It's North America - In Space!

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Click to viewThe amusing thing about the North America Nebula, which looks vaguely like the North American continent, is that it was named back in the eighteenth century — when America was almost as exotic to Europeans as outer space itself. [via Strange Maps]

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No, no, come on. You where looking at it wrong. It is very clearly a rabid elephant.