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  • Passion for photography develops from Hobby to online sensation

    Passion for photography develops from Hobby to online sensation
    At 2 a.m. one morning in March 2010, photographer David Hobby was wandering, awestruck, around a gilded palace in Southwest Asia as the royal guest of a monarch. "I thought to myself, 'Holy crap! I'm in the sultan's palace in Oman, and no one's even...
  • Martin Sheen to Receive Award From Dubai Festival

    Martin Sheen will be honored with the Dubai Intl. Film Festival lifetime achievement award at the fest's opening ceremony in December. "Martin Sheen is a cinematic legend whose remarkable career has spanned five decades," said fest chairman Abdulhamid...
  • Comic legend Carol Burnett receives Mark Twain Prize

    "ARREST MY Lord of Essex, take him to the Tower!" "Arrest? Is this is a joke?" "I never joke when I play for kingdoms, my Lord of Essex." "And to think I trusted you." "And I trusted you. And from you I learned that no one can be trusted; a lover...
  • Pictures in the News | September 27, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Los Angeles, where people find their way around Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto's nomadic sculpture at Union Station. The installation is part of Doug Aitken's “Station to Station” project, which has...
  • Emirates Airlines to offer A380 service from Dubai to LAX

    Emirates Airlines to offer A380 service from Dubai to LAX
    Emirates Airlines, named this week as the world's best airline in ratings published by SkyTrax, will begin A380 service from Dubai to Los Angeles on Dec. 2. “Demand has steadily grown since we commenced operation to L.A. in 2008," said Orhan...
  • Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: You missed your connection - why was your return flight canceled?

    Ask Airfarewatchdog.com: You missed your connection - why was your return flight canceled?
    Q: I booked a flight on Emirates Airlines from Buffalo to Manila, with connections at New York JFK and Dubai. The flight from Buffalo to New York JFK was on JetBlue, but I bought the entire trip through Emirates on one ticket and with one reservation...
  • Cooling thoughts for the coming heat wave: top 20 water parks

    Cooling thoughts for the coming heat wave: top 20 water parks
    By now, everybody knows what to expect from your standard-issue ho-hum water park: body and tube slide complexes with funnels and bowls, deluge-inducing water play towers for the little ones, undulating wave pools and relaxing lazy rivers. Photos: 20...
  • Chilling out in sizzling Dubai's all-ice cafe

    Chilling out in sizzling Dubai's all-ice cafe
    Honeymooners and other tourists from the Gulf are heading to the throbbing heart of Dubai to beat the summer heat by cooling off at the first "ice lounge" in the Middle East. The interior decor of Dubai's Chillout cafe is made entirely of carved ice,...
  • Delayed at the airport

    Delayed at the airport
    On a cold December night in 1989, Nancy Bailey was heading to her car in a manager's parking lot at JFK Airport when she noticed a man in front her holding a briefcase and a pair of gloves. "I was freezing, and here's this man who has gloves and he isn'...
  • World's wrecked cars reincarnated on Afghanistan's dusty streets

    World's wrecked cars reincarnated on Afghanistan's dusty streets
    HERAT, Afghanistan - They sit in the sun harboring their lost histories, their forgotten dreams, their traces of funerals, graduations and stolen kisses. On dusty windshields, insurance stickers from Travelers and State Farm bear witness to wrecks in...
  • The red carpet is a runway for unknown designers

    The red carpet is a runway for unknown designers
    When actresses step onto the Screen Actors Guild red carpet this Sunday, the world will be poring over every flounce, every sequin, every slit, strap, pump and peplum. "Who are you wearing?" has become the ubiquitous question on interviewers' lips....