By Karin Kloosterman for ISRAEL21c
Hail A Cab With A Tap Of Your Smart Phone
A new Israeli app rolling out in Israel, London and then Paris, Berlin, Moscow and beyond points the way for changing the century-old tradition of hailing a cab and standing around waiting. GetTaxi has developed an phone application that delivers requests to call centers with a tap on the screen and allows you to view the taxi's route to you live.
July 30, 2011
Discarded Tires To Literally ‘Pave The Road’ In Green Project
A new "green" project in Israel intends to recycle the rubber from old tires, and use as many as 1,400 tires per kilometer of new paved highway. In a pilot trial, a 1.1 kilometer section of road was paved using an experimental mixture that included hundreds of recycled tires and a blend of asphalt.
March 13, 2011
International Renewable Energy Conference Held in Eilat
Eilat-Eilot conference is a yearly conference of renewable energy which discusses the newest innovations in renewable energy and cleach tech. The 2011 coference, which will be the 4th one, will be held in Eilat - the biggest beach resort city in Israel.
March 01, 2011
Male Birth-Control: Taking The Pill No Longer Just For Women
The female birth control pill, commonly referred to as 'The Pill,' is not 100 percent effective, and some women's bodies don't react well to the extra hormones. Now, finally, a new birth control option for men is in the works, which would allow partners to share the responsibility.MALE
February 04, 2011