Special Report

56 Most Amazing Things About America Today

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31. Tornados

Three out of every four tornadoes in the world occur in the United States.

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32. Nobel Prizes

The United States was awarded more Nobel Prizes than any other country.

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33. Biodiversity

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

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34. Forest

The United States has over 3.1 million square miles of forest land, the fourth most after Canada, Brazil, and Russia.

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35. Americans love football

Super Bowl XLIX in 2015 was the most watched broadcast in U.S. television history, with an estimated 114.4 million viewers. 2019’s Super Bowl LIII averaged 98.3 million viewers, the lowest in over a decade.

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