A recent AskMeFi thread on What is quintessentially Missourian? is remarkable and exhibits, I believe, what is best about Metafilter: locals coming together to share their knowledge, stories, histories, of a place. [more inside]
I get the pun, but can we cut it out with this one at last? I can't read "flyover country" without imagining some amount of dismissiveness, resignation, and even contempt on the part of the writer---and the site in general. [more inside]
We ran a query of all meetups in the US, and found there have been meet-ups in 44 distinct states. The missing states are both Dakotas, Idaho (a previous attempt), Mississippi (another attempt), West Virginia, and Wyoming. Map below! [more inside]
Geographic extremes of all kinds of Mefi users. [more inside]
In light of the constant debate about who is American and who is Usonian (or whatever favorite adjective you have). How do you identify yourself? [more inside]
We've discussed it at least once before, but perhaps we should have another go at the topic of video or content that is unavailable outside the USA, or at least give the derail (Which I contributed to, unfortunately) in this FPP somewhere to go.
Location-specific questions in AskMe: could we please talk about options for this again? [more inside]
I could have sworn there was a Metafilter post that linked to a really fantastic free website for learning geography, but I can't find it. Or maybe it was commented in an AskMefi thread? It wasn't this one, though that's a good website too. Anybody know what I'm talking 'bout?