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Badoo, a social networking site used mostly by non-Americans, asked it’s users to rate the world’s coolest nation.  America is #1!

It’s not much of a shock, but Badoo asked 90,000 users from 30 countries  to name the coolest nation and they chose America.  Duh.  Of course they did. America wins, again.

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While Spain ranked coolest in Europe, and Brazil took the top spot for Latin America, the United States won the crown as hippest in the whole wide world. President Obama will fly to London to accept the award for America.

The Brazilians certainly were happy about being #2.  Well, they’re always happy.

A marketing director for Badoo told WWN, there’s lots of cool in America, “America has the world’s coolest leader, Obama; the coolest rappers, Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg; and the coolest man in technology, Steve Jobs of Apple, the man who even made geeks cool.  And you guys have Angelina Jolie.  I love Angelina Jolie.”

The least cool country in the world, according to the foreign American-lovers of Badoo, was Belgium, because aside from waffles, they don’t have much but a bunch of people who only bathe once a month.

Here’s a guy that most Belgians consider “cool”:

 “We hear a lot in the media about anti-Americanism,” says Lloyd Price, Badoo’s Director of Marketing. “But we sometimes forget how many people across the world consider Americans seriously cool.”

It’s not a surprise because Americans invented cool in 1954 – two guys named “Elvis”  and “Miles” came up with the whole concept.   Ever since then, Americans have been obsessed with being cool.  a

What was most surprising is that the major European nationalities:  French, Brits and Germans were at the bottom of the list of “coolest” nations.


1. Americans

2. Brazilians

3. Spanish

4. Italians

5. South Africans

6.  Moroccans

7.  Japanese

8.  Ukrainians

9.   Filipinos

10. Swiss


1. Belgians

2. French

3. British

4. Germans

5. North Koreans

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