Monday, December 29, 2014 Tevet 7, 5775

While some emerging technologies can create environments that require very little physical effort, one Kansas State University researcher thinks games like Nintendo's Wii Fit can help promote physical -- rather than sedentary -- activities for people of all ages. According to David Dzewaltowski, professor and head of the department of kinesiology at Kansas State and director of the university's Community...
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Why is iPhone calling attention to a kid
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
Mention the word "hacker," and most people wouldn't think of a 15-year-old Jewish kid from the suburbs. But Ari Weinstein is one of 'em -- a teen who spends a good chunk of time on his computer and iPhone, but also loves biking, running, swimming and hanging out with his brothers. Ari's focus is the iPhone -- in particular, jail-breaking...
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It seems the aspirations of baby-boomers are changing from ones of retirement to those of entrepreneurship. One of the most popular endeavors for those in this age bracket is that of a professional business or life coach. Boomers are apparently well-suited to this professional calling, based on their business and life experiences. Coaching is the practice of focusing existing talents...
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By:
George Medavoy
From the balcony of our suite at the Riu Palace Resort, we could look out across the bay to El Arco -- the arch-shaped rocky symbol of this southern tip of the Baja California Sur, where the blue Pacific meets the emerald-green waters of the Sea of Cortez. But it's the last thing I'd ever associate with a synagogue called...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
While 46,000 fans were cheering at Citizens Bank Park as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers and earned a trip to the World Series for the second year in a row, Gertrude Stein was just as happy to be watching the game on TV. After Jayson Werth slammed a three-run home run in the first inning to give...
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