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Tuesday, 28 August, 2007: added to the Birthday Calculator horoscope based lucky number, lucky days, lucky dates, ruling planet, opposition numbers and opposition sign.

More to come!


Monday, 18 June 2007: I haven't been online for a while now. I'm still not really back. I'm in a temporary residence using a dial-in account and a small ancient laptop to get online (10" display!). I hope to be back full-time on the desktop with a broadband connection, answering emails, updating and adding new features to The Birthday Calculator and Names pages in mid-July.

The short version of the story is that on 3 April 2007 I decided I needed help with a bad flareup of a chronic intestinal problem. In effect, the hospital said nevermind that, the heart failure will kill you first!

If you are interested in a bit more detail you can read my blog entries I'm Not Dead, Yet! parts 1, 2 & 3 here.


Sunday, 17 December 2006: I've added a new feature to the What Your Name Means page. It now includes the meaning of your first name. If your name isn't in the database then this item will not be displayed, but the database contains tens of thousands of names so there's a good chance it is in there.

Right now this is considered an experimental feature and may be withdrawn later if it causes excessive bandwidth usage or slows down the page loads or site too much.

Tuesday, 11 November 2006: Who Is Visiting The Birthday Calculator

Data for October 2006 from Google Analytics
9,126,988 pageviews
1,791,550 visitors from 201 Countries


Sunday, 22 October 2006: Added the Hijra, Islamic calendar date of your birth date to The Birthday Calculator.
Sunday, 22 October 2006: Changed the Hebrew conversion to show the date for births both before and after sundown on The Birthday Calculator.
Sunday, 15 October 2006: Added the Mayan calendar long count date of your birth date to The Birthday Calculator.
Tuesday, 10 October, 2006: Fixed the weather images page @ http://www.paulsadowski.com/Weather/Radar.htm


Monday, 2 October, 2006: Added a calculator to show the date difference between any two dates.

DateDiff is located here.

Compare the time passed between two forward dates. The result will be displayed as the difference in Years, Months, Days. For example, 50 years, 3 months, 24 days

Please use only 4 digit years.


Wednesday, 6 September, 2006: Visitors by country to The Birthday Calculator:
 

