I rarely repost other's blog posts, but this seemed really interesting to me. No sure why exactly... I guess it's just interesting to look at our country (and continent) through someone else's eyes and in this case someone from 1981. See the original post and resulting discussion at the Paleofuture blog:
In other news, Moog just announced this:
I don't understand.
update: oh, it's like an April fools sort of thing. I never get those.