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The Dutch smoke more than anyone in the developed world—around one in three adults are regular smokers. [The Guardian, 30th July 2005] From 1946-78, South Korea received nearly as much US aid as Africa. [New Yorker, 25th July 2005] Ten years after graduation, 44 per cent of 1980 female Harvard graduates who had married kept their own name, while just 32 per cent of 1990 graduates kept theirs. [Harvard Gazette, 26th August 2004] Per capita, Australia emits 30 per cent more greenhouse gases than the US. [Adam Smith Institute] 5.8 per cent of people ever born are alive today. [Population…

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