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The U.S. ranks 24th for sex in alleyways

21 January 2009 1 comment

According to the 2005 Durex Global Sex Survey, the United States is tied for twenty-fourth (with Finland and Sweden) in terms of the percentage of people who state that they have had sex in an alleyway.  Croatia ranks first.

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The U.S. ranks 6th in economic freedom

21 January 2009 1 comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2009 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States ranks sixth in terms of economic freedom. The United States dropped one spot from 2008. New Zealand, which was ranked seventh in 2008, is now ranked fifth. Hong Kong ranks first, as it did in 2008.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in carbon footprint

21 January 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Global Footprint Network, the United States ranks third among all countries in terms of the size of its carbon footprint. The United Arab Emirates ranks first.

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