Data for August 2006 from Google Analytics

12,406,363 pageviews
 2,327,932 visitors from 201 Countries
 
Country Visits
United States 1836238
Canada 121874
Australia 88335
United Kingdom 75145
(not set) 38619
India 21746
South Africa 13445
Netherlands 13310
New Zealand 11008
Philippines 8191
Singapore 7727
Malaysia 6866
Spain 6089
Ireland 5812
Germany 4837
Mexico 4227
United Arab Emirates 3214
Argentina 2733
Israel 2494
Chile 2427
France 2408
Belgium 2217
Romania 1947
Puerto Rico 1931
Hong Kong 1855
Switzerland 1773
Sweden 1594
Greece 1534
Satellite Provider 1483
Brazil 1385
Japan 1339
Kuwait 1293
Macedonia 1278
China 1247
Norway 1222
Italy 1132
Iran 1090
Saudi Arabia 1057
Indonesia 950
Portugal 927
Egypt 924
Venezuela 917
Turkey 855
Thailand 831
Vietnam 799
Pakistan 747
Finland 741
Denmark 670
Austria 648
Bulgaria 645
Poland 569
Taiwan 547
Europe 529
Korea 525
Trinidad and Tobago 520
Malta 483
Jordan 470
Colombia 452
Costa Rica 446
Peru 415
Slovenia 409
Bahrain 394
Cyprus 391
Qatar 379
Bermuda 369
Sri Lanka 362
Jamaica 353
Yugoslavia 323
Brunei Darussalam 294
Mauritius 275
Panama 274
Barbados 272
Russian Federation 261
Macau 254
Hungary 247
Virgin Islands  246
Czech Republic 244
Lebanon 243
Oman 241
Iceland 231
Croatia 225
Dominican Republic 221
Guam 203
Bahamas 173
Estonia 172
Ecuador 145
Lithuania 144
Nigeria 141
Guatemala 129
Latvia 127
Luxembourg 123
Fiji 119
El Salvador 116
Kenya 112
Bangladesh 98
Aruba 95
Netherlands Antilles 95
Syrian Arab Republic 88
Uruguay 88
Tanzania  88
Nepal 87
Slovakia 82
Sudan 82
Bosnia and Herzegovina 79
Morocco 79
Uganda 79
Northern Mariana Islands 78
Namibia 76
Cayman Islands 75
Ukraine 65
Saint Kitts and Nevis 64
Bolivia 62
Suriname 61
Papua New Guinea 60
Guyana 55
Belize 52
Saint Lucia 50
Gibraltar 49
Nicaragua 48
Zimbabwe 44
Honduras 43
Afghanistan 41
Seychelles 39
Ghana 39
Bhutan 37
Cambodia 35
Zambia 35
Iraq 34
Grenada 33
Kazakhstan 32
Antigua and Barbuda 31
Anonymous Proxy 30
Monaco 30
Cuba 30
Tunisia 30
New Caledonia 28
Haiti 27
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 25
Moldova  25
Paraguay 23
Myanmar 21
Albania 20
Palestinian Territory 19
French Polynesia 19
Botswana 17
Lao People's Democratic Republic 17
Malawi 17
Ethiopia 17
Azerbaijan 15
Virgin Islands  15
Greenland 14
Cote D'Ivoire 13
Maldives 13
Micronesia  13
Senegal 12
Dominica 11
Yemen 10
Belarus 10
Georgia 10
Palau 9
Angola 9
Algeria 9
Liechtenstein 8
Swaziland 8
Mongolia 8
Mozambique 7
Cameroon 7
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 7
American Samoa 7
Asia/Pacific Region 6
Solomon Islands 6
Cook Islands 6
Andorra 6
Mali 6
Vanuatu 5
Armenia 5
Faroe Islands 5
Rwanda 5
Uzbekistan 4
British Indian Ocean Territory 4
Gabon 4
Samoa 4
Tajikistan 3
Kyrgyzstan 3
Anguilla 3
Madagascar 3
Sierra Leone 3
United States Minor Outlying Islands 2
Togo 2
Benin 2
Djibouti 2
Eritrea 2
Congo 2
Kiribati 1
Turkmenistan 1
Burkina Faso 1
Tonga 1
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) 1
Gambia 1
Sao Tome and Principe 1
Niger 1

Monday, 21 August, 2006: Add the Top 10 Songs of Your Birth Year to the Birthday Calculator. Each song is linked to Amazon so that you can preview or purchase the songs if you like.
Wednesday, 2 August, 2006: At certain times of the day you may be redirected to a second server when you use the Birthday Calculator. This happens transparently and you may not even notice it, but as long as it is paulsadowski.org you know it's OK and that it is still the one and only Birthday Calculator. This is being done to minimize excess bandwidth usage charges of thousands of dollars per month. (I'm not kidding. Thousands of dollars per month.)


Tuesday, 25 July, 2006: Added the date of your birthday according to the Hebrew calendar to the Birthday Calculator.


Also I've partnered with Microsoft/Hotmail to offer you free email accounts under the domain name TheBirthdayCalculator.com.

These are Hotmail accounts with 250MB of space and eventually 2GB when transitioned to Windows Live Mail but unlike a normal Hotmail account your email address will be @TheBirthdayCalcultor.com. For example, you could be YourName@TheBirthdayCaclulator.com where YourName is any name of your choice.

You can find the links to sign-up on the Birthday Calculator page or on my site's main page.


I've added a free reminder service from Grow Flowers. This is a totally free service that will send you reminders of events of your choosing. I've dealt with Grow Flowers for a while and trust them to maintain your privacy.

There's a graphic on the bottom of the Birthday Calculator results page where you can sign up or you can click on this link, Reminder Service.


