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  • One Israeli Creation for the Weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    February 22, 2013 | 12:04 pm

    Did you know Israelis also invented some really cool games? There are countless Israel-invented games, but only three of them are cool enough to me mentioned and recommended. Enjoy!

    Taki

    This is my favorite Israeli game, and favorite card game in general. It is a very common...

  • Cardboard bicycle can change the world, says Israeli inventor

    October 15, 2012 | 10:40 am

    A bicycle made almost entirely of cardboard has the potential to change transportation habits from the world's most congested cities to the poorest reaches of Africa, its Israeli inventor says.

    Izhar Gafni, 50, is an expert in designing automated mass-production lines. He is an...

  • Science of hearing loss moving near speed of sound

    By Robert Ebisch

    March 7, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    The music coming from Bob Dylan and his band at the indoor concert is awesome, but what I can hear of his vocals suggests that people backstage are strangling frogs and stepping on ducks.

    Sure, Dylan's voice is throaty and growly, but he can articulate his songs as well as anyone. I...

  • Tinkerer reinvents airplane passenger seats to prevent clots

    By Tom Tugend

    June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Like Henry Ford, Arnold (Arnon) Jonas is a garage tinkerer, but the Israeli native is ready to confer an even greater boon on mankind than the gasoline-powered automobile -- to wit, a comfortable and healthful airplane seat.

    Working out of his garage in Orange County, the self-taught...

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  • Israeli photo application promises more beautiful you

    By Karin Kloosterman

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    If the camera could lie, would you let it?

    Three Israeli computer scientists from Tel Aviv University have developed the ultimate enhancement tool for retouching digital images. Called the Beauty Function, their program scans an image of your face, studies it and produces a...

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