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7 months ago
Roughly 90% of the world's population live in the northern hemisphere.
8 months ago
The flag of the Philippines is flown with the red stripe up in times of war and blue stripe up in times of peace.
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License plates in the Canadian Northwest Territories are shaped like polar bears.
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Iceland has no army and is also recognized as the world’s most peaceful country.
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In the U.S. the typical school year is 180 days long. In China, the typical school year is 251 days.
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Singapore has the world’s highest percentage of millionaires, with one out of every six households having at least $1,000,000 US dollars in disposable wealth.
9 months ago
Seven U.S. states are named after sovereigns - four kings and three queens.
9 months ago
There are six times as many people of Irish descent living in America than in Ireland.
9 months ago
Japan has the most vending machines in the world (5.52 million) which is more than the population of New Zealand.
9 months ago
In China, teachers allow children to sleep in class for around 20 minutes to help improve their learning.
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Water, electricity, and gas has been free in Turkmenistan since 1991.
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There's a small town called Dinosaur, Colorado (USA). Some of its street names include Brontosaurus Blvd, Brontosaurus Bypass, Stegosaurus Freeway, and Tyrannosaurus Trail.
10 months ago
Mackinac Island, Michigan, has banned cars since 1898!
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The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders, 323,000 restaurant servers, and 80,000 heavy-duty truck drivers with bachelor’s degrees.
10 months ago
There is a county in California called Yolo.
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There's a swing on the edge of a cliff in Ecuador. It has no safety measures and is called the 'Swing at the End of the World'.
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