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Documentary: 101 East – We built this city (Video)

After Singapore’s first riot in decades, locals ask hard questions about the migrant worker abuse.

info-pictogram1 On the night of December 8, 2013, paramedics rushed to the scene of a fatal traffic accident in Singapore’s Little India neighbourhood, where tens of thousands of South Asian workers socialise on their day off.

Little did anyone expect the situation to escalate into a bloody riot, Singapore’s first in more than 40 years.

Foreign workers power Singapore’s booming economy, forming a fifth of Singapore’s 5.3 million population, mostly in low-paying jobs that locals avoid.

The accident had occurred after construction worker Sakthivel Kumaravelu, a 33-year-old labourer from India, was stopped from boarding a bus ferrying migrant workers back to their dormitories. The bus ran over and killed him as he chased after it and fell.

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My name is Zayd Mikhail and this is how I accepted Islam

Source: http://hadithoftheday.com/zayd/

My name is Zayd Mikhail and this is the story of how Allah SWT helped me find Islam.

I am from New York, United States and I accepted Islam in 2010 when I was 25 years old. I was born into a Catholic family. I don’t remember how practicing my dad was because my parents divorced at a young age, but my mum has always been dedicated to her religion. She never forced it on me, or any of my brothers, but it was important to her that we attend church once a week with her as part of spending time together.

As a young adult my mum actually almost became a nun for the Catholic Church, but met my dad just before she entered into a nunnery. After church on Sundays, I went to “Sunday School” like many Catholic children do, but I was inquisitive and had dozens of questions after every sermon. I asked things like “If Jesus is God how can he be the son of God?” And “If Jesus died for our sins then we can sin as much as we want and go to heaven?” No one ever gave me any real solid answers for these types of questions.

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History: How North Korea got this way (Video)

info-pictogram1 Vox’s Max Fisher explains the historical events that produced the bizarre, tragic North Korea we know today.

14 Things You Can Do For Muslim Unity This Eid

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By: Abdul Malik Mujahid

Source: http://www.missionislam.com/

How can we build Muslim unity in one day? Of course, none of us can perform such an awesome task in 24 hours, but we can take small, meaningful steps to work towards that goal, especially on Eid day.

Eid is a day of joy and happiness. It’s a time when Muslims of all colors, schools of thought and other variations come together to worship Allah collectively. We all commemorate the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, Hajira and Ismail (peace be upon them). It’s a great opportunity to take advantage of everyone’s high spirits to do some unity building.

Here are some suggestions of small things we can do to build Muslim unity this Eid.

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144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan

Source: http://www.boredpanda.com/largest-wisteria-bloom-japan/

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Image credits: y-fu

info-pictogram1 This plant, located in Ashikaga Flower Park in Japan, is certainly not the largest in the world, but it still comes in at an impressive 1,990 square meters (or half an acre) and dates back to around 1870 (the largest, at about 4,000 square meters, is the wisteria vine in Sierra Madre, California). Although wisterias can look like trees, they’re actually vines. Because its vines have the potential to get very heavy, this plant’s entire structure is held up on steel supports, allowing visitors to walk below its canopy and bask in the pink and purple light cast by its beautiful hanging blossoms.

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Image credits: Takao Tsushima

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Image credits: Taka Ochiai

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Image credits: takeoh

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Image credits: y-fu

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Image credits: P-Zilla

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Image credits: Makoto Yoneda

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Image credits: Mamiko Irie

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Mufti Menk – What Do I Gain With All This Pain? (Video)

info-pictogram1 Mufti Ismail Ibn Musa Menk of Zimbabwe. The University of Bradford Islamic Society Presents: What Do I Gain With All This Pain?
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2 Dogs counter 2 Snakes (IMAGE)

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This is a Fennec Fox (IMAGE)

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info-pictogram1 Its furry feet work like snowshoes to protect it from extremely hot sand.