When you pass the next road sign that gives the distance to the next city in miles, write it down. Then try to figure out how far that is in kilometers. Do you know why people who grew up in most other countries think that the metric system is so much better than the so-called “English” units of measure? (Hint: It has to do with the number 10.)
According to recent statistics, guess how many pounds of food per year are consumed by the average American? It's 1,425 pounds!