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The 10 Most Giving Countries In The World

World Money

Most of us enjoy the odd fundraiser, sponsored run, or simply popping into a local charity shop. The relatively privileged among us like to think we're socially conscious, and when we see the occasion...

The 10 Richest Counties in America

National Money

The United States is currently the 6th richest country in the world, according to data released by the International Monetary Fund. However, it is also renowned for its huge economic inequalities that...

The World's 5 Smallest Micronations

World Money

Beyond the reach of maps and borders, a treasure-trove of quirky, independent micro-nations await discovery. Since the 1970s, the term 'micronation' has been used to refer to an entity that claims ind...

The Top 10 Richest Caribbean Islands

World Money

With summer approaching, many of us are dreaming of the soft sandy beaches and shining blue shallows promised by sunny Caribbean islands but for some lucky people, these exotic islands are home all ye...

The 10 Least Active Countries In The World

The Poorest

Everyday idleness is an ever-growing concern. In a world where so much can be done from the comfort of an armchair or even your own bed, the vital importance of physical activity is often cast aside. ...

The Top 10 Most Physically Active Nations

The Biggest

As obesity becomes a bigger and bigger (literally!) problem throughout the world, healthy eating and physical activity have become primary government concerns. A 2012 study by The Lancet analysed the ...

Top 10 Biggest Drinking Nations

The Biggest

Cheers, Salud, Santé, Na zdraví, Kedves egeszsegere, Tervist. . . Every country has its own way of celebrating a much needed drink. However, with an estimated 2.5 million alcohol-related deaths worldw...

10 Gambling Countries Losing The Most

The Biggest

Superstitious believers in luck worldwide are attracted to the unpredictability of betting. Today the gambling industry is thriving. Sports betting, slot machines, roulette, poker... Every nation seem...

The 5 Richest Women In America

National Money

Though Western society strives to attain gender equality, of the top 100 richest Americans today, only 12 are women. The wage gap, the glass ceiling, underrepresentation of females... We've heard it a...

The World's 10 Hungriest Countries

The Poorest

870 million people are still going to bed hungry every night. The following countries have been ranked according to their Global Hunger Index (GHI) as calculated by Concern, Ireland’s largest humanita...

India's Top 5 Richest Women

National Money

To be an ambitious and talented woman in India is a difficult dream to carry through. In India, the role of woman is so strongly entrenched in tradition that many find it difficult to break free of it...

10 Most Influential Spoken Poems

Most Influential

So often associated with dusty old libraries and the world of academia, it's easy to assume that poetry is on its way out. For many of us, poetry is associated with childhood memories of forced class ...

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