Archive for 4 June 2010

The U.S. ranks 7th in expat rental costs

4 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to EuroCost international, the United States (New York City) is the seventh most expensive place for expatriates to rent a 2- or 3-bedroom apartment. The most expensive country is Japan (Tokyo). Here is the top ten list:

1. Japan (Tokyo)

2. United Kingdom (London)

3. China (Hong Kong)

4. Russia (Moscow)

5. Angola (Luanda)

6. India (Mumbai)

7. United States (New York City)

8. Japan (Osaka)

9. Singapore (Singapore)

10. Lebanon (Beirut)

The U.S. ranks 2nd in extinct mammals

4 June 2010 Leave a comment

According to data gathered in the 1990s and reported by the World Resources Institute, there are thirteen extinct mammal species in the U.S., which makes the United States rank second out of one-hundred-ninety-six-countries ranked in that category. Australia ranks first, with twenty-seven extinct mammal species.