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Asians, Some Facts Researched by Pew

But edited by Buzzfeed. • Eighty-two percent of Asian Americans are overall satisfied with their lives, while 75 percent of the general public is. • Among Asian Americans, 51 percent said they were satisfied with their personal finances, versus 35 percent of the general public. • Asian Americans are more likely to have college degrees: 49 percent do, while 28 percent of adults do. • They also make more: Asian American households have a median household income of $66,000. The median for U.S. adults as a whole is $49,800. • The report cites media favorite Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg’s new wife, as an example of the 37 percent of “recent Asian American brides” who married non-Asian grooms. Read the rest:...

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Eww, Too Cute: EVA Air’s Hello Kitty Airbus Fleet

Taiwan-based EVA Air and toymaker Sanrio have joined paws and sent an adorable  fleet of three Hello Kitty-themed Airbus 330-300s to do battle against their many competitors in the short-route airline wars in East Asia, flying routes between cities such as Taipei, Fukuoka, Tokyo (Narita), Sapporo, Incheon, Hong Kong and Guam.  EVA spokespersons were quick, however,  to quell rumors that pilots of these aircraft would be dressed as Pikachu. (BuzzFeed ~ Thank You for Choosing Hello Kitty Airlines)

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