A Swedish design student called Oskar Pernefeldt has come up with a new flag for planet earth. Meaning if we ever land on Mars, we can conquer it as one planet, not as one country. Think of the power. Pernefeldt feels the flag is needed now that the space race is over, and also because the whole concept of pinning a country's flag on a foreign planet is ethically dubious.
Sorry to be a pain, but this flag is booooooring. If we're going to impress the Martians when we finally disembark, I say the flags should be designed by the people of the internet. Look at New Zealand. They recently asked citizens to re-design the national flag and they came up with some real gems:
Check out the Flag Of Planet Earth website.
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