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Living Between Land and Water

Marites Babanto, a leader of the Manobo indigenous community in the southern Philippines, still remembers the time a terrible typhoon struck her village in 2012. Rainfall made the water levels of the Agusan Marshlands, a sprawling wetland area of rivers, lakes, and swamps where Babanto and her community live, rise...

Essentials of Travelling -Fahmida Mehreen

Travelling is one of the best ways to explore the world, take a break from the daily hubbub of life, and make memories with loved ones. As exciting as travelling can be, it calls for some pre-workup. Like every other assignment or presentation you do, you need to spend some...

How AI is Used to Scam You

There’s a lot of hype around AI, and just as much fear. But anxiety over pie-in-the-sky scenarios involving sentient robots and supercomputers obfuscates the real threats that already exist, like AI-assisted scams. AI introduces new scams and enhances old ones Scammers, hackers, and other malicious actors use AI in many...

Bits of Trees Can Make and Store Energy

People tend to harvest trees for lumber and papermaking. But maybe electronics engineers are missing out on something here. “Turns out,” says Magnus Berggren. Two major building blocks of wood have “a lot of electrical properties.” And he’s shown that these blocks could serve as green replacements for some of...

New Works by Farhad Moshiri

The Third Line participated in the 15th edition of Abu Dhabi Art 2023 with a solo presentation of new works by artist Farhad Moshiri. Moshiri’s art blends the classic shapes of ancient Persian pottery with contemporary colours, evident in large canvases featuring Iranian inscriptions. These jar paintings are a product...

Colorful Lights -Maream Binte Mostafiz

Nadir is packing his bags. The day has finally come. All the trauma, agony, and suffering are finally about to end. “Nadir, your parents are here,” says someone. Nadir quickly picks up his bags and leaves the room. He breaks down the stairs and moves towards the big, black gate....

Mental Focus : The Sunnah Ways

Everybody has, at some point in their lives, woken up in a state of sluggishness, laziness, weakness, fatigue, or felt like a dark cloud has come over their heads. Perhaps Shaitan visited you during your sleep in a dream, or otherwise, perhaps you are ill, or perhaps the ebb and...

The Only Thing That Matters Is the Heart -Baizid Ibnay Jahid

Muslims worldwide engage in prayer to Allah, involving acts of devotion, virtuous deeds, and standing against injustice. Human beings have an inherent tendency to measure everything in numbers. A child may express boundless love for their parents, comparing it to the vastness of the ocean, while another may measure affection...

On His Blindness -John Milton

WHEN I consider how my light is spent E’re half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one Talent which is death to hide, Lodg’d with me useless, though my Soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, least he returning chide,...

Editorial

Dear Readers, Assalamu alaikum. Hope you are well, by the mercy of Allah. The issue of the youth wave will reach you when the world has already seen one of the important elections that will shape up the world. Bangladesh and Bhutan have already seen elections, but bigger countries will...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

The key of the progress of human being Hazrat Umar bin Khattab (RAA) is reported to have said that the Prophet (pbuh) once said, Allah through this book (Qur’an) has honoured many nations and blessed them and they were raised to the heights of progress simply because they followed it....

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Allah is the real owner of the sovereignty and power Say, “O Allah, Owner of Sovereignty, You give sovereignty to whom You will and You take sovereignty away from whom You will. You honour whom You will and You humble whom You will. In Your hand is [all] good. Indeed,...

The Truth About Drinking Straws

You have probably had this problem: you order a smoothie to sip with your lunch, a morning iced coffee, or your Friday night cocktail, and it arrives with a brightly colored tube of paper sticking out the top. After a few slugs, however, the tube quickly flops in on itself,...

Why You Need a Digital ‘Dead Man’s Switch’

No one likes to contemplate their own mortality or the mess that you’re potentially leaving behind. But we’re all going to die someday, and for some of us, death is going to be an unexpected event. You’d like to think you’ll have some measure of control over your demise and that you’ll be...

Exhibition: Journey of a Letter

HE Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, chairman of the Sharjah Ruler’s Office, inaugurated the “Journey of a Letter” exhibition at the Sharjah Calligraphy Museum. The opening was in the presence of H.E. Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, Salem Ali Salem Ahmed...