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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...

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An American Jew Became a Muslim -Josh Hasan

I did not have to be a Muslim. Maybe. I could have been a Hindu, worshipping 14,321 gods and goddesses, such as a goddess for my neighbor’s dog, another for the moon, and yet another for Evander Holyfield’s lost ear. I would be worshiping all these counterfeit “gods,” and I...

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Ravens Plan Ahead In Unnatural Tasks

Ravens have passed what may be their toughest tests yet of powers that, at least on a good day, let people and other apes plan ahead. Lab-dwelling common ravens (Corvuscorax) in Sweden at least matched the performance of nonhuman apes and young children in peculiar tests of advanced planning ability. The birds...

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Quantum Computers are About to Get Real

Although the term “quantum computer” might suggest a miniature, sleek device, the latest incarnations are a far cry from anything available in the Apple Store. In a laboratory just 60 kilometers north of New York City, scientists are running a fledgling quantum computer through its paces — and the whole...

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How to be a Writer Bangladesh Perspective -Kazi F. Eshita

Writing happens to be one of my greatest sources of solace. I’ve been writing since I was 11, and I try to hone my writing skills everyday. I know, that many of my readers might have a hidden writer within themselves. If you really want to be a writer, it’s...

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The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Dear brothers and sister, Satan always comes to the believer from his weak side in order to lead him astray. If Satan finds a person rigorous in a particular act, he comes to him from another direction. For example, if a student is careful in his study, then Satan will...

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In the light of the Holy Hadith

Dear brothers and sister, To think oneself greater in comparison with other people is pride. A proud man is who can’t accept admonitions as there is pride in him. The devil is the best instance of pride. He was driven out paradise by Allah SWT as he took pride and...

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Editorial

Dear Readers Those who claim that Bangladeshi people’s ancestors were Hindus and that we didn’t convert to Islam from Buddhism they are most probably wrong because most of the people of Bengal were Buddhists. So we are running the cover story on necessity of knowing the past. We will shed...

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Space Light Colour

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, continues its 2017 exhibition programme with a solo exhibition of works by Rana Begum. Rana Begum: Space Light Colour is the first museum exhibition of works from one of the most exciting young artists working today. Rana...

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All Those Einstein’s Quirky Habits

Celebrated inventor and physicist Nikola Tesla swore by toe exercises – every night, he’d repeatedly ‘squish’ his toes, 100 times for each foot, according to the author Marc J Seifer. While it’s not entirely clear exactly what that exercise involved, Tesla claimed it helped to stimulate his brain cells. The most prolific...

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New Tools To Solve Crimes

In broad daylight one spring afternoon in Naperville, Ill., two burglars snuck into a suburban home. They took food out of the fridge. They sat on the couch. They picked up framed photos. “We didn’t steal anything,” says Candace Young. She was one of the “burglars.” They were tasked with...

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A Secret Weapon against Catastrophe

In a conference room overlooking downtown Miami, British executives are talking about why they know south Florida’s streets so well. It isn’t because of the sunshine. It’s because of the area’s risk for disasters like hurricanes and flooding. “There are hundreds of my colleagues… who know the zip codes of...

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Real Science in Virtual Worlds

Strap on a virtual reality headset and you’ll enter a different world. Without leaving your house, you can fly a spaceship through a make-believe galaxy. You can play pool with friends. Or you can perform surgery on an alien. Virtual reality, or VR, uses special technology to trick the brain...

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Story of an American Professor

Dr. Jeffrey Lang is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at the University of Kansas, one of the biggest universities in the United States.  He started his religious journey on Jan 30, 1954, when he was born in a Roman Catholic family in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The first 18 years of his...

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Habits to Deal with Rejection

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do and damned if you don’t.” – Eleanor Roosevelt “Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.” –...

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Jupiter Gets Surprisingly Complex New Portrait

Scientists are repainting Jupiter’s portrait — scientifically, anyway. NASA’s Juno spacecraft swooped within 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles) of Jupiter’s cloud tops last August 27. Scientists’ first close-up of the gas giant has unveiled several unexpected details about the planet’s gravity and powerful magnetic fields. They also give a new view...