|Only in America.......||Can a pizza arrive at your house faster than an ambulance.|
|Only in America.......||Do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back counter to get their prescriptions, while healthy people can buy their cigarettes at the front.|
|Only in America.......||Do people order double cheeseburgers large fries and a Diet Coke.|
|Only in America.......||Do banks leave both doors open and then chain the pens to the counters.|
|Only in America.......||Do we leave our cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage.|
|Only in America.......||Do we use answering machines to screen our calls, then have call waiting so we won't miss a call from someone we didn't want to talk to in the first place.|
|Only in America.......||Do we buy hot dogs in packages of eight and buns in packages of ten.|
|Only in America.......||Do we use the word "politics" to describe the process so well: "Poli" in Latin means "many" and "tics" means "bloodsucking creatures".|
|Only in America.......||Do they have drive-up ATM's with Braille lettering.|
Moral to all this: Never be afraid to try something new. Remember: Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic
For those that have been racking their brains lately...
When NASA first started sending up astronauts, they quickly discovered that ballpoint pens would not work in zero gravity. To combat the problem, NASA scientists spent a decade and $120 Million to develop a pen that writes in zero gravity, upside down, underwater, on almost any surface including glass and at temperatures ranging from below freezing to 300C. The Russians used a pencil.
More info on space pens