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BelAhdan, Ramadan Celebration in America, under the Tent

 

 

 

“This took place last Friday before the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, our condolences to the victimes and their families.”

Under the extreme heat and political climate,Muslim celebrated Ramadan this week, we went to Marina Grill north east to see How Muslim celebrate Ramadan under the Tent, we talked to a diverse group who were breaking their fast.

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How football…explains America

 

By Ahmed Tharwat
Last Sunday, more than 180 million Americans congregated in living rooms, bars, restaurants to eat, drink and watch the Super Bowl 50 championship game between Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers.  This is the biggest sporting event of the year, with highest TV rating (39.1 points); the game day ticket price averaging $10,466, it brought more than $500M economic value (debatable) to host city, a 30 second ad costs $4.5m, in fact, last year a FIAT 500X crossover car covering one minute ad costs $9m, that for the first time mixed cars and Viagra. American football is not just a game, it is a huge entertaining culture exhibition, where one hour is stretched to more than 3 hours of festivities. The actual playing time according to a ​Wall Street Journal study, is 11 minutes, with commercials taking up about an hour. As many as 75 minutes, or about 60% of the total air time, excluding commercials, is spent on shots of players huddling, standing at the line of scrimmage or just generally milling about between snaps.
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Top 10 things Americans should know about Muslims in 2016.

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Top 10 list of things Americans should know about Muslims in 2016.,,,

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10. Saying “Allah Akbar” isn’t a terrorist alert.
9. Hummus is a food, not an organization
8. It is “Muslim” people not “Islamic” people, Islamic for things only.
7. We don’t have a special insight about terrorism.
6. We just don’t eat pork, nothing personal.
5. Not all Muslim women refrain from shaking hands with men…go for it
4. We don’t have to apologize for every freaking crazy Muslim.
3. We don’t all speak arabic.
2. We still love to have fun.
…and #1 thing Americans should know about Muslims in 2016.
1. Not everything a Muslim does is Islamic.

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Top 10 list of things Americans should know about Muslims in 2016.10. Saying “Allah Akber” isn’t a terrorist…

Posted by Ahmed Tharwat on Sunday, January 3, 2016

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Ayatollah Google!

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“The control of information is something the elite always do, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people,” explained American writer Tom Clancy.

If information were power, then Google would be the most powerful institution on the planet. No other organisation had changed the way we think, the way we behave, the way we look at authority the way Google has. Not just through its ever-present search engine, but Google is building a series of products that run our lives – like Gmail, Google Maps, Android, Chrome – and now the company is developing products like driverless cars and surgical robots that promise to transform our lives. Information shapes our behaviour, it defines how we should live, and it decreases our uncertainty about our environments to make informed decisions.

No wonder the dictator Al-Sisi shuts down opposition media, criminalising any dissidents in Egypt, leaving only the government narrative and Al-Sisi’s fatwas allowed. “The Internet, an immeasurably powerful computing system, is subsuming most of our other intellectual technologies. It’s becoming our map and our clock, our printing press and our typewriter, our calculator and our telephone, and our radio and TV,” said Nicolas Carr in his article in The Atlantic.

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