The Falcon 9 rocket shortly after liftoff from Cape Canaveral.The Falcon 9 rocket shortly after liftoff from Cape Canaveral.

Historic night: Israel launches spacecraft to the moon

The country held watch parties from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as SpaceIL's Beresheet ship took flight from Cape Canaveral.

12 of the world's most incredible bridges

These incredible bridges from across the globe incorporate smart, innovative features with beautiful designs.

5 countries with cutting-edge water technology

These five countries are taking water conservation, desalination and clean water technology to the next level.

Teddy bears help kids overcome fear of the doctor

The Teddy Bear Hospital project proves that teddy bears aren't just for cuddling; they're for teaching too!

9 of the world's most inspiring female entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs from bra barons to tech giants are making an impact in the boardroom and in the philanthropic sector. Check out our 9 most inspiring.

Students combine video game and GPS tech to help the blind

Tech to help the blind has been the focus of recent student projects. See how Microsoft's Kinect technology can help the blind navigate with sound cues.

These 5 museums will take your senses on a thrill ride

These Israeli museums are five of the most charming and unique that the country has to offer. Preview the best of Israel's diverse, educational destinations.

Chef brings New Yorkers a taste of the Mediterranean

With popular restaurants and a new book, chef Einat Admony brings a taste of Israel to America.

Retired city bus converted into tiny living space

A bus gets a second life in Israel, where two women with a flair for the creative transformed it into a unique mobile home.

Researchers find protein that may help reverse Alzheimer's

A protein shows promise to reverse Alzheimer's effects in mice, researchers at Tel Aviv University say. The protein blocks plaque accumulation in the brain.

Successful Tel Aviv coach leaving to fulfill NBA dream

David Blatt eyeing jobs in Cleveland, California, Minnesota and Atlanta.

Justin Timberlake joins the 'celebrity namesake' club

Farmers bestowed the pop star with a unique honor – they named a melon after him.

Universities to build $300M nanotechnology center

Tel Aviv University and Tsinghua University announce the XIN center, a $300 million project to research nanotechnology and other emerging fields.

List of new global 'it' cities holds some surprises

These global 'it' cities that you might want to call home include some unexpected cities where the luxury real estate market is on the rise.

Maternal instinct found in dads, too

Maternal instinct may need to be renamed parental instinct, as a new study suggests parenting changes the brains of fathers in the same way as mothers.

Underwater camera sees above the surface without distortion

An underwater camera that can capture images of the surface from below, with minimal distortion, was developed at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.