Monday, February 11, 2008

Interesting Facts 11

Mexican women spend 15.3% of their life in ill health.

Most Zambians don't live to see their 40th birthday.

The Mall in Washington, D.C. is 1.4 times larger than Vatican City.

The women of Iceland earn two-thirds of their nation's university degrees.

American adults have been educated for the longest time.

The ten most generous countries are all in Europe.

72% of people in Mali earn less than $1 per day.

The top 8 most developed countries all speak Germanic languages. Every such country is in the top 20.

More than 20% of the votes in the 2001 elections in Argentina were invalid.

You can be imprisoned for not voting in Fiji, Chile and Egypt - at least in theory.

0.7% of Americans are currently in prison. Wow!

Saudi diplomats have 367 outstanding parking fines in Britain.

The average criminal sentence length is 137 years in Colombia.

Two-thirds of the world's kidnappings occur in Colombia.

America puts many more of its citizens in prison than any other nation.

Two-thirds of the world's executions occur in China.

Former enemies, America and Russia now have a great deal in common - they both lead the world in locking people up.

You're 66 times more likely to be prosecuted in the USA as in France.

The Chico, California, City Council enacted a ban on nuclear weapons, setting a $500.00 fine for anyone detonating one within city limits.

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