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What to Get City That Has Everything? Its Own Font

And Dubai wasn't waiting for mere mortals to design it, either

(Newser) - Apparently not content with having the world's tallest building, an indoor ski slope, and countless other baubles, Dubai now boasts one more, reports the AP : its own typographic font. The forward-looking Mideast business hub unveiled the new font designed with Microsoft's help on Sunday. The government communication office... More »

Dubai Sheik Pays $2.7M for Camel

May have been a record; then Abu Dhabi sheik shelled out $7M for pair

(Newser) - A Dubai prince broke the bank yesterday at an Abu Dhabi event billed as the world's top camel festival, spending $2.7 million on a prize-winning female. That was a record—until an Abu Dhabi sheik outdid him, shelling out $7 million for a pair of racing camels, RIA Novosti... More »

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