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If all the salt in the sea were spread evenly over the land, it would be 500 feet thick.

Sweden makes biofuel from dead rabbits.

Nine species have been named after Barack Obama – more than any other US President.

Volkswagen has changed its official language from German to English.

Almost two-thirds of the 33,000 annual gun deaths in America are suicides.

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2 thoughts on “3/vi mmxvii

  1. Almost two-thirds of the 33,000 annual gun deaths in America are suicides.

    The question is, would gun control decrease the number of suicides or would people simply find other means of ending their lives?

    In any case, I have a feeling that chances to be shot or die in a terrorist attack in the U.S. are far smaller than chances to die in a car crash or die from the flu. The significance of gun or terror-related deaths is blown out of proportion by the media. Public resources and government efforts would be much better spent elsewhere. Especially considering that measures to address both problems are extremely inefficient. Like, for example, barring millions of innocent people from entry to the U.S. to prevent one potential terrorist from doing so.

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