Top Ten Things That Spring to Mind Whenever Anyone Mentions America

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81 Yosemite Valley

Documentary film-maker Ken Burns called Yosemite Valley "the most beautiful place on earth".

82 Howard Hughes

Was pretty crazy when he got to be an old man, but was one of the greatest aviation geniuses of all time when he was younger.

83 Steve Jobs Steve Jobs
84 Charles Lindbergh Charles Lindbergh Charles Augustus Lindbergh, nicknamed Slim, Lucky Lindy, and The Lone Eagle, was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and environmental activist.
85 The Wright Brothers

Did not make the first plane, but made the first plane that actually flew!

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86 Thomas Edison Thomas Edison V 1 Comment
87 Cape Canaveral
88 The Hollywood Bowl

Even The Beatles did their best-ever concert there.

89 Niagara Falls

Sure, we have to share it with Canada, but it so big there is enough for both countries.

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90 Bill Cosby Bill Cosby William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author. ...read more.
91 Indianapolis 500
92 Kentucky Derby
93 Alan Freed

Coined the term "Rock and Roll".

94 Buddy Holly Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, born Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. He was a rising star when a tragic plane crash struck him down at age 22. ...read more.

Aka "The Music".
The day the music died was a very sad day indeed.

95 Saturday Night Live

Late-night T.V. comedy show that has been on the air for 40 years; with alumni including John Belushi, Eddie Murphy, and Will Ferrell.

96 Cal-Tech

Including JPL, is a real place where they do amazing things.
The characters portrayed in "Big Bang Theory" are not rally scientists!

97 Meteor Crater

Out in the middle of the Arizona desert is a monster crater, nearly 4,000 feet in diameter, and over 500 feet deep. Luckily it hit around 50,000 years ago.

98 Mexico Mexico

Head south anyplace from California to Texas, and that's where you will end up.

99 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Alberta, ...read more.

Keep heading north, and you'll get there eventually.

Beautiful country. I'm proud to neighbor it!

100 Condoleezza Rice Condoleezza Rice
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