I love Groundhog Day. It makes total sense that an overgrown rodent can predict the weather! Punxsutawney Phil has been correct about 30% of the time.
It’s also 02/02/2020 which is a true date palindrome (dates such as 9/19/19 aren’t really date palindromes because the year is truncated). IFOD on palindromes here.
Today is the 3rd anniversary of the IFOD. Thank you for reading. The thing I like best about writing this blog is the personal interaction from comments, emails, and in-person discussions.
Over the past three years I’ve published 635 IFODs. Both daily, and over longer periods of time, the number of clicks follows a power-law distribution as you can see in the chart below. Every day the top click getter is that day’s post. But many clicks come from Google and are of prior posts; the current day post usually gets less than half the day’s clicks.
Here’s a link to the most popular IFODs: https://www.theifod.com/most-popular-ifods/
Here’s a few IFODs without many clicks but which I think are pretty interesting: