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The Non-Negotiables of Making Your Man Happy. 20 awesomely untranslatable words from around the world. Ewan Dobson. Ewan Dobson is a Canadian fingerstyle guitarist and Candyrat Records recording artist.

Ewan Dobson

Style[edit] He is noted for the intensity and virtuosity of his fingerstyle playing, his influence from video game music as well as his use of extended technique. Dobson's music borrows from bluegrass, classical music, folk, techno, heavy metal as well as trance. Music[edit] As a classical guitarist Dobson won numerous awards such as the Grand Prizes of both the Burlington Rotary Fall Music Festival and the Pickering Rotary Music Festival (1996 and 1998) as well as the D'addario Scholarship from the Kiwanis Music Festival which is given to the top classical guitarist in the competition. Personal life[edit] In 1993, he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and mild Tourette's Syndrome.[4] In support of Tourette's Syndrome awareness Dobson has performed at the Tourette's Syndrome National Conference in Canada.[5] Solo albums[edit] See also[edit]

The dark side of the internet. Fourteen years ago, a pasty Irish teenager with a flair for inventions arrived at Edinburgh University to study artificial intelligence and computer science.

The dark side of the internet

For his thesis project, Ian Clarke created "a Distributed, Decentralised Information Storage and Retrieval System", or, as a less precise person might put it, a revolutionary new way for people to use the internet without detection. By downloading Clarke's software, which he intended to distribute for free, anyone could chat online, or read or set up a website, or share files, with almost complete anonymity. "It seemed so obvious that that was what the net was supposed to be about – freedom to communicate," Clarke says now. Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls. Journalists, child advocacy organizations, parents and psychologists have argued that the sexualization of girls is a broad and increasing problem and is harmful to girls.The APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls was formed in response to these expressions of public concern.

Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls

APA has long been involved in issues related to the impact of media content on children. In 1994, APA adopted a policy resolution on Violence in Mass Media, which updated and expanded an earlier resolution on televised violence. In 2004, the APA Task Force on Advertising and Children produced a report examining broad issues related to advertising to children. That report provided recommendations to restrict advertising that is primarily directed at young children and to include developmentally appropriate disclaimers in advertising, as well as recommendations regarding research, applied psychology, industry practices, media literacy, advertising and schools.

2007–2012 global financial crisis. The TED spread (in red) increased significantly during the financial crisis, reflecting an increase in perceived credit risk.

2007–2012 global financial crisis

The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the Global Financial Crisis and 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.[1] It resulted in the threat of total collapse of large financial institutions, the bailout of banks by national governments, and downturns in stock markets around the world. In many areas, the housing market also suffered, resulting in evictions, foreclosures and prolonged unemployment. In the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis palliative fiscal and monetary policies were adopted to lessen the shock to the economy.[19] In July 2010, the Dodd–Frank regulatory reforms were enacted in the U.S. to lessen the chance of a recurrence.[20] Background[edit] Share in GDP of U.S. financial sector since 1860[27] The U.S.

Subprime lending[edit] In Pakistan's Anti-Corruption War, A Lonely Warrior. Hide captionRetired senior police investigator Zafar Qureshi, 59, stands outside his home in Lahore, Pakistan, where security guards are stationed 24 hours a day.

In Pakistan's Anti-Corruption War, A Lonely Warrior

The former police official has probed some of the highest profile cases of official misconduct in Pakistan, and says he fears for his safety and that of his children in a country that he says is steeped in a "culture of corruption. " Julie McCarthy/NPR Retired senior police investigator Zafar Qureshi, 59, stands outside his home in Lahore, Pakistan, where security guards are stationed 24 hours a day. The former police official has probed some of the highest profile cases of official misconduct in Pakistan, and says he fears for his safety and that of his children in a country that he says is steeped in a "culture of corruption. " Pakistan's National Assembly has been summoned to elect a new prime minister for the fragile coalition of President Asif Ali Zardari. Top U.S. Officer: Stop This 'Total War' on Islam Talk. Photo: Department of Defense America’s top military officer condemned in the strongest possible terms a Defense Department course that taught troops to prep for a “total war” on Islam using “Hiroshima”-style tactics.

Top U.S. Officer: Stop This 'Total War' on Islam Talk

“It was totally objectionable, against our values and it wasn’t academically sound,” Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters at a Pentagon press conference on Thursday. The instructor responsible for the course, Army Lt. Col. Dempsey’s comments were prompted by a Danger Room report on Thursday that described Dooley’s course in detail. Dempsey and his deputy for military education, Marine Lt. Why was the US military teaching 'total war' on Islam?

