They are filming Mission Impossible 4 in Dubai right now. Our friend and local Dubai photographer Gerard Donovan took this photo of none other than Tom Cruise jumping off the Burj Khalifa, formerly known as the Burj Dubai:
Forget about any Olympics inauguration ceremonies or any New Year’s Eve celebrations: The Burj Dubai is the tallest building in the world, and it got the highest fireworks too for its opening ceremony. So colossal you’ll think they are destroying it.
A tipster sent along this spectacular photo of the Burj Dubai, the world’s tallest, most absurdly ostentatious building, getting stuck by lightning. While checking for newness, I noticed something amazing: This happens all the time.