Ahmed M Naim

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Top 10 Muslim-friendly destinations

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia is the world’s friendliest destination for Muslim travellers, according to a survey, but Japan has shown most improvement as …

Portraits of an All-Female Fighting Unit of the Free Syrian Army

Fadwa, 20 years old, widow with 3 children: “My husband died on the front lines, I will die on the front lines, may God help us.”<p>Photographer …

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com</i><p>By Noah Rayman, TIME<p>The CEO of Apple announced he’s gay …

MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

<b>Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger will be switched off in China in October, marking a final end to the 15-year-old service.</b><p>Originally known as MSN Messenger, it was launched in 1999 but was switched off for most users in 2013, after Microsoft bought rival Skype.<p>Users in China continued to use the …

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Makeup Artist Paints Her Chin and Mouth to Look Like Cartoon Characters

While we might often dismiss the chin in our daily beauty routine, London-based makeup artist Laura Jenkinson highlights hers in a humorous tribute to cartoon personalities. She paints characters from Disney movies, Looney Tunes, South Park, and more onto her chin, lips, and the skin above them. …

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Watching Cakes Being Mass Manufactured is Mesmerizing

We think of factories producing iPhones, IKEA flatpacks and Infinitis, and as ID'ers we have an idea of what those production lines look like. But …

Ornate Painted Dragons Based on a Single Giant Brush Stroke | Colossal

<p>One of the most common feelings I get when watching an artist working is “oh, that looks easy.” After all, the materials and method are all right in …

The 20 photographs of the week

The conflict in Gaza and Israel, daily life in North Korea the Commonwealth Games in Scotland and a human tower in Spain – the best photography in news, culture, nature and sport from around the world this week

'Get Up!' or lose hours of your life every day, scientist says

There's a saying going around that sitting is the new smoking. It's a bit snarky and perhaps a none-too-subtle dig at those of us who spend a lot of time on our rear ends for work and pleasure. But Dr. James Levine, who is credited with it, is dead serious. In fact, he says, sitting could be worse …

Funny Doodles Entertain an Artist on His Daily Commute

UK-writer and illustrator October Jones regularly spices up his monotonous commute with these funny little drawings that playfully replace fellow commuters' heads with cartoon characters. Over the past few years, Jones has continued to post these entertaining combinations to his Twitter account …

Newly Excavated 4,600-Year-Old Egyptian Pyramid Threatened by Development

The pyramid is in the news this week after overblown reports about its "discovery."<p>Decades before the great pyramids at Giza took shape, a modest stepped pyramid arose at a site now known as Edfu. Archaeologists from the University of Chicago have been studying the 4,600-year-old stone structure …

Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …

Young Elk Decides He Does Not Like this Photographer

The telephoto lens has certainly helped to mitigate some of the dangers inherent in wildlife photography, but the craft is still widely considered to …

Famous Logos with Honest Slogans

Clifton Robert Dickens is a graphic designer from Nashville, USA and he’s also the creator of the Honest Slogans Project. A fun project where he …