THE HAPPIEST PLACES ON EARTH!
A slew of reports recently revealed the happiest cities in the U.S., but it turns out, folks in America really aren’t that happy overall. The annual World Happiness Report was just released and the U.S. doesn’t even land in the Top Ten.
The report, released by the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network, ranks 156 countries based on happiness factors like life expectancy, social support and corruption, and Finland lands on top, with a score of 7.632 out of 10. In fact, several Nordic countries made the Top Ten including Norway, Denmark and Iceland.
As for the U.S., it lands at number 18, which is actually better than the UK, which lands at 19.
Top Ten Happiest Nations
- New Zealand
As for the bottom of the list, the African nation of Burundi is the least happy country out there, landing a happiness score of just 2.905.
Ten Least Happy Nations
- Central African Republic
- South Sudan
Source: Daily Mail
Another Arkansas city tops the nation in a BAD WAY!
It’s no secret that a lot of people in the country are overweight. In fact, recent reports suggest that 40% of the U.S. population aged 15 and older is obese And while there are overweight folks everywhere, there are some cities where more of the population is considered “fat,” and a new report reveals which ones they are.
WalletHub just released their list of the Fattest Cities in the U.S., looking at the 100 most populated metro areas in the U.S. across 18 key weight-related indictors, including share of overweight and obese adults and teens, share of adults with health issues related to weight like diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, as well as access to healthy food, a city’s friendliness towards an active lifestyle and more.
With all that in mind, the report finds that the area of Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas is the fattest city in the country, ranking an 81.03 out of 100, and topping the list for health consequences and food and fitness indictors. What’s more, they rank ninth for obesity and overweight.
Top Ten Fattest Cities In The Country(click here for the complete list)
- Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
- Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
- McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
- Memphis, TN-MS-AR
- Mobile, AL
- Knoxville, TN
- Jackson, MS
- Birmingham-Hoover, AL
- Baton Rouge, LA
- Lexington-Fayette, KY