Technology
In 2013, Eran Geva and Itay Klein made an anti-paper airplane gun.

Dyslexics get it with Ghotit

When you’re dyslexic regular spell checks don’t help. You need something even more basic to ensure you get your message across correctly. Enter Israel’s Ghotit. Even with modern technology, online translation programs, and spell-checkers, dyslexics have a hard time getting …

Turning your cell phone into a magic show

Turning your cell phone into a magic show

Tel Aviv company TrixCell offers magic by cell phone. Shlomi Grandes, CEO of Israeli company TrixCell asked me to think about one of four alcoholic beverages I preferred – beer, whiskey, martini or wine. Just a couple of minutes later, …

Snake vision to fight chemo terrorism

An Israeli researcher has developed a new infrared system inspired by the vision of snakes and bats that can monitor water supplies, and keep us safe from chemical attack. Chemical terrorism, or chemo-terrorism for short, doesn’t get as much press …

Is this the end of the Wii?

Is this the end of the Wii?

Who needs a remote control? With CamSpace you can play interactive games on your computer by making your own controls – even from cardboard. If the Wii gaming system has proven to be the biggest thing in computer gaming since …

Making the desert bloom with solar flower power

Rising up, like a mirage in the middle of the desert outside Eilat, is a giant yellow tulip in whose heart lies a massive crystal. Surrounding it: a field of mirrors that slowly move back and forth, following the sun. …

Forget submarines, send in a robotic octopus instead

Explore where no man has gone before, with tentacles? Now building the world’s first robotic octopus, and the world’s first soft-bodied robot, Israeli “octopus” scientists have joined a seven group international team to help marine scientists explore nooks and crannies …