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The rise, the fall, and the rise of a chocolate mogul

The founder of the world famous Max Brenner chocolate shops was banished from his company. But, after a five-year exile, Oded Brenner has returned and is making a comeback.

7 of the world's most offbeat and unusual restaurants

There are many unusual restaurants, but we think these take the cake. And you may or may not want the cake when you've finished your meal. Bon appetit!

CNN report highlights Israel's tech scene

A recent CNN report by Samuel Burke highlights Israel's tech scene and explores the favorable factors for launching a startup in Israel.

5 cool new robot inventions

From fixing your spine to protecting your crops, these robot inventions are the next big wave of technological innovation.

10 mouthwatering dishes of Israel you should really try

From crispy falafel to lamb kebabs, check out this selection of foods popular in Israel — and by all means, try them at home!

Meet E4, the self-propelled, dust-busting solar panel robot

Ecoppia's cleaning system uses microfiber cloths and controlled air flow to clean solar panels without the use of water or expensive manpower.

5 herbal remedies backed by Israeli researchers

The benefits of these natural herbal remedies - from turmeric to cranberries - have been closely studied by scientists in Israel.

Tennis goes high-tech with new tracking system

The Israeli tennis tracking system PlaySight's SmartCourt provides real-time feedback and instant video for players everywhere.

Blood test may be able to detect breast cancer before mammograms can

Octava Pink, a blood test developed by an Israeli life sciences startup, can detect breast cancer before a tumor has even formed.

Lights festival in Jerusalem brings fantastical displays

Take a visual tour of the enchanting lights festival in Jerusalem, from whimsical glowing costumes to breathtaking projected displays.

Ellen DeGeneres wants to turn three grandmothers into reality TV stars

The reality series features three grandmothers offering valuable (and amusing) life lessons to younger participants.

Human evolution reveals clue to solving modern illnesses

Researchers say turning genes on and off in the human brain could be a clue to preventing Alzheimer's and other conditions.

Will.i.am investigates the Israeli tech scene

A Will.i.am investment in Israel seems likely after a trip this summer, in which the Black Eyed Peas founding member met with 5 tech companies.

23 gorgeous flowers at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

From the desert rose to the winter iris, the gardens feature breathtaking blossoms year-round.

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.