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Why You Should Buy an iPad in Bangkok Instead of Buenos Aires

Comparing the price of an iPad and more than 20 other consumer goods across a selection of the world's major cities.

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2011's Most Interesting Cultural Buildings

Striking libraries, museums and community facilities

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The Best New International Parks

Varying in form and scale, these green spaces from around the world stand out from the rest

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The Best and Worst of the World's Central Plazas and Squares

A pair of slideshows illuminating what makes a public gathering space work and what doesn't

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The World's Best Subway Maps

20 mass transit maps worthy of hanging on your wall

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The Joy of Parking in Chicago

In a global survey of 20 cities, finding a spot ranks toughest in New Delhi, easiest in the Windy City

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The 25 Most Economically Powerful Cities in the World

Most of the world's capacity for economic growth is centered in its metro areas. Which cities top the list?