There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
Although African-Americans make up only 13% of the U.S. population, they accounted for one half of the estimated new HIV/AIDS diagnoses in 2004.
One million Americans, about 3,000 each day, take up smoking each year. Most of them are children.
Americans throw out 4.5 pounds of trash a day - twice that of 40 years ago.
The average American spends a third of their overall time online playing games and using social networks.
In Breton, Alabama, there is a law on the town's books against riding down the street in a motorboat.
You can't plow a cotton field with an elephant in North Carolina.