Category: Teen matters

Time, Space and Everything in Between: The Astrophysics Quiz

standret/iStock/ThinkstockThe field of astrophysics covers some of the biggest questions about the universe. How did it form? What will happen to it? How do solar systems form? What are stars made of? Is time travel possible? Test your knowledge of astrophysics with this quiz.
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A 7-year-old told her bus driver she couldn’t wake her parents. Police found them dead at home.

For more than a day, the 7-year-old girl had been trying to wake her parents.

Dutifully, she got dressed in their apartment outside Pittsburgh on Monday morning and went to school, keeping her worries to herself. But on the bus ride home, McKeesport, Pa., police say, she told the driver she’d been unable to rouse the adults in her house.

Inside the home, authorities found the bodies of Christopher Dilly, 26, and Jessica Lally, 25, dead of suspected drug overdoses, according to police….more: WASHINGTONPOST

Muslim Teens Dispelling Myths and Stereotypes

….Children’s Express learned these thing and more as we interviewed three Muslim teenagers,about their religion and how they dealt with the existing stereotypes about Muslims today…. CE: How would your life be different if you weren’t Muslim? Abdul: I wouldn’t be as well-rounded…

The Library of Secrets

For a thousand years, Muslim civilisation stretched from southern Spain as far as China. From the 7th century onwards, scholars of many faiths built on the ancient knowledge of the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, making breakthroughs that paved the way for the Renaissance. The discoveries made by men and women in Muslim civilisation have left their mark on the way we live today. 1001 Inventions uncovers a thousand years of science and technology that had a huge but hidden impact on the modern world.More

Plant a Smile

A man passed by Abu Darda  in Damascus when he was planting a tree and said to Abu Darda: Are you also doing a (worldly) work, though you are a Sahabi (companion) of Rasulullah (peace and blessings be upon him)?…

Massachusettsian Little girl gets birthday wish two years after writing letter to President Obama on why women aren’t on any bills

An 11-year-old girl from Massachusetts got a special call on Wednesday, two years after sheImage result for girl 9 years old had penned a curious letter to President Barack Obama asking why women weren’t the face of any “dollars/coins.”…

“Just called Sofia to let her know her wish came true. Harriet Tubman will be on the face of the $20 bill!” she continued. The mother of the Cambridge, Mass., girl told WHDH-TV that the special call was the “greatest birthday present ever.” It was announced hours earlier that the famous African-American abolitionist would kick Andrew Jackson off the bill….more”:  nydailynews