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Calligraphy in Nature: La Fraise

Visual Sufi Poetry by Aïda Touré

In a pack of strawberries I found this one calligraphic strawberry that was shaped in what looks like Allah (swt) spelled in Arabic. Soon as I saw it, it struck me and my mind just lit up! Placed in front of one of my paintings, I took a few photographs of it. I wondered what other people would see in the shape of this strawberry so I decided to share the picture~

“We will show them Our signs in the universe and in their own selves, until it becomes manifest to them that this is the truth.” ~Qur’an 41:53

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Lectures on Marriage & Family

 
 

A High Resolution Experience

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There’s a new generation of devices really changing how we look at the web, Apple calls it Retina, others call it HiDPI (high dots per inch), but it’s been trickling its way up mostly through mobile phones and then in tablets with the iPad 3.

Basically the idea is that the pixels are so close together you can’t even see them, even if you put your nose right up to the screen. (Wipe off your screen now.) My mind was personally blown when I first saw the new Retina Macbook Pro — basically Apple took the clarity of the retina screen and brought it to full 15″ laptop (which also has amazing other specs) and the result is remarkable. So much so that it ruins you, like the first time you saw a HDTV and then had to look back at a regular one again.

The one disadvantage is that…

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