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The 31 tallest buildings in the world

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

Popular Mechanics list the tallest. Why stop at 31?

  1. Burj Khalifa »Dubai, UAE
  2. Shanghai Tower » Shanghai, China
  3. Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel » Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  4. Ping An Finance Center » Shenzhen, China
  5. Lotte World Tower » Seoul, South Korea
  6. One World Trade Center » New York City, USA
  7. Tianjin Chow Tai Fook Binhai Center » Tianjin, China
  8. China Zun » Beijing, China
  9. Taipei 101 » Taipei, Taiwan
  10. Shanghai World Financial Center » Shanghai, China
  11. International Commerce Centre » Hong Kong, China
  12. Wuhan Greenland Center » Wuhan, China
  13. Central Park Tower » New York City, USA
  14. Lakhta Center » St. Petersburg, Russia
  15. Vincom Landmark 81 » Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  16. Petronas Towers 1 and 2 » Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  17. Zifeng Tower » Nanjing, China
  18. The Exchange 106 » Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  19. Willis Tower » Chicago, USA
  20. KK100 » Shenzhen, China
  21. Guangzhou International Finance Center » Guangzhou, China
  22. Wuhan Center » Wuhan, China
  23. Steinway Tower » New York City, USA
  24. One Vanderbilt » New York City, USA
  25. 432 Park Avenue » New York City, USA
  26. Marina 101 » Dubai, UAE
  27. Trump International Hotel & Tower » Chicago, USA
  28. Jin Mao Tower » Shanghai, China
  29. Princess Tower » Dubai, UAE
  30. Al Hamra Tower » Kuwait City, Kuwait
  31. Two International Finance Centre » Hong Kong, China

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Canadian Julladonna Park tells us what it’s like to live in a 50 square-foot micro apartment in Seoul

Julladonna Park »

My room was two meters high and two meters long; it was hardly a meter wide, so that I could place one fingertip on the wall to the opposite side with surprising ease. It would have been impossible to spread out my arms and legs within the confines of the wall, even if I did away with the bed, the glass-paned shower stall, toilet, and sink, the table above the mini-fridge, the cabinets above the table, and the TV that came without asking.

The bizarre thing about living in 50 square feet of space was that it didn’t change me; rather, I became the most extreme version of myself.

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