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  • What are the top 10 steel manufacturing countries of 2016?

    What are the top 10 steel manufacturing countries of 2016?

      After facing a low in 2015, the steel industry saw a rise in the total output, as well as a rise in demand in the 2016. Considered one of the most commonly used material, the growth in steel industry has slowed, but the demand is ever increasing, thus making the industry fall into the
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  • US States with the Most Car Accidents

    US States with the Most Car Accidents

      The US Department of Transportation’s data for 2015 shows that the total number of people who died in car crashes across the US was 35,092, and a total of 32,166 fatal motor vehicle crashes. This shows marked increase of 7.2 percent in the number of people who died in car crashes from the year
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  • Top 10 Manufacturing Hubs in the USA

    Top 10 Manufacturing Hubs in the USA

      Manufacturing continues to be a critically important industry for many economies. In the US, manufacturing generally involves transforming raw materials into products employing mechanical, physical or chemical processes. America’s manufacturing industries usually involve plants, factories and mills; they also include small and home-based businesses and raw materials are typically commodities or components. Manufacturing anything
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  • How much does a haircut cost around the world?

    How much does a haircut cost around the world?

      Today, a haircut is one of the most common forms of grooming services that are performed on a regular basis. But have you ever wondered what a haircut costs in different cities around the world? And what determines the cost? The answer for this is based on an analysis made by the financial services
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  • Top 10 manufacturing hubs in China

    Top 10 manufacturing hubs in China

      Nicknamed the ‘World’s Factory,’ China is on top of the list of manufacturing giants in the world. Primarily due to low-cost manufacturing, has propelled China to be crowned as the second largest economy in the world, with $11 trillion, or14.8% of the global economy, as per World Bank figures. We give you a lowdown
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  • Countries where Public Executions are still held

    Countries where Public Executions are still held

      In a few countries, executions are still practiced as a method of deterrent. Some countries perform these executions in public places for all to witness. Use of state-sponsored public execution as capital punishment, is reported to be active in; North Korea, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Yemen. The practice has been condemned by several
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  • US cities with most pedestrian commuters

    US cities with most pedestrian commuters

      Walking is increasingly becoming a very important part of national conversation regarding global transportation globally, and especially in the United States. The American Census Bureau conducts the American Community Survey (ACS Survey), which is one of the most expansive sources of information on commuting and biking in the country. Their latest survey shows data
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  • Countries where Toyota is Popular

    Countries where Toyota is Popular

      Toyota is one of the leading car manufacturers in the world, and offers a number of models such as the Prius, Yaris, Corolla, and Camry. The company was founded in 1937, in Japan, and over the years its popularity has continued to grow. Today the Japan-based manufacturer has the distinction of producing more than
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  • The Top Ten Airlines in the World

    The Top Ten Airlines in the World

      The World Airline Awards is one of the most prestigious awards that ranks the world’s top airlines. Its known as the Oscars of the airline industry, and the 2017 edition of the awards were held at the Paris Air Show. The World Airlines Awards is organized by Skytrax, a United Kingdom-based consultancy. Qatar Airways
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  • Winners of the FIBA Basketball World Cup

    Winners of the FIBA Basketball World Cup

      Sports is one of the biggest forms of entertainment around the world. But, it is a tough to say what is the most popular sport, as popularity varies from country to country. While in some nations football is the most popular sports, in others it is tennis, rugby, etc., while in a couple of
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