A Little American History
We used some famous expressions when referring to the methods by which you can reach us. We realize that not everyone knows what these expressions mean. So we have written a brief description of each one. "If we do not remember history, we will repeat it." as someone once said.
 

Watson, Come here!




Once there was an inventor named Alexander Graham Bell.  He had an assistant named Thomas Watson.  He was trying to invent a way to let people talk through a wire using electricity. It was March 10th, 1875.  He had a device rigged up in one room of his laboratory that was connected via a wire to a device in another room where Tom Watson was waiting.  

 Alexander accidentally knocked over a bottle of acid which spilled on his clothes and burned him.  In agony, Alexander shouted "Mister Watson, come here. I want to see you!".  Watson came running in and said that he had heard him through the device.  And thus was born the telephone.  We are sure that Alexander and Tom would be very amazed at how the telephone has evolved over the last 125 years!  Thank you Alexander for one of the greatest inventions our planet has seen so far!  Read more about this wonderful man. 
 

Pony Express Mail


 

The following newspaper advertisement was first published in America in the spring of 1860 and in the months to follow : "Wanted: Young, skinny, wirey fellows not over 18. Must be expert riders willing to risk death daily. Orphans preferred. Wages $25 per week."  And here is the rest of the story.
 

Warp Speed Mail




This is a Star Trek term. One Warp = The speed of light (about 186,000 miles per second / 300,000 kilometers per second). You can go up to 10 warps. This page explains it all. Please consult it before making any cross-galaxy trips.  Be sure to buckle up at all times and obey all traffic signs.  Don't use your cell phone when traveling above 1 warp. It could be dangerous to your health and that of your spaceship.  The spaceship pictured is the X-183CA from the planet Krypton which was the first one to break the one wrap speed barrier in our galaxy.  It was piloted by Lucky Amanda, an android.
 
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