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How Spiders Mastered Spin Control

Their silk subtly changes shape as it twists, slowing rotation. A strange property of spider silk helps explain how the arachnids avoid twirling wildly at the end of their ropes. Researchers from China and England harvested silk from two species of golden orb weaver spiders, Nephila edulis and Nephila pilipes, and tested it...

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Usain Bolt The Legend

Usain Bolt is a legend. The name is so familiar to the sports enthusiasts around the world. Despite the fact that he was beaten by Justin Gatlin in his last race, he is acknowledged as the greatest sprinter of all time. During his early days as a runner, he didn’t...

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Lawachhara and its beauty -Ridwan Rizvi

Sreemangal, an upazila in the district Moulavi Bazar, is known as the capital of tea because it contains more than 38 tea gardens of various sizes. Thousands of tourists visit these gardens every year, especially during the leaf-picking seasons. There is also another reason people visit Sreemangal and it is...

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Life was Found in Pure Acid!

aIn a surreal landscape of colours, dominated by luminescent ponds of yellows and greens, boiling hot water bubbles up like a cauldron, whilst poisonous chlorine and sulphur gases choke the air. Known as the “gateway to hell”, the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia is scorchingly hot and one of the most...

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The Ghostly Radio Station

In the middle of a Russian swampland, not far from the city of St Petersburg, is a rectangular iron gate. Beyond its rusted bars is a collection of radio towers, abandoned buildings and power lines bordered by a dry-stone wall. This sinister location is the focus of a mystery which stretches back...

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The Islands with Unique English

It was approaching midday and beads of sweat formed on my back as I followed the road along the east coast of Tanna, one of the 83 islands that makes up the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu. Every so often the roadside foliage thinned enough to reveal a glimpse of...

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From Drury Lane to Mecca -Abdul-Hakeem Murad

History has not recorded the name of the first British Muslim to carry out the rites of Hajj. Rumours abound of converted Crusaders who made the trip in medieval times, and of British Muslims in Ottoman naval service who visited the hallowed precincts in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. But...

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Things to Do to Live a Happier Life

Happiness must not always come from big things and events. It can come from smaller, daily habits too. So today I’d simply like to share 3 quick tips and habits that help to live a happier life. Start by setting a low bar for happiness. When you wake up in...

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The Rebirth of Google Glass

Remember Google Glass? It was the name coined for spectacles developed by Google’s (now Alphabet’s) X division (the company’s intellectual sandpit in which engineers develop way-out ideas). Looking at first sight like a cheap pair of non-prescription reading glasses, Glass functioned as a kind of miniature head-up display (a transparent screen that...

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The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Dear brothers and sister, Losing a member from your friends and family or losing something from your favorite choices, is very painful for your life. But if you can be a friend of Allah, no pain will touch you at all. According to the above verse, a friend of Allah...

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In the light of the Holy Hadith

Dear brothers and sister, Wisdom is the ideal endpoint of human development. But what is wisdom? We find so much information on the internet such as Google, Youtube, Facebook, etc. is it wisdom? No. It is just information. Wisdom is the ability to make correct judgments and decisions. Historically, wisdom...

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Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Hope you are fine, and so are we. In the wake of destruction of the historic sites, world heritages, past workings of the humanity cultural organizations particularly the UNESCO is working in the area. Bangladesh has got it’s share of world heritage....

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The World Heritage Sites in Bangladesh -Mosleh Uddin

A  World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which has been officially recognized by the United Nations, specifically by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The sites are selected on the basis of having cultural, historical, and scientific or some other form of significance. These sites...

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Exercise for our Souls

A  cocoon stirs with signs of life. An opening appears, and you watch as thewinged creature inside struggles to emerge from a small tear in the sack oflife. Striving to free itself, the butterfly labors for what seems an eternity.You reflect on how easy it would be to simply break...

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A Forgotten Kingdom in Turkey By -Emma

Turkey is now situated at the center of world interest. Being the center of Ottoman Empire, it has a long legacy of glorious history. The kingdom that once existed still has its remains in architecture and other elements. Ongoing governmental disputes have left the fate of these medieval architectural wonders...

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Bee Hotels

A  new kind of hotel is opening for business around the world. Its guests are wild bees. Built by people, these hotels are going up in rural farmlands, in suburban backyards — even on city rooftops. They don’t offer maid service, but they do give bees a place to nest....

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In Underwater Cave, without Oxygen

Three months ago, XiscoGràcia experienced what he describes as every diver’s worst nightmare – he found himself without oxygen in an underwater cave, relying on an air pocket for survival. As hours turned into days he realised he might not be found in time. On Saturday 15 April, XiscoGràcia slipped...

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Get More Done with Less Stress

The daily work we do – in school, at work or in a business – can easily become overwhelming, ineffective and suck the energy and joy out of what you are doing. So how can you work in a lighter, simpler way that helps you to get more of what truly matters...

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Tulip in Turkish Art

Gardens and the love of flowers formed key elements of Islamic art and imperial culture. The tulip became inseparable from Ottoman gardens and garden design. Tea is British, cafés are French and tulips are Dutch. These Western cultural assumptions are understandable for the many people unaware of the history of...