18 Common Foreign Practices That America Needs to Steal

Hey, we know that America is great (SUPER great for our FBI readership out there). But there's always room for improvement.

We asked our readers to think outside our borders for ways we can improve this fine nation. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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CRUSTLESS BREAD Bimbo (the bread company. not your mom) makes it for Spain... why not for us in the U.S.? CRACKED COM

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Parental leave in the U.S.: 60 days of unpaid maternity leave guaranteed Fathers rarely entitled to paternity leave Parental leave in Sweden: 480 days

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A MESS OF TANGLED CABLES IS CALLED KABELSALAT IN GERMANYO IT LITERALLY MEANS CABLE SALAD. CRACKEDOON

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Every year, the Hindu celebrate the bond between brothers & sisters (and those for whom you feel brotherly/sisterly feelings) during Raksha Bandhan, b

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Rouketopolemos Team that launches the Greek for most fireworks to Rocket War ring the rival church's bell wins Easter. Rouketopolemos has incredible

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TANG A funeral wake in the Philippines is called a lamay. It typically lasts for three to seven nights. Relatives, friends and acquaintances of the de

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RAGKEDo CONT Finland's Maternity Care Box Contains: Mattress Sheets Blankets Snow sutt Hats Mittens Light weather suit Cloth diapers Gonder neutral cl

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American. Milk: Must be refrigerated Shelf life: about 2 weeks AA (if left unopened and refrigerated) O Large,heavy gallonse hard to store, ship and c

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ORACKEDCON In Japanese classrooms, students are expected to clean their dlassrooms, hallways azd even bathrooms. This teaches the kids to respect: and

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CRACKEDCO In the United Kingdom it is legal for children aged 5 to 16 to drink alcohol at home or on private property.

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CRACKED c COM Every year since 1982, French people celebrate LA FETE DE LA MUSIQUE Which means Festival of Music or Music Celebration FI Ittakes pl

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La Tomatina, A.K.A. The World's Largest Food Fight takes place in the town of Bunol, Spain on the last Wednesday of August every year. Up to 20,000

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CRACKED.COM chy Bringing kids joy Kinder since 1974. SURPRIS Just not in the United States.

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Nanar A simplo French word used to describe a film SO bad that it becomos unintontionally funny. CRACKEDCON

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CRACKED COM Taking a coffee break is ritualized and almost mandatory at work in Sweden Their coffee/snack break, embodied by the untranslatable word

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Poor work due to afternoon drowsiness costs companies billions each year. Meaning To Be Asleep While Present, Japan's solution to this problem is IN

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