As Mel Brooks said, "It's good to be the king".
Dubai is always surprising me. Massive buildings, magical gardens, tennis courts high in the sky, lions-tigers-and-bears-as-pets, the bat mobile, atm machines dispensing gold, humongous aquariums, odd automobiles and jetpack rides are only a few of the ingredients that are found in the this area. Oil is one heck of an industry. http://news.distractify.com/fun/dubai-cha-ching/?v=1