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Tel Aviv University Just Graduated an Egyptian Valedictorian. Watch his Speech.

Last week, Tel Aviv University held its annual graduation ceremony for international master’s students. The event unfolded like most of its kind, …

Xiaomi Trolls Samsung With Redmi Note 2 Launch

Chinese mobile making upstart Xiaomi is gunning to steal Samsung’s thunder by launching a pair of phablet smartphones on the same day Samsung is due to unbox phablet-sized updates to its Galaxy Note and Galaxy S6 Edge devices — with Samsung press events taking place later today in New York and …

Mobile Technology

Israeli safety app Musketeer saves lives

Musketeer is a cellular safety application based on the premise that help is most efficient and effective when it comes to those in need …

Peer-to-peer

Trump Finally Performs A Public Service (And Poses A Hard Question for Republicans)

For most of my adult life, this semi-literate, mega-rich egomaniac out of New York called Donald Trump has pretended to be an important public figure, making an endless array of half-baked public pronouncements, slapping his name on things, and generally giving narcissistic personality disorder a …

Donald Trump

Mayim Bialik Wants To See Pictures Of Your Cat

Please share pictures of your cats with Mayim Bialik.<p>"The Big Bang Theory" star, neuroscientist and animal advocate has teamed up with PetSmart Charities to help dispel negative stereotypes about cats and the people who love them. (C'mon, don't pretend you've never heard the term "crazy cat lady" …

The Top 10 Street Food Joints In Tel Aviv

Top 10

Apple’s HomeKit platform will see first accessories launch next week

The first home automation products using Apple’s new Siri-controlled HomeKit platform will arrive next week, according to sources briefed on Apple’s plans.<p>The company first introduced HomeKit last year alongside iOS 8, introducing a framework for developers to build home automation accessories that …

5 Common Business Plan Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Writing a business plan is an important part of the business startup process. There has been debate in recent years concerning whether or not creating a formal business plan is really helpful. In our opinion, it is never a bad idea to go through the process of presenting your business on paper. If …

How To Peel A Hard-Boiled Egg Crazy Fast

Photo credit: Almay<p>Life is busy. There isn't time for painfully peeling tiny bits of shell from hard-boiled eggs. No one knows that better than YouTuber Crazy Russian Hacker, which is why he found a way to peel an egg in just seconds.<p>All you have to do is place the egg in your hand, smash it on a …

Demonstration

Understanding the Difference Between an Investment and an Expense

What's the difference between an investment and an expense? The difference is simple: one will start paying you back, and the other is a drain on your resources.<p><b>A Bottom-Line Distinction</b><p>Viewing all spending as investments instead of expenses will help guide better decisions. Say you need a new …

3 Moves to Build Money Confidence in Your 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s

The older you get, the more confident you'll feel about your money, right?<p>Actually, no. According to new research from LearnVest, it turns out that age doesn't necessarily correlate with financial confidence in the way you might expect.<p>The study, which surveyed more than 100,000 people, found that …

Personal Finance

How to Make Good Decisions

When uncertain or afraid, how do we free ourselves from delay, make good decisions, and take decisive action? Three strategies...<p><b>1. Make decisions sooner:</b><p>It's easier to make decisions earlier than later. For example, if you hate your job, make a decision to leave sooner. Yes, be judicious and and …

Self-improvement

Here's How Wi-Fi Actually Works

Most computer users know little about how Wi-Fi works. In fact, one of the only things many do know is that sometimes it doesn’t. But even a little …

Wi-Fi

15 Pasta Recipes That'll Break You Out Of Your Penne Rut

There are hundreds of pasta shapes made in the world -- take a look at all of these beauties -- but penne reigns supreme. Sure, bow ties are popular and macaroni too, but one look at Google search trends shows that penne is at the top of the heap. (Spaghetti, fettuccine and pappardelle are not …

Cooking

Dear Human: A Letter From Your Cat

Dear Human,<p>Apparently you need to be reminded of the rules of this house. My house. The house I let you and that filthy dog share with me. Rule number one is you need to do what I want you to do when I want you to do it and I want you to get rid of the dim-witted dog. Now. Please.<p>Let me elaborate. …

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends, but it’s also a major time drain and privacy killer.<p>There is more to Facebook than status updates, photos and comments. Here are five little-known Facebook chills and thrills.<p><b>1.</b> …

Social Media

5 Beautiful WordPress themes for 2015

Get a head start and create great-looking interfaces with this must-have collectionMAMAhttp://jeweltheme.comA new perspective on the single page …

Web Design

Download WhatsApp Photos via Dropbox

A friend has a book publishing business and have customers across the country who sell these books. They are old-school businesses that always relied …

Apps

How to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch

Here's How to Peel a Hard-Boiled Egg in Seconds

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Healthy Eating

Holistic Prayer: Rabbi Avi Weiss is A Prayer!

The Baal Shem Tov taught that before one could pray with love towards God, one must feel love for all others in one's presence. God is only interested in prayer where one feels compassion and love for those all around. Rabbi Avi Weiss is the contemporary embodiment of this Torah lesson: he doesn't …

Defending Prophet Muhammad but Through the Pen Instead

I, like everyone on the planet, have recently come to know in some way or form (print or TV or social media) of the terrorist attack on <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> and its staff. I react with disgust and abhorrence and wonder why someone would commit this act and worse, in the name of their religion, i.e Islam.<p>I …

How to Reduce a Bloated Belly in 60 Seconds With This Simple Recipe

There’s an easy way to reduce that big belly size of yours, this is the Sassy Water. Named after its inventor Cynthia Sass who came up with it for …

Food

10 best email apps for Android

Email is one of the oldest and most important forms of online communication. It’s a service many of us use every single day. There are tons of email services and email apps that accompany them. Some may only have a single account on something like Gmail, Outlook, or Yahoo. Their individual apps …

Apps

How to Build a Thriving Business: 6 Things Entrepreneurs Do (That Most Other People Don't)

When John Rampton was 10 years old, he was bit by the entrepreneurial bug. With a $100 loan from his mom, he stocked up on candy from his local Costco and then set up shop in his local neighborhood. "I could buy something for 10 cents and then sell it for 50 cents," he says of his first …

Entrepreneurship

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt.<p>Yep, it's a pretty …

An Open Letter to My Ex-Wife: I Thought You Were the Most Beautiful Thing in the World

I never imagined you and I, out of all the people in this world, would go through something so devastating as we did.<p>Throughout the years, we created the most beautiful memories. We climbed all the way to the top together, only to slip and fall as soon as we got there. And though I may have …

Relationships

How Do Car Companies Name Their Cars?

<i>What process does a car company follow to name a new model?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Anthony Jackson,</i> …

Former AP reporter follows up on anti-Israel bias in the media

Matti Friedman, who wrote a hugely important expose of how AP and the rest of the mainstream media reports from the Middle East, has written a …