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United States has the fastest computer in the world. Titan, a Cray XK7 system installed at Oak Ridge, achieved 17.59 Petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second) on the Linpack benchmark. Titan has 560,640 processors, including 261,632 NVIDIA K20x accelerator cores.

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One of the most important trends of the global energy market in 2016 was significant growth of renewables consumption by almost 15 percent. The largest increase was shown by solar energy. For example, solar cumulative installed PV power was increased by 33 percent during 2016. China is the top country by solar energy consumption in the world. As of 2016, solar energy consumption in China was 66.2 terawatt-hours. The top 5 countries also includes the United States, Japan, Germany, and Italy.   The trends across key energy sectors are as follows:In the oil sector, Russia overtook the United States by the oil production but Saudi Arabia...

US Firearms Trace Data, 2013

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If you are in US, your food is secured. If you are in Dem. Rep. of Congo, no words to express.

Tax Rates Across the World: Corporate Tax, Income Tax, Indirect Tax, and Social Security Rates

The comprehensive comparison of the taxation between different countries might be hindered by the fact that tax laws in most countries are extremely complex, and tax burdenfalls differently on different groups in each country and sub-national unit. Still, to enable cross-country comparison one can use the highest rates for each of the following tax types in each country:Corporate tax rate (tax on corporations);Indirect tax rate (for example, sales tax);Individual income tax rate (tax imposed on individuals);Social security rates (on employer and employee). The highest corporate tax rate among the 120 countries surveyed by KPMG is recorded...