19 Ways Americans Don't Realize Life in America Isn't Normal

Here in the states, one of our favorite pastimes is pointing our fingers at other countries and hollering "Look at how whacky those guys are!" But there's some saying about pointing at people but you're really pointing at yourself or whatever -- point being that our shit stinks too. And sometimes worse.

With the help of Hulk Hogan's tag team partner AuntieMeme, we put together some stats that might make you think twice before you shout about how crazy some other part of the world.

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Latvia's Internet is faster than America's. In 2013, Latvia's Internet speed clocked in at 9.8 Mbps. The U.S. was limping along at 8.2 Mbps during the

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4 new Hong Kong homes would easily fit in a single new American home. Average square footage of a new home in America: 2,164. In Hong Kong: 484. htp:l

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Diabetes isn't just more common in the US. than the U.K. It's three times as common. A 2010 study found that 10.3% of Americans aged 20-79 have diabet

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The Japanese spend twice as much on food as Americans do. In Japan, consumers spend more than 17% of every yen on groceries, while Americans spend 8.6

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American kids are getting plenty Of exercise relative to other countries, yet they're the most obese. American children aged 11-15 years doing moderat

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American teens are not just smoking less than their European counterparts. They're smoking a lot less. Teens in Austria are three times more likely to

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The British have better teeth than we do. In fact, a recent study found that the British have the best teeth of all the nations surveyed. Average numb

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You might expect America to have twice as many roadways as Canada. It actually has six times the roadways Canada does. And Canada is bigger. The U.S.

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37% of Americans skip going to the doctor or refilling prescriptions because of the cost. In Great Britain and Sweden, that number is 4-6%. $S A hip r

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The U.S. population has grown faster than Europe, Japan, and even China over the oast 35 years. Since 1980, the U.S. population has grown about 36%, a

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Americans are way more into pets than the British are. As of 2014, an estimated 68% of U.S. households, or about 82.5 million, own a pet. In the U.K.,

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Sick of all the deductions taken out of your paycheck? ln Belgium, they take half of everything. A single person in Belgium pays 50% of their income i

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The U.S. spends twice as much money on its students as the Slovak Republic, yet the two countries score about the same on tests. The Slovak Republic s

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Japan has fewer vehicles per person than the U.S., yet they commute twice as far as Americans. In the U.S., there are 797 vehicles for every 1,000 peo

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In America, 84% of households have washing machines and 80% have dryers. In China, 80% of households have washing machines and 10% have dryers. The Ch

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Portugal, Spain, and even France have higher divorce rates than the United States. Divorce rate in the U.S.: 53% France: 56% Spain: 61% Portugal: 68%

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40% of Americans believe in creationism. The worldwide average is 28%. CRACKED COM htolhcse comhewshomoupelimgceatorism-erolutior.aroun-worto08ss

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Think America's obsession with bacon is skyrocketing? You're thinking of China. Between 1975 and 2013, Chinese pork consumption grew an average of 5.7

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America incarcerates more Of its citizens than Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and switzerland combined. X 2. The U.S. incarceration rate is 698 per

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