Creating a drug-free environment in schools and colleges

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Substance abuse has created many challenges to educational institutions, employers, parents, and society on the whole. It is attributed to the factors like unhealthy family relationships, parental substance abuse, peer pressure, etc. This theme discussed in many Stanford roommate essay papers and rather popular among the students. These factors pose a significant threat to the […]

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Shaving in Arabia: the Halal and the Haram

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One of Green Prophet’s most-read stories was our article on sugar-waxing, an ancient method of hair removal that predates waxing. What is it about body hair that makes for riveting reading? Come learn what I’ve picked up about dealing with body hair in the Arab Middle East. (Feedback welcome: I’ve been knocking around the region […]

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The 100 most Jewish foods!

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The folks at Tablet Magazine have created an interactive list of Jewish foods that is as addictive as salty pickles, chewy macaroons, or (insert your own guilty nosh). It’s not a roster of the most popular Jewish foods, or the healthiest, or the tastiest. Some are pretty obscure (making their last appearance on Bubbe’s bubbe’s […]

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Jameel Prize finalists coming to London in June

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The Jameel Prize 5 will be on exhibit from 28 June through 25 November, 2018 at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. It’s the international award for contemporary design inspired by Islamic tradition. As befits artworks that are out of this world, let’s quote American astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who recently tweeted, “Bears repeating: Creativity that satisfies & […]

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Hundreds register to run in Lebanese Interior Ministry race!

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As of midnight on Tuesday, nearly 1,000 candidates had registered with the Interior Ministry to run in the upcoming  and long-delayed parliamentary elections scheduled for May 6. The estimated 1,000 candidates represent the highest in the history of Lebanon’s parliamentary elections, and provides the cash-strapped state treasury an unexpected windfall of  USD$5.28 million from fees […]

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4 options for depression treatment without medication

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We live in a world where prescription medications drive common treatment options. Between 2005-2008, antidepressants were the third most common drug amongst Americans, including children and adults. With dozens of antidepressant medications on the market, it’s no surprise that prescription drugs are the go-to option for people who have been diagnosed with depression. With antidepressant […]

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Is cloud technology more environmentally friendly than its counterparts?

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In the early days of cloud computing, there were genuine concerns that its implementation with the internet would have huge implications on the world’s carbon emissions. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, some 1.5% of all electricity consumed in the States was due to traditional data centres. This ‘dirty’ energy usage has since been […]

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What happens during the rehab process?

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Drugs are a massive problem in the Middle East, especially in countries such as Iran where heavy opioid can be found. There are many opiate detox centers that will be able to help you overcome your addiction. It is very common for people who are dependent on drugs or alcohol to be apprehensive about checking […]

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