Got time on hands? – Compare your country with others

One can spend hours on this site checking and comparing facts about one’s own country with others.

http://www.ifitweremyhome.com/

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A few comparative stats are thrown up between countries and one can find where a country stands in terms of economic growth, infant mortality,energy consumption etc.

Here is the comparison between USA and India:

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The site asks you to vote “yes” or “no” as to whether you would want to live in a particular country. And once you give a thumbs-up/down, here comes the interesting part, the comments section opens up.

Comparison between Pakistan and India:

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The reactions posted by citizens of various countries by itself can be a social studies material.
Americans sound smug, Pakistanis sound defensive,defiant and aggressive. Indians, as you would expect, express multitude of disparate opinions.

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The site even has a “Recommended readings” section on the countires:

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Enjoy!

 

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