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“Beauty” huge on Social Media Search in the UAE

“Beauty” huge on Social Media Search in the UAE

Beauty Is the Most Viewed Topic in The UAE on Facebook 79% of people in the UAE have increased video viewing on Facebook over the past year Mobile devices and the visual web are making beauty more transparent and accessible than ever before for women in the UAE. This has […]

 
 

A touching social experiment by Emirates

“When you’re not around…” – a social experiment by Emirates NBD Have you ever stopped to think about what you mean to the ones who love you? Have you ever stopped to think about their life without you? Dubai based Emirates NBD bank asked a few families in the UAE this […]

 
 

Rain rain, come again: Kerala

Rain rain, come again: Kerala

Why are we scared of rains? Let us break free, walk down the streets of God’s Own Country and soak ourselves in happiness. Monsoon is probably the single largest factor that has influenced, farmers and poets alike. Then why do we shy away from the beauty of rains and not […]

 
 

Vincent van Goat: Paints modern art

Vincent van Goat: Paints modern art

What is it to own a painting done by a goat for mere USD40? It is just four-years-old called ‘Bodie’ and it has picked up the art of painting. Interestingly, these paintings are selling for USD40 each. Kristin Wright has been instrumental in creating this wonder goat and putting up […]

 
 

Dubai launches massive UAE-wide campaign for Expo 2020

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Dubai launches massive UAE-wide campaign to raise public awareness about Expo 2020 Organisers of Expo 2020 have launched a new massive campaign aimed at raising public awareness about the impact of Expo 2020 Dubai, including a competition to design a new logo for the event. Titled ‘For Everyone’, the campaign […]

 
 

Social Experiment: Would you steal in Dubai?

Social Experiment: Would you steal in Dubai?

Apart from the glitz and glamour of Dubai, one of the top reasons why people love living in Dubai is because of the safety and security the Megapolis provides. The United Arab Emirates, and in particular Dubai and Abu Dhabi, has installed security cameras virtually in every nook and corner […]

 
 

Meet UAE’s Top Video Blogger

Meet UAE’s Top Video Blogger

Youth these days find it particularly hilarious when older people, (and by older I am referring to those of us who witnessed Y2K), narrate how life was before social media, apps, iDevices and platforms like YouTube. The whole notion of life without such platforms is deemed outlandish. But you know […]

 
 

Coke’s new advertisement takes unusual approach to address obesity

Coke’s new advertisement takes unusual approach to address obesity

Coke’s new advertisement attempts to transform guilt into reward – by making people feel like they “earned” their Coke through a 23 minute bike ride, the can of Coke becomes a deserved reward rather than a guilty pleasure. This brilliant move also brings the calorie conversation out in the open, tackling […]

 
 

INSANE Video: Never-seen-before Tyre changing

INSANE Video: Never-seen-before Tyre changing

Tyre changing will never seem the same anymore, thanks to a bunch of dauntless youngsters giving a new take on the whole tyre replacement activity. Let’s imagine this situation. While vacationing with a group of friends in a car, on a long and winding road, we suddenly come to experience […]

 
 

Skydive Dubai Sets World Record by Base Jumping off of Burj Khalifa [VIDEO]

Skydive Dubai Sets World Record by Base Jumping off of Burj Khalifa [VIDEO]

 Skydive Dubai sets a new World Record by Base Jumping from the top of Burj Khalifa, the World’s Tallest Building -Skydive Dubai sponsored Soul Flyers World Champions Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet took the first leap off The Burj Khalifa, 828 meters tall, -Fred and Vince broke the new Guinness […]

 
 

Beyond: A Time lapse Journey through the UAE

Dubai topped the list for the best place to work, ahead of others such as New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Paris

Beno Saradzic’s work shows never-before-seen pictures of Dubai and Abu Dhabi that explain the regions’ development through the lens of the camera. What laymen know about photography can pass through the eye of a needle. There’s more to photography than merely clicking pictures and then throwing them away if the […]

 
 

High Frequency Trading = Highly Flawed Technology

High Frequency Trading = Highly Flawed Technology

High frequency trading or HFT is one of the tools used nowadays by trading houses in order to carry out huge amounts of trades. These are based on algorithms and computer generated softwares which track the market in terms of nanoseconds and execute trade in real time. This allows traders […]

 
 

NIRVANA Superyacht – The Ultimate Status Symbol [VIDEO]

NIRVANA Superyacht – The Ultimate Status Symbol [VIDEO]

Edmiston to showcase NIRVANA, one of the world’s top yachts at Dubai International Boat Show 2014 • NIRVANA will be the largest yacht on display at the show • NIRVANA is currently the most expensive yacht for sale in the world Yachts – this is one word that’s synonymous with luxury […]

 
 

Dubai Boat Show catapults regional marine industry growth

Dubai Boat Show catapults regional marine industry growth

Dubai International Boat Show growth contributes to robust regional marine industry 22nd edition showcases 430 boats valued at AED 1.8 billion The show’s largest-ever superyacht to be showcased along with 42 global and regional premiers and 750 exhibiting companies and brands Dubai International Boat Show 2014 has experienced robust growth […]

 
 

Spectacular Time-lapse Video of Dubai

Spectacular Time-lapse Video of Dubai

You’ve probably seen some amazing time-lapse videos. In case you aren’t aware of the technique – it is a trick in which sequential photos are captured over a period of time and compressed into a short video. For example, an image of a scene may be captured once every second, then played […]

 
 

