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A picture is worth a thousand pesos

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A country’s currency can speak volumes about what its people value.
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Decoding currencies

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Fascinated by the ways in which money represents different cultures, we put together a slide show of a few different currencies.


Coney Island’s new thrills

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The redevelopment of New York City’s beachfront playground means modernised amusement park rides, but some fear it is at the cost of the boardwalk’s history.
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The Fourth of July, back in the day

The Fourth of July remains the United States' quintessential mid-summer celebration. A look back at some Independence Day celebrations. Happy Birthday, America!


The Quartier des Spectacles, Montreal's Broadway

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One-stop shopping for culture vultures looking for classical music concerts, opera, ballet, comedy and improv, and funky urban street performances.
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