Archives by Popularity

Album Cover: The Bends

"All your insides fall to pieces; you just sit there wishing you could still make love."
Radiohead / High and Dry

Every year, certain blog entries float their way to the top in terms of popularity. The following lists provide a glimpse of the most popular blog entries by year. Rankings are based on unique permalink visits, which have been tracked since August of 2004.


  1. URI vs. URL
  2. What is a 'Back Door Man?'
  3. An Analysis of 'Bernie'
  4. XHTML and Table Height
  5. XHTML Image Maps
  6. Box Model Enlightenment
  7. A Dime a Dozen
  8. Camino vs. Safari
  9. Mozilla T-Shirts
  10. Unsolved Mysteries of the Unix Timestamp
  11. Smoke
  12. And it Begins
  13. Memories of Sixth Grade Camp
  14. Random Blog I
  15. Britney Spears
  16. Get Yourself High
  17. The Perfect Saturday
  18. Rupert, No More
  19. Another Reason to Hate UCLA
  20. Onward and Upward


  1. The Difference Between Gray and Grey
  2. MySQL's LEFT() Function
  3. XPath in PHP: Problems Solved
  4. The Difference Between Who and Whom
  5. Extracting Unique Values with XSL
  6. Tableless Tables
  7. Gmail Problems
  8. Ignoring All Styles
  9. XHTML and Table Height Revisited
  10. To Clone or Not to Clone
  11. The Difference Between Farther and Further
  12. Constants in CSS
  13. Thunderbird and Norton AntiVirus
  14. Almost There
  15. Using SQLite in PHP 5
  16. Sea Change
  17. Aggressive Stylesheet Caching in Firefox
  18. GrayModern 0.6.2
  19. Firefox's Default Browser Setting
  20. Utilizing NOAA Weather XML via Web Services


  1. The Difference Between Class and ID in CSS
  2. The Difference Between Sympathy and Empathy
  3. Sending Email in Perl Using MIME-Lite
  4. Stupid Turkish Hackers
  5. Installing Subversion on Fedora Core 3
  6. Bernzilla Redesign 2005: Submerged
  7. Three Tickets
  8. Pronouncing 'Processes'
  9. Disabled Form Fields in Internet Explorer
  10. New Music Releases RSS Feed
  11. The State of the Browsersphere - Part 1: Safari
  12. Back On Top
  13. Pleasure Unit Website Redesign
  14. Why Won't Netscape Just Go Away?
  15. Installing PHP 4 or PHP 5 on IIS
  16. Multiple Subexpression Matching in JavaScript
  17. Middle Click
  18. How Ta-Da Lists Cleaned Up My Whiteboard
  19. Installing Apache2, MySQL and PHP on Redhat Linux 9
  20. Fedora Core KVM Issues


  1. How to Restart Windows via Remote Desktop
  2. Embedding YouTube Videos as Valid XHTML 1.0
  3. Getting :hover to Work in IE7
  4. Installing the Subversion Client with SSL Support on Linux
  5. Embedding Dailymotion Videos as Valid XHTML 1.0
  6. Changelog Between Two Tags in Subversion
  7. Getting Around the COUNT DISTINCT Problem in SQLite
  8. Incrementing a Date in Perl
  9. Setting the DOCTYPE in XSL
  10. Strange Cursor Artifact in Firefox
  11. Finally
  12. Adaptive Aggregators
  13. Bernzilla Redesign 2006: Requiem
  14. Pink for October
  15. Pluralize Intelligently with PHP
  16. Multiple-Value Returns in JavaScript
  17. Handpicked Pink
  18. Converting to MySQL-Friendly Timestamps in Perl
  19. How Do I Include YouTube Enclosures in My RSS Feed?
  20. On the Same Page


  1. Fixing the Green Bar Problem in Windows Movie Maker
  2. Connecting to a Remote Oracle Database with PHP and the Oracle Instant Client
  3. Ripping CDs to MP3 in Windows Media Player 11
  4. Dynamic YouTube Image Thumbnails
  5. Copying Firefox Bookmarks from XP to Vista
  6. Uninstalling Gnash in Ubuntu
  7. How to Contribute to Firefox
  8. The Difference Between Antennas and Antennae
  9. IE7 Can't Handle 'table-row'
  10. Adding a Second Hard Drive in Ubuntu
  11. How to Make 'apt-get install' Stop Requiring Your Ubuntu DVD
  12. Add Seahawks Schedule to Google Calendar
  13. 10 Solid WordPress Themes
  14. Don't Let Me Down
  15. Time-sensitive nofollow
  16. Avoiding Email Header Injection in PHP
  17. C3PO
  18. OK Computer
  19. Firefox's Strange 'Save File' Behavior
  20. and Windows Movie Maker


