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Capital Idea

Planned capital cities are cool! Brasilia is a wacky, 20th-century architectural dreamscape. Semitropical Canberra sits on a lake and hosts Australia's national sheepdog tournament. And our own dear ole Washington is so hated, you have to love it.

Now the thugs who run Myanmar/Burma have given their country a new capital city, Naypyidaw. It's certainly not as easy to say as "Rangoon", but let's hold off judgment, shall we?

Here are some photos from Naypridaw's official unveiling yesterday:

Is it ethical to travel to a military dictatorship like Burma? weighs the issue.

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