ust think where the world wouldn’t be without the United States of America. Actually, don’t answer that (because it would be too depressing to think about). To be fair, though, we do owe a lot of credit to Italy (Amerigo Vespucci) and Spain (Christopher Columbus) for first discovering ‘us’. That’s why we’re going to let you, our readers, decide who should lay claim to the Columbus Day Hottie Competition. We’ve pitted the three countries against each other in an epic showdown, a three-way that’s sure to get exciting.