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If Norway were your home instead of the US you would…


  • Use 2.2 times more electricity
  • Have 65.59% more chance of being employed
  • Experience 44.44% less of a class divide
  • Have 42.18% less chance of dying in infancy 
  • Make 26.29% more money
  • Consume 25.09% less oil
  • Have 21.19% less babies
  • Spend 32.74% less money on health care
  • Live 1.84 years longer
  • Be 83.33% less likely to have HIV/AIDS


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It’s settled, then: we’re moving to Norway! I’m way done with babies.

EDIT: Hahaha, wait, what? How do you have 21.19% less babies? Are your babies born with one arm? One leg? NO TEETH? Norway sounds awful.