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There will always be too many problems for humanity, so long as we continue an exploitative way of life. But eco-friendly cities can also be the solution to the environmental destruction taking place across the globe.

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By now, news of Steve Jobs’ resignation as CEO of Apple is everywhere. The consequences snowballed quickly as skeptical analysts considered Job’s successor Tim Cook and his ability to sustain the company’s recent position as the most valuable company in the world. But how did people in China, living across the sea from Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, react to the news?

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Our daily cheat sheet collects other interesting headlines reported today from around the world wide web. Today: Foxconn weighs in on Steve Jobs, Gaddafi stalks Condoleezza, Korean web comics get creative, and more.

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What’s funniest about “The Hollywood Guide to Speaking Chinese” — cut together wonderfully by YouTube member maxiao88 in the style of a black and white silent — isn’t Bruce Willis, Keanu Reeves, Chris Tucker, Bradley Cooper, and other non-Chinese actors speaking Mandarin (usually badly).

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The K-pop world has been set abuzz since the August 19 debut of the girl group, Swing Girls. The scrutiny has inevitably focused on one asset — or should we say, a pair of assets — in particular: why yes, each of the five women boasts a pair of ample D-cup breasts.

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First it was the Middle East, followed by China and, most recently, England. Now here comes India. Social media has gained traction in India, as people use various platforms to organize awareness campaigns in support of veteran activist Anna Hazare, who announced that he would go on a hunger strike until death for the Jan Lokpal Bill, an independent anti-corruption law first proposed in 1968. Since then, Hazare’s fight has reportedly inspired “millions … [f]rom rickshaw drivers to software engineers, from businessmen to spiritual leaders, people from all walks of life.”

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Much to Beijing’s glee, the UK—always quick to criticize the Chinese government for its human rights violations—is now resorting to the very same tactics that they once condemned.

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21CB is proud to present the next installment of the Street Art Beat, which returns to Hong Kong to examine Western-influenced graffiti and the possible ramifications for local tradition.

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