In the middle of the last century, the United States was #1 in the world in GDP per capita. Approximately 25 million American adults are living with their parents.
NZ has some appalling health stats, and in many cases is the second worst developed nation, invariably behind America. citizen drinks more than 200 litres of soft drink each year.
Developed countries with good health stats all tend to be in Europe. American males between the ages of 12-29 average 605 litres a year.
The United States has the most laws of any country.
In the UK, an average of about US$3,500 is spent on healthcare per person each year. Norway imprisons 71 out of 100,000, Japan jails 54, and Iceland locks up 47 out of 100,000. is the leader in the amount of energy use per person.
Nobody in the world gets more plastic surgery done than Americans do.