Well the “Possibly Related Posts feature” seems to be working. Today morning I saw traffic to an obscure old post spike up. Apparently WordPress linked to that post as “Possibly Related” from it’s blog post announcing the New Admin Bar Design. This feature is pretty cool. It’s linking to lesser known blogs and putting them […]

Pingdom put together a list of domain names owned by Google and found some really odd names. Here are a few examples: 30dayfitness.com bayareaburritos.com donationcard.com essentialmommy.com greengardengifts.com mariolovespasta.com thesecretofburritos.com We know Google likes food but enough to buy domains? Oh by the way – goooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooogle.com isn’t available either. More odd domain names owned by Google […]

What kind of sick minded, demented person would do something like this? (Edit: see my update below) A quiz about the Virginia Tech tragedy, “see how much you know about the events” What do you hope to achieve from the quiz? How would you feel I came up with a quiz on the death anniversary […]

I wanted a simple regular expression to retrieve URLs from a paragraph of text, but a google search returned so many Regular Expressions that it was tough to separate the good from the bad. So here are two tried and tested Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) to help match URLs: A simple one to match […]

I came across a handy piece of code to print out the “age of a date” in words on ThinkPHP. This code should print out the difference between two dates in words (X Days/Months/Weeks/Years). I have modified the original piece of code to print out the number of years as well. This is a snippet […]

The third day of the test between India and South Africa saw a lot of records being broken. I’ve compiled a list of the records that were broken, and also compiled some useful facts. Third Fastest Double Century Sehwag scored his double century in 194 balls, the third fastest ever. He now has the second […]

Three weeks ago Yahoo! launched Buzz, a digg like news site. Get news from several pre-approved news sources, vote, rinse and repeat. We’ve all heard about Digg/Slashdot/Reddit “Effect” bringing websites down, but Yahoo Buzz trumps them all. Since Yahoo! publishes a few of these links on it’s homepage, a few minutes can garner you a […]

Australia maybe have been a champion need for the past decade however once you are at the top of the mountain there is nowhere to go but down. India has shown this by beating Australia consistently this year in Twenty20 games, at home in India and in the CB Series at Australia. South Africa is […]

G-Archiver professes to be an application which backups your Gmail messages. G-Archiver is your one click Gmail backup solution.Backup Gmail email messages to your computer using G-Archiver.Never lose another message – backup Gmail messages and you’ll have a stored copy on your computer in the event of Gmail data loss incidents. Gmail backup with G-Archiver […]

Forbes magazine has declared that Warren Buffet is now the world’s richest man. Even though Buffet pledged 85% of his wealth to charity in July 2006 his wealth is increasing and is now at $62 billion, an increase of $10 billion from last year. More to donate now Buffet? Bill Gates ($58 Billion) who was […]