13 Amazing Facts About the World

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1) The US has jurisdiction over more area of the Earth’s ocean than any other country.

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2) Barns are traditionally painted red because its the cheapest paint color.

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3) Nearly 20 tons of waste is generated to make a 18-karat gold ring.

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4) There is a perfume designed to smell like old books.

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5) The water in Lake Superior could cover all of North and South America to a depth of nearly 30 cm.

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6) India produces 3 times as many bananas as any other country.

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7) 43% of farmers worldwide are women.

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8) Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world. Crude Oil being the first.

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9) About 300 million golf balls are lost every year in the US.

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10) Majority of volcanic activity on Earth occurs under the ocean.

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11) In 1800, the population of entire US was less than the current population of NYC.

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12) Brazil has the largest Japanese population outside of Japan.

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13) The deepest point in the world is deeper than Mt.Everest’s height.

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