29 Ways America Is Super Weird, Compared To Other Countries

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One of the side-effects of living in the United States is thinking that what you see around you is normal. But as it turns out, there's a ton of stuff that's incredibly commonplace in America, that would be considered super bizarre elsewhere on the planet.

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The US (specifically the CRACKED.COM Florida Everglades) is the only place in the world where CROCODILES & ALLIGAFORS live together.

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American portion sizes are abnormally huge. Food servings are 40% to 80% larger in American cities than in European ones. When adopting a typical Amer

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America is most religious among developed countries. % saying religion plays very important role a in their lives (2011 2013) Africa Pokistan 100% sia

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THERE ARE MORE TIGERS PRIVATELY OWNED IN THE US THAN TIGERS IN THE WILD WORLDWIDE. ESTIMATED TALLY ESTIMATED TALLY IN THE WILD IN US CAPTIVITY 3.890 5

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The US has more geysers than any place on Earth! in Made America Yellowstone National Park alone accounts for a whopping 60% of the world's known geys

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The United States is the only modern democracy to elect its president via Electoral College

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US: KitKat Kit Kat (Hershey Company) Crispwafers Si Chocolnto The US is the only country in the world where Kit Kat is not produced by Nestle. 21 4031

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About a third of the world's 41,820 airports are in the USA, the most of any single country. USA 13,513 #1 Brazil 4,093 #2 Mexico 714 #3 Other countri

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America is one of the few countries where soccer is not the most pOpular sport. L The map shOWS the most popular sports in every country. The color gr

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Individually, Americans use more cocaine than any other country. The percentage of users in America is only a tenth of a percent higher than Brazil, b

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The U.S. is 1 of only 4 countries in the world that does not require paid maternity leave. The U.S. ranks last among developed countries when it comes

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Stores open 24-7 are a thing in the U.S. and Asia, but not Europe. NALMERT SUPERCENTER Open Food 24 Center Hours Optical Tire Pharmacy & Lube Photo Fo

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Unlike many other countries around the world, America doesn't officially embrace the tradition of napping. It's a cultural expectation in places lik

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GDAO There are currently three countries that do not use the metric system- -Burma, Liberia, and the United States. yhphii 81 luwlulul 10FEE LI 3m Man

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The United States, US China and Japan are the top three oil 20% consumers in the world. CHINA 11.7% Americans use more JAPAN oil than China and Japan

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The United States is the only nation that hasn't ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which means that American children may be t

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Cars with automatic transmission are preferred by drivers in the US, to the point that less than 3% C 0ZC of all units sold N in the country are manua

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Americans have more faith in hard work than people from other parts ofthe world. A Pew survey found that 73% of Americans said hard work is very impor

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Americans are extremely obsessed with their flag. The U.S. is pretty much the only country where flying a flag year-round is common. In France, the fl

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In the US, the numberof vacant houses are six times than the numberofhomeless people. USA Europe Homeless 3.5 million 4.1 million people Vacant 18.5 m

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In most states in the U.S., the highest-paid public employees are college football and basketball coaches. FOOTRALL COACH COLLECE PRESIDENT MED SCHOOL

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America is one of the only countries that refrigerate eggs. WHY? ASADEA FOSs Frss Forg Because the FDA makes us wash off the hen's natural coating tha

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The United States held CRAGKED 41.6% of the world's wealth in 2014, making it the richest country on Earth. Ranked second was China 5%). In the same y

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CRACKEDCON Drugs are more expensive in the US than other nations. A month's supply of diabetes medication Januvia costs $168.61 after discounts in the

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The United States is the only country with grape Skittles. S In other countries the purple Skittles are blackcurrant, a fruit which was banned in the

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There are almost as many cars in the U.S. as there are people. The average for all 50 states is 910 cars per 1,000 citizens. The numbers for the Europ

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