Five Islamic secrets of the Americas

The Islamic heritage of the Americas is largely ignored. Besides some speculation about pre-Columbus Muslim explorers, the odd discussion on slaves from Islamic African nations, and infrequent write-ups concerning the impact of recent Muslim migrants, the topic remains at best, ill explored. The following are five fascinating Islamic secrets about the Americas that make it clear just how much work is …

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10 ways to be a Mipster (Muslim hipster) in Shoreditch

Cool people don’t go to Shoreditch in London’s east end. It’s where they’re from. Like sewing the last badge onto a pair of swim trunks of hipness or earning the final black belt in 'trend' martial arts, you’re only ‘cool’ if you've hung out in east London. But Shoreditch isn't just a hipster haven, it's also home …