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Planet Mars

Arabs on Mars

On Wednesday July 16 it was announced that the UAE will be joining the likes of Russia, the UK and the USA, in the exploration of Mars.

July 20, 2014 5:15
 
NASA captures Dubai’s ‘insane’ 11-year urbanisation

NASA captures Dubai’s ‘insane’ 11-year urbanisation

Ever had a feeling someone’s watching you? Well NASA’s been stalking Dubai for 11 years now. And here’s a compilation of their photos.

January 25, 2012 4:16
 
$1.5 million for a night in space

$1.5 million for a night in space

The first space hotel plans to open by 2012, and will charge $4.4 million for three nights. That’s the price you pay to be out of this world.

November 5, 2009 2:38
 
30 days in one pair of underwear

30 days in one pair of underwear

A Japanese astronaut wore the same underwear for a month as part of an experiment. Science stinks.

August 2, 2009 3:04
 
Soaps and playgrounds for laborers

Soaps and playgrounds for laborers

The UAE has passed new guidelines, effective from September, which will set out the standards expected from labor accommodation in the country.

June 8, 2009 11:26
 
Malls for minipreneurs

Malls for minipreneurs

A mall in Detroit has started offering retail space and short-term contracts to small entrepreneurs. One for the region to emulate?

March 3, 2009 2:53