Anthony Mason

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Equality in Islam is limited to Muslim brotherhood, excludes non-Muslims until they live under Sharia rule

This is a review of an Indian Islamic scholar's speech on what sort of relationships Muslims should have with non-Muslims in the light of Quranic …

Religion

How to take a photo in manual mode on your smartphone – Gary explains

Most of the time when we snap a photo using our smartphones, we simply point and tap. All the different parameters are set automatically by the phone and we are used to accepting the results. Sometimes we might manually turn on/off HDR mode and maybe we will fiddle with the flash settings, but it’s …

Mobile Photography

A European Version Of Islam?

My eldest son was born at the end of August 2001. A fortnight later I watched on television as two aircraft flew into New York's World Trade Centre …

5 Creative Ways to Photograph Fireworks

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'The Islamic Enlightenment' could open eyes about cultural history

For some of the most vehement critics of, as they insist it should be called, "radical Islamic terrorism," the underlying problem is with the …

Homaidan Ali Al-Turki, Colorado Slave-holder

I wrote about Homaidan Ali Al-Turki, 37, a Saudi graduate student at the University of Colorado, in June 2005, at "Saudis Import Slaves to America," …

Saudi Arabia

Florida Museum Celebrates the Loss of Hagia Sophia

I rubbed my eyes in disbelief seeing a wall plaque at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens in Jacksonville, Florida, explaining an artifact in its …

Ancient History

How To Set Up Google Assistant's Little-Known And Super-Useful Shortcuts

How can I help?[/caption]<p>Google does a great job improving and refining their core products. They don’t always do such a good job letting you know what they’ve done. One of the more useful features of Google Assistant is that you can set up shortcuts that substitute commands of your choice for the …

Android News

What Does It Mean to Be a ‘Secular Muslim’?

In Italy, some want the category recognized by the government. Others say it’s totally meaningless.<p>Many are familiar with the concept of “secular Jews,” people who choose to identify as Jewish despite being non-practicing, agnostic, or even atheist, because they see Judaism as a culture or …

Religion

The Earth: Differentiation and Plate Tectonics

The major subdivisions of the Earth are: <br>(from inside to outside)<p>1) the inner core (mostly solid iron)<br>2) the outer core (mostly liquid iron)<br>3) the …

Muslims and Islam: Key findings in the U.S. and around the world

People at Djemaa el-Fna Square, late afternoon sun<p>Muslims are the fastest-growing religious group in the world. The growth and regional migration of …

Religion

How to add fingerprint authentication to your Android app

Android 6.0 saw the introduction of fingerprint authentication, a new security feature that allows users to confirm their identify with a single touch. While this new security feature is most commonly used to secure the user’s lockscreen, fingerprint authentication can also be a useful addition to …

Information Systems

FROM WOUNDED KNEE TO SYRIA – Zoltán Grossman

A CENTURY OF U.S. MILITARY INTERVENTIONS<p><b>By Dr. Zoltan Grossman</b><p>The following is a partial list of U.S. military interventions from 1890 to 2018.<p><b>The</b> …

Foreign policy of the United States

The <b>foreign policy of the United States</b> is its interactions with foreign nations and how it sets standards of interaction for its organizations, …

We couldn’t live without ‘zero’ – but we once had to

Mathematician Hannah Fry tells the intriguing story of how the number zero was ‘discovered’ – and why we couldn’t predict the future without it.<p>Nothing lies at the heart of science, engineering and mathematics.<p>Nothing as in zero, of course.<p>This cheeky yet powerful number has caused more controversy …

Mathematics

How Does My Camera Work?

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a person that doesn’t own some sort of camera. But considering the high number of camera owners globally, …

Ask Ethan: What's The Deal With The Speed Of Light?

Nothing in the Universe can move faster than the speed of light in vacuum. 299,792,458 meters per second. If you’re a massive particle, you can only approach — but never reach — that speed; if you’re a massless particle, you are compelled to always travel at exactly that speed so long as you’re …

Create Responsive Contact Form Using HTML And CSS

Sunday, Apr 15, 2018<p>Tags:- HTML CSS<p>Responsive UI is always a better option instead of regular fixed width UI because there are now wide variety of …

Islam Through Its Scriptures

Introduction<p>How can you improve your understanding of Islam and its most important holy text, the Quran? How can you make sense of a tradition and a …

Muslim Opinion Polls

TheReligionofPeace<p>TROP is a non-partisan, fact-based site which examines the ideological threat that Islam poses to human dignity and freedom.<p>Jihad …

10 Golden Age philosophers, and why you should know them

If challenged to name ten philosophers in ten seconds, some of us might make it to ten. Most of us could possibly hit seven. Of those, the majority …

Sikhism

How to create a widget for your Android app

Android app widgets may look pretty simple – essentially, they’re just small windows that users embed in an App Widget Host, typically their device’s homescreen – but your average application widget has a <i>lot</i> to offer.<p>For users, widgets help them make the most of all that homescreen real estate that …

First discovery of 50,000-year-old human settlements in Australian interior

Sophisticated campsite overturns our understanding of how humans colonized the continent.<p>In a stunning discovery, a team of archaeologists in …

Anthropology

How did humans settle the Pacific?

New climate models provide insight into centuries-old migration patterns.<p>The prehistoric colonization of the remote Pacific was arguably the most …

What are Android App permissions, and how do devs implement them?

From recording videos, to making phone calls, to completing purchases and posting updates to your various social media accounts – there’s countless legitimate reasons why an Android app might require access to sensitive services, device capabilities, or user information.<p>However, exploiting access …

Charlie Hebdo survivor speaks out bravely

Her colleagues were brutally murdered by Islamic terrorists in January last year. She escaped because she just happened to be outside the office of …

The Most Delicious Beef and Broccoli Crock-Pot Recipe

Believe it or not, this is the very first time I’ve ever used a <i>Crock-Pot</i>. Yep – for some reason, slow cookers never appealed to me. Well, was I …

How to build a simple calculator app – full tutorial with code

Continuing the Android Authority tradition of building simple apps (see how to build an image gallery app and how to create an SMS app), we are going to build a simple but functional calculator app. If you’re new to programming and have never built an app before, you should check out our previous …

Photographs Are Made With Light, Not Sensors and Tech

Great light is what creates great images.<p>What makes a photograph is not the camera sensor, or the autofocus system, or the depth of field. …