Strangely Enough

Nearly 800,000 U.S. TV households ‘cut the cord,’ report says

Nearly 800,000 households in the U.S. have “cut the cord,” dumping their cable, satellite, or telco TV providers

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April 14, 2010

Middle-class Muslims Fuel French Halal Boom

Known as the beurgeois – a play on bourgeois and the word beur, slang for a French person of North African descent – these new consumers are behind a rapidly expanding and highly profitable market in halal food and drinks.

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April 8, 2010

Iranian Student With $750 Turns Billionaire — Made by Islamic Art

“How could you value something that’s unique and irreplaceable?” Penhallurick says. “If you had all the money in the world, you couldn’t assemble his collection now.”

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April 1, 2010

Right to Vote for Oversees Pakistanis

If you are a non-resident Pakistani citizen, this may be your chance to vote in future Pakistani elections

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March 31, 2010

Right to Vote for Oversees Pakistanis

If you are a non-resident Pakistani citizen, this may be your chance to vote in future Pakistani elections

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March 31, 2010

Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back

At a special symposium held to commemorate International Women’s Day in Kuwait, Kuwaiti women showed up in force to demand answers in an all too public forum…

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March 11, 2010

Upcoming Events in Michigan (and one big event in New Jersey)

ACCESS 39th Annual Dinner / IRS Deadline for 2006 Returns / CAIR 10th Anniversary Gala / Islamic Games to be held in New Jersey /

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March 4, 2010

Medical Journal Prints Article About Qur`an and Cardiovascular Health

The International Journal of Cardiology has published a 5,000 word analysis of the beneficial and accurate teachings of Qur`an in relation to the heart.

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February 11, 2010

Organ Grinders

The sign reads “For Sale: Kidney , Blood Group A+” and includes a cell phone number at the bottom…

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February 11, 2010

The Story of ‘Skateistan’

Skateparks in the Middle East

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January 9, 2010

The Next Step: A Stealth Drone

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US Air Force on Tuesday confirmed for the first time that it is flying a stealth unmanned aircraft known as the “Beast of Kandahar,” a drone spotted in photos and shrouded in secrecy.

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January 4, 2010

Insurgents Intercept Drone Video in King-Size Security Breach

Amazing story from Wired magazine–insurgents able to watch and record drone video feeds

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December 17, 2009

Dubai Babylon: The glitz, the Glamour – and Now the Gloom

The Gulf state’s dash for intense economic growth at breakneck speed was a project that was bound to fail. Karen Attwood and Mark Leftly report on an extraordinary tale of success leading to excess

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December 3, 2009

Starvation and Behavior

The findings of the “Minnesota Starvation Experiment” conducted at the close of WWII in contemplation of the recovery of millions of Europeans who during the war had suffered from starvation. This is included here because of how it bears on dieting. Ramadan fasting must affect an individual’s ability to cope with and regulate food intake, which is an added dimension to what was already an interesting experiment.

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November 25, 2009

Heroes Season 4 Episode 10

Heroes Season 4 Episode 10

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November 17, 2009

Einstein Letter Condemning Massacres by Early Terrorist Israeli Organization

Rare Einstein Letter the day after the Deir Yassin massacre to be auctioned on E-bay

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November 17, 2009

World’s First Arab Robot

Known more for its architectural feats and infrastructure genius, the UAE is charting new waters in Artificial Intelligence with the creation of the Arab world’s very first Arabic-speaking robot.

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November 7, 2009

Tricked-Out Golf Carts Swarm Florida Communities

Villagers play hard. And they drive … well, they drive kinda slow. Because the ride of choice at the Villages isn’t a Lincoln or a Cadillac. It’s a golf cart.

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October 12, 2009

An American Mother

An American woman speaks about her move to the Middle East.

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October 8, 2009

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