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(Bloomberg)   Dubai plans the world's biggest Ferris Wheel. It will be the second scariest ride in the Middle East, next to a trip down Afghanistan Highway 1   (bloomberg.com ) divider line 14
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758 clicks; posted to Business » on 15 Feb 2013 at 9:45 AM (2 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-02-15 09:48:20 AM  
Having been all over Afghanistan, I'm getting a kick out of these replies.


oh wait...
 
2013-02-15 09:59:59 AM  
The scariest 10,000 rides in Dubai are the local cabs.
 
2013-02-15 10:06:30 AM  
Everyone is building Ferris Wheels all of a sudden. Seattle just put on in, Vegas is building one, now Dubai has announced one. It's like 1893 all over again.
 
2013-02-15 10:08:52 AM  
Do people still care about Dubai?  I thought that ended in 2008.
 
2013-02-15 10:11:44 AM  

hungryhungryhorus: Do people still care about Dubai?  I thought that ended in 2008.


It's still there. Still hot, still sandy, still epicly overground and flashy, and it provides a place for a carrier port call in the Middle East besides Bahrain. Bahrain gets old quick.
 
2013-02-15 10:12:48 AM  
I meant overgrown. Need moar coffee.
 
2013-02-15 10:41:56 AM  
Dubai is the sole reason to get off of fossil fuels.
 
2013-02-15 10:54:54 AM  

Free Radical: Dubai is the sole reason to get off of fossil fuels.


there might be just a few more reasons, but it definitely adds to the con list
 
2013-02-15 11:18:52 AM  
 
2013-02-15 11:19:10 AM  

Free Radical: Dubai is the sole reason to get off of fossil fuels.


Dubai has no oil.
 
2013-02-15 11:20:07 AM  
People of Afghanistan seen wondering since when they live in the Middle East....
 
2013-02-15 12:30:43 PM  
Really good golf courses, great food, good shopping, hot asian and russian hookers, and now a ferris wheel!!!!
 
2013-02-15 01:27:53 PM  

The Evil That Lies In The Hearts Of Men: Free Radical: Dubai is the sole reason to get off of fossil fuels.

Dubai has no oil.


I think he's referring to the rich people in the area that are only wealthy because they have the good fortune to be born in that miserable shiat hole on top of valuable goo.
 
2013-02-15 03:04:48 PM  
It's like they're overcompensating for something...
 
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