25 Billion (From Dan Meyer) #anyqs

Well? Live link: http://www.apple.com/itunes/25-billion-app-countdown/ For those (geeks) looking for more detail on how the rate is determined, you might be able to find the rate in the somewhat obfusticated javascript file found here: http://images.apple.com/global/scripts/downloadcounter.js

Obsessions #anyqs

Some more information can be found here (look in the description of the video). A second spoiler video can be found here.

Twitter Graph Story #anyqs

  To no one surprise, [removed] was lowest on Monday afternoons and through Tuesday, the beginning of the work week, and rose later in the week, peaking on Saturday and Sunday. The pattern on weekend days was shifted about two hours later — the morning peak closer to 9 a.m. and the evening one past […]

Transport $12 billion of gold #anyqs

From Bloomberg: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez ordered the central bank to repatriate $11 billion of gold reserves held in developed nations’ institutions such as the Bank of England as prices for the metal rise to a record. Venezuela, which holds 211 tons of its 365 tons of gold reserves in U.S., European, Canadian and Swiss banks, will progressively return the bars […]