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The Most Astounding Fact – Neil deGrasse Tyson (Video)

info-pictogram1 Astrophysicist Dr. Neil DeGrasse Tyson was asked by a reader of TIME magazine, “What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the Universe?” This is his answer.

AMAZING DRONE FOOTAGE OF THE PROPHET’S MOSQUE (VIDEO)

info-pictogram1 Check out this amazing footage of the Prophet’s Mosque (peace and blessings be upon him) captured by a drone.

Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world (Video)

info-pictogram1 We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with high-speed cameras, time lapses and microscopes. At TED2014, he shares highlights from his latest project, a 3D film titled “Mysteries of the Unseen World,” which slows down, speeds up, and magnifies the astonishing wonders of nature.

Palestine from space (IMAGES)

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Amur leopard cubs (Video)

info-pictogram1 Amur leopard cubs Argun and Anuy at Wildlife Heritage Foundation in Ashford in the UK. Video by Jackie Thomas.

Documentary: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification (Video)

info-pictogram1 This groundbreaking NRDC documentary explores the startling phenomenon of ocean acidification, which may soon challenge marine life on a scale not seen for tens of millions of years. The film, featuring Sigourney Weaver, originally aired on Discovery Planet Green.
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Could Islamic Finance rescue the global economy?

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Source: alternet.org

By: Harris Irfan

Is there a place for ethics and morality in the global economy? Should we continue to rely on governments to tweak at the margins of financial regulation, or is there a credible argument that a root and branch reformation is required – a revolution in capitalism?

Anthropologist and co-founder of the Occupy Wall Street movement David Graeber believes – along with an increasing number of leading intellectuals – that the world’s reliance on our current banking system has had a catastrophic impact on society, leading to an increasing divide between rich and poor, an increase in contemporary versions of debt bondage, and perpetuating the idea that credit creation is a mark of human progress.

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Documentary: Seizing Solar Power (Video)

info-pictogram1 One Latin American woman’s quest to harness the power of the southern sun.
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Subhana’llah: Yosemite National Park, California (IMAGES)

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info-pictogram1 Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in the central eastern portion of the U.S. state of California. The park, which is managed by the National Park Service, covers an area of 747,956 acres (3,026.87 km2) and reaches across the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountain chain. Over 3.7 million people visit Yosemite each year.