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A 2012 study in eastern Germany was unable to find a single person under the age of 28 who believed in God.
More books are written, published and sold per person per year in Iceland than anywhere else on the planet. One in ten Icelanders will become a published author in their lifetime.
The Pirate Bay tried buying their own island in hopes of making their own country with no copyright laws.
The water between India and Sri Lanka is only 3-30 feet deep and was purportedly passable on foot until 1480 AD when a cyclone moved some sand around.
Brazil has their own version of Miss America. Miss Bumbum Brazil pageant is an annual competition for the best butt in the country.
The flag of the Philippines is flown with the red stripe up in times of war and blue stripe up in times of peace.
In the U.S. the typical school year is 180 days long. In China, the typical school year is 251 days.
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.