By using the GINI coefficient as a measure of inequality, the GlobalPost has mapped and compared cities across the world that are struggling with income inequality. In two cities across the world from one another, the findings were remarkably similar.
The 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai Expo displaced hundreds of thousands of residents in China. Some of them are still struggling to get compensation for their lost homes. One Shanghai couple took matters into their own hands.
In a recent study, climate scientists learned that the amount of waste heat large global cities produce influences regional climates. Now, scientists are using the study to explain how the planet is warming.
China's love with copies is well-known. There are the fake Apple stores, the fake landmarks and, it turns out, fake whole towns. In China, though, imitation is really more a sign of appreciation, than a lack of creativity.