Saturday, July 28, 2012

olympics trivia

Which country has the fewest athletes competing in the London Olympics?

I had never heard of the answer-country, Nauru, which turns out to be a small Micronesian island with an unbelievably informative government website.


Anonymous said...

Nauru is an interesting place but arguably also an ecological wreck and a microcosm example of what happens when people let their personal greed and self-interest overtake their responsibilities to their little part of the world.

Check out this piece in the New York Times magazine:

Randy Gunolo said...

Nauru is also the only country whose demonym is a palindrome.