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Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Living Room, Jaws Gets Its Own Board Game | Mental Floss

If you're still afraid to go to the beach after watching <em>Jaws</em>, stay inside and play the <em>Jaws</em> board game this summer.

News | News

Netanyahu: Israel used cyber intel. to thwart around 50 ISIS terror attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that cooperation with the US is unbelievable and even better than ever before.

History | History

Apollo in 50 numbers: The Rocket

To get astronauts to the Moon, Nasa had to build the most powerful rocket ever flown successfully. The Saturn V was just the rocket for the job.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

A Rift Extending Across History - Chassidic Masters - Parshah

From the rivalry between Leah and Rachel, through the animosity between Joseph and his brothers, the clash between Saul and David, the split between Judah and Israel, to the dual nature of the messianic redemption—a rift and twinship that extends across h

History | History

The Myth and Fraud That There Ever Was an Arab Country or People Called ‘Palestine’ (Part 1)

In a recent Nazi outrage, Rashida Tlaib, Democrat Liar of Michigan, stated that the Holocaust has had a “calming” effect on her because the “Palestinians” “welcomed” the Jews into “their” land as a haven from Hitler. The Big Lie —...

History | History

The Myth and Fraud That There Ever Was an Arab Country or People Called ‘Palestine’ (Part Two of Two)

As noted in the prior installment, the entire “Palestine” myth is built on one Big Lie after another. Recently, the New York Times even published an article asserting that Jesus was a “Palestinian Arab.” Having spread the Big Lie for so long — half a cent

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

How to Do Summer in LA!

After an uncharacteristically chilly winter, summer is finally peaking through the clouds in LA! Get ready for a season of sun, friends, lots of beach time, live music, outdoor movies, and plenty of good eating and drinking. Consider this page your one-st

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Why Newborns Won't Sleep Through the Night - Pregnant Chicken

There are some really important reasons why newborns won't sleep through the night. Learn why babies wake up so much and why it's actually a good thing

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Long Legacy of the Shoah in Scandinavia – Tablet Magazine

Within the Northern European countries that make up Scandinavia there has been a revival of active scholarship and popular interest into the treatment of Jews during World War II. The subject is very much alive in these countries and much more so than in

News | Antisemitism Watch

Again: Anti-Zionism Is Antisemitism

Yet when it comes to Jews, all sorts of imaginary distinctions are put forward to justify antisemitic prejudices. This hypocrisy must end.

News | News

Israel-founded firms 'making impact' in New York State economy | The Times of Israel

506 companies in New York directly contributed $18.6 billion in revenue in 2018; overall economic benefit represented 2.02% of state's GDP, study shows

Business & Finance | Business

Pizza Hut is bringing back its classic red roof logo

It's 1967 all over again for the pizza chain.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Exclusive: LinkedIn goes niche - Axios

Users may have noticed that their notifications or engagements on LinkedIn have increased.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

13-year-old donates baked goods to homeless for every dessert he sells: 'It's all about helping people'

"I knew that I wanted to make a business, but I knew I didn't just want to make money. I also wanted to help people at the same time," the now 13-year-old said of his one-for-one business model.

Politics | Politics

Census citizenship question fight rages in U.S. Congress, courts - Reuters

A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday moved to hold two members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet in contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas in an inquiry into whether the administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 cen

Health & Fitness | Health & Wellness

You're Probably Not Drinking Enough Water—Here Are Two Simple Ways to Check | Real Simple

Experts weigh in on how much water you should drink every day, plus two telltale signs you’re not hydrated enough.

Politics | Politics

WATCH: How Dangerous Is The L.A. Homeless Problem? This Dangerous. | Daily Wire

A new video report by KOMO News on the homeless crisis in Los Angeles highlights what addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky describes as conditions not seen since the Middle Ages. The number of homeless has exploded in the area, up 16% in one year, now top

Science & Technology | Social Media

Big Tech’s problem is its lack of competition - The Verge

Kara Swisher talks antitrust, regulation, and breaking up big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

The Conflicted Legacy of the Marvel Netflix Experiment

With the release of Jessica Jones’ third and final season, a TV experiment four years in the making is over. Whether laid low by Disney’s own streaming plans or because simply it began to be more trouble than it was worth to Netflix, its legacy is now etc

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

How to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning!

Now that summer has officially started and the temperatures (and humidity) are getting up there, a lot of people are trying to stay cool. Sure, some can just turn on their air conditioning, but not everyone has that option. And even if you do, you might b

Music | Music

Woodstock ‘Took on a Life of its Own,’ Recent Archaeological Survey Reveals

The 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival is fast approaching, and though the iconic cultural event still resides within living memory, the site is now the subject of archaeological inquiry. As new research shows, Woodstock was more even more c

Politics | Politics

California Legislature OKs health insurance mandate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature voted Monday to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama's health care law in...

Recipes | Recipes

Old Fashion Buttermilk Coconut Cake w/Buttercream

I combined 3 recipes and ended up with a coconut cake that taste like one that my grandma used to make. I baked this cake for Thanksgiving and the end result was just what I'd hoped for. Note: For a quick version use a boxed cake mix and bake according to

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Math Behind Successful Relationships - WSJ

A psychologist and mathematician teamed up to craft a tool that proved to be shockingly accurate at predicting which marriages would wind up in divorce.

Politics | Politics

He’s not going to resign. Time to expel

Duncan Hunter Jr. needs to resign. Of course, that’s not going to happen.

Advice & Self-Help | Pregnancy

Pregnancy Heartburn and Acid Reflux - What Helps? | Pregnant Chicken

Pregnancy heartburn and acid reflux suck. Here are the causes as well as a variety of tricks, remedies and safe medications to keep the burn at bay.

