7 things you need to know | Wednesday, 26 Sept 2017
Welcome to Esquire super quick catch-up on the main talking points of the day:
1. Do you think you're funny?
Fancy yourself as a bit of a comedian? Are you always cracking your mates up, and are you "the funniest guy in the office"? Well, if you just can't help being hilarious, here's your chance to prove it.
2. Making it rain in the UAE
Flights over Al Ain mountain range to test the potential of clouds for seeding initiative A team of Japanese researchers have launched flights by to assist the UAE in its cloud seeding research which aims to increase rainfall in the region.
3. Dubai has flying taxis now!
Dubai's autonomous aerial passenger taxi has taken flight in the UAE. The ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Crown Prince said he was glad to witness the test flight of the Autonomous Air Taxi. "This is another testament to our commitment to driving positive change," HH Sheikh Hamdan said.
4. Here's how to get a free cuppa Joe
International Coffee Day is upon us, and that means outlets across the city are preparing lots of lovely offers to get lots of lovely coffee. Ahead of the big day itself, on Sunday October 1, we've rounded up some of the places where you can get a free cup of coffee in Dubai throughout the week.
5. Can Levi's make smart clothes?
The term "wearable technology" is a running joke in the style world. The jumbled, unsexy term evokes feelings of similarly designed clothing and accessories. Sure, it's great that this watch can tell me everything about my health, work schedule, and release Spiderman web string to hurl me across city buildings.
6. Vroom. Vroom.
Ever since it was produced, the F1 has been McLaren's greatest ever production car by far; a car that went on to change the history of modern sports cars. Multiple world records, race wins, and innumerable achievements later; McLaren is paying homage to its iconic F1 XP GT by releasing an ultra-exclusive, six-unit masterpiece in the form of a super limited edition McLaren 570 GT XP Green Edition.
6. Mumfording their way to the F1
By Farah Andrews - Hurrah! Mumford and Sons have been confirmed as one of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Yasalam After Race Concert headliners! The confirmation comes after a few days of speculation, following a cryptic Tweet from organisers, Yasalam, which Team Cosmo managed to crack!
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