Was pointed out early in my academic studies that all the boundaries between countries are socially constructed! Also, that maps and globes are the product of humans. Nice colours on the manufactured globe though!
Always had a fascination with manned spaceflight. Although the highs of Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo on the USA side, and Sputnik, Vostok, Voskhod & Soyuz from the USSR, are my primary interest, I still get a buzz when I see