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Muhammad Ali Celebrity For Good -Abu Muaj

“I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want.” It was Muhammad Ali Clay’s ringing declaration. It meant a ringing call of liberty not only for the Blacks, Dravidians, Mongoloids, Caucasians, Africans and Asians but also for the underprivileged and enslaved...

ywjul-12

The Qur’anic Manuscripts from the Oriental Collection

The Gazi Husrev Beg Library in Sarajevo is hosting an exhibition of the Qur’anic manuscripts from the Oriental Collection of the Historical Archives of Sarajevo. The exhibition was opened on the occasion of the International Day of the Archive and the month of Ramadan. Organized by the Historical Archives of...

ywjul-11

A tiny country of creative geniuses

The first time I glimpsed Edinburgh Castle, sprouting from the basalt like some giant stone apparition, I was stunned into an uncharacteristic silence. There is something about Edinburgh – indeed about all of Scotland – that inspires not only silence, but also a certain type of creative ingenuity. You feel this something as soon as you...

ywjul-10

The shocking electric eel!

This creature’s powerful jolts not only act like a radar system but also can trick its prey into revealing their location Philip Stoddard once had a pet named Sparky. Sparky was an electric eel, a snake-like fish that can deliver incredibly strong electric shocks. It was sleek and dark gray,...

ywjul-9

Ancient African Fish Feed Today’s Amazon

It begins with a darkening sky, then a distant roar. Leaves rustle as monkeys scamper through the trees above. Drops of their pee sprinkle down through the leaves. Then they start to howl. It is more like a deafening yowl. Unseen in the trees overhead, a chorus of howler monkeys...

ywjul-8

Beautiful Brutalist Buildings

The architecture of building has really surpassed common men’s imagination. The engineers and architects are sometimes now making things as weird as possible. But there are several quite old structures across the globe, which are still on work, will remind you of the rough and tough mentality of the people...

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Ramadan Time to Unplug From the Matrix

The month of Ramadan provides us with a perfect opportunity to unplug from the Matrix and rediscover our singular source of divine guidance. Those who fast do have to unplug from their daily physical routine anyway. Let this then provide an incentive to try to unplug from the Matrix as our Prophet...

ywjul-6

Why ‘North’ is at the top of Maps

Imagine looking at the Earth from space. What is at the top of the planet? If you said the North Pole, you probably wouldn’t be alone. Strictly speaking, you wouldn’t be right either. The uncomfortable truth is that despite almost everybody imagining that the world is this way up, there...

ywjul-5

Sleeping Without Drugs

Kerstin Schneiderbauer, a freelance data analyst, was having trouble sleeping. Her mind would keep running through her work and to-do lists throughout the night when she was overloaded with projects. When she wasn’t working through an assignment, worrying about where the next one was coming from interrupted her night’s rest....

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Why I Embraced Islam?

Mr. Abd al-Hayy Moore has two books of poetry published by City Lights under the name Daniel Moore. He’s traveled extensively, living in England, Morocco, Algeria, Nigeria and Spain. Mr. Moore is a talented writer and poet, and has turned his talents in writing for Islam. He is a contributor...

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Powerful Habits to Take Action Every Day

One of the biggest and most common problems with improving your life or the success you want out of is that you may not take consistent action over a longer time period. Now, consistency isn’t the most exciting word. But it is, coupled with time, what will give you real results...

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Moms’ Voices Get Big Reactions in Kids’ Brains

Any parent trying to hustle a school-bound kid out the door in the morning knows that her child’s skull possesses a strange and powerful form of black magic: It can repel parents’ voices. Important messages like “find your shoes” bounce off the impenetrable fortress and drift unheeded to the floor....

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Maintain Your Website and Increase Traffic

Have you been neglecting your website lately? Chances are if you do, you’re probably hurting your project more than you think. Your website is an important part of your business. It represents your brand in the online community – it’s your primary avenue to attracting new customers and clients. In...

Editor

Editorial

Dear subscribers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. Hope you are keeping well in this sweltering heat of this summer, albeit with struggling. It is really troublesome and mind-boggling to come across the news like over 40 people killed in lightning in a span of 24 hours. In the last...

ywjun-12

The Third Line

The Third Line is participating in the 5th edition of Frieze New York and is exhibiting works by Abbas Akhavan, Ala Ebtekar, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Pouran Jinchi, Rana Begum and Sherin Guirguis. With the selection of the works based on exploring movement in materiality, the artists play with concepts of...

ywjun-11

Seven Habits of Highly Successful Muslim Youth -Altaf Husain

You cannot escape it. The discussion about habits is all around you: Mom and Dad are constantly telling you to break your bad habits; your teachers are telling you to develop good habits; your friends are pressuring you to adopt their habits; and the television and media are influencing you...

ywjun-10

A tale of 14 Boats – Muaj Ibne Wahid

Prophet Noah [A] was sent to Iraq. He’s calling people to Islam. When most of them weren’t listening Allah ordered the Prophet to build a big boat. He was the first naval engineer not of the Asia but also of the world. So the prophet built a large boat which...

ywjun-9

Feeling Objects That Aren’t There

Sound waves make it possible for a person to get the sensation of touching a solid object — even one that it isn’t there. This illustration represents one of those invisible shapes a person might feel. Ultrahaptics Imagine this. You wake up in the morning to the irritating buzz of...

ywjun-8

The Cool Science of Hot Peppers

any chili peppers look as fiery as they taste! A single chili pepper can be enough to spice up an entire family’s meal. “A quarter of the world’s population eats chilies every day,” notes Joshua Tewksbury. He is a biologist who spent 10 years studying wild chili peppers. He also...