looking up some info on oceans for the GlobalPost, and came across this neat tidbit of knowledge – seabasing. supposedly America is considering building military bases at sea in order to sidestep the problem of where to base troops internationally and avoid territorial issues, since no one country controls the high seas.

according to a recent economist article, they would “be composed of parts that can be rearranged like giant Lego bricks,” such that “the armed forces could assemble them when needed, add to them, subtract from them and eventually dismantle them when they are no longer required—and all without leaving a trace.” wild.