Dubai From Orbit

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Wacky shit going on there.

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    1. Everyone on the palm leafs has a beach front property. YAY!

      I would recommend doing some reading on the construction projects in the city state of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Including: The Burj Dubai, and Dubailand. The Burj Al Arab Hotel is nice as well, though, a bit pricy.

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    2. …I bet it could be hit from orbit too…just sayin.

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    3. I just read an article about some skyscrapers some developers are interested in. They’d be 60-100 stories high, and each floor would revolve around a central hub. Things like plumbing and elevators would have flexible socket/connectors at the shaft.

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    4. I got curious so I had a look at Dubai with google maps – took me ages to actually realise that when you zoom in on it, those peculiar shapes are actually huge docks. Wow.

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    5. WTH, is that the map of the world right off the coast?

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    6. It’s a map of the world – a network of artificially-created private islands. You can buy one if you are very, very rich.

      Just do a google image search for “dubai islands” and you’ll see lots of jaw-dropping stuff.

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    7. The funny thing is that the water is slowly eroding their new islands, so they’ll have to perpetually bring more dirt out there to keep everything afloat.

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