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Use Your Phone To Improve Your Productivity

The very premise of owning a smartphone is that it makes you a better, more productive person. Combining a medley of technologies into a single device — phone, messaging, navigation, music player, alarm clock, and more — should equip you for almost anything. Right? Of course, that’s not the reality....

Living Without Plastic?

Of the 8,300 million tonnes of virgin plastic produced up to the end of 2015, 6,300 million tonnes have been discarded. Most of that plastic waste is still with us, entombed in landfills or polluting the environment. Microplastics have been found in Antarctic sea ice, in the guts of animals...

The Compassion Of The Prophet Towards Those Who Abused Him

The Compassion Of The Prophet Towards Those Who Abused Him

Prophet Muhammad PBUH started the message of Islam in Arabia at a time when human rights had no meaning, might was right and the society was entrenched in paganism. In this environment, Prophet Muhammad PBUH taught a message of justice, peace, human rights, animal rights and even environmental rights as ordained by God,...

The Gardens That Have Survived For Centuries

In the middle of the Iraqi desert, just north of the city of Mosul, is a pile of limestone blocks. Even at first glance, they’re unusual – each half a metre (1.6 feet) across, with a square shape and one side decorated with enigmatic symbols. Collectively they look like the...

Laser Light Transformed Plastic Into Tiny Diamonds

With the zap of a laser, trash can literally become treasure. In a new experiment, physicists shined a laser at bits of PET. That’s the kind of plastic used in soda bottles. The laser blast squeezed the plastic to about a million times Earth’s atmospheric pressure. It also superheated the material....

Exhibition The Common Pursuit of Happiness

A solo exhibition at Ayyam Gallery will feature Mouteea Murad’s most recent work and will be split in two, a participatory installation on the one hand and the completed painting exhibition on the other. “If there is an abiding theme in The Pursuit of Happiness it is the idea that you come...

One Art -Elizabeth Bishop

One Art -Elizabeth Bishop

The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door keys, the hour badly spent. The art of losing isn’t hard to master. Then practice...

The Suckling Baby -Allama Muhammad Iqbal

The Suckling Baby -Allama Muhammad Iqbal

You scream as I snatch away the knife from you Do you consider me unkind though I am kind to you? O Newcomer of this sorrowful land, you will scream Beware! The pen’s point is sharp, the prick may hurt you Ah! Why fond of the troublesome things are you?...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Keeping your temper Our Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.) said – “A wrestler is not the one who overcomes the people by his strength, but the wrestler is the one who controls himself while in anger.” (Muslim, Birr, 106; Bukhari, Edeb, 76) Dear brothers and sisters, The Prophet of mercy sent a...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Pure Food, Pure Generation “O messengers, eat from the good foods and work righteousness. Indeed, I, of what you do, am Knowing.” (Surah No. 23: Mu’minun, Verse No. 51)   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Allah, the Owner of the heavens and the earth, created a vast universe and a habitable...

The Nurse and the Muslim Patient

My name is Cassie. At the age of 23, I graduated as a qualified nurse and was given my first position as a home nurse. My patient was an English gentleman in his early 80s who suffered from Alzheimer’s. In the first meeting, the patient was given his record and...

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

“Get out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy I’m a big fan of doing the unusual thing. Sometimes in big ways. Often in small and daily ways to mix things up....

The High Cost of Living Your Life Online

TO BE ONLINE is to be constantly exposed. While it may seem normal, it’s a level of exposure we’ve never dealt with before as human beings. We’re posting on Twitter, and people we’ve never met are responding with their thoughts and criticisms. People are looking at your latest Instagram selfie. They’re...

Fractured Landscapes

Lawrie Shabibi opened the September 2022 Art Season with ‘Fractured Landscapes’, a solo exhibition by London artist Nathaniel Rackowe, his third exhibition at the gallery. Rackowe’s practice spans public art, installation, sculpture, contemporary dance and painting; investigating form and materiality through his observations of light and the effect its vicissitudes...

What the Ocean Garbage Patches Telling Us

Reach Penaflor is a man with a mission. Since 2009, he has been working closely with the River Warriors, a group bent on cleaning up estuaries feeding into the Pasig River, which runs through the Philippines’ largest urban area, Metro Manila, and is notorious for its noxious smells. Scientists describe...

You May Not Know These Android Settings

From using less mobile data to live captions for videos, these settings will make your phone run more smoothly. IF YOU’RE A typical smartphone user, you average almost five hours a day on your phone now. But beyond video and social media apps, you might not know the tweaks and settings that can...