Nabila Sharieff

69 Flips | 10 Magazines | 24 Likes | 1 Following | @nabilazzzzzz | Who me? Poet, weird, nerd, absurd. Oh, did I mention perfectionist and foodie?

Islamic difference and radicalisation

“Radicalisation” has become the standard term used to describe “what goes on before the bomb goes off.” Radicalisation as a precursor to terrorism, …

India slashes health budget, already one of the world's lowest

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 percent in its 2014/15 healthcare budget due to fiscal strains, putting at risk key disease control initiatives in a country whose public spending on health is already among the lowest in the world.<p>A paramedic distributes free …

Science Says Just 1 Minute of Intense Exercise Can Improve Your Health

Photo: Getty Images<p>In amazing news for lazies: Doing just one minute(!) of intense exercise three times a week can significantly benefit your health, according to a study recently published in the journal PLOS ONE. (How much do you love science right now?!)<p>In the six-week study, 14 overweight but …

Thieves Pilfer Truckload of Red Bull Racing F1 Trophies

Deflating our will to live just a little bit today is news out of the U.K. that thieves made off with more than half of the Red Bull Racing F1 team’s trophy collection on Saturday morning in a brazen robbery at the team’s factory in Milton Keynes, England. (The photo above shows the team’s trophy …

Snowden leaks: NSA 'can collect all calls in foreign nation'

<b>The US government has reportedly built a system that can record every phone call made over a month in an undisclosed foreign country.</b><p>The National Security Agency (NSA) programme was created in 2009, the Washington Post reported.<p>Fugitive intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked details of …

Khan Academy & Comcast team up to bring affordable Internet to low-income families

The problem with online education is that it’s so limited to people with high-speed Internet access.<p>The poorest and most rural communities, who could stand to benefit most from free online education, often lack reliable broadband. So Comcast, the maligned cable company, is making its largest …

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next

It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Internet communications, but for most of us it’s only the marketers who are really interested in our everyday online activities. And with many billions of dollars at stake, companies are …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

NSA files: New York Times defends the Guardian's Snowden leaks

• NYT: Guardian faces state 'bullying'<br>• Cameron insists Snowden leaks help terrorists<br>• New to the NSA revelations? Catch up here<br>• What do the NSA files mean for you?<p>12.35pm GMT<p>David Miranda, the partner of the former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald who is fighting a legal challenge against his …

Deal of the Day: Mobi Products Soft Shell Case for Galaxy S4 | Android Central

The Nov. 9 Deal of the Day is the Mobi Products Soft Shell Case for Galaxy S4. Made of a highly durable TPU material, this case features anti-slip …

Lavabit And Silent Circle Join Forces To Make All Email Surveillance-Proof

In recent months, Lavabit, based in Texas, and Silent Circle, based in Washington, D.C., both shuttered their encrypted email services. The companies said they couldn’t keep them running knowing they were vulnerable to surveillance if faced with a dedicated enough attacker… which for Lavabit came …

Why I’m leaving the vitamin church

I was ahead of the curve on vitamin D. I've been popping the "sunshine drug" for years – 1,000 International Units a day, religiously, all winter long. I felt smug when The New York Times finally caught up to me.<p>"Vitamin D promises to be the most talked-about and written-about supplement of the …

High Blood Pressure

New Zealand approves email and phone-snooping law

New Zealand,Asia Pacific,World news,NSA,US news,US national security,GCHQ,Privacy,Surveillance,Data protection<p>Legislation forcing telecommunications firms to allow interception equipment to be installed on their networks passes by two votes<p>New Zealand's parliament has narrowly passed new …

Edward Snowden Was No Coward To Flee U.S., Pentagon Papers Lawyer Says

WASHINGTON -- National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden has been slammed by some as a “coward” for refusing to turn himself in to U.S. authorities and face espionage charges for shedding light on secret surveillance programs. But one of the lawyers involved in the Vietnam-era Pentagon …

Don't Be Silly. Lock Down and Encrypt Your Smartphone

Your smartphone is your most portable computer. It's also a treasure trove of personal information. You wouldn't leave your laptop unlocked in …

HOW TO: Make homemade organic vapor rub

#1: Gather the Ingredients• organic coconut oil (solidified)<br>• 3 drops organic lemon essential oil<br>• 3 drops organic eucalyptus essential oil<br>• 3 drops organic …

R-R- Redundancy -- a New 'R' To Heed

At lunch yesterday a colleague asked me what I thought about 'Resilience' as a alternative term for sustainability. I responded that I was still trying to figure out if I liked 'Flourishing'. But I had no doubt at all about a term I coined myself recently - 'R-R- Redundancy Avoidance'. First, a …

DIY: All-Natural Creams and Salves for Cold-Battered Hands

I know that most people aren’t quite ready to say the “w” word just yet, but that season of sleet and snow will be upon many of us in a few short …

Skin Care

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Google just granted itself the right to use your name and photo in its online ads

Google just got a tad creepier.<p>Thanks to tweaks made to its terms of service today, Google will be able to use its users’ names and photos in select advertising beginning next month (November 11). The updated terms of service, first noticed by The New York Times, specifically allow for the company …

Social Media

10 Eco-Friendly Halloween Crafts for Green Kids

Halloween is on the horizon, and it's time to start decorating your home to create that playful ambiance that makes this holiday so much fun for …

Bulgarians trade free will for free beer

Dutch brewery Amstel has launched an innovative new advertising campaign that rewards people for standing still. The Bulgarian advertiser Next Digital Creative Agency has installed an interactive advert called <i>Amstel Still</i> in cities throughout the country that gives away free beer to anyone willing …

Nibble, A Cake Pan Designed So You Can Taste It Without Breaking It

Industrial designer Talia Wiener is the inventor of Nibble, a really cool cake pan that makes a small muffin-sized cake on the side of the pan so you …

Industrial Designer

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel & Eats<p>Skip Cape Cod this summer.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>GQ’s editors select the menswear, accessories, sneakers, and …

When the Earth Has Had Too Much, Burp Won't Sound Good!

Global warming is a psychological phenomenon. Or, so it is, for a large majority of population. They like to think global warming as a war their neighboring country is fighting with an unknown enemy. It is never theirs, and never will any country specifically feel responsible for it. However, you …

7 Weird, Wonderful, and Wholly Unexpected Uses for Bras

Subscribe to get free weekly updates on the latest news on sustainable fashion!<p>Subscribe<p>Share Tweet Pin Start Slideshow<p>Displaying ad for 5 …

Check Out this $30 Million Home That Is Fit for a James Bond Villain

“Bond, James Bond”. You know the line and you also know that every Bond film had a villain of several magnitudes. And that villain, despite their …