Check out Dubai's insane, record-setting New Year's Eve fireworks show

2013 ended with a bang in Dubai —not a metaphorical one, but a very real one, as the wealthy city ushered in the new year by launching over 500,000 fireworks. The six-minute extravaganza set the world record for the biggest fireworks display, according to Guinness, triumphing over the previous record holder by, oh,… » 1/01/14 12:40pm 1/01/14 12:40pm

Check out the view from the top of the world's tallest building

National Geographic photographer Joe McNally climbed to the top of Dubai's Burj Khalifa so the rest of us don't have to. He posted this image to his Instagram account, adding, "My old battered shoes climbed the worlds tallest building today. What an amazing structure! Tweeting from 820 meters straight up!" » 3/23/13 10:30am 3/23/13 10:30am