This Insane Luxury Hotel Will Transform Mecca into Disneyland

Mecca—the ancient holy city that’s been the site of Islamic pilgrimages for millennia—is being turned into Disneyland. Helping complete its transformation? This 2,000 foot-tall hotel, which will tower over the city like a desert fortress on steroids, projecting a dazzling green laser show at night. » 5/23/15 10:00am 5/23/15 10:00am

The Original Mecca Gets Wi-Fi in Time For Pilgrims

In the Islamic world, you're not a full-fledged devotee until you've made a pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca. But just because you join 2 million others in the crowded streets of the ancient city of Muhammad's birth doesn't mean you need to go without Wi-Fi, right? A Saudi Arabian ISP has strung up 70 Tropos 5210… » 12/20/07 10:22am 12/20/07 10:22am