With all of the school, travel, lack of internet, etc., some things unfortunately fell to the back burner for a little while. One of those was posting the essays for our "What It Means to Be Crimson Tide" contest. I'll post the top three candidates after lunch today around 2:00, 2:30 and 3:00. Public voting on the essays will remain open until midnight central time on Thursday and then we'll announce the winner on Friday. The vote from RBR readers will be 1/3 of the decision along with Todd having 1/3 of the vote and me having the last 1/3.
For now, here's a map someone sent us of US states renamed for countries with a similar GDP: