There are over 6,000 languages spoken in the world today, many of which are spoken by fewer than a few hundred people. The top 10 or 12 languages however make up the vast majority of all of the speakers in the world.
The United States spends three times more on their military than the next 3 countries combined.
Mexicans celebrate New Years Eve by eating 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight. This tradition is actually fairly common among Latin American countries and dates back to their ancestors.
Puero Ricans invented the Pina Colada - the delicious coconut based drink. Sipping a Pina Colada on a beach in Puerto Rico is, in fact, very rico.
Dubai is home to the tallest building in the world - Burj Khalifa, which stands at a towering 2717 feet in height. Additionally, Dubai currently has plants to make a $120M Water Discus Hotel that will be the most luxurious, and biggest, underwater hotel in the world.
French people have the longest life span for women, the third longest for men, and they have the fastest train in the world clocked at 357mph! If you feel the need for speed and the desire to live a long time, France may be your country.
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