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Well, we all will agree that The Unoted States of America is a super power having mastery in defence, tech, research, politics, economy(partly), LIFESTYLE and so on.

But think properly after reading the following facts :-

  • A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.
  • Each year, there are more than 40,000 toilet related injuries in the United States.
  • Famous American billionaire Howard Hughes stored his own urine in large bottles.
  • President George W. Bush was once a cheerleader!
  • The U.S. Government spent $277,000 on pickle research in 1993. (Better they would have approached the Indians.)
  • Former U.S. President Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term as President for running over an old lady with his horse, but the charges were later dropped. (Like our own Salman Khan.)
  • George Washington grew marijuana (a drug) in his garden.
  • Jimmy Carter  (39th President of the USA) is the first U.S. President to have been born in a hospital.
  • 80% of 10 year old girls in the U.S. go on a diet. (Still when they turn 60, they are found over – weight).
  • About 1 in 30 people in the U.S. are in jail, on probation, or on parole.
  • Each year 96 billion pounds of food is wasted in the U.S.
  • Every 45 seconds, a house catches on fire in the United States!
  • In New York City, approximately 1,600 people are bitten by other humans every year.
  • In the United States, deaf people have safer driving records than hearing people!
  • More than 400,000 U.S. houses still lack indoor plumbing.
  • The United States has the highest minimum drinking age in the world.
  • The United States produces more tobacco than it does wheat.
  • Each year, approximately 250,000 American husbands are physically attacked and beaten by their wives. (So never think of marrying an American.)
  • There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos. (I call this a business policy.)
  • 97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.
  • Each year, more than 50,000 people are injured by jewelry in the U.S.
  • In 2003, the U.S. Government spent about $2,000,000.00 on potato research.
  • More Americans have died in car accidents than have died in all the wars ever fought by the United States.
  • Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula”. (If you know the exact pronounciation, please let me know.)
  •  Ninety-nine percent of pumpkins sold in the United States are for the sole purpose of decoration.

 

Source – funfactz.com  (You can search for more facts on this site.)

 

 

 

 

 

So now its Mr. Barack Obama’s job to improve the U.S. 

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