Youth Wave Blog

Motivate Yourself Smart and Simple Ways

Some days you wake up motivated and ready to go. And some days things feel heavy as you arise and it is hard to get going and find that inner drive. At least in my experience. So over the past 10+ years I have found some simple and smart strategies...

Much of the world’s honey now contains bee-harming pesticides

The first global honey survey testing for these controversial nicotine-derived pesticides shows just how widely honeybees are exposed to the chemicals, which have been shown to affect the health of bees and other insects. Three out of four honey samples tested contained measurable levels of at least one of five common...

Heaven’s Children -Khadiza Binte Mostafiz

Zaid turns off the TV. He hates violence and bloodshed but that’s what the TV shows every single day. How many people died, how many cities are destroyed that’s always the headline. But there’s no way to blame them because that’s what the war does. Sitting on the Sofa of...

Google’s Translating Headphone

Google has launched a pair of wireless headphones that incorporate its voice assistant feature, meaning they can translate 40 languages in real time. The wireless Pixel Buds were revealed during Google’s hardware launch, and are the first pair of headphones Google has ever produced. Equipped with Google Assistant, the in-ear headphones offer real-time translation of...

Powerful Muslims Peaceful Planet -Wahidul Islam

It all began when the Ottoman Empire collapsed with the end of World War I. The balance of power tilted heavily towards European powers which are predominantly Christian. Powers on the other side of Ottoman Empire were Britain, France and Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands. They were opponent of each...

Editorial

Dear readers Assalamu alaikum. Hope you are okay. Late autumn is passing by. You can tell winter is on the way — therefore there is a real nip in the air in the morning. Weather is changing. The World War I changed a lot the political climate of the world...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Dear brothers and sister, You are probably familiar with the old saying “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” Actually it is an essence of a lot historical evidence, scientific knowledge and religious wisdom. As a Muslim, We are advised to sleep early and then...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Dear brothers and sister, There is a strong relationship between wealth and knowledge. No one can be best in the world only through wealth. One must need to learn knowledge and earn wealth to be a famous and best person in the World. Warren Buffett once said: “The more you...

Jalaluddin Rumi -The Universe

What if someone said to an embryo in the womb, ‘Outside of your world of black nothing is a miraculously ordered universe; a vast Earth covered with tasty food; mountains, oceans and plains, fragrant orchards and fields full of crops; a luminous sky beyond your reach, with a sun, moonbeams,...

Theatre of the Absurd

Green Art Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition that reflects on the relationship between art and architecture, exploring the ways they influence and feed off each other. Infusing symbols that have been traditionally used in architecture, the artists in the exhibition question other formal enquiries and the relationship...

Begum Rokeya The Unstoppable -By: Kazi Falguni Eshita

There was a time when women were deprived of one of their basic rights: education. Ladies could not study in Bengali. They’d have to choose either Persian or Arabic as their medium of instruction back then. Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain was one of the pioneers of female education, who took...

Invasion of doubts in Muslim youths

A  question was posed to Shaykh Abdul ‘Azeez ibn Baz (rahimahullaah) in which he was asked, “What are the reasons for many young people deviating from the Din (religion of Islam) and becoming alienated from it?” The Shaykh replied: As you mentioned, many young people are deviating from Islam and...

AI Coming to Help

For some, the spread of artificial intelligence and robotics poses a threat to our privacy, our jobs – even our safety, as more and more tasks are handed over to silicon-based brains. But even the most vocal critics highlight the potential good that AI and automated systems could do for humanity. A...

In The Home of Spiders

“I suppose it’s quite a lot of spiders…” Alistair McGregor says casually, rotating his hand to catch a plump, leggy female who is making a bid for freedom. “We can never have too many though – they eat each other.” It is in the spider room at his lab in...

Somaliland Going Cashless

Half a dozen men crowd round one of the many small colourful wooden shacks off a main street in Hargeisa, Somaliland, shouting and arguing over the quality of khat – a mild narcotic that has been likened to both coffee and cocaine – that they’ve just been hastily handed by...

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 sexiest or most exciting word. But it is, coupled with time, what will give you...

How Disasters Spur Scientific Research

Every day, it seems like there’s a new natural disaster in the headlines. Hurricane Harvey inundates Texas. Hurricane Irma plows through the Caribbean and the U.S. south, and Jose is hot on its heels. A deadly 8.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Mexico. Wildfires blanket the western United States in choking smoke. While...

Apple’s Most Interesting Phone

It’s official. Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone is finally here and it’s called the iPhone X. The phone’s bezels have been basically eliminated, and its screen is bigger. And returning to a design element from years past, the new phone has a glass back, something we haven’t seen since the iPhone...

Ibn Al-Haytham Festival

A totally different festival that reminds us of the glorious past of Islam took place recently in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Abdulla bin Bandar bin AbdulAziz, Deputy Governor of Makkah region launched the “1001 Inventions and the World of Ibn Al-Haytham” exhibition as an anchor attraction at the family entertainment Oswa festival created...