15-Year-Old Emirati Student Just Launched Her Award-Winning Experiment into Space

15-Year-Old Emirati Student Just Launched Her Award-Winning Experiment into Space

Alia Al Mansoori, a 15-year-old student from the United Arab Emirates, has been declared the winner of the first UAE Genes in Space competition — which was held in the UAE in partnership with the UAE Space Agency, The National, and Boeing.   The competition was open to students across the country in grades 7-12, and […]

Dubai-Based Professor Invents Space Chewing Gum for Astronauts

Dubai-Based Professor Invents Space Chewing Gum for Astronauts

  Franziska Apprich, an assistant professor at the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD), just created a prototype of a chewing gum designed exclusively for astronauts. Apprich worked with a fellow professor from New York University to create the UAE space gum.     The UAE space chewing gum might prove very handy for the future […]

Dubai to Hang Upside-Down Skyscraper from an Asteroid

Dubai to Hang Upside-Down Skyscraper from an Asteroid

  Before you start wondering whether this is an early April’s fool joke or not, well, it’s not! That title you just read is true. Very true. A New York architecture firm has just revealed designs for a skyscraper that is suspended from an asteroid 31,068 miles above the Earth.   Can you guess which […]

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 […]

7 Reasons Why Minimalism Is Not for Egyptians

7 Reasons Why Minimalism Is Not for Egyptians

by Salma Iraqui

Most of us Egyptians are fond of holding onto things that are absolutely useless, which brings us to my next point: Egyptians can never be minimalists. Here’s why:   Old and damaged childhood toys     Some parents like to keep their kids’ old toys. Actually scratch that, ALL PARENTS. From old Legos that you […]

You Need to See These Mesmerizing Pictures of the UAE from Outer Space

You Need to See These Mesmerizing Pictures of the UAE from Outer Space

You think you’ve seen all of the UAE’s hidden beautiful gems? Well, Italian astronaut Ignazio Magnani has proof that you haven’t seen it all. No one can deny how fascinating the UAE is, but Magani has just shown the world a different side of it no usually sees; from outer space.   The Nasa Astronaut has […]

UFO Hunters “Find” Alien Space Station Outside Madinty

UFO Hunters “Find” Alien Space Station Outside Madinty

We had the same thought: say what now? Turns out Egypt made the news in various UK publications earlier this month when some super-vigilant UFO hunters found something strange in the Egyptian desert: two odd structures just off the Ring Road outside Madinty. They think it could be proof of aliens.       The […]

7 Egyptian Things We Need to Send to Newly-Found Planet Kepler 452b ASAP

7 Egyptian Things We Need to Send to Newly-Found Planet Kepler 452b ASAP

NASA has announced the discovery of the first near-Earth size planet around a sun-like star. The older cousin to Earth is 1.6 times bigger in size, found in a habitable zone, which means the distance between the planet and its sun is close enough so that it’s water won’t freeze and far enough to protect […]

The Internet’s Best Reactions to the #PlutoFlyby

The Internet’s Best Reactions to the #PlutoFlyby

On Tuesday, a milestone of mankind was made: We reached the maybe-planet of Pluto for the first time in history.     The New Horizons mission launched nine years ago and has since traveled three billion miles to reach the icy and mysterious dwarf planet that we grew up learning was the ninth and last […]

DIY: Creative Storage Ideas For Your Home

DIY: Creative Storage Ideas For Your Home

Having little space to store things usually just ends up with one big mess and everything getting lost! But why go through that when there are so many creative ideas to store your things neatly and still save so much space! Check out these cool storage ideas and you can thank us later.     […]