Useful things that are familiar to US, but it is not known to us

What everyday objects and things in the States look different

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Fluoridated water

In the middle of the last century, scientists discovered that fluoride prevents tooth decay by reducing leaching of minerals from tooth enamel. When this assumption has been scientifically proven that in America began to water fluoridation for prevention of caries in the population. They say the effect is felt in a month.

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Food grinders

Thanks to this device, Americans can grind and send to the sewer, all kitchen organic waste. It allows not only to avoid the unpleasant smell of their bins, and in General keep the kitchen clean.

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Ducted air conditioning is a personal split systems

The vast majority of areas in the United States equipped with ducted air conditioning. Unlike personal split systems that cool the stagnant air in the apartment, ducted air-conditioning “replace” that air “new” from the street, and it is cooled. The structure of this conditioning, the apartment manages to maintain the perfect temperature and humidity.

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Phone numbers with letters

The Americans came to great discovery: their sales have 1-800-ABC-DEFG, is clear from the letters one can form any word, for example, shop floristry can safely use 1-800-flowers (flowers flowers). So Americans are easier to remember phone numbers. By the way, a call to the 1-800 numbers is always free.

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Potatoes in polyethylene

We decided to buy potatoes or buckets and bags or pounds. In America so many years potatoes sold individually, each wrapped in plastic and marked with bar code.

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Facilities for all members of society

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America still impresses by the fact that there is no concept of “limited intelligence.” Any disabled person in the United States is considered to be a productive member of society and has everything you need: smooth pavement, low ramps, buttons in elevators and traffic lights installed so that they were easy to reach. A public vehicle equipped with air suspension, due to which the bus leans to the level of the sidewalk so that a wheelchair can easily get on the bus.

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Words instead of road signs

Us from America is notable for the fact that here there are virtually no road signs. Almost all the road names are written literally with the words, “yield to pedestrians”, “the speed limit is 50 miles per hour”, etc. it is Done mostly to ensure that nobody was confused.

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