Dubai exploded into a cosmopolitan metropolis over the past decade, becoming a global city and a business and cultural hub of the Middle East. While their economy was built on the oil industry, the emirate’s model of business drives its economy, with the effect that its main revenues are now from tourism, real estate, and financial services, similar to that of Western countries. This is how the landscape has changed from 1991 until the present. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video of a real flying car available now.