Dubai designer invites us to #FollowMeToSyria

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Dubai-based designer Siba Mohtadi is using social media to open minds and hearts to her war-weary homeland, the  Syrian Arab Republic. Mohtadi posts images on her Instagram account #FollowMeToSyria that illustrate still-beautiful Syria, where hotels and cafes are open for business, people go about their daily lives, and nature thrives, in spite of war and […]

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The 5 Best Battery Saving Apps for Android

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While it may not be the most glamorous part of your smartphone, the battery is arguably one the most important. Without a powerful and long-lasting battery it’s almost impossible to leverage the modern smartphone’s full range of features. If you want to access the most immersive online games through a site such as Casinomir.com, you’ll […]

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Financing your social startup

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When you have a scalable idea that might save the planet and make you money, you are talking about building a social business. But like any business you will need money to grow and scale. Saving the planet or a group of people from social catastrophe might be your mission but investors also want to […]

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See 8 years of Louvre Abu Dhabi construction in 5 minutes!

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French architects Ateliers Jean Nouvel designed the complex shell of Louvre Abu Dhabi, a project under development for over a decade before finally opening to the public earlier this month. A new timelapse video from EarthCam captures the eight-year-long construction process from groundbreaking to completion, from the enormous earth moving enabling works to the final mid-air […]

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Watch a woman ski in Jeddah’s epic floods!

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Heavy rain pummeled Jeddah this week, a Saudi Arabian city on the Red Sea, flooding streets, submerging cars, and closing schools. At least two people died, and hundreds were left stranded. Critics credit poor urban planning for the city’s inability to cope with unusual precipitation. Others argue that the event is a wake-up call to […]

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Know thy eco efficient kitchen stove

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Appliances Connection is a renowned online retailer of all major appliance and furniture brands. We feature appliances in every category–including, but not limited to, ranges, wall ovens, washers and dryers, refrigerators, and air conditioners. Additionally, Appliances Connection has become your go-to destination for furniture and all things home décor. Our low prices are unparalleled and we offer installation services as well as free […]

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New U.S. Climate Change Study is a drastic warning. Will President Trump listen now?

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Following US president Donald Trump’s announcement that his country will pull out of the Paris climate change agreement, scientists and governments the world over have been wondering if agreed goals of reduced world temperatures are now attainable. This apprehension is particularly high in the Middle East, where summertime temperatures in countries like Iraq now surpass 50 […]

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