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“Thursday could be the coldest sunny day in the UAE this winter,” says The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology, “A strong current of Shamal is expected to hit the Arabian Gulf, making the sea rough and forcing the mercury … Continue reading

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  Today was supposed to be our third visit to the neighboring country, Oman, but we were denied entrance. The picture above was taken shortly before we reached the UAE-Oman border. The weather is lovely. You can tell it’s winter … Continue reading

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“Let him build a railroad to the moon!” a member of the New Hampshire Legislature suggested sarcastically, and everyone burst into hysterical laughter. The demonstration was about a wind-up model of Sylvester Marsh’s invention—a locomotive powered by a central cogwheel gripping a … Continue reading

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