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History | History

Judea Pearl: A Lesson for Seth Rogen (and All Jews) on Early Zionists and Arabs

The Israeli flag at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Photo: Hynek Moravec via Wikimedia Commons. Seth Rogen’s interview on Marc …

Politics | Opinion

Anti-Zionism is Antisemitism

From the blog of Ben Yeroushalmi at The Times of Israel

Recipes | Recipes

Simple Roast Chicken Recipe With Vegetables - Roast Chicken Temperature

For the best roast chicken, here's how long to bake a whole chicken per pound at 400, 425, and 500 degrees Fahrenheit.

News | News

Uber and Lyft ordered by California judge to classify drivers as employees - The Verge

Uber and Lyft were ordered by a California judge to classify drivers as employees. The companies said they planned to file an emergency appeal to block the ruling. It is the latest development in California’s long-running fight to upend the ride-hailing c

News | News

Top Navy official: Sailor burnout a concern amid COVID-19 crisis

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday told NBC News the pandemic has forced ships to remain at sea for longer periods of time.

Entertainment | Humor

I put some Bee Gees music over North Korean marching

NOW IT GETS FASTER EVERY CYCLE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2qCD_tjjBQ March footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwEkaGYBdHs https://www.youtube.co...

News | News

Small Group Burns Masks as ‘Tools of Terror’ in Protest in Mission Bay Park

By Ken Stone / Times of San Diego / August 8, 2020 As if casting out demons, dozens of people tossed pricey KN95 face masks into a fire pit Friday in Mission Bay Park. The coverings were depicted a…

Politics | Opinion

Was The Beirut Explosion Intended for Israel?

A view shows a damaged building and vehicles following Tuesday’s blast in Beirut’s port area, Lebanon, Aug. 6, 2020. Photo: …

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Dwarf planet closest to Earth is geologically alive

The tiny, frigid world Ceres amazes with evidence of recent ice volcanoes fed by the remnants of an ancient underground sea.

Politics | Politics

How The Political Behavior Of Black And Jewish Americans Became Their Cultural Identity

Jewish and black voters have proven to be astonishingly reliable supporters of the Democratic Party, even when it conflicts with their interests.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

StandWithUs Condemns Antisemitism That Led to USC Student Leader's Resignation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2020 (Los Angeles, CA -- August 6th, 2020) -- StandWithUs is deeply disappointed to learn that a Jewish student at University of Southern California (USC) has stepped down from student government as a result of antisemitic

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter testing quote tweet counts, formerly known as retweets with comments - The Verge

Twitter is testing some new language on tweet metrics, making quotes (also known as retweets with comments) visible on each tweet, the company confirmed.

Entertainment | Humor

Klan Member Suddenly Opposed to Wearing Shitty Homemade Masks

Local Klan member and conservative activist David Mount changed his views on wearing “silly little masks” in public following recent stay-at-home orders.

Science & Technology | Tech

Virtual Disneyland? Someone is remaking rides in Dreams on PSVR | VentureBeat

Dreams’ PSVR support is resulting in re-creations of Disneyland rides like Space Mountain and Indiana Jones Adventure: Temple of the Forbidden Eye.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Engaging With The Arts Is Related To Greater Wellbeing (But It’s Not Entirely Clear Why) – Research Digest

By Emma Young. People who attended live arts events were particularly likely to show greater wellbeing, but the direction of effects needs to be untangled.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parents Have More Synchronised Patterns Of Brain Activity When They’re Together – Research Digest

By Emily Reynolds. Couples who listened to sounds together showed more similar activity in brain areas involved in attention than those who were apart.

Sports | Mat surfing

Fantasea Mat Riding George Greenough1980.

My, hopefully a little better quality than what has been available to date, edit of the mat riding footage from the 1980 surf classic Fantasea. Soundtrack is...

Sports | Mat surfing

George Greenough On Maui In 1967 in Slo-Mo

The silent look and learn version, How well could he have been ripping on a modern mat?

Recipes | Recipes

Bolognese Sauce: mistakes to avoid! - La Cucina Italiana

Bolognese Sauce - This is one of the cult recipes in the Italian culinary tradition and preparing it takes time and attention. Here are our tips to get a truly textbook result.

Recipes | Recipes

Martha Stewart's Slab Pie Recipe on Food52

A slab pie is simply a shallow pie that's made in a rimmed baking sheet, usually a jelly roll pan. It feeds more revelers than a standard 9-inch pie will, with less mess and fuss. Martha Stewart has made all kinds of versions -- below is a distilled templ

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

Are You Getting Enough Protein? How to Find Your Ideal Protein Intake

Get the scoop on different types of protein, their bioavailability, and how much protein to eat for muscle gain, weight loss, and recovery.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Roku Channel Live TV Guide review: Hundreds of free channels, but there's a catch

The Roku Channel recently added hundreds of free, live TV channels to its app. But are they good enough to replace your current cable subscription?

