Why Is That Country So ________?

Alvin Ward

Credit: @Randal_Olson

In the past we featured a map showing Google autocomplete results for the phrase "why is [state] so..." Thanks to computer scientist Randy Olson, we've got a European version.

As Matthew O'Brien points out in The Atlantic, lots of people are Googling why post-communist Europe is still so poor. And more people are asking questions about turkey the food.

Here's a map with the country names for reference.

Credit: Thinkstock

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