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Really? Men Who Do More Housework Have More Sex

Source: FOX News, Tue March 25, 2008
Chicago, Illinois, USA - American men still don't pull their weight when it comes to housework and child care, but collectively they're not the slackers they used to be.

Israel vows to introduce electric cars by 2011

Source: MSNBC, Tue January 22, 2008
Jerusalem, Israel - Israel's government on Monday endorsed the ambitious plan of a private entrepreneur to install the world's first electric car network here by 2011, with half a million recharging stations to crisscross the tiny nation.

Renault to develop electric cars for Israel project this article opens in a new window

Source: ENN, Mon January 21, 2008
Renault-Nissan said on Monday it signed a deal to begin mass producing electric cars as part of an Israeli-led project to develop alternative energy sources. Renault-Nissan Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said electric vehicles will be available in Israel from 2011.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

New Artificial Reefs “Grow” From Mideast Peace Deal

Source: National Geographic, Tue September 25, 2007
Israel and Jordan have teamed up to construct an artificial reef in the Red Sea that is designed to draw divers away from the fragile natural reefs.

Feuding Iraqi Sunnis, Shiites meet at peace seminar in Finland

Source: CNews, Mon September 03, 2007
Helsinki, Finland - Representatives of feuding Sunni and Shiite groups in Iraq were meeting at a seminar behind closed doors Friday to discuss ways of ending the bloodshed, conference organizers said.

American youths donate money to benefit children of northern Israel

Source: Jewish Agency for Israel, Thu August 23, 2007
Kiryat Shmona, Israel - Eleven playgrounds are being built in Kiryat Shmona, thanks to contributions from the Jewish community abroad.

Owls unite Middle Eastern farmers

Source: USA Today, Wed August 15, 2007
Sheik Hussein Village, Jordan - For years, Ibrahim Alayyan watched in frustration as rats devoured the date palms at his lush family farm.

British Reporter: “Fantastic” To Be Free

Source: CBS News, Wed July 04, 2007
Erez Crossing, Gaza Strip, Israel side - British reporter Alan Johnston, looking gaunt and walking stiffly, was released Wednesday after nearly four months in captivity in the Gaza Strip, saying it was "fantastic" to be free after an "appalling" ordeal in which his life was threatened.

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