7 things you need to know today | Tuesday, 26 Sept 2017
Welcome to Esquire's super quick catch-up on the main talking points of the day:
1. McDonalds fans rejoice
McDonald's Dubai is giving away free coffee - and no this is not a drill. It's International Coffee Day next week, which means java heads the world over will have the chance to bask in a whole week celebrating these brilliant beans.
2. Vroom. Vroom
Italian brand revealed 350-piece collection in celebration of its 70th anniversary Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari revealed its LaFerrari Aperta, as well as two special edition cars, in Dubai to mark its 70th anniversary. Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari revealed its LaFerrari Aperta, as well as two special edition cars, in Dubai to mark its 70th anniversary.
3. More coffee-related news
The Drone Drop service looks awesome You know the struggle - you're on a beach, your water has gone warm, you're sweating profusely, and the thought of walking to the nearest café feels like a slow form of torture. It seems we might have finally have a solution to this first world problem...
4. Dubai gets electric-friendly
Incentives hoped to boost electric car ownership in the emirate Members of Dubai's Supreme Council of Energy pictured at the electric car initiative launch in the Armani Hotel, Dubai.
5. A legendary watch is born
Watch aficionados can be excused for thinking Zenith has lost its way over recent years. But now - with the larger-than-life Jean-Claude Biver taking a more active role (he who pretty much created Hublot, saved TAG Heuer and now looks after all watches in the LVMH stable) - its latest timepiece is a return to form for the historical watch marquis.
6. Perhaps more than meets the eye?
By Farah Andrews - And the award for the best photoshopped selfie goes too... A post shared by PilotGanso (@pilotganso) on Our pals over at Shortlist spotted Brazilian pilot Daniel Centeno's impressive snap, taken above Palm Jumeirah yesterday. Yes, yes, we know it's fake, but it's pretty incredible nevertheless, non?
7. "Beam me up, Scotty"
Half a century ago, when Gene Roddenberry was creating the idea for a 'wagon train concept' sci-fi series, he was doing so with a specific philosophy in mind.
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