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Satellite Photos Reveal UAE Billionaire's Name Carved Into the Earth

by , 07/31/11

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What is even more intriguing is that it is not known how the name was inscribed on his island. It was reportedly started some time ago but was placed on hiatus. The completed project picture was recently uploaded on the billionaire’s Facebook site, indicating that it is now finished. The letters, according to reports, don’t wash away as they form waterways to absorb the encroaching tide.

He also has the world’s largest truck – the Dodge Power Wagon – which is 64 times bigger than the original and has an entire apartment inside. Click here to see it.

Via Zawaya

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  1. inhabitat84 inhabitat84 August 30, 2011 at 11:54 pm

    That billionaire is blatantly violating the earth and wants everyone to know. Disgusting.

  2. muslimconvert August 12, 2011 at 4:12 am

    absolute nonesense, what does this benefit humanity? NOTHING but the ego of one uneducated, jaded idiot.

    its a shame how some of these rich morons, even call themselves Muslims but pays hundreds of thousands of dollars for special car plate numbers etc….

    shame, shame, shame….. he does not deserve media attention, he deserves some good lecturing from educated Muslim scholars, if there are any, in his family…

  3. sigi July 29, 2011 at 5:44 am

    Dear Mr. Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Ahyan, please go to the Horn of Africa and do the same project, only this time please spell your full name and have some real fun!

  4. natalie.t July 28, 2011 at 3:16 pm

    @caeman

    Being jealous is not really the point. It is about how the rich use their money. It is the twenty-first century. There is no need to build (or carve) ridiculously expensive things to suit people’s vanity. That money could have been used for so much more to help the world. Instead it was wasted. So yes, it does harm someone. Someone or something that could have benefited from that money.

  5. mrkmcc July 28, 2011 at 12:58 pm

    all that money and he went with helvetica? boooooring…

  6. DocRoc July 27, 2011 at 4:10 pm

    I wonder why he didn’t have it carved in Arabic instead of Latin alphabet? Is this, then, a hoax?

  7. caeman July 27, 2011 at 7:54 am

    Jealous much?

    That “island” looks like a barren sand bar. Let him “desecrate” it. One good storm and the thing may disappear. The rich are allowed to have fun, ya know. This harms no one.

  8. Marko July 27, 2011 at 5:17 am

    inspiring

  9. Astrin July 27, 2011 at 4:45 am

    Is that green design?

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