Dubai's 2 Million Gallon Shark Tank Is Leaking

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The shark-filled aquarium at the Dubai mall, full of 33,000 sea creatures and 2 million gallons of water, has sprung a leak through its 30-inch acrylic walls. This won't end well! Updated: Now with video!

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The leak had people wading out of the mall. A representative for Dubai's civil defense force said they've got the situation under control and are fixing the problem, but I wouldn't want to be the first one back down in that tunnel.

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So how long do you think it's going to be until they can't afford to keep up all this ridiculous shit they've built and the entire thing turns into a post-apocalyptic wasteland with lawless bandits scavenging for all of the luxury items no one is around to pay for? Should be exciting! [NY Times]

Drunk Hulk puts it well:

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Update: Now there's video:

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medopal--medohack-old
medopal, medohack

Its ok if you dont love Dubai, but to hate it and wish it becomes destroyed and return to a wasteland is just cruel. As an Arab living in Dubai, if i said the same about Newyork, will you feel good?