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The U.S. ranks 29th in negative emotions

6 June 2012 Leave a comment

According to Gallup, the U.S. has a “negative experience index score” of 32, which makes the United States tied for twenty-ninth (with Nicaragua, Cyprus, Romania, Montenegro, Honduras, and Guatemala) out of one hundred forty-eight countries ranked in that category. Iraq ranks first, with a score of 59. The country with the lowest “negative experience index score” is the Somaliland region, with a score of 11.

The U.S. ranks 53rd in approval of Russian leadership

24 April 2012 3 comments

According to a 2010 survey by Gallup, 27% of American approve of the job performance of Russia’s leadership, which makes the United States tied for fifty-third with Cyprus out of one hundred four countries ranked in that category. Tajikistan ranks first, with 94% of respondents approving of the job performance of Russia’s leadership.

The U.S. ranks 25th in foie gras

18 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, in 2006 the United States imported six tonnes of foie gras, which was enough to make the United States tied for twenty-fifth with Cyprus in that category. The United Kingdom ranked first, importing 4131 tonnes of foie gras.

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The U.S. ranks 15th for ecstasy use

6 February 2009 3 comments

According to the UNODC 2008 World Drug Report, one percent of adults and teens in the United States state that they use ecstasy, making the U.S. tied for fifteenth (with Cyprus) in that category. Australia ranks first, with 4.4% of adults and teens stating that they use ecstasy.

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