Innovation & Tech

MachneYehuda Machne Yehuda And Sarona Markets: The Dichotomy Of Antiquity And Modernity

Maya Konstantino, The Culture Trip From Jerusalem’s iconic stone buildings to Caesarea’s ruins, Israel is filled with the beauty of age-old tradition. However, as the country grows older, a need for modernism increases. Tel Aviv is recognized for its bustling nightlife and budding skyscrapers while new technology constantly sweeps the nation. This dichotomy between old […]

September 25, 2015
EarlySense-635x357 ‘Smart bed’ lets you sleep better, and makes coffee, too

myEarlySense, the consumer-oriented adaptation of a medical device, gives beds their first upgrade in thousands of years Beds, which have more or less remained unchanged for thousands of years, are getting a smart upgrade. Israeli medical device and Internet of Things start-up EarlySense is introducing this week its “smart bed” solution that records data on […]

September 24, 2015
Designer To Watch: Danit Peleg, The Future Of Fashion Is Now

Jessica Moszynski, The Culture Trip “Will we be able to design, share and print our clothes in our own home?” That’s the kind of question Danit Peleg, a graduate student from Shenkar, asked herself nine months ago. With only a little knowledge in 3D printing, a lot of determination and passion, Danit managed to create […]

September 24, 2015
Tapingo Israeli startup, Tapingo, the most popular app on campus

Tapingo allows students to order food, drinks without having to wait in line It’s mid-September, and that means university campuses have been buzzing with the sound of students running from lecture halls to libraries to frat parties, before stumbling back to their dorm rooms in the middle of the night. But in the midst of […]

September 21, 2015
This Israeli Ride-Sharing App Is the Utopian, Hippie Uber

Ride-hailing app La’Zooz runs like a commune, using digital tokens Uber, in many ways, embodies hyper-capitalism. The app’s “surge pricing” algorithm, which automatically raises fees when the weather is bad or demand is high, is a constant source of sticker shock and an occasional source of outrage. Some critics say the company is squeezing driver pay, […]

September 21, 2015
sexengineoptimization Sex engine optimization: Israelis’ top 10 Google searches about sex

Ever wondered what is on the average Israeli’s mind when it comes to sex? Google Israel has all the answers – literally. 1. How long does it take the sperm to reach the egg? Fast and strong sperm can reach its destination within half an hour, while others can take two-three days, in addition to […]

September 18, 2015