The U.S. is basically an overcompensating, attention-seeking brat.posted on February 7, 2013 at 10:44am EST
*before South Sudan officially became an independent state on July 9, 2011
Ah, the politics of map design.
While originally created by James Gall in 1885, the Gall-Peters Projection came into public consciousness in 1967 when Arno Peters championed it as a more accurate representation of the size of countries. It was considered controversial for calling into question the way the "third-world" is represented.
This works for individuals as well. I certainly think I'm more important than I am in reality.
I am amazed at how long Chile is! It basically extends from Canada to Columbia if it was in the Northern Hemisphere!