- Many people have set up their own laws and proclaimed their independence as kings and queens
- All you need is a DIY spirit and a lack of formal recognition from established nations and United Nations
- Dr. Judy Lattas defines the self-declared entity as "micronation"
- Some are virtual game-playing, some are art projects, others are political protests or indigenous sovereignty movements
(CNN)When most territories decide to go it alone as an independent country, it usually involves at best a referendum, at worst a messy war.