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Gat to Get it: Southern Israeli City Kiryat Gat Gets Urban Redesign by MIT Students

Submitted by Ziva on Tue, 2012-05-15 11:30. ::

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Giving new vitality to a sleepy Israeli town, MIT students join Israeli researchers in an exciting international collaboration for urban renovation. Reported by Ariel Schwartz, Senior Editor, at Co.Exist: “In the 1950s, rapidly built planned cities (also known as “development towns”) sprung up in Israel to accommodate the influx of new citizens, including Jewish refugees [...]
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Rare Moroccan Argan Oil – Now Made In Israel

Submitted by nocamels on Wed, 2012-02-08 12:14. ::

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The sought-after Argan oil, once produced only in Morocco, is now being developed in Israel by “Sivan.” The company created what it says is a super strain of Argan, tolerant to local climate and producing 10 times more nuts than the average tree in Morocco.
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Nanocapsules To Protect Food Supplements Through Digestion

Submitted by nocamels on Tue, 2012-02-07 17:44. ::

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Israeli scientists created Nanocapsules loaded with health-promoting nutrients that protect the sensitive nutrients from degradation in liquids. These nanocapsules can potentially be used by the pharmaceutical industry to protect medicines in the stomach and their release in the intestines.
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Who Is Afraid Of Online Shopping?

Submitted by nocamels on Mon, 2012-02-06 18:26. ::

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Swedish-Israeli company Klarna offers to decrease the fraud risks of online shopping and build trust between buyer and seller. With an Israeli-created algorithm, the company analyzes and predicts buying patterns of customers and allows them to pay only after receiving their goods.
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Speed Cameras to start in Israel in January

Submitted by israeltransport on Sat, 2011-12-31 21:53. ::

Homeschooling online

Submitted by ChaimR on Sat, 2011-12-31 20:00. ::

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If Johnny is fascinated by the blinking cursor and struggles to master the movements of the mouse, you may want to look into some of the recent developments in homeschooling techniques. Gone are the days when parents had to buy material from vendors and then pass it on to their children with explanations.
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Homeschooling the teenager

Submitted by ChaimR on Fri, 2011-12-30 17:00. ::

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As children start maturing into adults, parents feel insecure about homeschooling. Many parents then discontinue the homeschooling process and happily hand over the reign to outside authorities. But is this really necessary? Is the strictly compartmentalized education provided in schools a better option?
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Homeschooling - the darker side

Submitted by ChaimR on Thu, 2011-12-29 16:30. ::

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It's not all hunky-dory and smooth sailing on the homeschooling front. Like all things in life, there is a downside that has to be seriously considered when you explore the homeschooling option. Though one man's bane may be another man's boon, there are certain common reasons for concern.
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