Strangely Enough

Seeing the Kaaba was ‘Incredible,’ Says South African Who Came on Bicycle

MINA: One of two young South African cyclists who rode all the way from Cape Town to Makkah has spoken of his happiness at finally being able to perform Haj.

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November 18, 2010

The Dilemma: Backscatter Porn or Grope and Fly

backscatter porn, pat down assault, and its implications

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November 17, 2010

IAGD Welcomes 30 Mosques Traveler

By Adil James, MMNS Rochester Hills–November 6–IAGD always brings interesting Muslims forward to address its congregation, for example Monem Salam, the protagonist of the movie On a Wing and a Prayer, who spoke at IAGD about Islamic finance, or Professor Juan Cole, or many others–certainly last weekend’s guest was no disappointment even compared to the […]

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November 11, 2010

Opt Out of a Body Scan? Then Brace Yourself

Reporter yelled at and lied to after requesting pat down rather than naked body image.

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November 4, 2010

Larger Than Life?

By Sumayyah Meehan, MMNS Middle East Correspondent The world has seen neither hide nor hair of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon ever since he suffered from a mild stroke in the winter of 2005. Another more serious stroke in January 2006 rendered Sharon immobile and forced him into a coma from which he has […]

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October 28, 2010

On a Wing and a Prayer–An American Muslim Learns to Fly (Movie)

The movie–American Muslim learns to fly

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October 14, 2010

Iranian, Chinese Computers Also Discovered to Have Been Hacking DC Internet Voting System

According to testimony given to a D.C. City Council committee last Friday by J. Alex Halderman, asst. professor of electrical engineering and computer science at University of Michigan, hackers from Iran and China were also attempting to access the very same network infrastructure, even as his own team of students had successfully done so, taking over the entirety of the Internet Voting system which had been opened for a first-of-its-kind live test.

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October 14, 2010

Yellow Pages Opt-Out

The Yellow Pages Integrated Media Association is the trade association of yellow-page makers. They actually run a little known web site called yellowpagesoptout.com. Launched in 2009, you just plug in your zip code and find the opt-out pages for your local phone book providers. I did it here in DC, and was able to opt out, online from both of the big yellow book providers in just minutes.

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October 14, 2010

Feds’ Requests for Google Data Rise 20 %

The number of U.S. government requests for Google data rose 20% in the last six months, according to data released by the search giant Monday.

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September 23, 2010

Students Design 300MPG Car Based on Indy Car

A group of high school students from the DeLaSalle School in Kansas City, Mo., and their mentors, including engineers from Bridgestone Americas’ Technical Center in Akron, Ohio, have just concluded tests on a student-built electric car at Bridgestone’s Texas Proving Grounds — and may have set a world record for efficiency.

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August 23, 2010

Man Builds His Own Island—from plastic bottles

man moves to Mexico, makes own island… from plastic bottles. survives two hurricanes.

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August 5, 2010

The Great Expedition

Lebanese cyclist Mohammad Al-Ali, who has resided in Kuwait for the past three years, plans to spend the summer cycling on his bicycle through countries like Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Syria.

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July 1, 2010

Movie — Bush’s Brain

“How did this happen?” George W. Bush became President for one reason: the genius of Karl Rove, the man known as “Bush’s Brain”. The most powerful non-elected official in American history, Karl Rove was the virtual “co-president” of the United States.

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June 6, 2010

Movie — Supersize Me

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock puts his health on the line in this examination of the food industry.

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June 6, 2010

Stay Away from that Apple, Snow White

“Beauty always promises, but never gives anything.”

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May 27, 2010

Decades of Spying

How US Weapons Grade Uranium Was Diverted to Israel

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May 20, 2010

LifeLock CEO’s Identity Stolen 13 Times

Apparently, when you publish your Social Security number prominently on your website and billboards, people take it as an invitation to steal your identity.

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May 19, 2010

Bottled Water Sales Banned at Ottawa Campus

Thirsty students won’t be able to buy bottled water from vending machines, food outlets or stores at the University of Ottawa starting Sept. 1.

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May 3, 2010

Chomsky Warns of Risk of Fascism in America

Noam Chomsky, the leading leftwing intellectual, warned last week that fascism may be coming to the United States.

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April 22, 2010

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