Russian explorers used a small submarine to plant a rust-proof flag on the ocean floor at the North Pole.

Submitted by Callemity on Thu, 09/08/2007 - 16:36

North Pole PositionBy Sam HopkinsIn one of my favorite comedy routines, Brit Eddie Izzard points out the absurdity of planting a flag as a method of claiming territory by European colonial powers. Russia has just become the new standard bearer of this long-dormant practice.On stage, Izzard, an Englishman with a French last name who was [...]



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