Sidra Jamil

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What Makes Today’s America Different From the Country That Incarcerated the Japanese?

A conversation with a historian about the slow creep of discrimination, from the U.S. government to church groups<p>When Donald Trump and other Republican legislators proposed a ban on Muslim immigration to the United States last November, many commentators turned to history. My colleague Matt Ford …

Why Do I Procrastinate And How To Stop Immediately

6Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>From time-to-time, we all procrastinate. It’s perfectly normal to put off a task occasionally when you are not looking …

Virtual Dating

There are a lot of people who can help you to gain more knowledge about yourself. There are many great professionals, therapists, and friends who can …

Secret to Fast Language Learning May Lie in Resting Brain Activity

New research shows that the way a person’s brain functions while at rest can help predict how quickly they can learn a new language.<p>New findings by …

Language Learning

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

Procrastination

7 Secrets To Knowing Your Higher Self

bodymindsoulspirit | December 13, 2017 | 1 Comment<p>by Asoka Selvarajah, PhD.,<p>Each of us is connected with the Divine. The Higher Self within us far …

Young, British and radicalised: Why people want to join Islamic State

<b>After the terrorist attacks in Paris, Radio 1 Newsbeat held a debate on what drives some young people to join so-called Islamic State (IS), also known as Isis.</b><p>In a live debate on Radio 1 - Young, British and Radicalised - we asked what motivates some to head to Syria and Iraq.<p>A small number of …

War of the Gods

One of the most poignant moments in the wake of the Paris attacks was the street musician who played a moving rendition of John Lennon's Imagine. As the melody sounded, the familiar words rang in my mind:<p><i>Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion too</i> …

Pew Research Center

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Top 10

The Ambiguous Bayyinah | Abu Mussab Wajdi Akkari

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What is Literary Fiction?

What is literary fiction? It’s a genre category used to describe fiction that:<p><b>1. Is valued highly for its quality of form and creative use of …

9 Writing Tools That Helped Create Legendary Works

You know these masterpieces. But do you know how they were written?<p>1. SCREAMING AT DAUGHTERS AND VARIOUS OTHER AMANUENSES // <i>PARADISE LOST</i> BY JOHN …

Ten things I learned about writing from Stephen King

Photograph: Allstar/Cinetext/COLUMBIA<p>Letting the story play out as it will ... Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/10/30/1446203929402/b47bd27d-0c93-41c3-8ac1-559e220202f6-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

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Five Writing Tips to Connect With the Readers at a Deeper Level

You come up with a catchy headline and an awesome content. You post great stuff with lots of information. You share your articles over different …

How To Write A Book For Kindle About Your Expertise Or Passion

No matter who you are or what you do, you should write a book.It’s more important now than it has ever been.Why?Because digital communication is …

Agus Siswoyo

Arabic Islamic Calligraphy in the Chinese Tradition Demonstration by Master Haji Noor Deen on Vimeo

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5 awesome Arab horror movies for Halloween

It may be more than enough for Arabs to take a look at the region's news headlines, ranging from talk of a new Middle East, to foreign military …

Calories Don't Matter — So Stop Counting Them

I can already hear the <i>but</i>s forming in your head. <i>But what about portion control? But don’t we need a certain amount of calories each day? But how will</i> …

Leading food experts tell us their go-to foods

Nutritionists and food experts are always telling us what to eat, but do they stick to their golden rules? Here we tracked down the experts in the …

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Dear Infidel: The Dilemma of British Muslims

I was a student in the United Kingdom when The Satanic Verses - the controversial novel by Salman Rushdie - created pandemonium across the globe. Images of the book being burnt were flashed across the television screens. My British Muslim friends were divided - some passionate about the issue of …

14 books that inspired Steve Jobs

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

Innovation