Astronomy: Jupiter, Venus and Mercury in a sunset triangle

For those curious about the astronomical event that is just happening these days, when, as seen from Earth, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury seem to come close together in a nice triangle, here are some details.

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Book: Darwin’s “On The Origin of Species”

If there are not many books that can be considered having a major contribution to the mankind knowledge, then Darwin’s book is certainly one of them.

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Osteochondral Autograft Transfer System (OATS)

These very complicated medical terms, translated in common language, describe a modern procedure for fixing a damaged ankle by transfering a healthy tissue harvested from the knee (an interesting lecture of this procedure is provided in this Artex document).

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2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2010. That’s about 3 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 5 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 7 posts. There were 45 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 7mb. That’s about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was May 27th with 177 views. The most popular post that day was Hiking: The Cerna Valley (Valea Cernei), 6-9 May, 2010.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for liviu ionescu blog, carsteanu alin, leonardo dicaprio, liviu ionescu himalaya, and croatia.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Hiking: The Cerna Valley (Valea Cernei), 6-9 May, 2010 May 2010


Day 1 – The Cociului Falls May 2010


Movie: ‘Robin Hood’, with Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett May 2010


Photos August 2010


Day 2 – The Domogled Peak May 2010
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Genealogy and how to manage family trees

geni logoThere’s a moment in life when we realise that most of our older relatives are no longer between us. We were used to consider them as the family history repositories, but now we suddenly discover there are not many around to ask about our family and some of the details might be lost forever. An so, at one time or another, either for ourselves or for our descendants, we all become interested in our family heritage.

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