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  • Doha, Qatar has an inferiority complex, and will do anything to host the games. This puzzles many people, as Qatar is one of the most boring, humid and swelteringly hot countries in the world. They don't seem to realize this. They built this huge tower for the 2006 Asian Games, and during the games, there was a flame at the top. For awhile, they lit it up at night, as shown in the photograph. After a year they stopped doing that, and now it just sits there. Nice tower, though.
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