Michael Jordan majored in geography. Which is beside the point, but it's still neat. Even if you're a wiz at memorizing state capitals, sneakers help broaden your horizons. From patriotic flag inspired colorways from countries all around the world, to that obscure sneaker store you discovered online that's in some language you don't know but now realize it's in the Netherlands (word to Google translate!), there are new discoveries and releases that seem to make the world much smaller and our knowledge much better.