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7 Amazing Things About 7

British writer and broadcaster Alex Bellos set up a website and asked people to vote for their favorite numbers. More than 44,000 did. The winner? The number 7. Throughout history, our strongest emotional reaction is to the number 7, says Bellos. But why? He thinks that we like 7 because it’s the only number between…

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The Pennell family share the world of New7Wonders

The Pennell family from Winnipeg in Canada are on their way to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru, and then they’re off to Brazil, via Easter Island, to see the statue of Christ Redeemer. After that, the next stop is the pyramid at Chichén Itzá in Mexico, after which they return to…

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New7Wonders Cities: Which cities are up? Which cities need to be up?

ZURICH: Four months to go in first finalist phase: It’s all still to play for! With four months left to the end of the first finalist phase in the global New7Wonders Cities voting campaign, the New7Wonders analytics department offers a rare snapshot of how some of the 28 participating cities are progressing. New7Wonders — as…

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New7Wonders welcomes Guardian Cities to the debate about our urban future

ZURICH, 28 January 2014: The launch of the Guardian Cities website by Guardian News and Media Limited has been greeted by New7Wonders, which sees it as a valuable addition to the conversation about our planet’s urban future. The move is a further validation of the New7Wonders Cities campaign that began on 11 November 2011 with…

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New7Wonders Launches New App For Cities Campaign

Zurich, Switzerland: New7Wonders today launched a new app for iPhone and iPad as well as Android devices. The app enables users to vote in the New7Wonders Cities campaign and access news and photos in an integrated, multimedia experience. Using the New7Wonders Cities app, users can: • Vote for their favourite cities from the list of…

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New7Wonders Cities: And the 28 Official Finalists Are…

The names of the 28 Official Finalists of the New7Wonders Cities campaign have been announced by Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders. The presentation of the shortlist marks the launch of the Finalist stage of the global election, which will now run across three elimination phases and end on 7 December 2014. Bernard Weber thanked the…

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Meet the New7Wonders Cities Panel of Experts

Tomorrow, at 7pm GMT, the shortlist of the 28 Official Finalists in the New7Wonders Cities campaign will be announced. On the eve of that announcement, we present the distinguished members of the Panel of Experts who are advising on the selection of the 28 cities from the longlist of 77 voted during the qualification phase…

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New7Wonders Cities Longlist of 77 Announced

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: The longlist of the New7Wonders Cities campaign has been revealed by Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders. The naming of the 77 cities marks the completion of the Qualification Phase of the global election, which began on 7 March 2012 and during which voters around the world made their choices from more than 300…

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Countdown: New7Wonders Longlist of 77 Cities Coming Tomorrow

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: The longlist of the New7Wonders Cities will be announced tomorrow, Monday, 7 October 2013, following the completion of the current Qualification Phase of the campaign. Since 7 March 2012, voters around the world have been making their choices from the more than 300 cities in the campaign’s second stage and the top 77…

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First New7Wonders Global Network Summit held in Bali

The first New7Wonders Global Network Summit was held at the weekend in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. Participants included delegates from New Wonders host countries, the “W20″: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Venezuela and Viet Nam. The New7Wonders Global Network was announced…

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