    Business & Finance | Business

    How to pick the right Series A investors – TechCrunch

    Early-stage startup founders who are embarking on a Series A fundraising round should consider this: their relationship with the members of their board might last longer than the average American marriage. In other words, who invests in a startup matters

    Sports | Mat surfing

    For Your Love

    A early Saturday morning fun with a host of friends including 7 other mat riders , sharing some stoke & laughs. Tunes The Ace Kefford Band For Your Love

    News | News

    Oprah Winfrey Commissions 26 Billboards Demanding Arrests In Breonna Taylor's Killing

    The billboards will be placed across Louisville, Ky., where Taylor was shot and killed in her apartment by police. The signs' message urges the arrest of the officers involved.

    News | Israel & The Jewish Community

    Jewish World Mourns Passing of Renowned Talmudic Scholar Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

    The late Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. Photo: steinsaltz-center.org. The Jewish world was in mourning on Friday following the death of Rabbi …

    Entertainment | Entertainment

    Will a Comedy Ever Play at a Movie Theater Again?

    Long before COVID-19 curve-flattening measures jammed the revolving doors of movie theaters across the United States, the fate of the laugh-out-loud comedy was unsettled. Three Vulture writers wonder: Is 2020 the end of the end of laughing out loud?

    Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

    Louisiana man and pet bloodhound find missing man with dementia

    Zach Stephens and his bloodhound, Ruby, found Kenneth Russell after he went missing for almost 5 days.

    News | The News

    Flying during coronavirus pandemic: Florida CEO has been on 33 flights this year, and stayed safe

    A Florida-based CEO who has flown more than two dozen times this year says he protects himself from coronavirus while traveling by wearing multiple layers of disposable gloves and exposing the “least amount of skin as possible.”

    Entertainment | Humor

    What Does America’s Coronavirus Response Look Like Abroad? | NYT Opinion

    The United States leads the world in Covid-19 deaths, nearing 150,000 lost lives. The unemployment figures brought on by the pandemic are mind-boggling. The ...

    News | News

    Los Angeles to shut off water and power to homes hosting large parties or gatherings

    The announcement comes hours after the city introduced a motion to increase penalties for property owners who hold large house parties in violation of public health orders.

    Recipes | Recipes

    raspberry buttermilk cake – smitten kitchen

    As you may have guessed, I have a serious soft spot for everyday cakes.* I call them Dinner Party Cakes. Or Potluck Cakes. Or I Heard You Were Coming and So I Baked You a Cake, cakes. Or If You Bak…

    Science & Technology | Social Media

    Social Media for Business Growth

    Social media can also help you learn from your competitors. There has to be a good reason why your competitors are performing better than you

    Music | Music

    Teenage Twins Are Blown Away by the Phil Collins Song 'In the Air Tonight' While Listening to It For the First Time

    The teenage Williams twins, aka TwinsthenewTrend, of Gary, Indiana amusingly review classic rock songs after hearing them for the first time. One such

    Entertainment | Movies & Television

    Tarantino’s ‘Star Trek’ Idea Is an ‘Earthbound’ 1930s Gangster Movie, and It’s Not Dead Yet

    Tarantino's idea was based on the episode "A Piece of the Action" from the second season of "Star Trek: The Original Series."

    Recipes | Recipes

    P.F. Chang's Lettuce Wraps | Kitchn

    It's surprisingly simple to make these sweet and savory wraps at home — and they're even better than the original.

    Recipes | Recipes

    Moelleux of Summer Fruits - David Lebovitz French Cake of Summer Fruits

    A delicious cake that uses the best fruits of the season! This French-style cake recipe is easy to make and is truly wonderful!

    History | History

    75 Years Later, It's Clear Truman Was Right To Drop The Atomic Bomb

    Ultimately, the decision to use atomic weapons against Japan hastened the end to WWII, halted further Soviet aggression, and saved millions of lives.

    News | Israel & The Jewish Community

    Athletics' Ryan Christenson caught performing apparent Nazi salute, apologizes: 'What I did is unacceptable'

    Oakland Athletics bench coach Ryan Christenson came under fire Thursday night for raising his arm during a postgame celebration in what looked like a Nazi salute.

    News | News

    Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz passes away at age 83 - Inside Israel

    Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, an Israel Prize laureate best known for his translation of the Babylonian Talmud, has passed away, at the age of 83.

    Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

    47 Things to Do in L.A. This Week (8-6-2020 to 8-12-2020)

    This week, we've got a socially distant outdoor summer club, at-home art projects, pizza pop-ups for charity, kitten adoptions, virtual parties and games, and more.

    Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

    Israel To Launch Human Trials For COVID-19 Vaccine After High Holidays

    Israeli researchers from the Israel Institute for Biological Research expect to begin trials on humans for their COVID-19 vaccine candidate this fall.

    Science & Technology | Science & Technology

    Could a Janky, Jury-Rigged Air Purifier Help Fight Covid-19? | WIRED

    Indoor-air experts think: Sure, maybe. Why the hell not? We convinced the CEO of an air filter company to give it a try.

    News | News

    Chicago-Area Leaders Call for Illinois to Abolish History Classes – NBC Chicago

    Leaders in education, politics and other areas gathered in suburban Evanston Sunday to ask that the Illinois State Board of Education change the history...