In a year there are 31,156,000 seconds, 525,949 minutes, 8765 hours, 365 days, 52 weeks, and 12 months. All of which are usually filled with jealousy and envy. This is the time of year that reminds us to be thankful for what we have instead of wanting what we don’t. People usually like chasing after..
Month: November 2014
The $1.6 billion project that started nearly a decade ago will finally yield some results and proved insight into the nature of the world that has never been dreamt of. The robot probe Philae landed on the comet on Thursday, November 13, marking the end of its 500 million kilometer journey that started 10 years..
Nowhere. Animal rights are essentially non-existent in Egypt. Now don’t get me wrong, sure we have a few animal shelters here and there but that is not enough. It will never be enough; not until our population is educated that an animal is a soul too. That you should never, under any circumstances poison dogs..
We reside in a hyperactive and connected system, where one person from a rural town in Japan can send an email, delivered instantly to another person in Spain. It once took weeks if not months, to get a message across the globe, but nowadays using electronic mail technology, anything and everything can be sent and..
Gabriella is a center that offers free physical therapy for paralyzed children. The name of the center was derived from a personal incident of the owner. The owner’s daughter was called Gabriella and she was paralyzed; yet she was given the opportunity to be cured. He decided that other children should at least gain a..
When people think of books, they think of science, math, English literature, and things that will probably bore you to sleep. When I think of books, I think of a whole other world compressed between to a front and back cover with a title. Books are much more than just pieces of paper put together…
The book The History of Philosophy by Leo Strauss talks about a variety of philosophers and their philosophies. The one whose ideology I shall address today is Karl Marx’s. Marx was a German philosopher and freethinker and along with Fredrich Engels came up with the tenets of Marxism, a worldview that was the basis for..
The Mysterious Force It all commences with a dream and a desire To embark on the road with orange leaves that is your present To reach the fully grown and green forest, your future, which makes one content Which keeps on extending like an uncontrollable fire The burning passion is ceaseless, still continue to aspire..
Surrounded by Cold Darkness and Stale There he was, Dusty air invaded his space, He was all alone, waiting, Surrounded by cold darkness and stale. A minute passed, he shuffled his legs, Sinking to the floor, Pale glow on his face, Surrounded by cold darkness and stale. His bustling thoughts made him think of eternity,..
12 times living in Cairo ruined (or spoiled) me for life 1. Personal Drivers – I could think of a million reasons why an Egyptian, of any age, may have a driver. But we can start by the most obvious one and say TRAFFIC. Traffic is absolutely tiring to drive through in Egypt, it may..
Bob Dylan once said, “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” Rarely do individuals do what they truly want to do or be true to themselves, especially teenagers. As a High Schooler, whether you’re a freshman, sophomore,..
It all started that summer night, Dazzled and dazed from the first sight. I shook my head and looked away But he held me tight and asked me to stay. His words were a delusion, And I was sucked into his beautiful illusion. We were committing the perfect crime. I stole his heart and he..
The truth about friends, of a recent discovery in high school We all have “friends”, or at least we like to think we do. We have “close friends”, “best friends” “good friends”, “family friends” and well “friends. The list can go on endlessly, because it’s in our nature to label those we know. Truth is,..
3 Books I Find Interesting -The Hunger Games Trilogy: The Hunger Games are one of the most interesting books I’ve read. It takes about how in the future, a country called Panem, with 12 Districts, controlled by the Capital. Every District has it’s own thing to do, for example; coal, agriculture, weapons, etc. Every year..
Female Genital Mutilation Female Genital Mutilation (also known as FGM) is the operation made which the female’s genitals are either entirely or partly removed. Most girls from the range of 9-15 ages have these operations made on them, even in Egypt. The Middle East and Africa are one of the top countries where the..
Every once in a while, momentous events take place and heroes stand out, showing us the true potential of humans and restoring faith in humanity. In this case, Senzo Meyiwa, the captain and goalkeeper of the South African football, turned out to be the hero. On the 26th of October, two gunmen were in the..
Everything on Earth is trying to kill us. When we first emerged out of our mothers’ wombs, somewhere in the deep dark void, a few di were rolled, these di are the first gamble of life, whether we emerge with disorders such as schizophrenia or cerebral palsy, to other forms of dreaded mutations. Even after..
At a constant rest upon my face, Or lying on my bed of matted hair, Like a widow in a pool of pain and misery; My eyesight, they never fail to embrace. Plastic or metal, you satisfy my needs, Your two endlessly long arms coiling graciously around my ears, Black as night and thick as..