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The most Common False Conceptions about Islam

July 8, 2014 | 6

Today there are many Westerners for whom Islam can be reduced to three ideas: fanaticism, fatalism and polygamy. Of course, there does exist a more cultivated public whose ideas about Islam are less deformed. Common misconceptions include that Muslims worship a moon-god, that Islam is oppressive against women, or that Islam is a faith that promotes violence. So, in the virtues of Ramadan’ month, we bust some misunderstandings and expose the true teachings of Islam. Read More

What Do Aliens Look Like?

July 6, 2014 |

The real face of life on alien worlds is far stranger than fiction. There’s an exotic zoo of planets out there many of them aren’t anything like the kind of planets we find in our own solar system. Space telescopes have spotted thousands of potential planets for extraterrestrials to call home. Using this data, we are zooming in to determine what the alien inhabitants might look like. Read More


5 Astonishing Facts You might not Know about Outer Space

July 5, 2014 |

We all had to memorize that cute mnemonic solar system device in grade school that taught us the order of the planets. Some of us even had Milky Way placemats. But for most of us, the outer space education ended there. Read More


Why is the Future so Scary?

July 2, 2014 | 7

It is easy to imagine that tomorrow will usher in a new era of happiness for everyone. However, the current reality of the world presents a different picture. Here, you’ll find a list of 5 reason why the future can be scary. Read More

5 Remarkable Objects In Space

June 30, 2014 |

While humankind has accomplished some remarkable feats on the planet, the fact remains that: “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy”. Read More

5 Earth Anomalies That You (Probably) Never Knew Existed

June 28, 2014 | 2

From surviving ancient manuscripts it is clear that there has always been a belief that new lands could rise up from the ocean, while old ones could sink into the sea, destroying former civilizations in the process. The most famous of all the lost lands is that of Atlantis, described in great detail by Plato almost 2,500 years ago. Read More

The 5 Weird Planets You don’t Want Ever to Visit

June 27, 2014 | 4

Space exploration is a grand adventure. Its mystery has always captivated us and the inevitable discoveries to come will add to the many cosmological insights we already have. But let this list serve as a warning for any weary inter-solar travelers. The universe can be a very frightening place. I hope no one should ever find themselves stuck in one of these worlds. Read More


5 Unsolved Mysteries

June 26, 2014 |

The bizarre, the unusual, the amazing, the unexplained — these strange subjects continue to fascinate us, don’t they? Since we can’t get enough, here are 5 unsolved mysteries we don’t hear about every day. Read More

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