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Muslim Scientists and Islamic Civilization. Surah Kahf, Ayaat 1-10 The Glorious Qur'an: English Narration of its Meaning Surah Ar-Rahman (The Beneficent, The Mercy Giving), Ayat 33-36O company of jinn and men, if ye have power to penetrate (all) regions of the heavens and the earth, then penetrate (them)!

Muslim Scientists and Islamic Civilization

Local Spotlight: Swede Farm Dairy - Houston Restaurants and Dining - Eating Our Words. What: Outstanding goat's milk, goat cheese, and goat's milk yogurt from a salt-of-the-earth couple that raises a lot of kids.

Local Spotlight: Swede Farm Dairy - Houston Restaurants and Dining - Eating Our Words

Tim and LeeAnne Carlson never intended to be dairy farmers or cheese makers. In fact, they moved to the country simply to have enough room to raise their expanding brood of children -- they have 12, after all. Twelve. They purchased a few goats to provide milk for the family, to teach the kids about caring for animals, and maybe to show one off at the Houston Livestock Show.

But when Tim Carlson took time off to care for his wife's dying father, the ever-expanding family was suddenly without an income. Election Forecasts - FiveThirtyEight Blog.

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To unfriend or not to unfriend: That is the Facebook question. Unfriending someone online can be awkward or liberating, depending on who it is and how you do it.

To unfriend or not to unfriend: That is the Facebook question

CNN's "netiquette" columnists offer advice on how to politely unfriend people online Consider reaching out before you unfriend someone you've had a fight with If you dump someone, let them unfriend you first You may want to reconsider unfriending someone you will run into socially Editor's note: Brenna Ehrlich and Andrea Bartz are the sarcastic brains behind humor blog and soon-to-be-book Stuff Hipsters Hate. When they're not trolling Brooklyn for new material, Ehrlich works as a news editor at Mashable.com, and Bartz holds the same position at Psychology Today. (CNN) -- We've all done it -- surfed on over to the book of faces, our hearts racing and pupils dilating with excitement, let our cursors linger over those oh-so-powerful words, "Remove From Friends," and clicked away with the maniacal glee of a serial killer.

Well, those days are as dead as Lucy's creepy gray front teeth. Entomologists Train Insects to Act Like Sniffing Dogs. Aug. 20, 2015 — Much of the European continent has been affected by severe drought in June and July 2015, one of the worst since the drought and heat wave of summer of 2003, according to the latest ... read more Aug. 20, 2015 — Researchers using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory have sorted through the billions of subatomic particles that zip through its frozen cubic-kilometer-sized detector each year to gather powerful new ... read more Aug. 20, 2015 — By dispersing nanoparticles with an electrospray, scientists have found a more efficient and safer way to use water-soluble solvents to create monolayer nanoparticle ... read more Brief Postnatal Blindness Triggers Long-Lasting Reorganization in the Brain Aug. 20, 2015 — A brief period of postnatal visual deprivation, when early in life, drives a rewiring of the brain areas involved in visual processing, even if the visual restoration is completed well before the ... read more.

Entomologists Train Insects to Act Like Sniffing Dogs

JK Rowling: The fringe benefits of failure. The Not So Pretty Truth. : Feelgood Style. Our bathrooms are literally a “minefield of toxic chemicals”, so goes the word on the newly released ‘Story of Cosmetics‘.

The Not So Pretty Truth. : Feelgood Style

World renowned environmentalist and film maker Annie Leonard has produced this brilliant, animated short film which highlights the rampant use of toxic chemicals in our beauty products and the importance of being informed in the absence of regulation. Major loopholes in US Federal Law allow the $50 billion beauty industry to put unlimited amounts of chemicals into our personal care products with little or no oversight, minimal regulation and no legislation that distinctly categorizes natural vs organic vs not. In this country there are approximately 11 ingredients that have been banned from use in our cosmetics; in the EU… there are over 1,000. You have companies like L’Oreal and Estee Lauder who are ardent supporters of cancer research, but who actively use known carcinogens in their beauty products. About the Author. By Social Entrepreneurs, For Social Entrepreneurs®

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