Competing in (and for) Good Deeds in Ramadan

Competing in (and for) Good Deeds in Ramadan

The blessed Month of Ramadan we are experiencing is a holy month in which the beauty of Islamic moral values is observed by the society in general, the hearts are mellowed, and believers’ efforts in this regard are redoubled. In the Qur’an, the Month of Ramadan is defined to be “better than a thousand months.” […]

We must Become Us Instead of Me During Ramadan

We must Become Us Instead of Me During Ramadan

We are honored with the holy month of Ramadan, the month the whole Muslim world looks forward to in enthusiasm. Fasting in this blessed month, we will fulfill a prayer, which our Lord rendered as a religious duty in the Qur’an. The month of Ramadan, every day of which is a feast, a comfort, and […]

Justifying Wars Never Brings Peace

Justifying Wars Never Brings Peace

The history of mankind is fraught with massive destruction brought about by wars. Of the 9.5 million people who died in World War I, 95% were soldiers and 5% were civilians. In World War II, however, the total number of casualties were a staggering 65 million, of which only 33% were soldiers while 67% percent […]

Increasing the Number of Prisons Won’t Solve the Crime Problem

Every day, we come across news reports about femicide, child rape, scammers, serial murderers and people who commit brutal crimes. In a world , where the crime rate is on an ever-increasing rise, the first thing that comes to mind about crime prevention is the necessity and importance of prisons. The only solace we can […]

It is Possible to Minimize Fatalities in Mining

It is Possible to Minimize Fatalities in Mining

From cell phones to residential heating, from commuter trains to tablespoons, minerals are used in all aspects of daily life. With this wide usage of minerals, the mining sector increasingly gains greater importance. As the sector grows and flourishes, it becomes more profitable and attractive. Mining, which usually does not require a large investment and […]

A Women-Friendly Project in Istanbul

A Women-Friendly Project in Istanbul

The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality and ISBAK (Istanbul IT and Smart City Technologies Inc.) recently initiated a new project designed to increase the quality of life style of 15 million Istanbulites. This project aims to make Istanbul the world’s premier “smart city” in the next decade. ISBAK, currently working as the Architect of the Smart Cities […]

Agro-ecological Farming: The Solution For a Possible Hunger Crisis

Today, there exists an undeniable food problem in the world. In fact, even though our planet has enough resources to feed all of the 7.5 billion people living on it, the combination of many factors such as the amount of wasted food, inefficient resource management, and organizational shortcomings make it so that hunger and income […]

A Well-Rounded Approach to Climatology

A Well-Rounded Approach to Climatology

The Earth possesses a natural and balanced system that allows for self-sufficiency. Underground water sources, the elements in the soil, the ratio of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, and the diversity of living organisms all combine to ensure the preservation of Earth’s perfect balance: This balance never shifts unless by an outside intervention. […]

Biofuel(s): Seeing Both Sides

Biofuel(s): Seeing Both Sides

Fossil fuels such as petroleum, natural gas and coal, which are the essential energy resources of our planet, are available, yet in very limited amounts. Wars or crises emerging among countries cause problems in the use of these fuels. That is why various countries seek different solutions, and biofuels are one of those solutions. There […]

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