Category Archives: World

2013 in review

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

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 130,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy – Grabbed

While French President Nicolas Sarkozy was shaking hands during a meet and greet in the town of Brax in southern France, a man pulled him by his suit into the barrier almost knocking him to the ground.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy Grabbed

The unidentified assailant was immediately tackled by security officers.  French police say the man is being held in the nearby town of Agen.  It is not immediately clear what the mans motive was for the attack on the president.  [View Source]