Virgin America adds comedy to in-flight safety video

Let’s admit it, the in-flight safety instructions that we are repeatedly exposed to when flying an airline are pretty boring. Despite its obvious importance and relevancy, a good number of people do not pay any attention to the robotic acts of the flight attendants. Virgin America has come out with an […]

 
 

Ultimate Airport Dubai sneak preview [VIDEO]

Ultimate Airport Dubai sneak preview [VIDEO]

Ultimate Airport – Dubai: A special 10 part documentary series featuring Dubai’s aviation sector with Dubai International airport at its centre, which will be aired across National Geographic Channel’s global network from September 5. Less than 55 years ago, Dubai International Airport was a vast desert of sand. Today, it […]

 
 

Global CO2: highest levels in 3 million years

Global CO2: highest levels in 3 million years

Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has now passed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in 3 million years. After resting comfortably below 300ppm for the past 30,000 centuries, CO2 levels in the planetary atmosphere have suddenly jumped to 400ppm within the past 2 centuries. “It couldn’t be us, […]

 
 

From the Hunger Journals: Living on $0.60 per day

A homeless boy holds biscuits that he received as alms as he takes shelter from rain in front of a fast food shop in Mumbai November 11, 2009. REUTERS/Arko Datta (INDIA SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)

If you live in India, you get used to the glaring disparity between the rich and poor. It’s a peaceful co-existence, one that is almost criminal. It desensitizes you to look the other way. While acknowledging the stark economic divide, India still has the world’s 4th largest economy. Average daily income of an unskilled labourer […]

 
 

UAE Bank Redefines ATM to Awesome Traveling Machine

UAE Bank Redefines ATM to Awesome Traveling Machine

ATM or Any Time Money machines are for dispensing cash. Right? Wrong. ATM’s can be used in creative advertising too – to drive home a point. Recently visitors to the Dubai Marina mall were pleasantly surprised by the sight of an Emirates NBD ATM, a leading bank in the UAE, […]

 
 

Splashy new global ad campaign for Etihad [Video]

Splashy new global ad campaign for Etihad [Video]

Etihad Airways has announced the launch of a new global brand advertising campaign that will soon storm the regional and international TV, print, outdoor, and digital media advertising space. Themed “The World Is Our Home, You Are Our Guest”, this is the airline’s first major campaign in three years. The […]

 
 

Of Rubber Ducks and Elephant Legs – All New BlackBerry Z10 Ad

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As a part of an unconventional marketing gimmick, the makers of BlackBerry Z10 aired an unusual 30 second ad on America’s most watched Super Bowl broadcast. This was aired as a curtain raiser to the launch of BlackBerry Z10 to the North American markets. The out of the box concept […]

 
 

Haute Couture on Dubai Metro [VIDEO]

Haute Couture on Dubai Metro [VIDEO]

The region’s first ever fashion event on board a moving train has propelled Dubai into the international fashion scene like never before. Dubai Fashion 2013 got off to a rousing start on Wednesday, 23rd January when the first in its series of unique shows, the “Express Fashion” took a unique […]

 
 

WATCH: Amazing Footage of the the Moon

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Dubai Dazzles on New Year’s Eve

Dubai Dazzles on New Year’s Eve

In case you missed Dubai’s spectacular fireworks on New Year’s eve held at Downtown Dubai, here is the video recording ‘2013 Highlight Video of the Downtown Dubai New Year’s Eve Fireworks’, courtesy of EMAAR. Downtown Dubai was abuzz with excitement on New Year’s Eve with hundreds of families at the […]

 
 

Etihad Airways signs deal with Tourism Australia

Etihad Airways signs deal with Tourism Australia

Tourism Australia and Etihad Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at bringing more visitors from the Middle East, UK and Europe to Australia by leveraging the airline’s expanding international network. Under the new strategic marketing agreement, the signatories will together invest up to A$6 million ($6.34m)) over […]

 
 

The Inexplicable Bermuda Triangle

The Inexplicable Bermuda Triangle

The mere thought of something being unfathomable in this present day and age, where even reading about the unknown petrifies us. The list of ambiguous stories might start with the very well-known but dreaded Bermuda Triangle. Alternatively known as ‘The Devil’s Triangle’, it picked up both its names from the earliest of paperwork […]

 
 

REVEALED: The latest Blackberry 10

A Vietnamese tech gadget site seems to have spoiled RIM’s launch party where they were to launch its latest Blackberry 10 device. RIM had announced earlier that it will unveil the finished version of its BlackBerry 10 operating system at a press conference on January 30th, and the company’s first two Blackberry 10 smartphones, which […]

 
 

Dumb ways to die, not dumb at all

Dumb ways to die, not dumb at all

Gone are the days laughter is the best medicine!  Now it seems humour is the way to make serious issues important. It may sound like an oxymoron, but it isn’t. The Australian train company, Metro Trains Melbourne has created this video called Dumb Ways to Die. This is an animated […]

 
 

How McDonald’s French Fries Are Made [Video]

McDonald’s is known for their world famous french fries. If you would like to know how much time and effort actually go into making something as seemingly simple as an order of McDonald’s french fries, hopefully this video will be an eye-opener for you. In this video, McDonald’s Canada gives […]

 
 

New virus found spying on Middle East financial transactions

New virus found spying on Middle East financial transactions

A leading computer security firm has found a new cyber surveillance virus in the Middle East that spies on financial transactions, email and social networking activity, reports said on Thursday. The Kaspersky Lab said the virus named “Gauss” may also be capable of attacking critical infrastructure and was built in the […]