Thinking about moving? You might want to comparison shop before buying a place in one of these four prime global cities. Factor in cost of living and taking a bite out of life in the Big Apple might be too much for you to chew.
Due to some pretty innovative land reclamation and gap-filling on behalf of the earliest Bostonians, the city was able to triple its physical size in 260 years.
Quantity is certainly not quality. Despite encompassing an incredible five million-plus square kilometers by 117 AD, that vast expanse surely wouldn’t be enjoyed for too much longer. As the empire expanded, the efficacy of its institutions contracted to the point that by 284 AD it was vulnerable to external attack and eventually collapsed.
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While the United States has experienced a rightward shift in politics in the past few decades, in terms of population the US has been drifting left since its start.