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Dubai seeks reputation as tourist cruise hub
Top 10 most walkable U.S. cities
China's plan to build 'Africa's New York City'
The latest threat to China's surveillance network
A traffic-dodging app out of IBM's Nairobi lab
U.K. town will build driverless podcar system
Los Angeles wants a citywide gigabit fiber network
India launches first Mars mission
Stockholm's homeless now take credit cards
Can a private company bring maglev trains to the U.S.?
Could Iceland finally transmit clean electricity to Europe?
Q&A: Social scientist Robert Sampson on how neighborhoods shape our lives
Massive underwater tunnel now links Europe and Asia by rail
Top 10 best and worst places to do business
The beloved Sriracha brand has a dark side
For better infrastructure, does the U.S. need China?
The economic effect of China's one-child policy
Can we crowdfund gun control?