Five minutes after the movers show up, to collect all the goods from our Shanghai apartment for shipment to Beijing, I see, via my Atlantic colleagues, this new report on the most- and least-livable among 72 of the world's major cities.

The good news for my wife and me is that we're leaving city #71, the next-to-worst!

The bad news ...

5 Worst:

68. Bangkok

69. Guangzhou

70. Mumbai

71. Shanghai

72. Beijing

But, hey, life's not just about livability. It's pretty interesting here.

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