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Tweeps, have you been to the landmark @LouvreAbuDhabi #Louvre #AbuDhabi? No worries. Got @twitter. Had the chance to visit while in the #UAE for the @MilkenInstitute #MIGlobal #MENASummit. Follow this thread for a #TwitterTour of highlights. louvreabudhabi.ae/?utm_source=GM… #art #museum
Hello #LouvreAbuDhabi! @LouvreAbuDhabi ~ in all directions, the #magic of art & creativity on display. Crossing borders. Crossing cultures. #artmatters #museumlove
#Stunning. This two-headed figure is one of the oldest monumental statues in the history of humanity. It is some 8500 years old. On display at the @LouvreAbuDhabi. 👥

@VisitAbuDhabi #AbuDhabi #LouvreAbuDhabi
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Last weekend of 2018 and time to update #santhireads2018
I had not met the numbers set for each of the challenges, but Oh BOY!! its has been a MARVELLOUS year of #reading - A Gentleman in Moscow, Circe, An American Marriage, Becoming-just to name a few that will stay with me
#litWorldGB2018 I think I am short of 2 countries but I am aiming to end with one more book set in N Africa - Tunisia. The list of books completed for this (Botswana is repeated and USA is not included ;))
#santhireads2018
goodreads.com/review/list/79…
#Booked2018 list of books read (few overlap with previous list obviously ;))
goodreads.com/review/list/79…

#santhireads2018 The prompts and completed books are as follows-
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Here's a thread about the books I read this year!

#reading #books #libraries #readingrainbow
1. "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff. Yes, I hate-read this book in a matter of days. Problematically, Bannon comes across as an articulate, insightful source and not an arch nationalist parasite. Will Wolff's depiction be hagiography in the future?
2. "The Invention of the White Race, Volume 1: Racial Oppression and Social Control" and "The Invention of the White Race, Volume 2: The Origin of Racial Oppression in Anglo-America" by Theodore Allen. Who knew how important Bacon's Rebellion (1676) was to the history of racism?
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Get a #free copy of Her Deepest Fear here: dl.bookfunnel.com/loxztdnaaq
Hopefully the Amazon glitch will be fixed soon!
#books #reading #suspense
There's an #Amazon glitch. @Regan Black's final book in the Breakdown series WHAT SHE KNEW and her short read, TRUST NO ONE and my Her Deepest Fear were caught up in it and can't be bought so I'm giving away Her Deepest Fear to hold readers over. dl.bookfunnel.com/loxztdnaaq #reading
@PeggyWebbAuthor 's Just One Look is snagged up in the glitch also! Hold tight, readers. They're working on it! #kindle #amazon
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1.) Prof. Barbara Oakley of Oakland University and the author of a book on learning writes that contrary to the new movement to make #STEM subjects of which #maths is the sine qua non a fun to learn.

All learning isn't-and shouldn't be "fun".
2)
Even though the following 👇👇👇Rhymes were developed to make learning #maths fun!

She state in firm terms to "Make Your Daughter Practice Maths. She'll Thank You later".
tes.com/teaching-resou…
3)
Boys and girls have on average similar abilities in #maths

But girls in addition have a consistent advantage than boys in #reading and #writing.

The consequence?👇👇👇
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I suppose we can safely say that now #TheFrighteners have been so successfully and publicly put on a certain sector their combined angst will spew a diarrhoea of spin & warp whilst trying to use THAT VERY THING to generate $£Es Some with automated AdTech software already bought.
2/ Some bought by gormless companies, by mistake, some in full knowledge or partial knowledge of what it could do. It will be interesting as time goes on to see who apparently DIDN'T CARE about the likely instigation of its more negative 'dark' capabilities looking to 'side-step'
3/ or even 'wrong-foot' Irish & EU regulation standards, & possibly law. This too is a kind of #climatechange & #ClimateAction in itself, a would be mammoth untouchable iceberg of 'dominion' & 'control' being melted out into an ocean of citizens' scrutiny & advancement for change
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Boppin about this evening & ran across this #article
Are you #Emotionally #Repressed?
harleytherapy.co.uk/counselling/em…
How do the kids say it nowadays? I feel #calledout?
I've gotten much better,but i can still recall a time when I thought the epitome of feeling good, was feeling nothing
Seriously, if you're #reading down the #list going, "That's me, that's me, that's me, and oooooo is that EVER me!"

I'd definitely #recommend getting some #help with the matter.
It's taken years to be #comfortable in my own skin.
Years of breaking the old records in my head
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-And as #Ralph would say, Totally worth it!

It's a freakin #relief, to cry a tiny bit in a #movie theatre at a moving point in the film, without having to expend all the extra #energy in "did someone see me?"
#exhausting!

and that's just one tiny perk :)

I #lookforward to-
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To all book lovers, WATCH THIS SPACE! This thread can help you to get fabulously started on BOOKSTAGRAM. ✨✨✨ #bookstagram
I am so excited to share this with all of you. I've prepared some tips for you to read. So let's get this party started!! So what is Bookstagram?

Bookstagram = Instagram for books. Duhhh..
Most people with Instagram accounts like to post pictures of their food, their selfies, their children, engagement day, wedding day.. BASICALLY THEIR LIFE. When it comes to bookstagram, we bookworms are also posting about our lives. It just happens to be 100% books. Right? 😄
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#THREAD #ThereIsNoCivilWar #Antifa 1/ "What is actually happening on November 4? A protest is being launched by the activist group Refuse -
2/ Fascism, which is intended to stir a non-violent mass movement to remove Trump from office, according to Perry Hoberman, a professor at -
3/the University of Southern California who is a member of the group’s steering committee. The idea is to mobilize people to hit the streets
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