Re: Earth and Qo'nos - how did you them imagine them back then?
How the Earth looked in the 23rd Century would have looked similar to how it was depicted in The Cage if that had shown the earth more in the original run of the series. I am very happy Into Darkness will give us some good looks at the earth of the future.
I completely forgot about the Mojave scene from The Cage!!
Here's a shot from "The Cage"
Star Trek Imponderables
, fun mashups of Trek's biggest continuity errors! Ep1