The Orion

Measuring the US against the world

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Allison Galbreath

April 19, 2015

There are numerous things that confuse me about America: the obsession with reality TV, addiction to pumpkin spice lattes and the system of measurement we use. The fact that America is basically the only country that doesn’t use the metric system should be argument enough to convert. And yet, we're st...

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