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Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Study Proves Hypnosis Patients Likely Aren't Faking Their 'Spell'

A new study examining the practice of hypnosis shows why people put under a "spell" probably aren't faking the obedient effects.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Survey: Average American Has 99 'Terrible' Nights Of Sleep Each Year - Study Finds

With as many as 70 million adults in the U.S. suffering from a sleep disorder, there's no question that a good night's rest is incredibly valuable to many. Just how valuable, you ask? According to one survey, the average American would pay $290 for a perf

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Study: High-Energy Breakfast Less TV Time = Healthier Heart, Arteries - Study Finds

A two-part study gives strong evidence that spending more time eating high-energy breakfasts plus less time watching TV equals less plaque and stiffness of arteries. This means a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Why One Man Has Spent Years Building a Boeing 777 Out of Paper | WIRED

It might not fly, but Luca Iaconi-Stewart's ultimate paper Boeing 777 does have retractable landing gear and more than 300 tiny seats.

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

Apple AirPods upgrade: Two reasons 2nd-gen AirPods are worth it - SlashGear

Apple's new AirPods are here, and while there are several obvious reasons to upgrade, for me it's the small - but important - details that have my finger

Travel | Travel Tips

6 travel podcasts to fuel your wanderlust

Listening to these is almost as good as taking a vacation.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

How Dare Chelsea Clinton Defend the Jews? – Tablet Magazine

In his rambling, 70-page manifesto, the Australian white supremacist who massacred some 50 Muslims in New Zealand last week cited, as inspirations, British Union of Fascists leader Oswald Mosley, the People’s Republic of China, a videogame called Spyro

Politics | Politics

The Electoral College Still Makes Sense Because We’re Not A Democracy

What appears to deprive the populace of its power to decide a president is the very mechanism that preserves its power. The Electoral College works that way because the United States isn’t a pure democracy.

Music | Music

Ready or not, the 2019 Woodstock lineup is here | Music News | Consequence of Sound

The 2019 Woodstock lineup lineup pairs contemporary stars including JAY-Z, Miley Cyrus, Chance the Rapper, The Black Keys, and Imagine Dragons alongside veteran artists like Robert Plant, Santana, David Crosby, John Fogerty, and Grateful Dead offshoot Dea

News | News

Israel’s David’s Sling Missile Defense System Said to Successfully Complete Series of Tests

A David’s Sling system test in December 2015. Photo: United States Missile Defense Agency. Israel’s David’s Sling missile defense system, …

News | Standing With Israel

New Group Seeks to Bolster Support for Israel in US Congress

A new organization has been established with the goal of bolstering support for Israel in the US Congress — a task that has received greater impetus following the election last November of several representatives with unsympathetic views toward the Jewish state.

News | News

Israeli spacecraft performs final maneuver before moon landing bid | The Times of Israel

Beresheet's engine activated for 60 seconds, taking it to new orbit before it is scheduled to be captured by lunar gravity on April 4

Food & Drink | Beer

These Are the Biggest Craft Breweries in the U.S. - Thrillist

It's no secret that the US has been in the midst of a significant craft beer boom. It's put big beer on the defensive, buying craft brewe...

Miscellaneous | Purim

Your Complete Purim How-To Guide

This user-friendly wizard walks you through all of Purim’s traditions and customs.

Miscellaneous | Purim

Purim: What's the Real Reason We Boo Haman?

Rabbi David Abudraham (14th century, Spain) writes that there had been an earlier custom for children to draw a picture or write the name of Haman on wood or stones

Miscellaneous | Purim

Ten Ways You Can Help Alcoholics and Addicts Have a Happy Purim

Each year my wife and I host an alcohol-free Purim seudah (festive afternoon meal) in the heart of Jerusalem for Jewish alcoholics, addicts, and their families.

Science & Technology | Science

For The First Time, Physicists Have Clocked The Ghostly Speed of Quantum Tunnelling

In quantum physics, particles can 'tunnel' through seemingly impenetrable barriers, even when they apparently don't have the energy to do so. Now, researchers have gleaned behind the curtain to better understand how this trick is done.

Recipes | Recipes

South Your Mouth: Sticky Chicken

Southern Sticky Chicken slow cooks in an easy sauce in a cast iron skillet. The chicken braises in a slightly sweet tangy sauce and is fall-off-the-bone tender.

Politics | Politics

Do You Understand the Electoral College? | PragerU

Do you understand what the Electoral College is? Or how it works? Or why America uses it to elect its presidents instead of just using a straight popular vote? Author, lawyer and Electoral College expert Tara Ross does, and she explains that to understand

Music | Music

The Lush, Vivid World Of The Karen O & Danger Mouse Collaboration | Pitchfork

Karen O and Danger Mouse have concocted a lush, vivid world on their dreamy and poignant collaboration.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

America, the Moon, and National Memory

Even though we may have lost our way in a moment mired in silliness, fluff, and self-flagellation, we are indeed capable of accomplishing the unimaginable.

