Arts

A visit to a historical place/building (Fakr Ad-Din Mosque, Somalia)

A visit to a historical place/building (Fakr Ad-Din Mosque, Somalia)

The Fakr Ad-Din Mosque (Arabic: مسجد فخر الدين زنكي‎), also known as Masjid Fakhr Ad-Din, was erected in the thirteenth century by the first Sultan of Mogadishu and has a formal architectural design. In Mogadishu, Somalia, it is the city’s oldest mosque. It’s in Hama.....

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A visit to a historical place/building (Zawiya of Sidi Bel Abbes, Morocco)

A visit to a historical place/building (Zawiya of Sidi Bel Abbes, Morocco)

In 1605, Sa’dian ruler Abu Faris al-Wathiq (reg. 1603-1609) commissioned the Zawiya of Sidi Bel Abbes or Zaouia of Sidi Bel-Abbès (Arabic: زاوية سيدي بلعباس) in Marrakech to honor a prominent twelfth-century Sufi preacher. In Marrakesh, Morocco, it is an Islamic religious co.....

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A visit to a historical place/building (Tinmal Mosque, Morocco)

A visit to a historical place/building (Tinmal Mosque, Morocco)

In 1153/547 AH, Almohad prince ‘Abd al-Mu’min (reg. 1130-1163) built the Tinmal Mosque or Great Mosque of Tinmal (also written Tinmel or Tin Mal). Tinmal, a tiny town in the Atlas Mountains about 75 kilometers south-southeast of Marrakech, is where it is located. It is one of two mosq.....

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Tonal Patterns Used in Music to Communicate Sentiments are Stable Throughout Cultures and are Comparable to Those Used in Speech

Tonal Patterns Used in Music to Communicate Sentiments are Stable Throughout Cultures and are Comparable to Those Used in Speech

Music is a powerful emotional communicator, with distinct emotional connections for different musical “modes” in different cultures. A recent cross-cultural study has discovered that tonal patterns used in music to communicate sentiments are stable across cultures and are comparable to those .....

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A visit to a historical place/building (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin, Morocco)

A visit to a historical place/building (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin, Morocco)

The Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin, located near the Suq al-‘Attarin, or Fez al-Bali Spice Market, is one of the world’s oldest colleges and one of the biggest mosques in Fez, Morocco; it is also known as Al-Karaouine or Al Quaraouiyine. Fatima al-Fahri, the daughter of a wealthy Qayrawani i.....

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A visit to a historical place/building (Ben Youssef Madrasa, Morocco)

A visit to a historical place/building (Ben Youssef Madrasa, Morocco)

The Ben Youssef Madrasa (Arabic: مدرسة ابن يوسف‎; also transliterated as Bin Yusuf or Ibn Yusuf Madrasa), is named after Wattasid king ‘Ali bin Yusuf (reg. 1448-1458/851-861 AH), who ruled Morocco during the mid-fifteenth century. In Marrakesh, Morocco, there is an Islamic mad.....

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What’s after Low-Code? And, why should you go Public?

What’s after Low-Code? And, why should you go Public?

The Q2 earnings cycle is getting stronger, which means your humble exchange crew is working with many public-company executives on the phone to bring your trends and notes. To that end, today we are going to check in at Appian, Paycom, and BigCommerce. We’ll then peek into the fresh ingredient.....

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Crypto Community Slams ‘Disastrous’ New Amendment to Biden’s Big Infrastructure Bill

Crypto Community Slams ‘Disastrous’ New Amendment to Biden’s Big Infrastructure Bill

Biden’s major bipartisan infrastructure plan has initiated a rare collaboration between Republicans and Democrats, but the proposed changes to cryptocurrency controls are pushing the bill. The administration wants to pay $28 billion of its planned infrastructure costs by tightening tax.....

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According to New Research, the Human Brain May Think More Creatively When it is in a Good Mood

According to New Research, the Human Brain May Think More Creatively When it is in a Good Mood

Watching humorous videos on the internet at work isn’t always a waste of time. They may be utilizing the most recent psychological research to put themselves in a pleasant mood so that they can think more creatively. According to Ruby Nadler, a Ph.D. student at the University of Western Ont.....

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A visit to a historical place/building (Kutubiyya Mosque, Morocco)

A visit to a historical place/building (Kutubiyya Mosque, Morocco)

The Kutubiyya Mosque (Arabic: جامع الكتبية‎ Arabic pronunciation: jaːmiʕu‿lkutubijːa(h)), also known as the Koutoubia Mosque, is the second of two nearly identical Kutubiyya mosques erected on the same location in the twelfth century by the Almohad king Abd-al-Mu’min. In M.....

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Bilateral Agreement

Bilateral Agreement

A bilateral agreement, also known as a clearing trade or a side deal, is a contract between two parties in which each party commits to carry out their share of the transaction. It varies based on the type of agreement, the extent of the agreement, and the nations participating. Bilateral contract.....

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Providing Policy Guidance for Long-term Global Food Security

Providing Policy Guidance for Long-term Global Food Security

More than 820 million people worldwide go hungry, and climate change and increased competition for land and water are raising concerns about the future balance of food demand and supply. The findings of a new IIASA-led study can be used to benchmark global food security projections and to inform .....

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