|Posted by Notion Brook on March 14, 2016 at 2:00 PM|
- Just 2.5 million people lived in the U.S.A. in 1776. Today it’s 318 million.
- 100 acres of Pizza are served in the U.S. every day.
- Every second, Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate
- The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867.
- The average U.S. worker stays at each of its jobs for 4.4 years
- 8 billion chickens are consumed in the U.S. each year
- About 20 million Americans live in mobile homes
- The Four Corners Monument is the only point in the U.S. shared by four states.
- The U.S. State with the longest official name is the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
- The banana is the most popular fruit in the U.S
- In 1893, an amendment was proposed to rename the U.S. into the "United States of the Earth"
- US$1 in every US$5 paid in taxes in the U.S. goes to defense.
- The launch code for all U.S. Minuteman nuclear missiles for 20 years used the same code: 00000000
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