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Israeli magician ‘floats in air’

Illusionist Hezi Dean baffles crowd in Tel Aviv as he appears to stand mid-air with one hand touching outer wall of Dizengoff Center. Israeli magician Hezi Dean baffled a crowd in Tel Aviv on Sunday as he appeared to be floating in the air with one hand touching the outer wall of Dizengoff Center – […]

500,000-Year-Old ‘Swiss Army Knife’ Sheds New Light On Ancient Animal Butchering

A set of half-a-million-year-old stone tools — including what’s being called a prehistoric “swiss army knife” — have scientists going gaga. The tools were found alongside the remains of butchered animals, such as an elephant rib bone bearing cut marks (see photo above), at a dig site in Revadimin, Israel in 2004. Now, researchers who […]

Partial solar eclipse to be visible in Israel on Friday

Friday’s solar eclipse will be the last one visible in Israel until 2020. Israeli astronomy enthusiasts will turn their (protected) eyes to skies late Friday morning, to view a partial solar eclipse – the last solar eclipse expected to be visible in Israel for the next five years. The peak of the eclipse in Israel […]

Israeli scientists find new proof to back Einstein’s theory of relativity

Findings by scientists from Israel, Italy and France also call into question theory of ‘space-time foam.’ A century after Albert Einstein came up with the theory of relativity, scientists at the Israeli university he helped found described a proof for one of the basic assumptions underlying that theory: the idea that all light particles propagate […]

10 Cool Apps from Israel

You already know that some of the coolest and most useful mobile apps in the world (think Waze) were dreamed up by Israelis. Every few months, ISRAEL21c presents 10 of the latest apps that could change the way you work and play. 1. Rounds Described as a mashup of WhatsApp and Skype, Rounds offers a […]

Rare bronze mask of god Pan found at Golan dig

Larger than a human head, the mask of the half-human, half-goat god was discovered by chance at the Sussita archaeological site. An extremely rare bronze mask of the ancient Greek deity Pan has been unearthed in an excavation at the Sussita archaeological site on the Golan Heights. The mask, which dates back to the Hellenistic […]