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Finding Allah: why more and more Scots are converting to Islam

Reversion is the preferred term within Islam for those who 'convert' - as Muslims believe everyone is born believing in Allah.<p>The Sunday Herald spoke …

Muslim convert attacked while wearing niqab in Toronto

Her roots in Canada stretch back through her francophone mother to the 1600s. Last week, wearing her Islamic face veil – the niqab, which has become a central issue in the federal election – she says she was trying to enter Shoppers Drug Mart at Toronto's Fairview Mall when a man carrying a …

My mom adopted a blind Bengal. This is what he does when he gets lost, or confused.

This Is Your Brain On Sleep

It's definitely not resting while you do.<p>It turns out the brain does some of its best work when we're at rest.<p>Over the years, scientific studies have found that during our natural sleep cycles, our brains jump into action to perform many of the duties that make us who we are when we're awake. From …

The Most Popular Flowers For Each Month Of Summer

These are the beautiful blooms you'll be seeing all season long.<p>Christine Noelle, BloomNation florist and owner/creative director of Chicago's Dilly Lily, opens up about the blooms people just love to see in their bouquets during warm-weather season.

Gardening

People from 1900s Detroit Photos Photoshopped Into Modern Day Ruins

The city of Detroit, Michigan has gone through huge economic and demographic changes over the past century. Once a booming car-making city with 1.85 …

Photography

The Intriguing Link Between Spicy Food and a Longer Life

People who love chili peppers might be eating their way to a longer life, according to a new study published in <i>The BMJ</i>.<p>“We know something about the …

Behind the Scenes with Photographer Ron Magill at Zoo Miami in Florida

Nikon has been taking us behind the scenes in a series of new videos published on YouTube. Now, we get to see what it is like to be a zoo …

Being colorblind is tougher than you think. This tech colors my world

With the help of these special glasses, I can finally see more of what others see every day and feel a little less excluded.<p>What could be more fun for a 5-year-old than coloring?<p>For me, just about anything. Cleaning my room. Eating vegetables. Dysentery.<p>Five is about the age I started getting …

15 Illustrated Truths About Cats

Cats are amazing creatures that can both brighten your life and turn it into a complete hell. The way they treat you like you’re nothing is so …