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Climate Change May Be Speeding Up Ocean Circulation

Winds are picking up worldwide, and that is making the surface waters of the oceans swirl a bit faster, researchers report. A new analysis of the ocean’s kinetic energy, measured by thousands of floats around the world, suggests that surface ocean circulation has been accelerating since the early 1990s. Some...

Chain is Everywhere

Freedom! freedom! freedom! Man wants to be free from all chains. He thinks that freedom is his right though  naturally he is not free from chains. In addition, chain is  everywhere. He just doesn’t think about it. When a newborn baby comes to this world, he is free from all...

Ottoman Mihrab in Istanbul

Ottoman Mihrab in Istanbul

Mihrab is next to minbar and mahfil the best known element of any mosque interior. All three elements have a functional and aesthetic role. Mihrab is a semi circular niche set into the middle of ‘qibla wall’ in order to indicate the direction of Mecca. This element did not exist...

The Lab Grown Diamond

On a grey January morning in 2019 Meghan Markle emerged onto a London street on her way to a meeting. She wore a smart coat and heels, but it was not her clothing that caught the attention of the world. It was a pair of glittering drop earrings embedded with...

How to Increase Wi-Fi Speed

Wi-Fi speed—you probably don’t think much about it until the movie you’re streaming crashes. Or your files won’t upload to the cloud. Or your web browser keeps spinning without loading the page you want. With millions of users connecting their mobile devices to Wi-Fi hotspots around the world, it’s no...

Stop Being a People Pleaser

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt “When you say “yes” to others, make sure you aren’t saying “no” to yourself.” – Paulo Coehlo When you get stuck in the habit of being a people pleaser...

Bilqis (RA) – The Queen of Saba By Fahmida Mehreen

Women have been in leadership for many years. Since the beginning of civilization, women leadership has played a vital role in shaping society at large. Among many such women of substance, one of the mentionable personalities is Bilqis (R.A.), the queen of Saba (Sheba) in the 6th centuary B.C. Saba...

Fighting Coronavirus

The human race is locked in a battle against something five million times smaller than us. The novel coronavirus that has emerged from the Wuhan in China has gone from an unknown enemy to feared worldwide, in a matter of months. As it continues to spread around the world, bringing...

Canada’s Purple Sand Beach

The last time Candice LaFaver spotted the purple grains of sand along the shoreline at Candle Lake Provincial Park was in 2018. That July, she and her family had taken out their boat for a leisurely summertime cruise on this freshwater lake located in northern Saskatchewan when she glanced over...

Coronavirus Under Lens – Arno Dorian

Wuhan is locked down: nobody can enter or leave the city without a permit. Schools are closed and roads are empty. Suddenly, a city that was booming with life and economic prosperity found its place in jeopardy. In a matter of a month, the novel coronavirus has claimed more a...

William Wordsworth – A Character

William Wordsworth – A Character

I marvel how Nature could ever find space For so many strange contrasts in one human face: There’s thought and no thought, and there’s paleness and bloom And bustle and sluggishness, pleasure and gloom. There’s weakness, and strength both redundant and vain; Such strength as, if ever affliction and pain...

Muhammad Iqbal – The Colorful Rose

Muhammad Iqbal – The Colorful Rose

You are not familiar with the hardships of solving enigmas O Beautiful Rose! Perhaps you do not have sublime feelings in your heart Though you adorn the assembly yet do not participate in its struggles In life’s assembly I am not endowed with this comfort In this garden I am...

Editorial

Editorial

Assalamu Alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. Hope this issue will find you well and unaffected by any of the 5000 viruses including coronavirus. The outbreak of novel coronavirus that was first reported from Chinese city Wuhan on 31 December 2019. This is one of the human foes defined by World...

Love of our homeland

“O Allah! Make us love Medina as we love Mecca or even more than that. O Allah! Give blessings in our Sa and our Mudd (measures symbolizing food) and make the climate of Medina suitable for us.” (Sahih al-Bukhari, Hadith: 1889) Dear brothers and sisters, Among the Arabs is a...

Social Harms Of Interest

“O ye who believe! Devour not usury, doubled and multiplied; but fear Allah that ye may (really) prosper.” (Surah No. 3: Al ‘Imran; Verse No. 130) Dear brothers and sisters, Interest means taking the money lent to someone back at the end of a certain period and by adding some...

Wi-Fi 6 Why it Matters

Wi-Fi 6 is the next-generation wireless standard that’s faster than 802.11ac. More than speed, it will provide better performance in congested areas, from stadiums to your own device-packed home. It’s coming in 2019. Update: Wi-Fi 6 certification began on September 16, 2019. That’s a big sign that hardware is on the way! For...

Robots Are Coming For Your Vote

You’re standing in the polling booth, crisp ballot paper in hand, a dozen or more names printed across it. Many of them you’ve never encountered before. The cross you put next to one of them, however, will shape the government for years to come. How do you choose? It is...

The Czech Town That Invented The Dollar

The US dollar is the most widely used currency in the world. It is both the primary de facto global tender and the world’s unofficial gold standard. According to the International Monetary Fund, 62% of the planet’s financial reserves are held in US dollars – more than double the total...