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Two Islands in Two Countries, Two Miles and 21 Hours Apart

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Have you ever wondered about the small border that the US shares with Russia? The tip of Siberia comes right up to the western islands of Alaska, and that's where the line is drawn, between the islands of Big Diomede and Little Diomede. What's even weirder is that the International Date Line runs between them. And there are people living on those islands. Half as Interesting explains the two islands to us. At about 4:20, the video cleverly segues into an ad. -via Digg 


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