Touch Screen

A touchscreen is an electronic visual display that the user can control through simple or multi-touch gestures by touching the screen with a special stylus/pen and-or one or more fingers. Some touchscreens use an ordinary or specially coated gloves to work while others use a special stylus/pen only. The user can use the touchscreen to […]

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April 3, 2014

Carnivorous Plants!!!!

  Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients (but not energy) from trapping and consuming animals or protozoans, typically insects and other arthropods. Carnivorous plants have adapted to grow in places where the soil is thin or poor in nutrients, especially nitrogen, such as acidic bogs and rock outcroppings. Charles […]

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March 27, 2014



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March 13, 2014

The Universe!!!!

For thousands of years, astronomers wrestled with basic questions about the size and age of the universe. Does the universe go on forever, or does it have an edge somewhere? Has it always existed, or did it come to being some time in the past? In 1929, Edwin Hubble, an astronomer at Caltech, made a […]

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February 27, 2014

South-South Cooperation Takes Off in Arab World

As the concept of South-South cooperation (SSC) continues to strengthen worldwide, some of the richest countries in the Arab world have been reaching out to the poor and the needy in the developing world.

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February 27, 2014

Indian Muslim Invents Computer System

“My invention replaces both mechanical and electronic hard disks with a microchip, doubling speed and storage capacity,” he added.

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February 20, 2014

Making Waves: In Hunt For Invisibility, Other Benefits

A new way of assembling things, called metamaterials, may in the not too distant future help to protect a building from earthquakes by bending seismic waves around it

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January 2, 2014


Invertebrates are animal species that do not possess or develop a vertebral column,

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December 12, 2013


jaws explained!

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October 31, 2013

The Wheel!

A wheel is a circular component that is intended to rotate on an axial bearing.

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October 17, 2013

RFID Transmitters

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is the wireless non-contact use of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields to transfer data, for the purposes of automatically identifying and tracking tags attached to objects.

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August 29, 2013

What Happened This Year?

The Moon Sighting Controversy By Adil James, TMO This year we learned that the death of the moon sighting controversy had been proclaimed too early.  For several years those who insist on physical sighting and those who use the calculations of the Fiqh Council of North America had begun and ended Ramadan largely simultaneously.  This […]

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July 18, 2013

FCNA Decides Ramadan Dates

FCNA Press Release The First day of Ramadan will be Tuesday, July 9, 2013 and Eid al-Fitr on Thursday, August 8, 2013,  insha’Allah “O you who believe, fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may (learn) self-restraint.” Qur’an 2:183 (May 31, 2013) The Fiqh Council of North […]

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June 6, 2013


Anesthesia (ănĭsthē’zhə) [Gr.,=insensibility], loss of sensation, especially that of pain, induced by drugs, especially as a means of facilitating safe surgical procedures. Early modern medical anesthesia dates to experiments with nitrous oxide (laughing gas) by Sir Humphry Davy of England and the dentist Horace Wells of the United States. Ether came into general use as […]

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May 23, 2013

Xbox One: Captain Kirk’s Google TV, with Extras

Another look at Microsoft’s Xbox One announcement from May 21st 2013

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May 23, 2013

Prof. Zubairi and Photonless Communication

In the bizarre world of quantum physics, objects can be in more than one place at a time and future events can change the past. New research involving a Texas A&M University professor makes that microscopic realm even a bit stranger.

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May 16, 2013

Super-Computers And The Hunt For Oil

Typically buried thousands of feet below the surface, oil fields are like a sponge saturated with a mixture of oil, water and gas, rather than the underground cavern most people imagine when they think about oil and gas reservoirs.

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May 9, 2013

Great Engadget Review on Google Glass

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May 2, 2013


Hexagon: a polygon having six sides.

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April 18, 2013

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