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BLAST FROM THE PAST: Before the audio websites

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By: Omar Suleiman

Before the audio websites like islamway & aswatalislam, then CDs by Ilmquest and awakening media, then google video and youtube, then Bayyinah and Qalam podcasts, and today Bayyinah TV and ILMFlix and so many more avenues of listening to lectures, there were these cassette tapes.

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A Warning from History for the Google Translate Generation

The decline of language skills threatens the study of the past. And machines won’t come to the rescue.

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By: Michael Pollitt

Source: http://www.historytoday.com/

The UK education system is failing to produce enough students with foreign language skills, an indispensable tool for the study of history. Research published in June this year by the Confederation of British Industry revealed that one in five schools in England had a persistently low take-up of languages, after what the government is describing as ‘a decade of damaging decline’. This slump has taken its toll on the university system. In the past 15 years more than a third of UK universities stopped offering specialist modern European language degrees, arguing that rigorous marking at A-level had deterred teenagers from studying languages at school.

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Bomb Gaza: the ‘disgusting’ games on Google’s app store

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By: Matthew Sparkes

Source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Google is facing angry criticism for allowing “absolutely disgusting” violent games based on the bombing of Gaza to be hosted on its Play app store.

Smartphone games such as Gaza Assault: Code Red are available openly on the store, where the player takes control of an Israeli drone equipped with “powerful weapons” over Gaza. A description of the Android game says: “Terrorist cells are launching rockets into your country, do you have what it takes to protect your citizens?” The software allows users to play for first five levels for free, but then charges for a full version.

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