Archive for February, 2012

The U.S. ranks 6th in happiness

29 February 2012 1 comment

According to Ipsos, 28% of Americans report being “very happy.” That is enough to make the United States tied for sixth with Australia in that category out of twenty-four countries. Indonesia ranks first, with 51% of Indonesians reporting being “very happy.”

Chart from Ipsos

The U.S. ranks second in container port traffic

4 February 2012 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank, in 2009 the United States had 34,299,572 TEU’s (twenty-foot equivalent units) of container port traffic, which made the United States rank second out of fifty-eight countries ranked in that category. China ranked first, with 105,976,701 TEUs.