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Sunday, May 14, 2017

Cool and funny facts about America part 1

//7% American claim they never bathe

//  Every hour, at least 1 person is killed by a drunk driver in the U.S.

//100 acres of Pizza are served in the U.S. every day.

//An American Soldier ran across the border to North Korea in 1962 and lived there for the rest of his life.

//One American consumes as many resources as 32 Kenyans

Cool and funny facts about America part 1

//5 % of money spent for breast cancer research is spent on breast cancer, the most common form of cancer in American women. (And therefore the most common form of cancer for over 50% of the U.S. population is practically overlooked!).

//Every second, Americans collectively: eat 100 pounds of chocolate

//America's first slave owner was a black man

//1 in 3 Americans is obese

// Exposure to Secondhand smoke causes nearly 50,000 deaths each year in the U.S. alone

//9 million people are in prisons around world, and a quarter of them are in the U.S.

//There are at least 97 people called "LOL" in the U.S.

//In 1962, the U.S. blew up a hydrogen bomb in space that was 100 times more powerful than Hiroshima

//The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867

//The average U.S. worker stays at each of its jobs for 4.4 years.

//8 billion chickens are consumed in the U.S. each year.

//Apple has more operating cash  than the U.S. Treasury

//It's completely legal for  minors to smoke cigarettes in the U.S. and parts of Europe, but they can't purchase them

//Every day, nearly 4000 teens in the U.S. smoke their first cigarette while 1,000 start smoking on a daily basis

//Smoking causes 1 in every 5 deaths in the U.S. every year

//Four planet Earths would be required to sustain the levels of consumption of the U.S

//About 20 million Americans live in mobile homes.

// Every tweet Americans send is being archived by the Library of Congress

//Medical errors are the 6th leading cause of the death in the U.S

//College textbooks prices in the U.S. have risen faster than health-care, housing, and inflation

//African-Americans are twice as likely to be shot in the U.S

//Christmas was illegal in the U.S. until 1836 as it was considered an Ancient Pagan Holiday

//After Christianity, the largest religious affiliation in the U.S. is Judaism

//In the U.S., you are twice as likely to commit suicide than be murdered by someone else

//There are more single people than married people in the U.S. nowadays.

//In the U.S. it costs US$245,000 to raise a child, before college

//It costs the U.S. Government US$2,768,902 per year to hold a prisoner in Guantanamo

//80%  of the land in Nevada is owned by the U.S. government

//The Four Corners Monument is the only point in the U.S. shared by four states

//The U.S. State with the longest official name is the  State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

//In the U.S., there's an official Rock Paper Scissors League

//There are more Facebook users from the U.S than U.S. citizens that voted in the last election.

//The U.S. has no official language

//63%  of U.S. prison inmates can't read

//There are more public libraries than McDonald's in the U.S.

//60000plastic bags are being used in the U.S. every 5 seconds

// The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor's degrees

Cool and funny facts about America part 2  

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