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Why your smartphone addiction is a problem

Why your smartphone addiction is a problem

A recent survey has shed light on how mobile devices are affecting our ability to socialise with people. The study by cyber security and anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab UAE showed that 89 percent of people in the country pick up …

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How can you be a force for positive social change?

How can you be a force for positive social change?

Respect, coexistence and celebrating the value of a harmonious society will come to the fore with the launch of a new government initiative that aims to inspire UAE residents to become active agents for positive change. Announced by the Ministry …

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New campaign to celebrate inspirational community heroes

New campaign to celebrate inspirational community heroes

A new campaign recognising society’s everyday heroes has been launched in the UAE. The Panadol Extra Toughies campaign wants to identify and celebrate individuals who ‘create meaningful moments of selflessness despite tremendous, multi-pain barriers’. Running until 24th October, you can …

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5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

On 18th August, animal lovers around the world will mark the 27th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day.  It’s a time when organisations around the world host activities in a bid to raise awareness about overpopulation and being a responsible pet owner. So what …

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A urinal for a masterpiece? Find out what this author really thinks

A urinal for a masterpiece? Find out what this author really thinks

As a lecturer in the department of archaeology and history of art at Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Robert Kilroy recently published his book – Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain: One Hundred Years Later – where he re-examines a classic and controversial work …

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Why cultural preservation is on top of the agenda here

Why cultural preservation is on top of the agenda here

We often talk about culture whether it’s about a live theatre performance, a type of cuisine or even someone’s dress sense. But what exactly is culture? Why does it matter and what is being done to protect it? For many, …

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This new movie has its finger on the pulse

This new movie has its finger on the pulse

What does this new drama-thriller tell us about a very real political situation taking place in the US? When Donald Trump was sworn into office, many hoped that the firebrand politics he used to hoist himself to victory and incite …

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How volunteering can help change your life

How volunteering can help change your life

  As a volunteer, the greatest gift you can give is your time. Read on to discover where to donate it, how it helps the community and why it’s good for you too With the arrival of the holy month, …

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Why capital students sent a positive message to the world

Why capital students sent a positive message to the world

Internet culture, youth empowerment and Kanye West were just some of the topics on the schedule at a recent educational event in the capital led by students aiming to spread a message of positivity among their peers. Tackling key challenges …

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Why it’s a dogs life in this incredible new film

Why it’s a dogs life in this incredible new film

Is this tail-wagging film an allegory for what’s happening in our world right now? Loyal, furry and guardians of your home from the most menacing of all intruders – the postman – there’s a reason why dogs have the title …

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