Countries With The Most Summer Paralympics Games Medals
The United States remains the top performer in the Summer Paralympic Games, followed by Great Britain and Germany.
Oldest Mosques In The World
The Great Mosque of Mecca, or Masjid al-Haram, is the largest and oldest in the world, and located in Islam's holiest city.
Countries With The Most Time Zones In The World
Including its overseas territories, France uses 12 different time zones, the most of any country in the world.
Summer Paralympic Games Host Cities And Winning Countries
Though the U.S. was the uncontested winner in many of the past Summer Paralympic Games, China has dominated the scene in the last 3 games.
Shortest Rivers In The World
Believe it or not, several rivers around the world are shorter than the length of a soccer field!
Countries With The Highest Incidence Of Gallbladder Cancer In The World
Nations of South America and Asia exhibit the highest incidence of gallbladder cancer, and those in Africa the lowest.
Largest Buddhist Populations By Country
China leads the world with the highest population of Buddhists, with Chinese believers accounting for 46.4% of the world's Buddhist population.
15 Countries With The Worst Access To Surgeons
1 or fewer specialized surgical team members exist for every 100,000 people in Afghanistan and many developing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The World's Tallest Standing Twin Towers
The Petronas Towers of Malaysia were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, and remain the tallest twin towers still today.
Deepest Mines In The World
South Africa hosts eight of the ten deepest mines in the world, the deepest one being the Mponeng Gold Mine near Johannesburg.
Worst Access To High Speed Internet In The World
Developing economies are further hindered by a lack of quality web access, a significant need in today's global economy.
Countries With The Highest Incidences Of Kidney Cancer In The World
The Czech Republic, Lithuania, and Slovakia have the highest incidences of kidney cancer in the world.
Cities With The Most Billionaires In The World
New York, Hong Kong, Moscow, Beijing, and London, considered "cities of dream" for many, host the majority of the world's billionaires.
Highest Numbers Of Sickle Cell Births By Country
Common in Africa, the sickle cell trait is protective against malaria, yet the sickle cell disease itself can prove to be deadly.
Countries With The Highest Incidence Of Pancreatic Cancer In The World
North America and Europe exhibit the highest incidence of pancreatic cancer in the world, and Asia and Africa the lowest.
Countries With The Highest Number Of Selfie Related Fatalities
Engrossed selfie-takers from around the world have at times pushed themselves to the brink of death while taking selfies.
Most Athletic Countries By Summer Olympic Medals Per Capita
Among the top 20 countries with the most Summer Olympic medals entering Rio 2016, Finland has the most relative to its population size.
Countries With The Highest Incidence Of Liver Cancer In The World
Liver cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world, with Mongolia having the highest incidence rate of this cancer.
Countries With The Highest Incidence Of Ovarian Cancer In The World
Around 58% of ovarian cancer cases occur in less developed countries, with Fiji, Latvia, and Bulgaria having the highest rates of the disease.