High Stakes; A Recession in Dog Years; Dubai's Dream is Built on Sand; How to Buy a Tie Worthy of a CEO; What Your Home Will Be Worth in 2012; The 10 Best Architectural Worlds in Video Games
June 25, 2009 3:33 by Aarti Nagraj
As Iran simmers what will become of the protest movement, asks the Economist.
Dubai’s Dream is Built on Sand
The credit crunch has ripped through Dubai, leaving the emirate battling to show its grand plans are more than a mirage, says The Times.
A Recession in Dog Years
The United States is experiencing what Japan did in the 1990s, but seven times faster, says Newsweek.
Eight years and Counting…
Osama bin Laden is believed to be in mountains on the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. But is he any nearer to being captured, asks the Guardian.
Inside Dubai’s Growing Art Scene
There’s no reason why Dubai can’t flaunt its newfound creative talent, says Time.
What Your Home Will Be Worth in 2012
Business Week finds out what the median price of a home is forecasted to be in the 50 largest metro areas in the US in 2012.
Death by a Thousand Director’s Cuts
Slate checks out how DVD marketing is rewriting the history of film.
How to Buy a Tie Worthy of a CEO
From power reds to preppy knits, here are five tips to keep in mind when you’re shopping for a tie worthy of a CEO, says Inc.
The 10 Best Architectural Worlds in Video Games
Fast Company checks out best virtual architecture as ranked by The Architect’s Journal.
12 Greatest Low-Tech Inventions
From a non-electrical refrigerator, to cheap adjustable glasses, Oddee meets some of the most creative low-tech inventions.