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What is Islam? (The Hadith of Angel Gabriel)

on the authority of ‘Umar, radiyallahu ‘anhu, who said: “While we were one day sitting with the Messenger of Allah, sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam, there appeared before us a man dressed in extremely white clothes and with very black hair. No…

Harvey and Irma, Married 75 Years, Marvel at the Storms Bearing Their Names

arvey and Irma Schluter have been married for 75 years. He turned 104 in July; she will be 93 in November.

They vividly remember many of the major events of the 20th century, from her first time spotting an airplane, during the Great Depression, to his wonder at watching Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. In a recent phone interview, Mrs. Schluter even recalled the weather near her home in Spokane, Wash., on the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. (Cool and cloudy.)…more: nytimes.com

The Strangers

“Islam began as something strange, and it shall return to being something strange, so give glad tidings to the strangers.” The Meaning of “Strangeness”:  Many times in many situations the people that follow the religion of Allah feel a sense of…

Video: Animal Friendship…

Allaah, All Merciful and Mighty, says: “There is not a moving (living) creature on earth, nor a bird that flies with its two wings, but are communities like you. We have neglected nothing in the Book, then unto their Lord…

Texting on a mobile phone makes you walk sillily, study finds

John Cleese’s Ministry of Silly Walks sketch on Monty Python’s Flying Circus (1969).Texting on the hoof leads people to change the way they walk, new research has revealed.

While researchers have previously looked at the impact of phone use while on a level surface, they have now explored how pedestrians cope while using their phone and negotiating that common trip-hazard: a step.

Injuries from falling over or bumping into things while using a mobile phone are on the rise: in the US at least 1,500 pedestrians were reported to have visited hospital in 2010 alone as a result of such accidents….more: theguardian