Science & Technology | Social Media

3 Key Impacts of Facebook's Latest Changes on Brands

This is what Zuckerberg's latest announcement means for your business

News | Antisemitism Watch

Flyers Targeting LA Schools Equate Jewish Star With Swastika, Condemn ‘Jewish Zionist Militia’ in ‘Land of Palestine’

A flyer found near El Camino Real Charter High School in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Julia Levin‎. Several flyers containing …

Science & Technology | Tech News

The best iPad apps of 2019

You've got some cash, you want some apps - here they are

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Weirdly shaped, very dark: Ultima Thule is revealing the outer solar system’s secrets

Scientists are learning more and more about Ultima Thule, the Kuiper Belt object visited two months ago by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.

Recipes | Recipes

Indoor Barbecued Chicken | Cook's Country

We discovered how to get outdoor grill flavor without leaving the kitchen.

Music | Music

Rolling Stones’ ‘Circus,’ once lost and unfinished, will receive a theatrical release

For over two decades, “The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus” was a lost film, unfinished and unseen, more rumor than pop culture memory. Now, in time for the North American leg of the Stones’ ongoing No Filter Tour, “Circus” has been remaster

Science & Technology | Science & Space

As Apollo 11 moon landing anniversary nears, space fans get ready to celebrate

The countdown is on for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and that means the appointment books for space luminaries and their fans are filling up.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

The Gaza Blockade: An Explainer | HonestReporting

Israel and Egypt have maintained a blockade of Gaza since Hamas seized control of the Strip in 2007. But what are the reasons for the blockade?

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

Lush Is Dropping New, Giant Bath Bombs For Your Most Magical Bath Ever

Lush is dropping 54 (yes, you read that right) new bath bombs. This massive launch celebrates the 30th anniversary of the brand's very first bath bomb release,

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

The Secret Jewish History of Corned Beef and Cabbage | The Nosher

Corned beef and cabbage is as quintessentially Irish as… the Jewish deli? No, but really. Corned beef and cabbage may ...

Advice & Self-Help | Pregnancy

6 Things First-Time Mamas Should Do Before Baby Arrives

Once baby arrives, you'll have to adjust to a totally new way of life. Take it from this mom—you'll want to enjoy these six little luxuries before the baby comes.

Advice & Self-Help | Tips & Tricks

Visualize Your Wall Painted a Different Color With These Apps

Painting your walls is definitely an undertaking, but not quite as much of an undertaking as figuring out what paint color you want to use.

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

    DNA and a Coincidence Lead to Arrest in 1999 Double Murder in Alabama

    For 19 years, police were unable to identify the person who fatally shot two 17-year-olds. Then they turned to the technique used in the Golden State Killer case.

    Recipes | Recipes

    Hush Puppies

    No Southern fish fry is complete without deep-fried Hush Puppies. Simple ingredients make these puppies a favorite side.

    Recipes | Cooking/Recipes

    Mexican Hot Dogs

    These hot dogs are grilled to perfection, then topped with jalapeno peppers, salsa, cheese, sour cream and avocados. This recipe is a real crowd pleaser.

    Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

    Spring Movie Preview: Avengers: Endgame, Us, More Films We Can’t Wait to Watch

    The horror movies, loves stories, and big blockbusters we’ll be talking about this season.

    Science & Technology | Social Media

    MySpace Probably Lost Everything Uploaded To Its Servers Before 2015

    In what can only be good news for future political candidates — but is definitely bad news for technology company MySpace — it seems the predecessor to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram lost most of what users uploaded to its social media platform befo

    Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

    28 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About (3-18-19 to 3-22-19)

    This week, from Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, features The Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Celebration, Secret Gardens of Forest Lawn Glendale and more.

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

    Archaeologists slam ‘stupid’ Cadbury treasure hunt that could see people prosecuted for trespassing

    A campaign to get Britain treasure hunting has been slammed as “intensely stupid” by archaeologists who fear people will be breaking the law. 

    Entertainment | Film

    New Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio movie poster slammed by fans for 'looking Photoshopped'

    Many fans are not happy with the promotional cover for Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt’s upcoming blockbuster.

    Science & Technology | Tech

    Facial recognition: Apple, Amazon, Google and the race for your face

    Facial recognition technology is both innovative and worrisome. Here's how it works and what you need to know.

    Science & Technology | Science & Space

    A “halo drive” could accelerate interstellar spacecraft to close to the speed of light

    Borrowing energy from black holes would offer a highly efficient way to navigate our galaxy, an astronomer says.