92 Ambitious Facts About the Land of Liberty USA

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26George Koval

George Koval

George Koval, the Soviet master spy infiltrated the Manhattan project, stole nearly all of USA’s nuclear secrets, single-handedly provided the key technology for Russia's nuclear arsenal, was only discovered to be a spy in 2002.


27. Kuwait pledged $500 million in humanitarian and petroleum supplies to the USA in response to Hurricane Katrina, which is the single largest donation given to help victims of the hurricane.


28. The Canadian Government sent 1000's of personnel, 3 warships, the Coast Guard, and divers to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, in locations the USA was reluctant to go to because of contamination.


29. The fastest road (Texas State Highway 130) in the USA is in Austin, Texas. It has a speed limit of 85 mph.


30. A live nuclear bomb was ejected over the coast of Georgia, USA. The B-47 plane carrying it was hit by another plane, and the bomb was ejected to prevent detonation during the crash. The bomb was never found and still lies somewhere near the coast.


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31Area code 406

Area code 406

The 4th largest state in the USA, Montana, only has one area code.


32. The current flag of the USA was designed by a 17-year-old named Robert G. Heft for a school project. He received a B-


33. The USA has no official language. English is only used on a de facto basis.


34. An invasion of Canada that would have likely handed control of the Niagara peninsula to the USA was thwarted when one woman (Laura Secord) overheard the plans, walked 20 miles through the wilderness, and warned a British Lieutenant. The invading Americans were ambushed and promptly surrendered.


35. The largest population of tigers in the world is in the USA. The number of tigers in captivity now exceeds that of wild tigers.


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36The Villages

The Villages

The Villages is the largest gated retirement community in the USA, also has one of the fastest growing STD rates in the country.


37. On February 24, 1942, US Military ordered total black out of Los Angeles and fired 1,400 anti-air artillery and thousands of .50 caliber shots at a hovering object for 1 hour.


38. The USA won the last ever Olympic gold medal for rugby in 1924 and are therefore technically still reigning champions.


39. There are many people who live in Hawaii that refuse to be US citizens. They believe that the USA is occupying their country and that Hawaii is actually the property of the Hawaiian Kingdom, not the USA.


40. Scientists in 1916 felt America was degenerating into a second rate nationality. They listed the Top 20 threats to the USA: #8 America leads all nations in murders, #12 Hearty eating without exercise, #18 Remarkable cancer mortality increase.


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41Guano islands act

Guano islands act

The USA has a law (Guano islands act) that allows citizens to occupy any unclaimed island in the world, as long as there is seabird or bat poop on it.


42. The cost of the International Space Station is funded by the USA 81%, Russia 8%, Europe 3%, Japan 3%, and Canada 1%.


43. The cost of college textbooks has risen 812 percent since 1978, far outpacing the rise in costs for medical services and home prices in the USA.


44. Out of the 10,000 members of the Communist Party USA in 1957, 1,500 were FBI informants.


45. In 2015, a report found 100+ Walmart products labeled “Made in the USA” that are actually made elsewhere.


46GPS

GPS

GPS is wholly controlled by the USA and can be ‘switched off’ at any time.


47. Atheists in the USA have disapproval rates higher than those of Muslims and homosexuals.


48. The award-winning “Aussie Shampoo”, whose brand logo is a kangaroo, is sold in Europe, Britain, and the USA but not Australia. The company is based out of Ohio.


49. In the USA, you are statistically about twice as likely to kill yourself rather than be murdered.


50. Carbon Monoxide is used in the USA to make meat appear fresher. This practice is banned in Canada, Japan, Singapore, and the European Union.

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