You know I scrutinize plenty of americans just throughout my brief life, but in the end I know we're the ones who brought forth the modern age.
TCP/IP (aka the internet, which we loaned out all the IP addressing blocks to the rest of the world)
The big mac
Quite possibly the largest inter cultural mesh experiment the world has ever known
The list goes on and on, but you'll never hear these people be grateful for building their smart phone technology and leasing them IP addresses so they can stream music in their cars. Instead they use theor phones and internet to talk shit.