this retailer sells a halal nail polish. this allows for oxygen and water to go through the nail, which makes it acceptable to wear during prayer. spread the word.
“Being a relatively modern creation, nail polish remains obviously unaddressed by early Islamic sources. But the general consensus in the Islamic community is that praying with nail polish is impermissible because of the waterproof barrier it creates on nails, which prevents the wudu ritual from being completed five times a day.” (source)
For any Muslim followers.
To anyone who’s reading this.
I’m a brazilian teenager and I really want to communicate to everybody what’s happening in my country right now: Youth has rebelled.
Everything started when the bus ticket fares have increased from R$ 2,75 to R$ 2,95 (But is being planned an increase to R$3,20). After the increase, protests started , specially in São Paulo then spread to Rio de Janeiro, Brasília ( the federal capital and seat of government) and the tendency is to protests spread to more states.
But why are we protesting over 20 cents? It’s not about 20 cents… the reason is more deep. People are sick and tired with the goverment neglect! The goverment is hidding, “applying make up” on Brazil’s true problems. While loads of money (our money) are being spent with overpriced public works (because of the World Cup and the Olympic Games) education is bad, the public hospitals are inefficient, politicians are corrupt, legislation is flawed (some who commit crimes aren’t punished,specially the rich politicians), violence is getting worse, the taxes are high, life cost is expensive and infrastructure is not good. In summary, our money is being spent without results.
Everything seems like a bad joke. The year of 2013 is being emblematic.This is the year when we’ve watched violence increase, people being burnt alive, women being raped inside the bus, people killed because of a cellphone , the new president of the human rights committee (Marcos Feliciano,wich is homophobic and expresses his anti human rights opinions widely) showing up and absurd law projects coming up ( like the ” Nascituro”).
Now we are shouting what we haven’t for many years, we’ve let problems grow too much. It’s time to be heard and how the police and media treats us? Like criminals! It’s true there were vandalism during protests but the vandals are minority! Many times peaceful protesters were beaten , treated with violence.
State governments are using and abusing the most violent police actions to suppress the demonstrations. The police are treating protesters as criminals, attacking, arresting. Many are “hunted” after the demonstrations. They’re trying to criminalize people’s right to speak!
We are Brazilians. These protesters are also fighting for our rights. We must join this fight. As a student and part of youth I want to help, I want to protest but for now I’m writing this text as an attempt to alert anyone who’s reading . Usually, I never speak my mind on tumblr but this time I hope I can alert people about the injustiçe which brazilians suffered.
I would like to ask people around the world to solidarize with the protesters , hope for the police to stop the unfair violence and also to be aware about what’s happening here.
Thanks for the attention!
This video shows more pictures about what’s happening : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SnKe6TND58
Also look at this:
http://www.melhorquebacon.com/24-momentos-protesto-sao-paulo/ (it’s in Portuguese, but i think google translator might work)
If you want to help us, there is something, even if it’s little, you can do:
people are boycotting the Kraft commercials for the “Zesty” salad topping because it features a topless man in compromising situations.
people are boycotting it because it sexualizes a man.
people are boycotting a commercial that features one of the oldest marketing strategies because this time it’s a man being exploited.
I’m a Christian, and even I can recognize how ridiculous it is for people to oppose gay marriage based on the grounds that “The Bible defines marriage as one man and one woman.” That’s simply not true.
If these are barbaric and no longer acceptable practices, then I think we can say that prejudice against queer people is also barbaric and no longer acceptable.
if i was a werewolf id call myself “a dog person” and cackle maniacally when people misunderstand me
everyone has that pairing that can send them into a soul-crushing spiral of depression in .00087 seconds
for every popular text post you reblog there is a crying blogger on the other side drowning in notifications
DON’T YOU DARE
you know you secretly like it
best use of a highschool muscial screen cap so far
#Don’t pander to me kid. One tiny crack in the hull and our blood boils in thirteen seconds., #Solar flare might crop up cook us in our seats., #And wait till you’re sitting pretty with a case of Andorian shingles., #See if you’re still so relaxed when your eyeballs are bleeding!, #Space is disease and danger wrapped in darkness and silence., #keep calm and DAMMIT JIM,
LIGHT EM UP UP UP
LIGHT EM UP UP UP
LIGHT EM UP UP UP
I knew there was a good use of this screencap somehow.
Hyperion Brick - Precise Weather Forecast
- Brick is wet…………………………………..Rain
- Brick is dry……………………………………No Rain
- Shadow from the brick……………………..Sun
- You can’t see the brick……………………..Fog
- Brick is swinging…………………………….Wind
- There is something white on the brick……Snow
- The brick goes up and down………………Earthquake
- No brick……………………………………….Data update
THINGS THAT MAKE ME HAPPY