Israel on the Defensive?

People wonder why Israel is always on the defensive… Occurrences such as these explain it perfectly: At a recent international fencing competition in Austria, two Israeli teens – Dana Stralinkov and Alona Komarov – won the gold and bronze medals

Funny Quotes about Food

More humor from StrangeCosmos: 1. A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch. 2. Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me. 3. Tell me what you

Some Little-Known Facts

Things you may not have known, from List Universe: 1. Adolf Hitler’s nephew, William Hitler, immigrated to the United States in 1939 and fought in the war against Germany. 2. Albert Einstein was offered the role of Israel’s second President

Perfect Eyesight

This one is for Fred, courtesy of Ebaum’s World: Arthur is 90 years old. He’s played golf every day since his retirement 25 years ago. One day he arrives home looking downcast. “That’s it,” he tells his wife. “I’m giving

A Practical Approach to Airport Security

With the recent “Underweargate” experience (i.e., the Moslem hiding explosives in his underwear during a flight to Detroit), people are losing any sense of respect for the TSA screening process.  Naturally, I’ve had many people ask me: “DZ, how do the