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What Are the Most Educated Countries in the World?

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its Education at a Glance 2012 report, and two of its conclusions jumped out at us: 1) countries that spend more on education tend to have more highly educated populations, and 2) the more educated you are, the more likely you are to be employed.

While that may not sound too surprising, it’s an important reminder of just how valuable education is in the current globalized economy—especially following a calamity like the 2008 financial collapse and subsequent recession that America is still ever-so-slowly recovering from.

Taken as a whole, the report is a good indicator of which countries are the most educated, and, helpfully, the OECD showed us how they made those determinations.

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Riot at iPhone Manufacturing Plant: 2,000 Workers Rumble in China

A super-bout of fisticuffs among more than 2,000 employees broke out Sunday night at an iPhone-manufacturing plant in China, sending 40 people to the hospital. But don't worry: it won't affect shipping dates. (We think.)

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‘Innocence of Muslims’ Protests Grow: Movie Theaters in Pakistan Set On Fire

The fallout from the 14-minute 'Innocence of Muslims' YouTube clip, which is being blamed for a slew of riots, continues to grow in the Middle East. Despite the country's attempts to calm things down with a 'Day of Love for the Prophet Mohammed,' protesters in Pakistan have set fire to two different movie theaters.

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Should the United States Suspend Foreign Aid? [POLL]

Should the U.S. stop foreign aid?

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9/11: Where are we today?

9/11-Eleven years later

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Americans Honor Victims on the 11th Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks [VIDEO]

In what's become a grim and somber ritual for Americans, citizens will gather Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, in which Islamic extremists killed nearly 3,000 people.

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Economist Magazine’s ‘Pocket World in Figures 2013′ Has Stats Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind

The world is a bizarre place full of interesting and diverse cultures, as well as mind-blowing statistics.

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Officials See No Credible Terror Threat on 9/11 Anniversary

On the 11th anniversary of September 11, 2001, intelligence officials say there is no "credible or specific" threat that terrorist organizations are planning an attack.

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