40.8% of children born in the US in 2010 were to unmarried women.
The US invaded Guatemala in 1954 and deposed democratically elected President Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán for the benefit of an American fruit company.
Four undocumented students from Carl Hayden Community High School in Phoenix, Arizona, beat MIT to win the national underwater robot championship in 2005.
The United States is the only developed country without mandated vacation time for workers.
Most Southern U.S. English speakers make no phonic distinction between “pen” and “pin” and this is one of the most widely recognized features of Southern speech today.
The United States has attacked or “intervened” officially in 145 countries since 1890. It has also been alleged that over 40 assassination attempts have been attempted or completed to initiate regime change favorable to the USA.
Only 7 people have been made honorary United States citizens.
The US spends five times more on defense than any other nation ($750bil followed by China at $150bil). The US Department of Defense employs 1% of all Americans and is the world’s largest single employer.
Americans waste as much as 40% of their food.