Special Report

50 Most Amazing Things About America Today

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31. Nobel Prizes

The U.S. has won more Nobel Prizes than any other country.

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32. Biodiversity

The U.S. ranks among the top 10 countries in the world for the number of mammal, reptile, fish, and vascular plant species.

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33. Forest

The U.S. has over 3.1 million square miles of forest land, more than every country in the world after Canada, Brazil, and Russia.

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34. Americans love football

Super Bowl XLIX was the most watched broadcast in U.S. television history. An estimated 114.4 million people tuned in to watch the big game in 2015 — equal to more than a third of the U.S. population.

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35. Minority white

New Census Bureau projections predict the U.S. will be “minority white” — 49.7% — by 2045.