Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Sivan 16, 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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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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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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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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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
A father's promise to his dying daughter to keep the fledgling business she founded in 2007 up and running has been kept, turning what she began into a real success. The father is Howard Levin, who, with wife Judy, came out of retirement to devote mind, body and soul to keep alive daughter Rachel Levin Troxell's dream -- her company...
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