<p> <a href="http://www.roughtype.com/archives/2006/10/zeitgeist.php">Nicholas Carr</a> linked to Wikimedia's <a href="http://tools.wikimedia.de/~leon/stats/wikicharts/index.php?wiki=enwiki&amp;ns=articles&amp;limit=100&amp;month=08%2F2006&amp;mode=view">list</a> 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?

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  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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