Muslim 500 – A Listing of the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World

A fascinating new book has just been issued by The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Center (in Jordan) in concert with Georgetown’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

The book lists the 500 most influential people in the Muslim world, breaking the people into several distinct categories, scholarly, political, administrative, lineage, preachers, women, youth, philanthropy, development, science and technology, arts and culture, media, and radicals.


Different type of men: grass-eating, carnivous, fasting tiger and cat pretending to be a hermit

Different type of men: grass-eating, carnivorous, fasting tiger and cat pretending to be a hermit 

TOKYO, Dec 29 — Department stores in Tokyo are cashing in on the marriage-minded by filling their New Year ‘fukubukuro’ bags with products to help them tie the knot next year, reported the Asahi Shimbun yesterday.

To draw the crowds this shopping season, various department stores have jumped on words in vogue this year, led by konkatsu, which means marriage hunting.

Other popular words are soshoku danshi (grass-eating men), which refers to gentle, unadventurous young males, and nikushoku danshi (carnivorus men), the opposite of the grass-eaters.

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Kyar Ba Nyein

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kyar Ba Nyein was the Burmse boxer who was the pioneer to modernize the Burmese traditional boxing. Ba Nyein started boxing at the age of 13 and fought about 50 matches in 20 years that was up to the age of 33 years.[1]

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My Top 100 edits in Wikipedia

My Top 100 edits in the Mainspace namespace

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