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World's Best

Oi! Let's go see all the countries that are better than the US:

In healthcare:

Japan is number 10 (just wanted to point that out since it's such a high number out of 200 countries)
And France is number 1, of course! The rest are in Europe, of course...(Japan's the only one out of the top ten that is not in Europe)

The best place to be an immigrant:

Ireland! Spain, Canada, Israel, and New Zealand! ^ ^

Most peaceful countries:

1. New Zealand!
2. Denmark
3. Norway!
4. Iceland
5. Austria
6. Sweden
7. Japan? (But it has a history of, who cares about the past!)
8. Canada
9. Slovenia/Finland

Best countries to visit:

JAPAN!! I'm not kidding, that was really at the top! I mean, it has SOOO much stuff over there. It's like fun island...for travelers, at least. But it does have a lot of bad stuff, but apparently a lot of REALLY good stuff! I think it's been on about all of these lists (except immigration).

And okay, now this is really weird. My second favorite (I dunno what my favorite is, actually...) country, is England...and it's ranked number 2! O.O Maybe I just like popular places....

The rest:

South Korea
The Netherlands (maybe my favorite country...I don't know)

Having best democracy/government:

Sweden! Yay! More Europe!!

Best Healthy Life Expectancy:

JAPAN!! WOOOHHH!! The Australia...which doesn't make any sense...isn't their pollution really bad or something? And then France, because France is awesome!

Best Food:

Italy, duh. I mean, who doesn't like Italian food? I hate sausage, but I LOVE Italian sausage...O.o ENGLAND!! WOOOHH!! And then Mexico!! Yey!! And then India...okay...well....basically, these are just countries that are famous for their good food! ^ ^;

Best Cultural Countries:

South Korea...I dunno what this list is supposed to explain...I just clicked on it...O.o

Greenest Countries:

Finland....I think I had a friend move from there...maybe...I can't really remember...Iceland and NORWAY!! I lovezz Norway! ^ ^

Best Human Development (yeah, I dunno):

Iceland! Norway!!! And then Japan is 8...I didn't feel like listing the rest...^ ^; Below that The Netherlands!!

Most spoken language:

CHINESE!!! O.O I thought it was English! Actually, there are a TON of countries that speak English compared to Chinese, but there aren't as many people in all these countries. Then Spansih and Arabic.

Best country to be a woman in:


Best place for a child to live:

THE NETHERLANDS!! OH YEAH!!! The rest are European countries, except for the US...which is at the bottom, so it doesn't matter...>.>

Most Competitive:

This one's kinda obvious, USA!

Smartest Countries:

GERMANY!!! And then...THE NETHERLANDS!!! WOOOOHHH!! The rest are in Europe except for Turkey...

OH! And a map of peaceful places and not so peaceful places:

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Now...I'll find the best country in the world....*drum roll* Hold...on this'll take a while...

Well, apparently these are the best countries based on kinda actual facts, maybe:

1. Sweden
2. Denmark
4. Finland
5. Germany
6. UK!! YES!!!
7. Canada
8. Switzerland
9. NORWAY!! YES!!!
10. Belgium

In 2006, Japan was number 7. Norway was the most peaceful, apparently. Sweden had the most gender equality. Japan had the best life expectancy. Best quality of life was Ireland. Most competitive economy was Finland. Best economic freedom China. Least obesity Japan. The US has probably the most obesity. Adults at high literacy goes to Sweden. Best environment Finland. Most recycled(worded wrong, but I don't know how to explain this) The Netherlands. Most open access to research Sweden. Most aid to developing countries goes to Norway. The least pirated computer software program percentage goes to...USA? WOW!! Okay, now this isn't right, USA is ranked third in the countries that think that religion is very important, and that's not supposed to be right because this country isn't supposed to be based on religion! >:(

And 'tis about it! WOOH!! Yay for The Netherlands!! I wanna move to The Netherlands, Sweden, or the UK...not that the UK was on the best country thing....I just really like the UK! ^ ^;

If you haven't noticed, I don't really like America...-.-; Too many ignorant people...who make up stuff. I mean, I LOVE our president...but then other people's views make me really mad....>.>

'nyways! Hope you enjoyed reading this, I was just wondering what countries were better than America, and a WHOLE lot who thinks America is the best country in the world is WAAAAAAAAAAAY off!

Stuff!! O.O

Okie, this is probably going to be another short post....or something...O.o

Tomorrow I am VERY busy. I have some meeting after school, then an Academic Team competition afterwards! >.< Too much stuff...and it takes a while to do these things....-.-; Also, today, in art, we had to draw CHAIRS! I tried drawing a throne...but I failed...I can't draw the arms!!

In other news, me Taiwanese friend sent me an e-mail, which I haven't heard from her in like 2 years...O.O But the e-mail is in Taiwanese, I translated it, of course, but I think she wanted to show me some pictures. So I tried to open up the attachments, but they're .ink files! I'm gonna save it until tomorrow to start trying to figure out a program to open up the pictures...But I really wanna see what they are. I know they're pictures because apparently .ink files are graphic tablet files, or something. They're very rare, or so I heard...

And YAY! New Maki Goto song:

I don't really like this one much, it's pretty boring...-.-; But I'm glad to see another one. But I really want to see a video with AMAZING dancing that I know Goto Maki can do, since she went to America to train for dancing, to start her new career, and we only get one video where she actually uses those new skills...-.-; The rest are just ballads...

