Which country has the best brains?

Over the past week, the Nobel prizes have been awarded in chemistry, medicine, peace, physics and literature.

Over the intervening 109 years, more than 500 prizes have been awarded. But which nation can claim the most winners? BBC have trawled throught the archives to produce a definitive list of the nations with the biggest brains.

via www.bbc.co.uk

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How Are America’s Top Companies Taxed?

Today, American households fork over anywhere from 10% to 35% of their annual income to Uncle Sam — not to mention the state and local governments’ cut on top. After all, nothing is certain, but death and taxes, right? Well, not quite, it turns out, if you’re a large corporation. Many of America’s 25 largest companies pay less – much less – in taxes than the average American. How so?