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  • Countries with the Largest Electric Car Stocks

    Countries with the Largest Electric Car Stocks

      The past few years have witnessed an increase in the number of electric cars. In the year 2015, there were an estimated 1.26 million electric cars on the road. In 2014, the world’s electric car stock stood at about half of what it is today. Though the electric car stock has been witnessing a
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  • How Many Of World’s Top 20 Museums Have You Been To?

    How Many Of World’s Top 20 Museums Have You Been To?

      From San Francisco to Tokyo, the world is dotted with incredible museums. Exquisite interiors and exteriors, fabulous artifacts and centuries of history on display, these unique structures are meccas of knowledge and information. Just visit one of these museums around the world and you would get a fascinating glimpse into the history, culture, societies,
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  • Paris is the most attractive city for artists

    Paris is the most attractive city for artists

      The Institute for Urban Strategies at The Mori Memorial Foundation in Tokyo released the 2016 Global Power City Index, which is a ranking of the top 42 cities selected from around the world. The cities are judged on the basis of their comprehensive power. The rankings comprise six overall objective factors, which are –
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  • The Top 15 Nations With the Highest Percentage of Plastic Surgeons

    The Top 15 Nations With the Highest Percentage of Plastic Surgeons

      Plastic surgery is a medical procedure involving the reconstruction, restoration, as well as restoring the human body. Plastic surgery includes reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, aesthetic surgery, microsurgery, craniofacial surgery and the treatment of burns. The past few years have witnessed an increase in the popularity of plastic surgery and hundreds and thousands of surgeries
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  • A Look at the Religious Diversity Scores of Nations

    A Look at the Religious Diversity Scores of Nations

      In 2014, Pew Research released the Religious Diversity Index for all nations of the world. The Index measures the religious diversity across more than 200 nations and territories around the world. The index is based on the percentage of population of each nation that follow the eight major religions. This includes the five main
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  • Percentage of Out-of-school Children of Primary School Age

    Percentage of Out-of-school Children of Primary School Age

    Education is the right of every child, but, in some countries around the world, a significant percentage of the child population is denied this very basic right. A number of factors contribute to children not enrolling in schools in these countries. One of the many factors that contribute to such a large number of out-of-school
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  • Is Alternative and Nuclear Energy The Answer To World’s Environmental Problems?

    Is Alternative and Nuclear Energy The Answer To World’s Environmental Problems?

      The world is waking up to the threats of global warming and environmental pollution. Realizing that it is not too late to save the environment, many nations are resorting to the use of alternative and nuclear energy for a cleaner and greener world. Some nations have taken the threat to the environment seriously and
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  • Get to Know Which Nation Has the Most Movie Screens

    Get to Know Which Nation Has the Most Movie Screens

      The success of a movie depends upon a number of factors such as good acting performance, a fabulous script, amazing storyline and some excellent marketing. But what really makes your viewing experience truly up to the mark is the cinema infrastructure and the people’s access to cinema halls or big screens. So how many
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  • Countries That have Won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

    Countries That have Won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

      The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is a prestigious award and is presented every year by the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts and Sciences. It is presented to a full-length motion picture that is produced outside of the United States. These motion pictures have mainly non-English dialogue. The first Academy Award
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  • World Education Rankings: Which Country Does Best at Math, Science?

    World Education Rankings: Which Country Does Best at Math, Science?

      How many times have you feigned a headache or abdominal pain so that you do not have to attend the terribly boring Algebra class? Well, the question is not for the wizards residing in Singapore or Finland, because as per a recent data released by the World Economic Forum, the former has the best
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