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  • Countries With the Most Nuclear Reactors in Operation; USA at the Top

    Countries With the Most Nuclear Reactors in Operation; USA at the Top

      Currently, there are 442 nuclear reactors in operation in 30 countries around the world. These reactors are mainly responsible for the generation of electricity. Of these, the United States has the largest number of nuclear reactors in the world. According to a data by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United States has 99
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  • At What Age Can You Have Your First Drink of Alcohol

    At What Age Can You Have Your First Drink of Alcohol

      Minimum legal drinking age is the age at which a person can legally consume, or purchase alcoholic beverages. However, there is no standard drinking age across the world as each nation has its own set of rules and laws. It may range from as young as 16 in some nations to around 25 in
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  • Percentage of Urban Population with Access to Improved Water Sources on the Rise

    Percentage of Urban Population with Access to Improved Water Sources on the Rise

    Water is one of the most important ingredients that is essential for sustaining all forms of life force. However, it is of paramount importance to provide people with safe water as it can reduce diseases and deaths and lead to the all round development of the country. Today, giving their populations access to improved water
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  • China Witnessed the Most Deaths From Thyroid Cancer

    China Witnessed the Most Deaths From Thyroid Cancer

      Thyroid cancer is rather uncommon in comparison to other types of cancers. Thyroid cancer can be treated. The disease can be cured with surgery. Advances in science and technology have ensured that few people die from the disease. There are several symptoms associated with thyroid cancer such as a swelling in the neck, pain
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  • Top 20 Arms Producing Companies in the World by Sales

    Top 20 Arms Producing Companies in the World by Sales

      War is big business, unfortunately though. Threats, or actual war itself witness countries engaging in the business of buying arms. Even in peace times, nations look to upgrade their defense forces and weapons and here are the top 20 arms producing companies that are supplying many nations around the world some of their best
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  • Venezuela Has Won The Most Miss World Titles

    Venezuela Has Won The Most Miss World Titles

      The Miss World contest is not only the most prestigious but also the oldest international beauty pageant. The mega event grabs the attention of world media with millions of people tuning in to watch which of the lucky girls would make it to the coveted crown. The origin of the contest dates back to
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  • Time to Provide People with Safe Vehicles to Stop Road Deaths

    Time to Provide People with Safe Vehicles to Stop Road Deaths

      In many countries around the world, road traffic accidents are a leading cause of death. Not adhering to traffic rules, or indulging in overspeeding, or drunk driving are a few causes that lead to accidents and in some cases, deaths. However, unsafe vehicles are also among the biggest causes of road accidents. Every citizen
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  • Global Hunger Index: Africa the Worst Affected by Hunger

    Global Hunger Index: Africa the Worst Affected by Hunger

      It has been estimated that right now there are approximately 800 million people in the world who are suffering from chronic undernourishment. Despite progress being made on this front, it would still be a tough battle to eradicate hunger entirely from the world. However, there is a disparity among nations regarding the Global Hunger
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  • Deaths Due to Diarrhoeal Diseases Around the World

    Deaths Due to Diarrhoeal Diseases Around the World

      Every year millions of deaths occur around the world due to diarrhoeal diseases. According to estimates, there are some 1.7 billion cases of diarrhoeal diseases every year with some 760,000 children under the age of five falling prey to the disease. It is also the main cause of malnutrition among children aged below five
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  • Spring Festivals Celebrated Around the World

    Spring Festivals Celebrated Around the World

      Spring is a season of joy, fun and happiness. Spring season is a refreshing break from the cold, long and dreary winters. It is the season when lovely flowers bloom, trees spring to life with new leaves and the earth seems so fresh and charming. The weather is pleasant and with the hot summers
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