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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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  • Top 10 Rugby playing nations in the world

    Top 10 Rugby playing nations in the world

      The national Fiji Rugby Team, which is a part of the Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance, participated in the 1987 World Cup and qualified for the quarter-finals where it lost to France. With an outstanding rugby sevens team, Fiji plays its game with immense excitement and a lot of running. Ranked as the best team
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  • Busiest airports in the world

    Busiest airports in the world

      Hartsfield-Jackson International, in Atlanta, GA, takes the first position as the world’s busiest airport in 2016. The figures are based on the preliminary data released by the airport trade group and Airports Council International, on April 19, 2017, for the year 2016. Atlanta also counted more than 100 million passengers for the second year
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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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  • Countries that have won the Wimbledon tournament

    Countries that have won the Wimbledon tournament

      The prestigious Wimbledon tournament is one of the most watched tennis matches, drawing in billions of viewers from across the globe. Also known as The Championships, Wimbledon, it is the world’s oldest tennis tournament, dating back to July 9th, 1877. At that time, the tournament had only one event – Gentlemen’s Singles. The event,
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  • Countries that share their border with just one nation

    Countries that share their border with just one nation

      Borders between countries can range from simple to complicated. While some are peaceful, others are not. There are many countries which share their border with a number of other nations, but only a few have just one neighbor. Currently there are 17 nations across the globe which share their land border with just one
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  • Visa Requirements for French Citizens

    Visa Requirements for French Citizens

      Traveling around the world can be a little more convenient if you have a French passport. Currently, the French passport is the fourth most powerful passport in the world, and offers citizens of the country visa-free or visa-on-arrival entry to 173 nations. As France is a part of the European Union, French citizens have
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  • Maximum Speed Limit in the United States

    Maximum Speed Limit in the United States

      Speed limits are enacted by State governments and determine the maximum speed at which vehicles can be driven in a particular area, regions, or states. Capping the limit of speeds has led to safety less road accidents and fatalities. But speed limits can vary based on the type of vehicle, as there are often
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  • Top Ten Cities with the Most Skyscrapers

    Top Ten Cities with the Most Skyscrapers

    ‘Skyscraper’ is a term used for buildings that are more than 100 meters tall. Currently, the Burj Khalifa, situated in Dubai, is the tallest skyscraper in the world. Standing tall at a height of 828 meters, Burj Khalifa is an architectural wonder and has been regarded as a megatall skyscraper. However, skyscraper is not a
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