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Why Is a Tallit So Often (Mostly) White? - Questions & Answers

The overwhelming majority of tallits have historically been white, often with stripes. There are a number of reasons for this.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Tesla introduces 'Dog Mode' to keep pets cool inside the car

With the latest over-the-air update, Tesla has rolled out a couple of very useful features, some we're surprised took automakers until 2019 to develop. 

Miscellaneous | Things To Do: Los Angeles

47 Totally Fun Things To Do in L.A. This Week You Need to Know About (6-24-19 to 6-28-19)

This week, from Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28, features Astronomy on Tap, an Outdoor Movie Screening Series at The Ford Theatres, Los Angeles Zoo’s Roaring Nights, Summer Nights in the Garden at NHM, Shakespeare on the Bluff and MUCH more.

Politics | Politics

When it comes to local politics, we’re all Eggburt

But are we not all Eggburts? Don’t we all dream of flying first class gratis? Aren’t some of today’s woes tempered by a good chomp on a proverbial carrot?

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Here are 21 Easy Things that Can Improve Your Sleep

These simple tweaks will help you fall asleep faster and get better quality sleep this year.

Politics | Politics

Gun Rights Are Women's Rights | PragerU

The right to bear arms isn't just a constitutional issue -- it's a women's rights issue. Author and commentator Katie Pavlich explains why guns are the great equalizer between men and women.

Sports | Sports

U.S. Holds Off an Ascendant Spain, for Now, at Women’s World Cup

Live updates and analysis of the United States’ game against Spain in the round of 16 of the Women’s World Cup.

Recipes | Recipes

Bacon Green Onion Cornbread and the Prayers of a Control Freak

This delicious and hearty cornbread is packed with tons of flavor and is sure to have your family singing your praises!

Politics | Politics

MENKEN: AOC Is Dividing Americans And Inciting Anti-Semitism

After Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) used “concentration camps” and “Never Again” together — a unique reference to the Nazi death camps — and then retweeted leftist Jews hoping to justify the linkage while she simultaneously denied that she ever connected them in the first instance, I honestly thought it couldn’t get worse.

Business & Finance | Shopping

Best places to buy prescription glasses online - CNET

Trying to figure out where to buy RX glasses online? Here's the quick skinny on the top e-tailers out there.

Recipes | Recipes

Cold Oven Brown Sugar Whipping Cream Pound Cake

Cold Oven Brown Sugar Whipping Cream Pound Cake is perfectly moist and velvety on the inside with that crusty top that's loved so much.

Miscellaneous | Guy Stuff

The "Foodie Call": A Third of Women Admit to Going on Dates Just for a Free Meal

The “Foodie Call”: A Third of Women Admit to Going on Dates Just for a Free Meal

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Success Is Hard Because You Overcomplicate It. Keep Your Strategy Simple With These 7 Questions | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs who overthink their strategy tend not to act on it. Keep it simple with these seven questions to grow your business successfully.

Sports | Sports

Ranking the Greatest NBA Shooting Guards Since 2000

Some of the best NBA players of all time were shooting guards in the past two decades. Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade are just two of the recent legends bound for the Basketball Hall of Fame one day...

Politics | Politics

Bernie Sanders, progressives unveil bill to cancel student debt

Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives are unveiling legislation canceling all student debt

Style & Fashion | Fashion & Beauty

4 Shocking Truths About Supermarket Shampoos - CEL MD

Bad hair days should be a thing of the past, so why are we finding ourselves getting more frustrated in our search for the perfect shampoo? Walking up and down the aisles in the drugstore, trying to find the best deal on a shampoo could be a complete wast

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

How To Talk To Your Kids About Their Rights If They're Stopped By Police

Here's how to talk to your children about their rights, how to show respect to the police, and the hard truth that officers sometimes abuse their power.

News | NEWS

US Holocaust museum denounces AOC’s ‘concentration camp’ remarks

The US Holocaust Memorial Museum on Monday denounced “efforts to create analogies between the Holocaust and other events” – a reaction to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s equating border facilities for migrants to concentration camps.

News | Antisemitism Watch

The DC Holocaust Museum Has Now Weighed in on Ocasio-Cortez's Comments

We were all waiting for this one. While it was encouraging to see both Republican and Democratic lawmakers resoundingly reject Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) comparison between immigration detention centers and Holocaust concentration camps, now that the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has weighed in, we may finally be able to put an end to this mess.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Photobucket still has your photos, and it wants you to come back - The Verge

After the blackmail accusations, Photobucket is trying to make a comeback as more than just a site for forgotten photos, though usage has dramatically declined over the years, and it faces significantly more competition than when it first launched in 2003

Travel | Israeli Culture

Butter shortage in Israel? No problem: Bakeries go vegan | ISRAEL21c

The vegan mocha fudge cake introduced by La Farina will save 12,000 eggs, 370 liters of milk and 250 kilos of butter per year.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA Moon landing: How Apollo 11 landed on Moon with computers weaker than your smartphone

NASA’S Apollo 11 crew landed on the surface of the Moon for the first time in human history using computers considerably weaker than the average smartphone used today, a tech expert has revealed.

News | Antisemitism Watch

"There are camps, and people are being concentrated.” Ilhan Omar questions why AOC's concentration camp comment is controversial | The Jerusalem post

Last week, Ocasio-Cortez equated the migrant camps set up on the US-Mexico border with concentration camps on a live Instagram video.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

New law requiring rear-facing car seats for kids 2 and under goes into effect July 1

Starting on July 1, a new law will make it mandatory for all children who are two years old or younger to be in a rear facing car seat, or until they meet the minimum weight requirements for a forward facing car seat.