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6 ways screentime harms kids’ minds By Victoria L. Dunckley


Children or teens who are “revved up” and prone to rages or—alternatively—who are depressed and apathetic have become disturbingly commonplace. Chronically irritable children are often in a state of abnormally high arousal, and may seem “wired and tired.”That is, they’re agitated but exhausted. Because chronically high arousal levels impact memory and the ability to relate, these kids are also likely read more

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Egyptian Scientists Filter Seawater in Minutes

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Researchers at Alexandria University in Egypt have unveiled a cost-effective desalination technology which can filter highly salty water in minutes. The technology is based on membranes containing cellulose acetate powder, produced in Egypt. The powder, in combination with other components, binds the salt particles as they pass through, making the technique useful for desalinating seawater. “The membrane we produced can read more

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What Does Watching TV vs Reading a Good Book Do to Your Brain?

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  If you had to calculate how much time per day you spend watching TV vs. reading a book, what would your totals be? No fudging the numbers! If you’re like most of America, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2014 report, people over 15 watch an average of 2.5 hours of TV per day during the workweek, while read more

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Etiquette with the elderly By:- Shaykh Abdul-Fattaah Abu Ghuddah (RA)


5.1 RESPECT AND FAVOUR THE ELDERLY Recognize the status of the elderly and give them due respect. When walking with them, walk slightly behind, to their right. Let them enter and exit first. If you meet them, greet them properly and respectfully. If you discuss something with them, let them speak first, and listen to them attentively and graciously. If read more

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Prophet Muhammad’s Practical Teaching Method


“Milking” the Hunger of a Talented Student We all strive to acquire some kind of knowledge at different points in our lives. As we traverse the journey of life from cradle to grave, there is always something new out there for us to learn or know; be it a new skill, technology, book, subject, field of research, or device that read more

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Muslim inventions that shaped today’s world

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Think of the origins of that staple of modern life, the cup of coffee, and Italy often springs to mind. But in fact, Yemen is where the ubiquitous brew has its true origins. Along with the first university, and even the toothbrush, it is among surprising Muslim inventions that have shaped the world we live in today. The origins of read more

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We are in the last week before Ramadan; it is worth reminding us all to allow our hearts to receive this holiest of months before our eyes sight the moon. As we turn to Allah in anticipation of fasting, we beg Him to allow us to witness it and to greet the month by shedding our sinful habits and demonstrating read more

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