Bill Gates challenges scientists to reinvent toilet

15th August 2012

The Daily Telegraph Bill Gates, the Microsoft co-founder has challenged scientists to reinvent the lavatory for the 2.5 billion people in the world who have no access to modern sanitation.   Scientists from around the world have taken up the challenge from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation competition and the foundation announced some projects…

Has multiculturalism failed in the UK? Not really.

13th August 2012

Anthony Heath, The Guardian Our research shows a strong inclination of first and second generation Britons to feel and act ‘British’ There are three words MP Aidan Burley must want to forget: “leftie multicultural crap.” But it seems the rest of us can’t because we were in the throes of a British triumph, and even…

Counting The Cost

1st Ethical CT - 10th August 2012

Please see 1st Ethical’s field-based Consultant, Tarek el-Diwany, on this Aljazeera special on how Banks create money and the consequences of such a reality for the world’s economies and all of us today: [youtube][/youtube]

Can Fasting Be Good For The Brain?

Abu Eesa Niamatullah - 9th August 2012

You’ll have probably seen this article and programme last week on the benefits of intermittent fasting and low calorie “fasts”. But here’s a real interesting quick interview with the Neuro-Scientist behind some of the studies. He specifically mentions that the results are based on 1-2 days of fasting per week ma sha Allah. Interview: Can…

Leap of Faith

8th August 2012

The BBC’s latest rising star, TV Sport’s Commentator Dan Walker, presents an interesting study into the effect and impact of religion upon sportsmen, with Mohamed Farah’s Olympic Gold victory very much in mind… LEAP OF FAITH

Faith 101

7th August 2012

The Wisconsin Terrorist Attack

Abu Eesa Niamatullah - 6th August 2012

You know we Muslims are a community on the EDGE when our number one concern is not for the Wisconsin killing’s dead and grieving, and not even whether the killer was a Muslim or not, but rather hoping that the killer doesn’t turn out to be “a white male after Muslims and got the wrong…

Prioritise The Right Battle First: Not Islamophobia, But Racism

Abu Eesa Niamatullah - 30th July 2012

The title isn’t exactly brilliant I know because it immediately suggests that one battle is done at the expense of the other. I don’t mean that at all – of course we should be doing everything we can against all forms of xenophobia and discrimination, but certainly we do need to reassess our priorities as…

Student Loans now with interest!?

28th July 2012

FOSIS Student Loans now with interest!? Lets pave our way for future generations to get to University without interest – but we need your help! This campaign is brought to you in partnership with 1st Ethical Charitable Trust, NUS and Al-Qalam. You probably saw all those students march in London a year and a half ago as the government proposed its reforms…

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