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Snapshots from the dizzying heights of Dubai
The Daily Mail ^ | 4 July 2012

Posted on 07/04/2012 5:46:22 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican

These are the dizzying pictures of Dubai taken from on top of the tallest skyscrapers in the world by a daredevil Russian teenager.

Student Marat Dupri has made it it his mission to scale the highest buildings he can find before dangling precariously over their edges to take his extraordinary shots.

The fearless 19-year-old, who only bought his first camera just two years ago, started by sneaking past guards and climbing on to the roofs of Moscow landmarks, before setting his sights even higher - on Dubai's towering structures.

Sky walking: Dubai's extravagant hotels lie far below the photographer, surrounded by wide expanses of desert

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dubai
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1 posted on 07/04/2012 5:46:26 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

I think Tom Cruise did that too...............


2 posted on 07/04/2012 5:51:38 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: MinorityRepublican

I think I see a 7-11 down there.


3 posted on 07/04/2012 5:51:55 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: MinorityRepublican

target


4 posted on 07/04/2012 5:53:22 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: MinorityRepublican

they can do that cuz muslims don’t fly planes into their own building.


5 posted on 07/04/2012 5:54:53 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (A Dalmation was spotted wagging its tail.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Funny how they have money for cap like that but we fight their wars for them.


6 posted on 07/04/2012 5:57:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Someone fire-up a drone, max-loaded with C4.


7 posted on 07/04/2012 5:58:00 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs and most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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To: cripplecreek

Amazing what a few trillion worth of Western Dollars/Various Currencies can do in the ME, isn’t it?


8 posted on 07/04/2012 6:03:50 PM PDT by carriage_hill (All libs and most dems think that life is just a sponge bath, with a happy ending.)
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9 posted on 07/04/2012 6:07:55 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: carriage_hill

They get our money and our military and we get their enemies.

Iran is talking about mining the Strait of Hormuz (with Russian and Chinese mines) yet we just granted a waiver to China so they can sidestep our sanctions and buy Iranian gas.


10 posted on 07/04/2012 6:08:31 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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11 posted on 07/04/2012 6:09:14 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: MinorityRepublican
If I held any property in Dubai, I'd be trying to unload it as fast as possible, at any price. You have an economy built on other people stopping by with their economies - that's unsustainable, mostly because you've nothing to back it up with - no big deep water port, no useful transfer points. No useful overland routes as well. You literally depend upon people stopping in and leaving boatloads of cash.

And we already know how well this works, as Dubai has already been bailed out by it's Arab neighbors. And it's set to be bailed out yet again, with probably a third bailout to follow along as well.

Massive amounts of cash to build monuments to hubris. And that story has been played out time and time again...and it never ends well.

12 posted on 07/04/2012 6:20:39 PM PDT by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

yeah he is an insane person


13 posted on 07/04/2012 6:22:13 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: the invisib1e hand

they can do that cuz muslims don’t fly planes into their own building.”

LOL. Don’t give me any ideas.


14 posted on 07/04/2012 6:23:30 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: MinorityRepublican

Nobody in the pool.


15 posted on 07/04/2012 6:31:17 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: umgud

Must be prayer time.


16 posted on 07/04/2012 6:34:15 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: kingu
Massive amounts of cash to build monuments to hubris.

The pyramids worked out well, still producing income from fools trying to figure out how and why. Hubris indeed.

17 posted on 07/04/2012 7:03:38 PM PDT by itsahoot (The Political Elites are the modern Royals, and the king shall have his due.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Dubai really does have some beautiful architecture.


18 posted on 07/04/2012 7:17:02 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: itsahoot

Piles of rock stand a long time.

I give these buildings 100 years at best.


19 posted on 07/04/2012 7:20:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Damn, that picture made my hands sweat!


20 posted on 07/04/2012 7:21:33 PM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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