There's also a new Girl Next Door song...but I don't like it and it sounds the same as all their other songs...-.-;

I have a cold and I am in pain from the running I did wasn't grueling, but if you don't do that kinda stuff every day it really gets you....And we had to do sit-ups on that HARD floor even with our poor bony backs so I couldn't do mine fast, and I had to fall onto my side, so it took forever....and does anybody else hate it when people cheer you on? I hate that! I don't need cheering!! I can do this on my own! Leave me be! It makes me feel inadequate, like I would never be able to get far...-,-

What else...? Oh yeah, lately I've been having a lot of dreams about Clockwork, and they're all in that Realm of Time place...mostly because I don't know what'll happen after that...>.>

Oh, and I already posted this one my J-pop 101 world, but I wanted to post it on here to point out other things that I didn't point out on there:

The PV is much better than the last one...but there's a lot of mistakes in dancing. And at one part where Saki is next to Miki and is staring at her like she's some weird stupid thing. Obviously she felt stupid looking at nothing, but they should've told her to look at the space like there's a cute little thing telling jokes! Also, Aika is the leader, and she's the shortest! ^ ^; Actually...she's the oldest...and everyone is much taller than her, especially Yurina! And I've noticed that Yurina doesn't look as giant in PVs as she does on stage (I remember in some live version, she was on the bottom step, and the others were on like three steps higher and she was as tall as them). Yurina's the second youngest...wonder if she stopped growing....or if she tall will she grow to be?

The video is very good, but everyone is very awkward except maybe Aika, because Aika's always happy, or seems that way! ^ ^; I don't care what anybody else says, Aika was a good choice. She's happy, sweet, good at singing, and pretty good at dancing (even with that acute appendicitis).

Okie, I think I'm done! ^ ^


So, yesterday I posted how I was looking at all those tutorials, well today in my Art Class we had to draw hands to the best of our ability. I tried drawing a realistic hand (or semi-realistic, me favorite style) but I couldn't do it. I dunno what was wrong with it, maybe it was too small....then again, I was using my hand (for reference), and my hands are small...O.o

So I went back on DA to find tutorials for hands, and in this one, the artist said that you should practice to all your might, draw as many hands as you can, use any references, then try it again without references. So I'll try that with everything, so I may not be posting for a while.

I also had Academic Team today, it was just a meeting. We got pizza, which was fun...>.> I miss my old friends, though one of my other friends joined. She likes manga...I think....but it's not the same!! TT.TT And my brother's there! That's the best part, but he's always putting me down...-.-;

Anyways, quick post before I go meditate and then go to bed! ^ ^

Where was I?

No, I wasn't overwhelmed with homework or anything, though I did have a lot...O.O But it was all RIDICULOUSLY 2+2=4...OWIE! Stupid mechanical pencil...I actually thought it was my tablet...but it doesn't have sharp edges...ANYWAYS. Where was I? In meh house. Doing what? Stuff on the computer. What stuff? Reading tutorials 'n stuff! ^ ^

I can't remember if I posted yesterday or not...O.o

I found TONS of good tutorials...but the cloud ones didn't help me! HOW DO YOU DRAW CLOUDS!?!? I don't get it, they say draw a rough outline, then Gaussian blur it, then make it a little more rougher, and then you have a cloud...well, what about those other cloud things? They're all people expect us to know how to draw clouds? I don't even know how to draw a cloud traditionally...unless it's with COPICs...I could probably do that..

'nyways, lemme show you some of the ones I liked the soon as my internet starts working...hrmmmm...LOOOOAAAADDDD!!!!

This one's just sparkly...O.O

The coloring techniques are very interesting...

Nice tutorial, but how to you do the clouds!?

Interesting, indeed, though I've never actually read it! ^ ^;

Her's the cloud tutorial I was talking about...I don't get how to do that...-.-;

Weeee!! best tutorial EVAR!! Well, that's because it was the best short film I've ever seen, and then a tutorial of it!? Omigosh!! Too awesome! ^ ^ Too much help from this! >.<

I looked at several more, but I didn't favorite them...-.-; Well, someday I'll try out those techniques....Someday...

Bye-bye! ^ ^

Can't remember...or think of one...

Okie! So...I'm kinda bored. Well, I'm drawing this picture that I'll try to make the best I can...Anyways, I can't think of a clothes design. I don't want it Lolita, but I don't know what else to make it...-.-; It's a happy picture, with no gothic lolita-ness...So I'll take the time to type random stuff while I think! ^ ^

Today I had Oh's for breakfast. That cereal is PAINFUL (painfully good). Every time I eat it my gums get ripped up, and they are ripped up right now and they still hurt even though I had that in the morning, and this is night! Oh's are really good, but they hurt like crazy. They're my favorite cereal though...TT.TT I had a soft potato fry thing...and that HURT! Also, I think it had pepper or something in it and I couldn't breathe because it was so spicy...I'm very sensitive to spicy foods...O.o

Also, if you didn't know, I LOVE Dark Stalkers! It's not really the story or anything, I just like the characters and the fighting gameplay. I should draw more Dark Stalkers characters...O.O In case you guys didn't know, Dark Stalkers is a video game with famous characters like Morrigan, the vampire, and Felicia, the cat girl. And my favorite part about that game is Dimitri's Midnight Bliss! ^ ^ Should be a meme or something...Midnight Bliss version of characters...I should make a challenge like that or something! ^ ^;

Oh! Midnight Bliss is an attack/move that Dimitri Maximoff does in the game. It makes the boys turn into pretty girls, and the girls become more...sexual? Like with me favorite character...Buletta, she gets older! ^ ^; Buletta is like little red riding hood with blonde hair and guns! ^ ^; OH! I found a video on youtube of Midnight Bliss on practically all the Dark Stalkers characters, a lot of them are funny:

The "Come on baby" gets annoying after a while...>.> Me favorite was Jedah's the really skinny guy with the black coat.

Okie...I's gonna go do something...>.>

OH!! Ai Takahashi's solo song:

It's sooo beautiful!! O.O Gives me so much inspiration...