Alina Shah

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Muslim-Bashing Can Be Very Lucrative

People keep asking me why does Pam Geller spew so much anti-Muslim crap? Is it part of her work as a pro-Israel activist? Did she once get food …

Religion

There’s No Such Thing as ‘Radical Islam.’ There Are Only Terrorists Who Are Muslim

How many Muslims does ISIS have to slaughter before people will stop calling the group “Islamic” anything? Seriously, can someone please tell me the …

Al-Qaeda

Look Closely at This Security Footage. See How a Figure Cloaked in Islamic Garb Reacts After Allegedly Murdering an American Teacher.

An alleged assailant dressed in Islamic garb reportedly waited for over an hour inside of a bathroom at the Bourik Mall in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, before stabbing an American woman to death.<p>The unidentified victim, whose initials are A.B.R. and who is said to be a teacher, was left to die …

Bollywood star Veena Malik handed 26 year sentence for 'blasphemous' wedding scene

The actor Veena Malik has expressed anger at a 26-year jail term handed down by a Pakistani court after she acted in a scene loosely based on the marriage of the prophet Muhammad’s daughter.<p>The same sentence was extended to her husband, and to Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, owner of the Jang-Geo media group …

How A Muslim Dad Reacted To His Daughter Coming Out

<i>by Adam Grannick for the Moral Courage Project</i><p>“Before I realized I was gay, I was kind of homophobic,” says comedian Sabrina Jalees. “I mean, that’s …

Mother of Ten and Talented Photographer Captures Wonderful Natural Light Portraits

Lisa Holloway might be a super-human. Until we get her near some kryptonite, we can’t be sure, but the self-taught photographer somehow manages to …

The best optical illusions to bend your eyes and blow your mind – in pictures

Clive Gifford’s book Eye Benders: The Science of Seeing and Believing has just been crowned winner of the Royal Society Young People’s book prize 2014, which is judged by young people<p>Here Clive shares some his favourite optical illusions from the book

Before the Beheadings

Remembering a time when Islamist extremists wanted to persuade reporters, not kill them<p>In the spring of 2000, I lived for a month in a Taliban madrasa, a religious seminary, located on the Grand Trunk Road outside of Peshawar, in Pakistan. The chancellor of the madrasa, a wrinkled, bearded, and …

14 Braided ‘Dos to DIY This Winter

Halloween has come and gone, and you know what that means? It’s officially holiday season. Yeah, we’re pretty excited. After all, who doesn’t love Turkey Day and the holidays that follow? You’ve got the shopping part and the party planning down, but are you stuck on how to wear your hair for the …

Norovirus sickens more than 170 on cruise ship

The latest norovirus outbreak aboard the Princess Cruises' Crown Princess has infected 172 people, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>At least 158 of 3,009 passengers and 14 of 1,160 crew members came down with the virus aboard the Crown Princess during a 28-day cruise …

AOL Style News, Trends and Advice

The World’s 10 Tallest New Buildings of 2015

<i>The following list, originally published on BuzzBuzzHome, is based on data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the recognized</i> …

41 Times The Duchess of Cambridge Dressed Like Princess Diana

Kate Middleton often pays subtle sartorial tribute to her late mother-in-law.<p>As the wife of the future King of England, The Duchess of Cambridge is bound to draw comparisons between herself and her husband's late mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. Here, we're looking back at all the times Kate …

Eight charts that show how Pakistan’s view of India has changed over 30 years

India and Pakistan have been at loggerheads for over half-a-century now, resulting in four wars, countless skirmishes, tenuous negotiations, occasional displays of trust and everything in between.<p>Despite the endless cycle of aggression and finger-pointing, there has been a fascinating change in how …

14 travel apps to download before your next adventure

Planning your next trip and want to be sure you find the best sightseeing, the best roadside restaurants and the best accommodation? Guess what. …

I’m One Of Those Moms That’s Breastfeeding Her Kid Through Puberty

By Nicole Mullen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1k4tERZ<p>To those of you that breastfeed, this situation might seem a bit familiar to you.<p>It was …

Scary News About the Danger of Chia Seeds

You won't believe the problem this popular health food could cause.<p>Chia seeds have been enjoying their moment in the spotlight for the last few years, thanks to experts and research alike touting their potential health benefits. These little seeds, often marketed as a superfood, may come with a …

17 Things You Shouldn't Ever Say to a Pregnant Lady

It's not nice to make an expectant mom cry

Pregnancy

Mercedes-Benz has a new concept car powered by its paint job

Mercedes-Benz has dubbed the paint a "multi-voltaic silver" finish, and it not only acts as a solar cell but can also generate an electrostatic charge from the wind that the car slices through. The suspension also dynamically generates a charge, meaning there's some electricity being created with …

Ashura, Shiite Holy Day: In Pictures

Acropolis, Athens, Greece

MAKE THIS: Learn To Love Beading With This Sweet $20 Bracelet

Back in early September I started a project called 31 Days of Jewelry. The idea was to pull out all of my beads and jewelry-making supplies (which I haven't touched in over a year) and make at least one necklace, bracelet, earring or other piece every day for a month. I figured by the end of the 31 …

I'd love to have access to the @marthastewart prop closet. Thank you @tracytchou for submitting this for #crafttherainbow !

All the Inspiration You'll Ever Need for a Little Mermaid-Themed Wedding

Ever dream of being a Disney princess on your wedding day? Make the ultimate fairytale come true (and your inner child swoon) with a <i>Little Mermaid</i> …

Small Space Living Ideas from a 540 Square Feet Apartment

(Image credit: J. Osrecki )<p><b>Project by:</b> Natasa Dobrinic <b><br>Location:</b> Zagreb, Republic of Croatia<p><i>From the designer:</i> The one bedroom apartment located in …

17 Easy Hairstyles for a Rainy Day

Great hair days are hard to come by — then, add in a dripping sky and “can’t breathe” humidity and most of us just throw up our hands and flaunt our frizz for the day. Why bother, right? Rainy days = sucky hair. It’s a law of beauty. Well, take this, Mother Nature: 17 totally awesome hair tutorials …

Hairstyling

Photographer Visits Real Life Haunted Houses Across America

For his book <i>13: An American Horror Story</i>, photographer Seph Lawless visited a number of real life “haunted houses” across the United States. The …

21 Creative Halloween Treats You Can Make Yourself

With Halloween coming up at the end of this month, it's the perfect time to start preparing for the holiday. If you're a parent who's bringing in a snack for your kid or if you're putting on your own party, here are some creative and clever Halloween treats to help. After scouring the web, we found …

Decorations