Turning Waste Into Green Material
A method to use paper mill waste to produce ecologically friendly, industrial foams from renewable resources has been developed by a graduate student in agriculture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
August 03, 2011
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
Holon’s Storybook Gardens Teach Children About Organ Donation
Walking through Israel's city Holon is a little like walking into a fairytale: In recent years the city has turned many of its gardens into live storybooks, with giant statues based on characters from famous children's books. The latest storybook garden on a children's tale that explains the sometimes difficult subject of organ donations to children.
July 25, 2011