TIL that there’s two islands (Big Diomede & Little Diomede) in the Bering Strait which are only 2.4 mi (3.8 km) apart but separated by the International Date Line, causing a 21 hour time difference. They were nicknamed Tomorrow Island and Yesterday Island.

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Also of note is that the big island is Russian and the little island is American, which made the Cold War more interesting.


So theoretically, you can celebrate holidays twice over if you move from one to the other. Two Christmases, two New Years…


A 23-hour time difference?


If you forget something in Tomorrow Town you have to go Back to The Future.


Yeah but there’s the Island of the Day Before