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Non-Metric System Countries: Bad Company

Ever wonder why scientists and news sites reporting on science often use the metric system? Metres and kilometres and other things that are spelled funny? Well, mainly because an overwhelming percentage of the planet use the metric system.

In fact, there are only three countries that do not: Myanmar, Liberia, and the United States of America.

So next time you think to yourself that you wish reporters would get with the program and use miles or whatever, take a look at the map above.




One comment
  1. BeholdersEye

    Oh yea, real good company, two countries with militant Democratic system, and one big egoist democratic country. Can anyone tell the difference? So proud to be an American….

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