10 May 2012Last updated at 21:32 ET Martin Dempsey has ordered an investigation into how the class was approved for teaching America's top military officer has condemned a course taught about Islam at one of America's top military schools as "totally objectionable".

Why was the US military teaching 'total war' on Islam?

30 Limousine cars booked: 500,000 Pounds spent on Gilani’s UK visit. Mecca for the rich: Islam's holiest site 'turning into Vegas' - Middle East - World. Click HERE to download graphic: Mecca For The Rich (430.39kB)

Mecca for the rich: Islam's holiest site 'turning into Vegas' - Middle East - World

The books of Judaism, Mishna, Talmud, Midrash Zohar, The Messiah of Israel. Torah. The word "Torah" is a tricky one, because it can mean different things in different contexts.

Torah

In its most limited sense, "Torah" refers to the Five Books of Moses: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. But the word "torah" can also be used to refer to the entire Jewish bible (the body of scripture known to non-Jews as the Old Testament and to Jews as the Tanakh or Written Torah), or in its broadest sense, to the whole body of Jewish law and teachings. Written Torah To Jews, there is no "Old Testament. " The books that Christians call the New Testament are not part of Jewish scripture. Islamic holy books. Islamic holy books are the texts which Muslims believe were authored by God to various prophets throughout humanity's history.

Islamic holy books

All these books, in Muslim belief, promulgated the code and laws that God ordained for those people. Muslims believe the Quran to be the final revelation of God's word to man, and a completion and confirmation of previous scriptures.[1] Despite the primacy that Muslims place upon the Qur'an as God's final word, Islam speaks of respecting all the previous scriptures, and belief in all the revealed books is an article of faith in Islam. The four revealed books mentioned by name in the Qur'an are the Torah (revealed to Moses), the Zabur (revealed to David), the Injil (Gospel) (revealed to Jesus), and the Qur'an itself. Major books[edit] The Quran mentions at least three main Islamic scriptures which came before the Quran by name. Women's Rights in Islam - WomenInIslam.ws. Contents. Islam Always - Man can marry four - why not women marry four? "Man can marry four - why not women marry four? " Date: Tuesday, March 02 @ 15:11:59 HST Topic: Harsh Questions asked by Non-Muslims From: Islam Always .comBismillah Rahman Raheem RE: Question - "Islam gives man permission to marry four wives.

Why can't a woman have four husbands? Answer - Al Hamdulilah, was-salat was-salam ala rasoolullah. Is wife beating allowed in Islam? In the event of a family dispute, the Qur'an exhorts the husband to treat his wife kindly and not overlook her POSITIVE ASPECTS (see Qur'an 4:19). If the problem relates to the wife's behavior, her husband may exhort her and appeal for reason. In most cases, this measure is likely to be sufficient. In cases where the problem continues, the husband may express his displeasure in another peaceful manner, by sleeping in a separate bed from hers.

There are cases, however, in which a wife persists in deliberate mistreatment and expresses contempt of her husband and disregard for her marital obligations. Instead of divorce, the husband may resort to another measure that may save the marriage, at least in some cases. Wife beating is not allowed in Islam in any case! The sections of this article are: 1- Wife beating is not allowed in Islam! 2- Noble Verses and Sayings that support the prohibition of any type of wife beating. 3- The Prophet forbade striking on the face. 4- What about the saying about striking the wife lightly on her hand with a siwak?

This saying doesn't belong to Prophet Muhammad. 5- More proofs about the translation of Noble Verse 4:34. 6- Conclusion. Wife beating anytime and for any reason is never allowed in Islam. On Judging Others and Accepting Advice. {*style:<i>Guest writer <b>Zaineb Shebani </b> eloquently discusses the mannerisms of providing advice and how we may be falling short on this right. <b> </b></i>*} {*style:<b> </b>*} I recently came across an article posted by a friend on Facebook that had a picture of a woman wearing a headscarf and a full sleeved long dress that was very form fitting and clearly outlined her figure. Smokers’ Corner: In through the outrage. Everyone knows how all kinds of Free Masons have been the most prominent reasons behind the many political, economic and social problems that are plaguing Pakistan.

I just don’t understand why is there even a debate about this fact? I humbly suggest that anyone attempting to debate this irrefutable fact should be taken to task at once. Amazon, Apple tighten security following devastating Mat Honan attack. Mat Honan, a senior writer for Wired had his digital life turned upside-down on Friday after a cybercriminal gained access to his Amazon, Apple ID and Google accounts in a bid to target his three-letter long @mat Twitter account.