Jaime Bender

Here's what happened when an African tribe saw a cartoon for the first time

In the heart of sub-Saharan Africa, animation is bringing something special to one remote tribe: laughter.

A new way to keep your grandparents from getting lonely

ELLI-Q is an artificial intelligence-based robot companion that keeps older adults active and engaged.

To prepare for life on Mars, astronauts are going to ... Utah?

Researchers will spend 2 weeks in an isolated capsule in the desert to simulate life on the Red Planet.

2 friends figured out how to bake a cake in a rice cooker

And in China, where many people don't have ovens, it's really taking off.

7 recipes that assure us it’s OK to be obsessed with coconut milk

One simple ingredient = a world of possibilities.

How many calories are in that sundae? New phone can tell you

Point this phone at anything, and it'll tell you its chemical makeup – food, medicine, liquids, even your own body.

This was just ranked the easiest diet to follow

U.S. News & World Report ranked the 38 best diets in the world. Learn which diet earned high marks in convenience and overall health.

This breathalyzer can diagnose 17 diseases

In a new study, scientists lay out how artificial intelligence can detect a person's unique 'breathprint' and work to identify illnesses before they become deadly.

A Haifa sunset, framed in romance

An evening overlooking the water is picture-perfect for this couple.

6 champagne cocktails to help ring in the new year in style

Out with the old, in with the ... best champagne drinks this side of the bar.

'That's What She Said' champagne cocktail

A tongue-in-cheek concoction brought to you by spunky mixologist Kelsey Didit of NYC hotspot Bustan.

Balcony of the dolls

Stunning Bauhaus architecture, and some whimsical playthings, adorn this Tel Aviv building.

A winter wonderland atop Mount Hermon

This scenic skiing paradise can be enjoyed for a few weeks in the peak of winter in Israel.

Want to live longer after a heart attack? Be an optimist

A new study says positive thinking – and planning – can go a long way for heart patients.

This champagne cocktail is your new favorite New Year's drink

And its recipe comes straight from French 57, a hip new bar in Tel Aviv that combines soulful New Orleans style and local Israeli ingredients.