Friday, August 03, 2007

Pole Dance

Dry Bones cartoon: Russia moves to grab the North Pole?!.
The Russians have planted a flag on an undersea mountaintop at the North Pole?! Here's the story as first reported by the Russians (TASS)...and here's the story as updated in English by Al Jazeera (complete with video).

Today's Hindustan Times in India reports on U.S. counter moves.

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We're all familiar with the standard maps of the world or of the Middle East. Could it be that the little-seen Polar Projection map is going to push its way onto our front pages?.

A new planetary hot spot?

What's your guess?

New Hot Zone?

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