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17 facts about Turkey that will surprise you

1. It has one of the world’s oldest and biggest malls.<p>Istanbul‘s Grand Bazaar, or Kapalı Çarşı, dates to 1455 and was established shortly after the …

Archaeology

The Europeans who chose mystical Islam

Despite Spain being home to many North African immigrants, Spaniards who convert to Islam – particularly the order of Sufism – are a rarity.<p>“My name,” said the lady, clad from headscarf to sandals in shades of pink and purple, “is Bahia, which means ‘ocean of beauty and compassion’ in Arabic. …

Religion

How-To: Migrate notes from Evernote to Apple Notes

<b>Update:</b> iOS 9.3 adds support for importing Evernote data into Notes by long-pressing on Evernote Export files.<p>Apple dramatically improved its Notes app with iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan last fall thanks to enhanced photo support, new formatting tools, URL snippets, a share extension, and an iCloud …

Operating Systems

The Guacamole Recipe To End All Guacs

It should be Guacamole Day every day.<p>It was only a few months ago (yet it seems so far away) when the New York Times nearly tipped the Earth's axis by suggesting we all put peas in our guacamole.<p>"Actually no," people said. "Not buying [it]," Obama said. "F*ck off with your pea guacamole, New York …

Tomatoes

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Learning

39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster & Write Better

When you’re finding amazing content to share on social media — the kind of thing that grabs attention and gets people to click, share, and …

Five Items On Your Resume Recruiters Notice First

Recruiters skim resumes in seconds and still glean enough information to decide on a candidate. I have fond this to be true across industries, positions and levels. I have recruited for a variety of industries (financial services, management consulting, tech, media, non-profit), positions …

Employment

Easily Remove Dark Circles from Under the Eyes in Photoshop

One of the less attractive features of most people—especially those of us who are pretty tired—are the bags under our eyes. If you want to make …

8 Tips To Become A Better Listener | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply” Stephen Covey.</b><p>If you’ve spent your life talking over …

Create A Pro Website In Minutes With TeslaThemes [Deals]

When you’re in the process of setting up a website or already have one, you’ll definitely need an appealing design and some great features, powered by a powerful content management system. Here is where <b>TeslaThemes</b> helps you out.<p>All 20 of these themes are powered by Tesla Framework, a powerful …

Web Design

Breathtaking Photos of Prague Castle, The World's Largest Ancient Castle

Prague Castle - Czech Republic<p>Mar 11, 2014 02:59 AM EDT<p>The Prague Castle, an ancient symbol of the Czech lands, is the most significant Czech …

Whole Wheat Blueberry Yogurt Crumb Muffins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with liners.<p>In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, flaxseed, baking soda, powder, …

Transform your travel writing, pt. 5: What is a travel story and where does yours begin?

“Every story is a physical map of how to travel from one place to another. Some places are physical; others are not.”<p>– Don Rowlands, Aboriginal elder …

Travel Writing

The Best Job Interview Questions We've Heard

<b>1. The question:</b> So you're a Yankees fan. If you were the team's owner, how would you make them better?<p><b>The expert:</b> Bonnie Zaben, chief operating …

What 80% Of Employers Do Before Inviting You For An Interview

Many job seekers have described to me that submitting a resume in today's job market is mostly a banging-their-head-against-a-wall, extremely frustrating waste of time.<p>You want that resume to get you into an interview, but it doesn't. I think this could be why:<p><b>80% of employers</b><p>Google job …

Is He a Muslim? - SeekersHub: The Compass Blog

<i>Reposted with permission by Dr. Kamran Riaz, with thanks.</i><p>A man once came to the learning-circle of Imām Abū Hanīfah (may God have mercy on his soul) …

Suhaib Webb

Principles to Live By from Sura al-Baqara's Second Verse<p>While preparing for my tafsīr program in Malaysia I jotted down some thoughts about the verse,<p>…

If Spain welcomes back its Jews, will its Muslims be next?

Perched dramatically on a rocky mountain, the small city of Toledo overlooks a bend in the Tagus river. Within its maze of cobblestone streets are buildings that once housed mosques, churches and synagogues, hinting at the varied cultures that once called this medieval city home.<p>Earlier this month, …

theconsciousmuslim on Twitter: "Allāh tests us to see our fracture points. As long as we're in the realm of brokenness, there's potential for completeness. #Reflect"

Imam Suhaib Webb Friday Khutbah: "Love"

Why We Need Faith Before Action: Muhammad in Mecca [Dr. Umar F. Abd-Allah]

Suhaib Webb Lectures

Imam Suhaib Webb reminds us of our priorities as Muslims living in our current situation. We are forgetting about way of the Prophet Muhammad peace …

Islam

al-Ḥajj Mālik al-Shabbaz (Malcolm X) with the Shaykh al-Azhar of his time, Shaykh Ḥasan Ma'mun, Cairo | http://t.co/uhAnAoecwl

theconsciousmuslim on Twitter: "Allāh gives and He takes, and He will continue to do so; until you realise it's not about what He gives or takes, it's about Him. Just Him."

Suhaib Webb

A thematic reading of al-Nawwawi's 40:<br>1. The first hadith is about intentions (illustrating the importance of the heart) - it is the key to opening …

Tips from a Recruiter: Don't Make Me Read Your Resume

I will read your résumé unless it's 10 pages, but (just as you didn't want to write your résumé) <i>I really don't want to read your résumé</i>. To put it …

Aparna Rao: Art that craves your attention

Shoot Down Resume Rejections with Targeted Bullet Points

When a recruiter looks at your resume (and by “looks at” we mean “scans quickly”), you have about six seconds to convince them you’re worthy of …

greek salad with lemon and oregano

Recently, I attempted to roughly outline the parameters of the gap between the recipes you see here on this site and what I might have made for …

carrot cake pancakes

If I could have a breakfast rallying cry, a breakfast mantra, if you will, it would be, <i>It’s not cake! It’s breakfast!</i> It would be rather dull, …