“Men and women dissatisfied with their love lives are making pilgrimages to the Judaean Mountains near Jerusalem, where Alexander may prescribe them a Sqweel. The device, he explains in incrementally hushed volumes at a winery by his home in the Gush Etzion settlement, is a sex toy of rotating silicone.” The rabbi who sells kosher vibrators. (I believe it was Reb Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof who first asked: “If you’re married to a Jewish guy, who’s got time for a vibrator?”)

+ “There is such a thing as a useful narcissist.” New research suggests what you’ve feared. It pays to be a jerk.

+ How Eddie Van Halen hacks a guitar.