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How to transform your couch into a touchscreen

Touch screen furniture sounds like science fiction, but MUV Interactive's wearable Bird device has the potential to change how we interact with our sofas.

Taming the desert to make healthy eating affordable

A recent study of Israel's costs for fresh fruit and vegetables found healthy eating affordable there compared to other countries around the world.

How to cook couscous in 10 surprisingly delicious ways

Wondering how to cook couscous? Here are 10 ways to prepare couscous you may not have thought of.

Disabled green sea turtle gets life-saving prosthetic fin

Prosthetic fin designed by an Israeli industrial design student applies aerodynamics to helping the turtle swim.

As seen on TV: heart surgery guided by 3D holograms

The 3D hologram-guided heart surgery shown on an episode of 'Grey's Anatomy' is reality, not science fiction.

NBA coach to face his former Israeli team in his first game

NBA coach David Blatt, recently hired by the Cleveland Cavaliers, will face off against his former team, Maccabi Tel Aviv, in his first preseason game.

Dragon boat racing makes a splash in Israel

Photos of the 2014 Dragon Boat Race in Israel showcase the unique sport that has gained popularity in Israel in recent years.

Why do children in Israel have fewer peanut allergies?

An Israeli peanut allergy study suggests that giving peanut products to children at an early age may reduce the risk of allergic reactions.

8 eye-popping gardens from around the world

Want to add some of the world's most beautiful gardens to your bucket list? Take a visual tour of these beautiful gardens from around the globe.

Spielberg's niece steps into the spotlight on reality show

Jessica Katz is a contestant on the Israeli version of 'The Voice.'

Breads Bakery is making NYC a little more delicious

Award-winning baker and Breads Bakery co-owner Uri Scheft bakes tantalizing creations that reflect his Israeli and Danish background.

Israel's best spots for family fun in the sun

Find the perfect balance between relaxation and fun with these family-friendly summer activities in Israel.

Gold-medal chocolate gets its flavor from an unlikely source

In the 2014 International Chocolate Awards, Israeli chocolatier Ika Cohen won a gold medal using a traditional spice blend in a non-traditional way.

'We became a family': Creating a community through dance

Folk dancing in Israel is a great way to meet people, say regulars. Crowds flock to Gordon Beach in Tel Aviv for the weekly public folk dancing sessions.

App uses crowdsourcing to watch for credit-card fraud

A credit card fraud warning app developed by an Israeli startup can tell you when your credit card data has been hacked – faster than the other guys.