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Trivial Posts: The Debut Edition

Right then, let’s try a little something here. Since I had my ‘what is this blog for’ discussion a year or two ago, it’s been a place for links, thoughts, and fun things that I want to keep track of personally… and there seems to be an audience for it. But it’s been a bit haphazard of late. So in a vain way to try and put some structure in place, and to experiment with email newsletters and regular digests, here’s the first day of ‘Trivial Posts’. (Personally I blame James Whatley). Nine Flawed Christmas Baubles Of The Solar System Just because Pluto pretended to be a

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Landing on an comet, what is it good for? Record sales!

Apparently landing on a comet boosting the popularity of  Aerosmith’s ‘I Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing’. Via Spotify: Back on earth, it didn’t take long for the memes to set in, including widely-echoed references to Armageddon the movie… The effect was musically felt as well, as we discovered after Spotify staffer Dariusz Dzuik tipped us off to a tweetfrom @jlax, asking us to look into one particular song from the film’s soundtrack: Can someone @spotify please release the data for Aerosmith song plays today vs the historical average? …See that spike in plays for “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing” from the Armageddon soundtrack? It happened on November 13, the day after Philae touched down

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