We'll leave the light on for you!. The principality of Liechtenstein has thought of an innovative way of rasing tourism revenue: Rent the whole country! Liechtenstein, established by the Holy Roman Empire in 1719 and sovereign since 1806, is among the smallest nations on the planet. It boasts a population around 33,000 living in a nation around 0.9 times the size of Washington DC. Check out the Liechtensteinian homepage. (in German) [MetaFilter]
well this explains what might be in bush's mind for the future of the U.S. to pay of his enormous future debt, we can just rent the country to corporations, wait, isn't that what we basically do now though?