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Muslim Brotherhood

Why Imams Really Refused Prayers for London Jihadis

Qatar's Insidious Influence on the Brookings Institution: A Four Part Investigative Series: Brookings Sells Soul to Qatar's Terror Agenda

<i>Part 1 of a 4-part series</i>.<p>The Brookings Institution bills itself as "the most influential, most quoted and most trusted think tank in the world," but …

Middle East

An introduction to Kotlin for Android development

At the latest Google I/O conference, Google announced that Android development would now fully support Kotlin. This is big news as it opens up an entirely new avenue for those that want to start creating their own Android applications. And seeing as Kotlin is highly popular and has a lot of unique …

Android News

What do the symbols on my screen mean?

Signal symbols<p>At the top of your phone’s screen you might have seen letters and numbers like G, H+ and 4G. These tell you the speed of internet …

Islamists are very clear about what they want — we just aren’t listening

Cries of ‘what can it mean?’ always follow a terror attack. It seems we’re incapable of learning anything<p>The meeting place of the two worlds could not have been more sharply defined. In Manchester Arena, thousands of young women had spent the night singing and dancing at a show in Ariana Grande’s …

Extremism

Is Spotify Premium really worth it?

There’s nothing worse than an ad interrupting your perfect queue of old-school throwbacks. That’s one of many reasons why you might want to download …

Apple Music

Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

Even if you think you know it all, you don't.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this …

Tutorials

Home

Was Mohammed a Descendant of Ishmael? 3<p>Episode 3<p>Saturday, January 20, 2018/Author: Daniel Amari/Number of views (201)/Comments (0)/<p>Categories: …

Germany's Migrant Crisis: 'By 2060 There Will Be No Germany as We Know It'

This week, Germany's Interior Ministry released its 2016 crime figures, showing a dramatic increase in violent crime, including a 14.3% rise in …

10 Quick Photography Tips to Improve Your Results

Everyone wants to take better pictures. However, most of us aren’t willing to put in the long hours of practice and self guided study that it takes …

Exposure Lesson #2: Why Cameras Get Exposure Wrong

Your camera’s built in exposure meter is amazingly advanced and complex, but there are still lots of times when your camera gets exposure wrong.<p>To …

Exposure Lesson #1: How to Choose an Exposure Mode

Many digital SLRs and mirrorless cameras have several fully automatic exposure modes. These are aimed at people who know very little about …

How to Properly Hold a Camera

When taking pictures, one of the biggest frustrations one can experience is camera shake, which often happens as a result of the way the camera is …

Shutter Speed

After The Caliphate

It has taken more than two years and cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars to drive ISIS out of Anbar province in Iraq. Its cities now resemble bombed-out wastelands, and a smoldering anger at the central government lies beneath the surface.<p>FALLUJAH, Iraq — Pandemonium erupted on the …

How to reclaim 1GB from your Android's disk space

<i>Update</i>:<p>A faster way to accomplish this is to do the following:<p><b>Settings > Storage > Cached Data</b><p>This will erase unnecessary data, in my case over …

How to create and restore an image backup in Windows 10

How do you recover from a dead internal hard drive or SSD? Or if Windows becomes so messed up it's useless or even unbootable?You can always reinstall Windows from scratch. But after that you must reinstall all of your programs, and then reconfigure everything.But if you have a relatively recent …

Windows 10

SOLVED: How to Install Windows 10 On An Asus T100 Transformer - Up & Running Technologies, Calgary IT Services

I flashed the BIOS/UEFI to the most current but I do not think that was required.<p>Download 32 bit Windows 10 from Microsoft and make a DVD or use the …

Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft's much-hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended in 2016, right? Not exactly. The GWX tool may be gone, but all the other upgrade tools …

Software

At the University of Oregon, no more free speech for professors on subjects such as race, religion, sexual orientation

1. Last week, the University of Oregon made clear to its faculty: If you say things about race, sexual orientation, sex, religion and so on that enough people find offensive, you could get suspended (and, following the logic of the analysis) even fired. This can happen even to tenured faculty …

Rights & Freedoms

Debate: Is the new means test for the aged pension fair?

The government claims that changes to the aged pension make the system fairer by targeting wealthy retirees. But are the changes genuinely progressive?<p><b>Ben Eltham, journalist and academic</b><p>On 1 January, the government’s new means test for the pension came into force. The new assets test imposes a …

Retirement

The winter solstice is today: 7 things to know about the shortest day of the year

The winter solstice is upon us: Thursday, December 21, will be the shortest day of 2017 for anyone living in the Northern Hemisphere. If pagan rituals are your thing, this is probably a big moment for you. If not, the official first day of winter is neat for other reasons too.<p>Technically speaking, …

Earth Science

Historical evidence does not support Zionist claims re the Western Wall

ISRAEL ANTIQUITIES AUTHORITY VS. UNESCO<p>The head of the Israel Antiquities Authority has recently (<i>Times of Israel</i> Oct. 20) compared UNESCO …

Ancient History

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: To Where?

<i>The following presentation is one I have just made in front of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs as part of a hearing on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The two other speakers who joined me are French Special Envoy Pierre Vimont and Fernando Gentilini, EU Special Representative</i> …

Israel

HTML Tutorial for Beginners 101 (Including HTML5 Tags)

Want to learn a little HTML?<p>Sounds like a great idea. Hence the reason I’ve put together this HTML tutorial for beginners.<p>There are at least 1.2 …

Deputy Premier John Barilaro under fire over undeclared Airbnb business

In October that year Mr Barilaro became minister for regional tourism, a position he held until April 2015. He remains Minister for Small Business, …

Real Estate

The Fall of House Clinton

This time, I think the Clintons might really be finished.<p>EDITOR’S NOTE: <i>The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe</i> …

Government

11 killer Android features you are not using, but should

Android is stacked with so many tools and configuration options, we often overlook some of its most useful features. Sometimes they’re hiding in …