  1. WordPress on the Verge of Valid YouTube Embeds?
  2. How to Make a Slow USB Flash Drive Faster
  3. Utilizing cdata-section-elements in XSL
  4. Heidi Noelle
  5. Selecting a Random Row from an SQLite Table
  6. How WordPress Post Slugs Work
  7. Wedding and Honeymoon in Jamaica
  8. The Joys of Using a Comcast DVR
  9. Belkin F5D7132: The Bane of My Existence
  10. Generating Video Thumbnail Storyboards
  11. Overlaying an Image on a Video Using FFmpeg on Ubuntu
  12. Some Sunday Night Ramblings
  13. Windows Live Hotmail and the Firefox 3 Betas
  14. 'Unable to access jar file' from a Cygwin Bash Script
  15. Getting Wireless Networking to Work in Ubuntu on a Dell Latitude D630
  16. What to Expect from a Root Canal
  17. Curt Warner's House Fire
  18. Ferrari F430 Scuderia
  19. I Know English Very Good
  20. Is John Oliver's Grandma Young at Heart?


  1. Using Visual Studio .NET 2003 on Windows 7
  2. How to Make an Animated GIF from Video
  3. Adware in My Firefox Status Bar?
  4. Merecal
  5. How to Get the Height of a Hidden Div
  6. How Namespaces Can Hose Your XPath Queries in C#
  7. Pearl Jam at Key Arena in Seattle on September 21, 2009
  8. From Hardy to Jaunty
  9. Editing a Video by Generating and Using an EDL File on Windows
  10. Christian Wargo
  11. Pearl Jam at Key Arena in Seattle on September 22, 2009
  12. Problems with Google Gears and Google Reader
  13. Dawg Day
  14. Logging On to Windows 7 with LogMeIn
  15. Medical Bills, Insurance Claims and Other Forms of Sheer Nonsense
  16. Deja Vu in Firefox 3.1 Beta 2
  17. Second Annual Bobby Engram Celebrity Softball Game
  18. On Switching to 64-bit
  19. Losing Unread Items in Google Reader Again
  20. Skywalker


  1. When Calls to a CheckedListBox's SetItemChecked Method Don't Work
  2. Heidi's Second Birthday
  3. The Night I Met Eddie Vedder
  4. Western Digital/Seagate Switcharoo
  5. My Mom Went to College
  6. The Worst Kind of Sports Fan
  7. Raindrop Wish
  8. A Moment of Zen
  9. Nine Years Later
  10. Banned for Using Google Reader's Email Feature
  11. Aloft
  12. Poochinski
  13. The Effects of Innovation on Inclination


  1. Handling the Enter Key On a Node in a TreeView in C#
  2. Merecal Goodbye Letter
  3. Nathan Matthew
  4. The World Didn't End
  5. Why You Should Watch Inside Job
  6. Ignoring Googlebot When Tailing Apache Logs
  7. Ten Years Later
  8. Early Impressions of Firefox 4


  1. Handling gzip-compressed (or Not) Content in Python
  2. Why and How I Back Up My Twitter Tweets
  3. OpenShift by Red Hat
  4. Friday Night Lights
  5. My Linux Development Setup
  6. A Remembrance
  7. Vader
  8. Talking to Your TV
  9. From Dual-boot Back to Single-boot
  10. Have Your Cake and Eat It Too
  11. Ra Ra Riot's Eye for Design
  12. Young Emotions


  1. Even the Nonephemeral is Ephemeral
  2. Introducing Blab
  3. Inspecting Raw HTTP Headers on Linux with ngrep
  4. RIP Don James
  5. Why Facebook Graph Search is a Good Thing for Speech Recognition
  6. Facebook is Working on Speech Recognition
  7. Immediate First Impressions of Digg Reader
  8. BBQ
  9. iWear
  10. Getting Single-user OAuth to Work with the Tumblr API
  11. That Smiling Face
  12. Keeping Idle SSH Sessions Alive on Ubuntu and Linux Mint
  13. The Future of Awesome is Expensive
  14. Fiona 2008-2013
  15. Persisting Local Environment Variables When Running sudo
  16. Retreat
  17. Music on YouTube


  1. Fiat Money
  2. Coldblooded Statistics
  3. Excerpts from a Review of the Lamborghini Aventador Roadster
  4. Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Parade 2014
  5. The Seattle Seahawks are World Champions


  1. Pixie 2001-2016


  1. A Difference Between Light and Sound
  2. Like Two Ships in the Night