How do you map a desert when it's not exactly the best place to drive one of Google's Street View cars? Camel-cam, that's how.
What type of low-tech weapons are supporters of Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak using to attack the protestors in Cairo? Think rocks, camels, Molotov cocktails, space heaters and even a cavalry charge.
In the far-off land of Qatar camel racing is all of the rage, but unlike similar horse racing in the states, the camel owners will do anything they can to lighten the load, including using children as young as 5 as jockeys. More than a decade later somebody decided that using children as jockeys just isn't right and…
As we all know,
robots are the best camel jockeys around. They're small, replaceable, and never complain for fear of beatings. Thankfully, the United Arab Emirates has discovered this and is now using robots instead of humans to race camels across the desert.