Daily Archives: December 30, 2014

Guyanese Online Blog – 2014 in review – By WordPress.com

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Guyanese Online Blog – 2014 in review – By WordPress.com

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 920,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 40 days for that many people to see it.

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AirAsia Flight 8501: What Makes Thunderstorms Such a Threat to Airliners

AirAsia Flight 8501: What Makes Thunderstorms Such a Threat to Airliners

Lightning is seen through the window of

It’s been two days since AirAsia Flight 8501 disappeared over the Java Sea, and still there’s no sign of the missing plane or the 162 people aboard. It is, of course, all but impossible to know at this point just what went wrong, but we do know the flight’s planned route to Singapore would have taken it through clusters of thunderstorms, and we know the crew moved west of their course to avoid clouds.   Continue reading