State of the Blogosphere on April 2006

Technorati, the biggest blog search engine, reports on the blogosphere:

-The blogosphere is doubling in size every 6 months.
-It is now over 60 times bigger than it was 3 years ago.
-As of April 2006, over 75,000 blogs were created daily.
-On average, a new weblog is created every second of every day.

-11% of all blogs update weekly (or more.)
-19.4 million bloggers (55%) are still posting 3 months after their blogs are created.
-The blogosphere, and its posting volume, also reacts to world events.

via: Technorati

Can You Parallel Park?

"Quick parallel parking, using E-brake on stick shift model"
(7 sec., 584 KB)
via: Google Video


Golden Gate Bridge and Its Sad Numbers

An interesting tally of the famous bridge. Beauty and an easy route to death have long made the Golden Gate Bridge a magnet for suicides. This data is based on The Chronicle's review of Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District records.

via: Betuman


The Most Popular Person on Flickr

Wanna know who's the most popular person on Flicker?

By looking at her pictures, she deserves to be too. She has many great creative shots from double and long exposures.


via: EvanRoberts.com

edit: here's one of her interviews


PBS Shows Censorship in China

Watch this PBS Frontline documentary as 4 top students at one of China's most prestigious universities fail to identify where the famous Tianamen Square photo of the "Tank Man" is from.

via: digg.com (see other stories I "dugg")

Yo Natalie!

Natalie Portman Rap Video from Saturday Night Live
One of the best SNL shorts in quite a while...

via: YouTube(taken down by NBC, so now there's only Egotastic link)


"I Pity the Fool"

Happy April Fools Day, everyone :)

See what everyone's been doing...
or maybe just what's counted as the top 100 of all time. ^^

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