Ali Shakir

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Malala Turns 18: What Comes Next for the World’s Most Famous Teenage Activist?

The most famous teenager in the world celebrated her eighteenth birthday yesterday, but instead of candles and cake, <b>Malala Yousafzai</b> chose to mark the occasion by opening a school for child refugees of the Syrian civil war in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley.<p>This symbolic date has many wondering how life …

This Time-Lapse Shows the Passing of a Day on Earth From 22,000 Miles Away

Since late 2014, Japan’s Himawari 8 weather satellite has been in stationary orbit above New Guinea, 22,000 miles out (Earth’s average diameter is …

Nasa's New Horizons probe shows Pluto bigger than expected

New Horizon measurements reveal Pluto is roughly two-thirds the size of the moon, and probably holds more ice beneath its surface than previously thought<p>Latest: Nasa’s New Horizons probe makes Pluto flyby nine years after leaving Earth<p>A Nasa spacecraft that will hurtle past Pluto on Tuesday at more …

The most successful female athlete of all time just got body shamed in the New York Times

As a woman in the public eye, it seems like even being one of the most gifted athletes isn't enough to stop the media from calling you fat.<p>On Friday, just as Serena Williams was preparing to clean up her historic sixth Wimbledon victory, the New York Times decided it was a good time to critique her …

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3 Ways to Wear the T-Shirt Dress

It's no secret that the T-shirt dress comes out on top as one of the most versatile pieces around. Not only does it deliver on comfort, but it can be …

Microsoft is placing Windows fans at the center of its Windows 10 launch

Over the past nine months, Microsoft has been collecting up Windows fans in the millions. There are now 5 million Windows 10 testers, just weeks ahead of the global launch on July 29th. That’s an impressive number of guinea pigs testing an operating system during its early phase of life, and …