Forbes names Charleston the eighth smartest city in the world

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Forbes Magazine complied a list of the smartest cities in the world and Charleston has claimed the No. 8 spot.

The list was made by examining a city's infrastructure and livability, as well as its economic fundamentals. As you can imagine, Boeing's recent decision to open a 787 assembly plant in North Charleston had a lot to do with the Forbes pick.

Go read the article and take a look at the photos of the world's smartest cities ... then let the bragging begin.

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