Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 1rst 2015: Solar Impulse 2, the only solar single-seater airplane able to fly day and night without a drop of fuel, is flying over Abu Dhabi (UAE) undertaking preparation flights for the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight .(Solarimpulse.com)

Solar-Powered Plane Begins Historic Around-The-World Flight

With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun’s energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.

03/09/2015

Etihad Airways Airbus A320 (Sergey Kustov, Wikimedia Commons)

Angry, Hungry SFO-Bound Passengers Left Inside Plane Stuck On Tarmac For 12+ Hours In Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways Flight 183 got stuck on the tarmac for over 12 hours after fog forced the temporary closure of Abu Dhabi Airport on Saturday. That, on top of the 16-hour flight to SFO, made for some very unhappy campers. All told, they spent more than 28 hours on the plane.

01/03/2015

Stephen Colbert & Jon Stewart (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Duel Over ‘Star Wars’ Fan Supremacy

The two face off to promote Disney/Lucasfilm’s contest benefitting UNICEF…

07/18/2014

"Darth Vader" & "Stormtroopers" (credit: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images)

‘Star Wars’ Creators Offering Shot At Role In Latest Film For Donation To Unicef

Fans can win a spot on the set w/ proceeds benefitting UNICEF’s Innovation Labs program…

05/21/2014