Here’s what it takes to keep an Emirates airplane in the skies

Sorrel Kesby Contributor

By Sorrel Kesby in Cool Travel on Tuesday 14 April 2015

We all know that airplanes are large and expensive to run (why else would we pay a fortune to fly?) but few of us realise the sheer scale of what it takes to keep one of these flying monsters in the air. Keith Carter, Vice President of the Emirates Overhaul Workshop in Dubai, recently gave us unprecedented access to where the vast Emirates fleet gets serviced, repaired and polished.

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Behind the scenes photos from Stephen King’s The Shining

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 11 December 2013

Undoubtedly, one of the most iconic horror films in history, The Shining still haunts us with images of the creepy twin girls, lots of blood, and phrases like, ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy’, and ‘Here’s JOHNNY!’ Here are some behind the scenes photos where Jack Nicholson and the twins aren’t so scary. […]

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Behind-the-scenes photos from cult films that will spoil the movie for you

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Film on Thursday 28 November 2013

Cracked recently had their readers submit the best behind-the-scenes movie shots that ruined their memory of these movie for good, and out of the pool, we’ve found a few favorites — such as the one of the Hannibal-Lectored Dennis Hopper getting fed some french fries through his muzzled mask. Ha! Finally, no more jitters when […]

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Behind the scenes photos from the making of Jaws

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Trends on Friday 28 September 2012

Come on, who isn’t curious to see behind-the-scenes photos from a classic American movie? Now you can get a peak into what it was like to shoot the movie Jaws. Take away the open water attacks and the classic, terrifying soundtrack, and that giant mechanical shark doesn’t look so menacing anymore …

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Guitar body art by Emma Hack

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By Rogue Rouge in Video on Friday 15 October 2010

This video is a behind the scenes look at South Australian artist Emma Hack painting the Adelaide Guitar Festival image on a nude model. The womanly curves of the guitar come alive with every brush stroke. The beautiful guitar music that accompanies the video is by Leonard Grigoryan of the Grigoryn Brothers and was remixed […]

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