SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket during one of its first trips.SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket during one of its first trips.

In next generation of space race, Israel is at the forefront

Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch an Israeli spaceship to the moon. And that's just the beginning.

Massive landfill transforming into 2,000-acre park

Ariel Sharon Park is being built around a former garbage mound. The massive landfill will be converted into one of the world's largest parks by 2020.

Researcher unlocks cause of deadly brain cancer

A brain cancer researcher uncovered a protein that is overly present in glioblastoma tumors, making strides in the fight against this deadly disease.

Volunteers around the globe join in a day of giving back

International Good Deeds Day encourages everyone around the globe to lend a helping hand.

Diving in for a cause: Women swim miles in charity event

Swim4Sadna is an annual swim-a-thon event to raise funds for educational programs for special-needs kids. See photos and tweets from Swim4Sadna 2014.

Need a personal assistant? This busy mom invented one

The personal assistant app 24me was invented by a busy mom and her husband. Learn more about this personal assistant app that can help organize your life.

Award-winning 'Basil Tree' provides fresh leaves for years

The Israeli company Hishtil has developed a Basil Tree that lasts for years and is resistant to pests and drought-tolerant.

Tel Aviv tournament added to 2014 ATP World Tour

The ATP World Tour will feature a tournament in Israel this year, for the first time since 1996.

Finally, someone figured out how to make a printer fit in your pocket

A team of designers and robotics experts developed a mini mobile printer that draws images or text on any size paper. Meet the mini mobile pocket printer.

She's changing how the world thinks about banking reform

Her work on banking reform landed Israeli economist and Stanford professor Anat Admati a spot on Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people.

New 'summer garlic' species discovered

A newly discovered garlic plant is under threat from grazing cows, say scientists. Learn about the newly discovered garlic strain known as summer garlic.

App helps support independent coffee shops in NYC and Israel

Independent coffee shops get a boost from CUPS, which recently expanded to New York and lets subscribers drink unlimited coffee at independent coffee shops.

9 new world records to set your sights on surpassing

Want to set some Guinness world records? Now's your chance. These 9 new, unique Guinness world records are the perfect challenge for thrill-seekers.

Meeting Minnie Mouse on the runway is a dream come true

The Make a Wish Foundation granted wishes for children during Tel Aviv Fashion Week. See how the Make a Wish Foundation brought Minnie Mouse on the runway.

Out of retirement, into the championship

Power forward David Blu came out of retirement to help the underdogs Maccabi Tel Aviv win the Final Four.

Vent here: App connects businesses and customers

An app for customer reviews that lets business owners get feedback instantly, privately and directly, Owner Listens connects business owners with customers.