beloved German teacher dies aged 96 in Tel Aviv

Mina Juditskaja Berliner, the woman who taught Russian President Vladimir Putin how to speak German, has died at the age of 96 in Israel.<p>Berliner - …

Avocado Hand Injuries Are Real. Is A Seedless Fruit The Answer?

Behold, the cocktail avocado. No, that's not a weird cucumber. It's the latest in avocado innovation, on offer at British retail chain Marks & Spencer.<p>According to an Instagram post from M&S itself, "It's the avocado you never knew you needed." That may be because the British press is promoting …

Marks & Spencer

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

<b>College Football</b> 4 hours ago<p><b>College Football</b> 5 hours ago<p><b>College Football</b> 6 hours ago<p><b>College Football</b> 7 hours ago<p><b>College Football</b> 7 hours ago<p>Breaking …

Humans descended from sponge? New study says so

A team of scientists found out that the sponge-like creatures that lived 750 million years ago are our earliest ancestor.<p>One of the most heated …

UK to purchase Israeli Iron Dome defense system to defend Falklands

Iron Dome demonstrated its ability to intercept short range missiles fired at Israel from Gaza.<p>><br>• ><p>Iron Dome. (photo credit: REUTERS)<p>Britain is buying …

From Qom to Medina: Israeli Jew visits holy sites across Muslim world

A Russian-born Israeli Jew has been visiting holy sites across the Muslim world, including mosques in Iran, Lebanon, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.<p>Photos …

Saudi Arabia

Israeli police raise money for Arab family

An Arab resident of Judea and Samaria arrived with her children at the Qalandiya crossing to enter Jerusalem Wednesday.<p>The policemen at the crossing …

Watch out Voldemort: Israeli scientists make invisibility cloak breakthrough for real

It’s still only on the nano level, but such a cloaking chip could be used on stealth aircraft, local optical camouflage or electromagnetic wave …

Ben-Gurion University

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Dark Matter

A self-driving shuttle in Las Vegas got into an accident on its first day of service

Surprise: it was the human’s fault<p>A Las Vegas-based self-driving shuttle service celebrated its launch day by getting into an accident with a human driver, according to a news report from local Nevada broadcast station <i>KSNV News 3</i>. The shuttle, made by French startup Navya and owned and operated by …

Nearly half of U.S. teens prefer Snapchat over other social media

Snaps > tweets.<p>Snapchat is more popular among U.S. teens than ever, according to new research from investment firm Piper Jaffray. The company surveys teens in the U.S. about their media habits every spring and fall.<p>This fall’s survey found that 47 percent of surveyed teens say Snapchat is their …

Is Donald Trump a sociopath? A psychiatrist speaks out

<b>(Getty/Mandel Ngan)</b><p>Psychiatrist Lance Dodes sounds the alarm about President Donald Trump’s mental health<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>October 14, 2017 3:00pm (UTC)<p>As president of the United States, Donald Trump is one of the most observed and commented upon people in the world. Unfortunately, his time in public …

Donald Trump

Palestinian terrorist hijacker to speak about women’s rights in EU parliament

BRUSSELS — Leila Khaled, a Palestinian woman convicted of terrorism who has continued to advocate violence against Israelis, is slated to speak at …

European Parliament

Japan turns to Israel's anti-terror expertise ahead of Olympics

Japanese officials preparing for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are seeking Israeli anti-terror expertise amid a rising tide of global Islamic …

Ancient puzzle: 4,000-year-old decapitated toads found in Israeli tomb

It’s been three years since archaeologists uncovered a 4,000-year-old tomb near the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo in Israel. They were surprised by what they found inside: numerous vessels containing date palms and myrtle bushes, neither of which were native to the area, and — strangest of all — the …

Syrian Deputy PM to UN: 'Israel supports groups fighting regime'

Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem charged, more specifically, that Israel has provided funds, arms, and communications support for the …

Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It’s Gone Too Far

SAN FRANCISCO — Their complaints flow on Reddit forums, on video game message boards, on private Facebook pages and across Twitter. They argue for everything from male separatism to an end to gender diversity efforts.<p>Silicon Valley has for years accommodated a fringe element of men who say women …

Silicon Valley