That's not necessarily a good thing: 50 of 50 American states have enacted laws to protect athletes from their own stoicism
Ruth Schuster is Senior Editor at the Haaretz-TheMarker English Edition.
Schuster has worked in writing, editing and translation for English and Hebrew-language publications for more than two decades. She holds a BSc in biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
She lives in Tel Aviv with her daughter and multiple pets and in her spare time, promotes animal rights.
The ancestors of the Papuan New Guinean peoples arrived 50,000+ years ago, scattered into highland and lowland areas, and evidently kept to themselves since then, going by genetic and linguistic evidence
When built, the Arch was not a majestic white stone testimony to Rome crushing the Jews, it was a brightly colored monument aggrandizing Vespasian and his dynasty.
Science hopes to overcome leishmania, cause of gaping skin lesions and sometimes deadly black fever, using a fake virus that prods our immune system into attacking the parasite
Incadendron, on the Incan trail, joins the likes of the gigantic palm tree noticed in Madagascar, a monkey with dark gonads and a whole lot of ants
Why else would the ancient occupants of Tel Tsaf have created an intricate, nonfunctional pottery miniature of their grain storage facility, archaeologists ask
Butter is back, pasta is passé and you don’t need all that fruit & veg after all? Haaretz tries to make order of the latest dietary bombshell, courtesy of the Lancet
Hoping to help save ancient documents, including at the Vatican, scientists discover what has been eating parchments going back millennia.
Archaeologists believe illustrative impressions were used to seal deals during the First Temple period, lending credence to the theory that Jerusalem was administrative capital of Judean kingdom
Recovery by Syrian irrigated farming could make Jordan even thirstier, warn the scientists.