UAE to Build First City on Mars by 2117

UAE to Build First City on Mars by 2117

  A little more than 40 years ago, Dubai was a tiny pearl-fishing village lined with dirt roads. Now it’s the largest and most futuristic city in the world, the jewel of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). From manmade, palm tree-shaped archipelagos to jetpack-wearing firefighters and the world’s tallest building, the city has a reputation […]

Children Represent Over One Third of Egypt’s Population

Children Represent Over One Third of Egypt’s Population

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics has announced that the number of Egyptian children below the age of 18 years has reached 33.3 million children, representing over one third of the country’s total population.   The statement released by CAPMAS also said that 90% of boys and 92.2% of girls between six to 11 years […]

Things We’re Expecting to Happen in Egypt 2017

Things We’re Expecting to Happen in Egypt 2017

By Katrina elGahsh

The year 2016 has been tough on everyone. From airport and church explosions to our favorite celebrity power couples going to court and more, the Earth is finally ending its travel around the sun and hopefully taking 2016’s misfortune with it.   A new year is just around the corner and we want to dream […]

Taking the Hyperloop One Will Be ‘as Cheap as a Bus Ticket’

Taking the Hyperloop One Will Be ‘as Cheap as a Bus Ticket’

by Amr Abdelhadi

  As always the UAE impresses us with one of its leaps into the future. Yesterday, an agreement was signed by the Roads and Transport Authority with Hyperloop One, a US-based company experimenting with Elon Musk’s Hyperloop concept. The Hyperloop One aims to connect cities and countries around the world through high-speed travel, with levitating […]

Star Trek’s New Trailer Just Came out and Dubai Is in It

Star Trek’s New Trailer Just Came out and Dubai Is in It

(source: www.ign.com)   Trekkies in Dubai, you’ll definitely love this news. The third and latest Star Trek Beyond trailer has just been released and it features glimpses of Dubai. The movie’s cast were spotted filming in October 2015 at Burj Khalifa, and we can now see the results-ish…   According to Digital Production Middle East, […]

7 Things My Future Egyptian Husband Needs to Know

7 Things My Future Egyptian Husband Needs to Know

By Perihan El Etreby

Here’s a message from almost every potential bride out there. Kindly pay attention to the list below and take it into serious consideration.   Love, a fed up Egyptian girl.     I am NOT your maid     Please don’t forget that I’m your wife, not the maid. When you come home, I’ll be expecting a kiss, […]

Dubai Opens the World’s First 3D-Printed Office

Dubai Opens the World’s First 3D-Printed Office

By Mahmoud Aziz

  As one of the major incubators of innovation and future technology in the world, Dubai now has the world’s first 3D-printed office, which was inaugurated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.     The “Office of the Future” on the Emirates Towers […]

Dear Thanaweya Amma Students, Don’t Screw Up By Letting Your Parents Dictate Your Future

Dear Thanaweya Amma Students, Don’t Screw Up By Letting Your Parents Dictate Your Future

University admission is almost over and every fresh graduate is biting his nails. This is the month when they make the biggest decision of their lives. How on earth canare an 18 year old get to know what he is good at when most young Egyptians are sheltered at home? How does a student decide to […]

10 Inventions We Thought Would Exist By Now

10 Inventions We Thought Would Exist By Now

When we were kids, we were constantly under the impression that the new millennium would hold an amazing future with the most advanced technology that would make our lives a whole lot easier! Every movie, cartoon or game made us imagine and crave those technologies. On days like these, when we long for that world we […]

For the Record: Usher Kisses, Sings, Dances and Drums

For the Record: Usher Kisses, Sings, Dances and Drums

The first single off Usher‘s upcoming but as yet untitled album is here, and it’s good. Watch him drum without a shirt, rave about kissing(?) and show off his moves in the new video for “Good Kisser”:   Adam Levine is blonde now. Shield your eyes.   Lil Wayne‘s upcoming album Tha Carter V is […]