Goodbye Dubai

Any World's-Tallest-Freestanding-Tower-Thingy title stealer is no friend of ours.

Modern Dubai is a garish monument to unsustainable living and unrealistic expectations [More American than America? -Ed.]. The sudden freeze of its biggest-tallest-fastest expansion mandate – think 200 skyscrapers built in five years – thanks to the global recession is a reminder of the importance of living within our means. 

This week’s Frandoms are by Trampoline CD Brad Dykema.