Strange facts about the USA that most Americans don’t realize.
I consider myself an ignorant American, since try and stay blissfully unaware of what is going on in the world to keep from spiraling into a depression or talking about serious things when I am trying to get drunk.
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Being ignorant is definitely a lifestyle choice, but they also say that knowledge is power. To celebrate that, here are 10 facts about America that most American citizens don’t even know. Soak up the knowledge, people, it’ll give you something to brag about the next time you hang out with a Russian person.
1 out of every 8 Americans have been employed by McDonald’s at some point. I am not one of those people.
Apple has more money than the U.S. Treasury. This is unsurprising given how much Michelle Obama spends on her Target red card.
In Montana, cows out number people 3 to 1. As if anyone cares.
1 American consumes the same amount of resources as 32 Kenyans. In case you decided you want to feel fat today.
The first person to own a slave in America was a black man. #Irony.
1 out every 3 Americans is obese. This is unsurprising given how many people have been employed by McDonald’s.
It is actually completely legal for underage kids to smoke cigarettes, but it is illegal for them to purchase them. Just one example of how ass-backwards the USA is.
If you have $10 in your pocket and no debt, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.
The Library of Congress is keeping an archive of every tweet ever tweeted. Yes, even the secret ones you tweeted at the most hideous of reality tv stars, then deleted.
40% of births in America are from unmarried women. Most of them are probably from Florida.
100 acres of pizza are served in the US every day. Which is why 1 of every 3 Americans is obese, and I’m not sure why McDonalds isn’t the source of all this.[ via ] [ via ]