Culture
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Design your home on-line

CmyCasa software uses 3-D and animation tools to take care of the visualizing for you on-line, as you design and furnish your home.   CmyCasa helps users select furniture and design features for their homes online, without having to lay …

Vidgets may transform your on-line viewing experience

To the delight of marketers, advertisers, and content providers worldwide, Israeli start-up AttracTV has developed ‘vidgets’ – an interactive application platform for on-line TV viewing.   Turning TV into an active pastime: AttracTV founders Tsachi Sofer (on the left), and …

Is there a mermaid in Kiryat Yam?

Is there a mermaid in Kiryat Yam?

After several Kiryat Yam residents reported seeing a mermaid, the mayor of the quiet working class town has offered a $1 million reward to anyone with unshakeable proof of her existence. There were always rumors about mermaids in the northern …

Good news for control freaks

An Israeli researcher suggests that with a marathon mindset we can avoid burnout in the workplace and stay at the top of our game.   Photo courtesy of Roni Schutzer/Flash90. If employees think like a marathon runner in the workplace, …

Israel’s PopLove is upcycled, sustainable fashion

An Israeli-Canadian fashion duo creates new clothes from old, but the garments are a cut above the pieces from which they originate.   Husband and wife team, Andrea Hughes and Shai Wallach are creating unique new fashions from recycled clothes. …

Performance art makes its Israeli comeback [Video]

Performance art makes its Israeli comeback [Video]

With nine Israeli performance artists invited to the Performance Art Biennial in New York, it’s clear that this genre is back in town.   Nine Israeli artists were selected to participate in last years’ Performance Art Bienniel in the US, …

The Lionesses of Judah

Despite such a sorry lack of funding that they have to change into their practice clothes in the bushes, Israel’s female rugby players are passionate about the game.   Israel’s women rugby players are aiming for the 2016 Olympics. Rugby …

Collecting for an online era

Whether it’s stamps, coins or phone cards, collecting just got easier with a new award-winning Israeli website that enables collectors to post their catalogs on line.   Stamps, coins, even tea bags – the website Colnect allows collectors to catalog …

Sculpting light to illuminate [Video]

Sculpting light to illuminate [Video]

Ayala Serfaty takes art and function to a whole new level with strange, luminous designs that are lighting up hotels and museums worldwide.   Many artists use the play of light in their artwork, but Ayala Serfaty of Aqua Creations …