The Power and Privilege Issue
Why I Left My Public School Job in Oklahoma to Teach in Abu Dhabi
Active teachers in the system who are overburdened and underpaid are now leaving in droves. I'm one of them.
You Don't Need to Be a Rocket Scientist to Enjoy These Quantum Physics Visualizations
The universe’s subatomic particle collisions get an artistic spin.
Inside Dubai's Quest to Build the First Hyperloop
With the help of the government and a citywide competition, Elon Musk's Hyperloop is on track to becoming a reality in the Middle Eastern city of Dubai.
The Photographer Showing Burkinis in Objective, Abstract Light
Melina Papageorgiou's hazy, sun-soaked images from Abu Dhabi don't just challenge stereotypes about Muslim women—they also focus a critical eye on the negativity surrounding the swimwear two-piece.
Bjarke Ingels Is Designing a Hyperloop for Dubai
The Danish starchitect has spoken, and the future of travel will be plated in chrome.
Photos of Life on the Edge of the Arabian Desert
Photographer Lars Moereels captures quiet moments in a city known for its opulence and wealth.
Ai Weiwei, Liu Bolin, and More Explore the ‘Invisible Threads’ of Technology
NYU Abu Dhabi’s fall exhibition features Ai Weiwei, Addie Wagenknecht and other heavy-hitting new media artists’ critiques of technology.
Brunch in the UAE Is the Most Gluttonous Meal You Will Ever Eat
Gold-plated tiramisu, a mojito bar, a whole roasted suckling pig: Hidden in this desert is an oasis of caviar and vice.
Photos from the 2015 Miss Camel Beauty Contest
This week, men will parade their finest dromedaries at auctions, races, and best-in-show events in the UAE. Prizes are given for the fastest, 'milkiest,' and most beautiful creatures. Less fortunate camels are served for dinner.
The Israeli Judo Team Couldn't Fight Under Their Flag Last Weekend in Abu Dhabi
The weight of history bears down yet again on the world’s athletes and artists.
If the UAE Wants a Hyperloop, Peter Diamandis Will Build It by 2020
The X Prize founder said the technology is about “reinventing transportation.”
A Pop-Up Church of Scientology and a Farewell to Wallspace: Last Week in Art
Also last week: Ai Weiwei's denied visa and Banksy's million-dollar murals.