What Do Irukandi Jellyfish, JonBenet Ramsey, and Pokemon Have in Common?

Nicholas Carr linked to Wikimedia’s list of the 30 most visited pages on Wikipedia. It’s an interesting (and possibly upsetting) snapshot of Western culture. The sex stuff is predictable, I guess, but why the hell are the irukandji jellyfish and the Volkswagen Type 2 so popular?

1. Home page

2. Wikipedia

3. United States

4. List of big-bust models and performers

5. JonBenet Ramsey

6. List of sex positions

7. Wiki

8. Hurricane Katrina

9. Pluto

10. List of female porn stars

11. Irukandji jellyfish

12. Pornography

13. Wii

14. World Wrestling Entertainment roster

15. Jeff Hardy [professional wrestler]

16. Pokemon

17. September 11, 2001 attacks

18. Celebrity sex tape

19. Neighbours [Australian soap opera]

20. Warren Jeffs [polygamist cult leader]

21. C programming language

22. Sasuke Uchiha [fictional anime character]

23. Volkswagen Type 2

24. Priyanka Chopra [Miss World 2000]

25. Morocco

26. Nicole Scherzinger [lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls]

27. United States Air Force

28. Batman

29. List of gay porn stars [a model of wikipedian comprehensiveness]

30. Tupac Shakur

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