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Roger Dowds won several hundred thousand pounds on the Irish version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, which is why Ronan Kelly, the host an Irish public radio program, first went to interview him. During their talk together, it became clear that Roger was a very unlikely game show champion.
This American Life
The frequency of words in texts, the size of companies and the linking together of components in Linux software distributions show approximately the same mathematical distribution: they obey Zipf’s law. (via What links Open Source and literature?)
The world’s highest-res Earth-imaging satellite zooms in on President Obama (via Inauguration Day From Space | Popular Science)