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Most popular sports by country — Wyly Wade

Most of the countries one would expect, cricket India, ice hockey Canada, table tennis China. The odd duck is clearly Guyana which most would consider a typical South American country until one┬árealizes┬áthat 43.5% of the population is East Indian in origin. These are descendants as indentured servants. From 1838 to 1917 over 238,000 indentured Indian…

College scholarships and daycare shows a huge improvement to crime and graduation rates

Harris Rosen adopted a Florida neighborhood called Tangelo Park, cut the crime rate in half, and increased the high school graduation rate from 25% to 100% by giving everyone free daycare and all high school graduates scholarships. http://pegasus.ucf.edu/story/rosen/ Related articles U.S. crime rate rising, but fewer Americans believe it, says Gallup poll Harris Rosen Was…

Mean streets of New York or Sharks?

The likelihood of being involved in a shark accident is considerably smaller than winning the top prize in lottery. Between 1959 and 2003 1,857 people were struck and killed by lightening alone in the coastal states of the USA. In the same time frame there were 740 shark accidents, 22 of which were fatal. Probability…

To drunk too escape Detroit

After 8 beers a man who wanted to prove he could swim across the Detroit River from Canada to the U.S. ended up prompting and international rescue operation. Detroit is having its share of troubles lately but who would have thought people are trying to leave “Escape from LA” style. Even the drunks are trying…

One Look At The United States-Canada Border Reveals Some Ridiculous Things

The arbitrary and stupid decisions that make up a boarder. US and Canada board is probably the most friendly and agreed upon boarder or is it? Rollie looked at it in detail. One Look At The United States-Canada Border Reveals Some Ridiculous Things. Related articles One Look At The United States-Canada Border Reveals Some Ridiculous…

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