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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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  • The Percentage of Widows Around the World

    The Percentage of Widows Around the World

      The world recently celebrated the International Widows Day. The day provides an opportunity for action towards achieving recognition as well as the full rights for widows around the world. In fact, the situation of widows is not very good in some nations. Apart from dealing with the trauma of the death of their husbands,
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  • Top Ten Winners of the Karate World Championships

    Top Ten Winners of the Karate World Championships

      Karate is one of the most famous forms of martial arts which uses techniques such as punching, elbow strikes, knee strikes, open hand techniques etc. Karate is practiced by a large number of people around the world as a tool for self defense. Many movies have also been produced relating to martial arts which have
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