Archive for 2013

Top 10 keyboard shortcuts everyone should know

October 8, 2013

Top 10 keyboard shortcuts Using keyboard shortcuts can greatly increase your productivity, reduce repetitive strain, and help keep you focused. For example, highlighting text with the keyboard and pressing Ctrl + C is much faster than taking your hand from the keyboard, highlighting the text using the mouse, clicking copy from the file menu, and […]

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Life is an Echo of our Thoughts!

September 13, 2013

A son and his father were walking on the mountains. Suddenly, his son falls, hurts himself and screams: “AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!” To his surprise, he hears the voice repeating, somewhere in the mountain: “AAAhhhhhhhhhhh!!!” Curious, he yells: “Who are you?” He receives the answer: “Who are you?”; And then he screams to the mountain: “I admire you!”;The […]

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Ramadan and the ‘Misri Fanous’

July 14, 2013

Among the unique aspects of Ramadan in Egypt is the lantern that decorates most of the Egyptian streets during this season known as the Ramadan lantern or fanous, which is the Greek word for light. The Fatimids, who ruled Egypt more than a thousand years ago, had issued a law requiring shop and house owners […]

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Nourishment of the body and soul

July 13, 2013

A Masjid goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to Masjid. “I’ve gone for 30 years now,” he wrote, “and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 Lectures. But for the life of me, I can’t remember a single one of […]

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