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January 1, 2014

2013 in review

Filed under: miscellaneous — vagus @ 1:35 pm

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 860 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 14 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

February 13, 2013

2012 in review

Filed under: miscellaneous — vagus @ 11:25 am

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,200 times in 2012. If it were a Dreamliner, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people.

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January 1, 2012

2011 in review

Filed under: miscellaneous — vagus @ 11:05 am

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,400 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 40 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

January 20, 2008

Doomsday 2012 – for real this time?

Filed under: miscellaneous — vagus @ 6:34 am

There was an interesting show on TV’s History Channel a few days ago (which aired in March last year in the US) called “Decoding The Past – Doomsday 2012: The End Of Days”. The show was about December 21, 2012 which has been predicted to be the Apocalypse by various prophets, oracles, holy texts from different civilisations and even a computer program!

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November 29, 2006

City Of Joy, Beasts Of Burden

Filed under: miscellaneous,rants — vagus @ 10:27 am

News of the impending ban of hand-pulled rickshaws (on humanitarian grounds) in the city of Kolkata (Calcutta) in India appeared on local cable news channels. It’s a bill in the West Bengal state assembly.

Can you imagine? We’re in the twenty first century and we still have this around.

The online article is here.

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