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Watch Dubai's Record Breaking New Year's Fireworks Display

Already home to the world's tallest building and the world's largest manmade island, Dubai claimed another entry in the Guinness World Record on New Year's with the world's biggest fireworks display.

The Middle Eastern city unleashed a staggering display of 400,000 fireworks over five minutes from 400 locations. It cost $6 million and took over ten months to plan and 5,000 man-hours to ensure the fireworks' timing was accurate down to the millisecond.

A secondary view of the fireworks centered around the tall Burj Khalifa:

January 3, 2014 |




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