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Third Culture Kids are those who have spent a portion of their formative years in a different culture — both from their friends back home, but from their parents, as well.  In the UAE, where expats represent 88 per cent of the population, TCKs abound. While studies show that expat children are more flexible and better able to cope with change, living in transient communities can also have adverse effects. TCKs have more experience grappling...

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Expo 2020 has promised to be the most sustainable edition of the global gathering ever. But what does that mean, exactly? The event’s centerpiece is the dramatic Sustainability Pavilion, Terra. Designed by UK-based Grimshaw Architects, it was created to help visitors better understand the environmental challenges facing the world and to inspire action against climate change. But Terra is most definitely not alone: there are 192 pavilions, not to mention special events, restaurants and other...

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I got my first car, a white Lexus, when I turned 18. I remember obsessing over its pleasingly growl-y and spirited V8 engine, making sure check-ups and oil changes were always on schedule. This obsession, one that was once shared by all UAE motor enthusiasts, is now arguably on the road to becoming redundant. That’s because of the surge in electric vehicle (EV) ownership. EVs don’t need oil changes, tune ups and all the other...

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How can we better integrate our brain hemispheres for a smoother transition into menopause? Science, mathematics, music, our connection to ourselves, one another and the world is being erosively compartmentalized and automated. So, what does it matter? This is welcome news if we consider the way many of us think and live. In absolutes. Increasing productivity and utility. Moving through life with pleasure or displeasure as the guide. Great news for the left hemisphere of...

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Every year on October 5, teachers are showered with affection on World Teachers’ Day. But did you know that this day is officially tied to the actual rights and responsibilities of teachers? It was enshrined in 1966 by the passing of the International Labor Organization and Unesco’s recommendation concerning the status of teachers. The Covid-19 pandemic has hit the profession hard, which is why the focus of World Teachers’ Day 2021 is on “teachers at...

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As a fun way of relieving stress, burning hundreds of calories and improving coordination, fitness, strength and focus, it’s no wonder squash is renowned as a sport bursting with health benefits.  Now, thanks to Kanzy El Dafrawy, once ranked as the 22nd best squash player in the world, the pastime has gathered a new legion of enthusiastic fans in Dubai. Born in Egypt, Kanzy earned her nickname “The Flying DAF” due to the way she...

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You are what you eat, and according to a large new Harvard study, that extends to bolstering your protection against Covid-19 infection, too.   The study involving more than half a million Americans found that you can boost your immune system and significantly lower your risk of getting seriously ill from Covid-19 by eating a plant-rich diet.  The study, which was conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital via smartphone survey, found that of more than 590,000...

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Work from home is so 2020. In 2021, we made it back into the coffee shop. And while you already have a list of our favorites in Abu Dhabi, here is a stab at six stellar locations in Dubai. Café Rider Custom Café Rider’s motto is: “To truly be original in our art, we have to be free to create.” And having used the space over several years for my creative writing, getting work done or...

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Dr Stephen Grobmyer comes armed with slides bearing a ton of medical information and statistics, and a most reassuring demeanor. If I had to get a breast cancer diagnosis, I might want it to come from him — chair of the oncology unit, professor of surgery and director of breast cancer surgery at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.  He’s speaking to dozens of women, alongside his colleague, Dr M Jean Uy-Kroh, chief of physician staff affairs and...

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Carole Guigon, 55, ignored a continuous nagging pain in her chest and breathing difficulty for three days — until she started coughing blood. It turns out she was having a massive heart attack. And if she had not gone to hospital, her chances of surviving would have been nil. “It all started with a breathing difficulty and I never really paid attention to it, but when I started to cough blood, I visited the doctor,...