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10 world records in one bridge

in Tourism & Nature

This footbridge is a superlative in every aspect: it breaks ten world records, being the highest and longest transparent glass bridge spanning China’s Zhangjianjie Grand Canyon. The bridge will be opened for the public later in July. This impressive piece of architecture was designed and built by Israeli architect Haim Dotan who told CNN: “The…

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Israeli airport security for London Heathrow

in Tourism & Nature

Europe’s busiest airport and third biggest airport world-wide, London Heathrow, considers adopting  the Israeli airport  security system. After fearing future threats, the British management is flying over to Israel next week to learn about the ‘ring of steel’. Israel’s Ben Gurion airport maintains at least twelve layers of security – called ‘ring of steel’. The…

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Beach Art: Picasso in Bikini

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Nine reproductions of Picasso, Matisse, Renoir, Kandinsky and other famous painters are framing the beach promenade south of Bograshow street in Tel Aviv. The open air art gallery is a municipal initiative, in cooperation with the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Each of the paintings is briefly explained and made accessible for the whole family…

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Live broadcast of buzzard’s gossip

in Tourism & Nature

Israel’s wildlife is much discussed these days as the live stream of a buzzard’s family is going viral. More than 80,000 people have looked in on the buzzards in the Judean lowlands east of Kiryat Gat. “We’re all voyeurs and we all love gossip. In effect it’s a glimpse into a couple’s bedroom,” says Prof.…

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Treasures of the Roman Empire

in Tourism & Nature

What has happened to the two hobby divers Ran Feinstein and Ofer Raanan near Caesarea was a diver’s dream come true: they came across a huge treasure that turned out to become the most significant find of the past 30 years: it was the cargo of a merchant ship that sank during the Late Roman…

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