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This Is The Next Generation Of Global Cities

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Cities in lower-income countries are rapidly catching up with the world’s top business capitals, according to a new report.

Chicago-based consulting firm A.T. Kearney is predicting the next generation of global cities, based on the speed with whi…

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What Crimea teaches us about the perils of personalized maps

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If the Internet serves up infinitely customizable versions of the real world, how will we know what we’re not seeing and agree on what we are?

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Europe’s African Refugee Crisis: Is the Boat Really Full?

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Since Italy began rescuing Africans from the Mediterranean after the last major tragedy in October, the number of refugees coming to Europe has risen dramatically. Fears of economic immigrants could become a top issue in Europe’s spring election.

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A crazy-looking map that always shows you where the nearest airport is

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Jason Davies created the Voronoi diagrams above to show the airport that is nearest to every point on the surface of the earth. Only large airports with scheduled services are depicted here.
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