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June 20th, 2012
11:42 AM ET

Only In America: Light up my life

In Tuesday's episode of "Piers Morgan Tonight," the host used his "Only in America" segment to focus on photos that light up the night:

"The PBS series 'America Revealed' is giving us extraordinary new images of this vast country, pictures taken from space," explained Piers Morgan. "Pictures that glow with the pulse of everyday life."

Sharing the images with his viewers, Morgan detailed the riding routes of cyclists shuttling pizza all across New York City:

"Many seem to be heading towards my apartment," he joked.

But the newest telling technology explains more than the path of the pizzas, but also their origin, and ingredients:

"It takes an army of trucks to bring all of the ingredients to Manhattan. This image shows the Dominoes Pizza Network," the host revealed. "The enormous nationwide supply chain. The dough, the sauce, the cheese, refrigerated in the backs of trucks and tracked by satellites."

From many miles away, the glowing chart explains imports and exports, as food moves from state to state, and eventually, from table to tummy:

"The beams of light show what is entering the country on a given day, and what is leaving."

However, as America's economic struggles continue, the light show has both ups and downs:

"The dots tell a bleak story. That of the number of job losses in America. As you can see, states like California, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, among the hardest hit," described Morgan.

Furthering the "Only in America" concept, Morgan suggested the GPS navigates the nation, putting things into proper perspective:

"This is america's power grid. The network, visualized like never before," he said. "It's impressive. And positively electrifying."
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