Are these statements true? To verify in due course

I have a tab on the menu of this blog “critical thinking” – it contains a fair amount on unsorted info. Some of this (below) will qualify to go into that list once verified. If anyone has time, please help by verifying. I need specific sources/ URLs. === Dr. Marcia Angell, Editor in Chief of […]
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French Antique Guessing Game

French Antique Guessing Game I saw this small circular wooden box and had to ask the dealer what it was. Inside the box was a smooth agate that had a tiny bowl-like center. "Agate enhances mental function, improves concentration, enhances the perception and analytical abilities. It is a soothing and calming gemstone that heals inner anger, anxiety and helps in the strengthening of relationships. Physically, Agate addresses visual, digestive, and uterine functions." v...
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The Ultimate Guide to find best movers in Dubai

Are you planning to relocate and looking for the best movers in Dubai? Are you wondering about which moving company to choose? Look no further. Here is everything you need to know about movers in Dubai and how to select the best moving company out of the lot. Types of movers in Dubai: Dubai has […] The post The Ultimate Guide to find best movers in Dubai appeared first on Dubai Expat Blog.
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Top 5 EASY Dips!

It's time to have friends over-in an unlimited capacity which is very exciting! And nothing says welcome and stay a while than a dip platter. You can of course buy them but making them is a cinch. All of these dips are easy-all you need in a food processor or blender!
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Moody’s Raises #Saudi Outlook on Improved Fiscal Track Record - Bloomberg

Moody’s Raises Saudi Outlook on Improved Fiscal Track Record - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia’s credit rating outlook was raised to stable from negative by Moody’s Investors Service, citing the kingdom’s ability to reverse much of last year’s debt increase. Moody’s affirmed the sovereign at A1, its fifth-highest grade, according to a statement on Friday. That’s higher than Fitch Ratings and S&P Global Ratings. The last time Moody’s cut Saudi’s outlook, it highlighted weakening fiscal strength stemmin...
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Indonesia Fund Lets #UAE Invest in Its High-Yield Instruments - Bloomberg

Indonesia Fund Lets UAE Invest in Its High-Yield Instruments - Bloomberg Indonesia’s state wealth fund said it has inked a new agreement that will allow funds from the United Arab Emirates to be placed in a variety of its high-yielding financial instruments.The investment framework deal was signed with the Abu Dhabi Growth Fund, which in March announced a $10 billion investment in the Southeast Asian nation’s wealth fund, according to a statement on Saturday from the Indonesia Investment Autho...
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‘It feels almost naughty to leave’: For returned Australians open borders bring new dilemmas

The resumption of international travel pits new lives against old dreams for Australians who returned from overseas during the Covid-19 pandemicTo live and work overseas is a rite of passage for many Australians. Life abroad, however, took on a new sense of fragility with the rise of Covid-19. More than a million Australian citizens were forced to choose between riding out the pandemic in a foreign country, or returning to the relative safety of Australia.Since March 2020, it is estimated about ...
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Relief and reunions in sight as US finally lifts Covid travel restrictions

Curbs on vaccinated visitors from 33 countries to go on Monday – for many separated loved ones it’s not a moment too soonOn 8 November, the US will ease restrictions that effectively halted tourism and non-essential travel from 33 countries, including the UK, most of Europe and China. The restrictions have separated families and loved ones, with thousands missing out on birthdays, holidays – and in the case of the British tennis star Emma Raducanu’s parents – a US Open final.Now all visitors wit...
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UK asks #Qatar to become gas ‘supplier of last resort’ | Financial Times

UK asks Qatar to become gas ‘supplier of last resort’ | Financial Times The UK has held talks with Qatar over a long-term gas arrangement that would make the Gulf state a “supplier of last resort”, according to people briefed on the discussions.  Such a deal would help ensure a stable source of LNG from Qatar even when global supplies are tight. A worldwide gas supply shortage has caused a surge in prices in recent months, leaving energy intensive industries and suppliers in the UK...
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#Dubai aims to attract 25 million tourists in 2025 | Reuters

Dubai aims to attract 25 million tourists in 2025 | Reuters Dubai plans to merge the departments of economy and tourism and hopes to attract 25 million tourists in 2025, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai's Crown Prince, said on Twitter on Saturday.Sheikh Hamdan added that Helal Al Marri will be appointed as a general director of the new department.Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said the new department's main objectives include increasing the added valu...
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#Dubai sets up judicial departments to settle securities-related disputes | Reuters

Dubai sets up judicial departments to settle securities-related disputes | Reuters Dubai announced on Saturday the establishment of a law enforcement committee for its financial markets and two new courts within its Commercial Court to expedite the resolution of disputes related to securities.The new courts will focus on dispute resolution in securities, shares, bonds, and other financial instruments, the emirate's media office said in a statement. [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil...
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I got plenty o' nuttin'

And nuttin's plenty for me. I'm expecting a calm weekend. Cold weather, but no rain or snow (!) predicted. Today is semi-finals day at the Paris Open, the last Masters level event of the tennis season, with the final on Sunday. Most of the Asian tournaments were canceled this year. The next big event for the men is the ATP Championship, this year being held in Turin, Italy. After that, the 2022 season starts up in January. There are still some wildflowers blooming out in the vineyards. I'll pr...
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It is the unvaccinated who are actually following 'the science'. The vaccinated are operating on blind faith.....

Lies have become truth and truths have become lies.  Most of the people saying:  "I'm following the science", they don't even know what science is.  So to set the record straight for those who are ignorant, science is an investigative process, and it does not move at warp speed, it takes time.Using the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine as one example, anyone with an internet connection and simple compehension skills can go to the US Government website for the U.S. National Library of Medicine and look up ...
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About Time Bar, Sydney

What happens when 7 bartenders join force and open a temporary bar? About Time on Bligh Street combines the skills of bartenders from the Baxter Inn, The Roosevelt, Opera Bar, Stone & Wood, Liquid & Larder with a range of cocktails and Australian BBQ food with 90's tunes in a space that was entirely constructed by the owners.
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