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    ​Homes on wheels: Hawaii may turn old buses into homeless shelters
    An architecture firm in Aloha State has come up with an innovative solution to alleviate the problem of homelessness in their locality. It is giving some retired city buses a second life by transforming them into homeless shelters.
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    Chinese company builds 57-story skyscraper in record 19 days (TIME LAPSE)
    A 57-story skyscraper built from prefabricated Lego-like blocks was completed at a record speed of 19 days, a Chinese company says, showing an impressive time lapse video of the construction.
  • Reuters / Sergio Perez
    Uber: A small step towards world bankruptcy
    Taxi alternative Uber generates enormous controversy. Politicians ought to be looking to the future, not safeguarding an increasingly irrelevant status quo. Indeed their very future power depends on it.
  • RIA Novosti / Iliya Pitalev
    RT’s pet service guide: Posh options for pedigree chums
    Moving your life to a new country is hard enough without leaving your pets behind. Whether you brought your four-legged friend with you or just plan to do so, all you will need is on hand in the capital.
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    Moscow expat unions: leisure, studies, charity work
    If you feel somewhat lonely in Moscow’s urban jungle, tune in for RT’s guide across the capital’s expats’ clubs.
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    Eat like a star
    Now here’s some food for thought. It seems Russian celebs have developed an appetite for haute cuisine as well as haute couture: over the past year, Moscow has seen several stars open high-end eateries.
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    RT guide: Moscow’s international schools
    Choosing from the maze of education options can be bewildering for both parents and children. RT has examined the variety of Moscow’s international schools.
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    Moscow pre-schools quest: Options and prices
    Choosing a nursery for your child is nerve-racking anyway, but for expat parents it presents a double dilemma. RT has examined all the available options to make the process as easy as ABC.
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    Expat’s guide to Moscow cooking classes
    If you have had enough of junk food and are not too good in the kitchen, join RT’s visit to the city's top English-language cooking courses.