Tuesday, 11 July, 2006: Added celebrity birthdays to the Birthday Calculator. See which celebrities you share a birth date with.
Monday, 10 July, 2006: Added a pop-up window which displays the Chinese Zodiac symbol.
Friday, 7 July, 2006: Add statistics for Australia  to the Birthday Calculator.
Wednesday, 21 June, 2006: Added your Native American Zodiac to the Birthday Calculator. Also added the Egyptian Month and Season of your birth.
Monday, 12 June, 2006: I've created an MSN Space called Paul Sadowski's Birthday Calculator Space. It's located at http://birthdaycalculator.spaces.msn.com/

The purpose of the space is to serve as both a blog in which I can post comments on the messages I've received about the calculator, and for you to post your own public comments, thoughts and questions. You may continue, if you like, to send me private messages via the Feedback links on this site.

To post on the Spaces blog you will need a Passport/Hotmail/Windows Live account. Many of you surely do but they are easy to obtain if you don't. I'm sorry to have to take this approach but inconsiderate spammers were posting tons and tons of spam to the old message board which not only cluttered the board but required I go in and delete them one by one. It just not worth the effort or having you all subjected to the spam. So, again, my apologies but this seems the best solution given the nature of the Internet today.

Thank you all once again for your patience and continued support.


Monday, 12 June, 2006: I've updated the Get Google Videos script in the Scripting/WSH section. Google made a change that needed to be reflected in the script. All the script example should work just fine now.
Friday, 7 April, 2006: The site is now totally on the new host. The domain name has been moved to a new registrar and the new host's DNS servers. Some email may bounce as the new DNS propagates through the system.
Tuesday, 28 March, 2006: The hosting service, 1and1.com, has refused to offer any explanation of why this and other sites have been bandwidth throttled resulting in only about 20% of those attempting to access the site being able to. Pressing them for an explanation and to live up to their contractual obligation to provide the services contracted and paid for, their response was to cancel this account. The site is now ready on another host. I'm just waiting for 1and1.com to transfer the domain to the new registrar. Parts of the site are already on the new host thanks to a bit of background magic on my part.

For the record, this site used about 40% of the allowed bandwidth at the time I signed up with 1and1. 1and1.com raised those limits three times to what is frankly an absurd amount such that this site now uses only 2% of the allowed bandwidth. So at no time in the past nine months has this site even once exceeded allowed bandwidth usage or disk space usage. We can only assume since 1and1 has refused to explain the  throttle that they raised the limits to an absurd level as an advertising gimmick to attract new signups. Perhaps they oversold the servers and are now throttling sites in violation of their terms and contract. We will never know exactly what happened because they refuse to explain.

What is clear is that they by their actions, by their failure to live up to the terms of the contract they have willfully injured this site, its owner and you the users.

Webmasters considering 1and1 hosting should beware.


Thursday, 23 March, 2006: Trying to get 1And1, the hosting service, to deal with the "Service Unavailable" issue. They aren't very communicative. I don't know if things are working now or not. It's 2 AM EST (NY Time) and things seem to be OK but then it might just be the low traffic at this time of day. I apologize to those who couldn't get through but there's little I can do but hound the hosting service to fix their problem. Keep your fingers crossed!
Sunday, 12 March, 2006: added date of Orthodox Easter to the birthday calculator.
Monday, 27 February, 2006: added Life Path compatibility numbers to the birthday calculator.

Monday, 5 February, 2006: added links on the Names and birthday calculator pages to display a popup with a printer friendly version of your data containing no ads or other extraneous information. This features requires scripting be enabled and you must allow the popup window.

Monday, 23 January, 2006: added the dates of Rosh Hashanah and Passover for the birth year, and several fixed date holidays that show up only on birthdays matching that date, for example, the Feast of Oggun and the Feast of Chango  to the birthday calculator.
Wednesday, December 21, 2005: added the dates of Ash Wednesday, Whitsun (Pentecost Sunday) and Whitsuntide to the birthday calculator.
Thursday, December 15, 2005: added date of Easter for the birth year on the birthday calculator.
Tuesday, December 6, 2005: Added several dozen jokes to the Bad Jokes page.
Monday, November 28, 2005: I had to remove the IP Locator. Their server, IP2Location.com, couldn't keep up and was causing long delays in the page rendering.
Wednesday, November 16, 2005: Added the name of the day of week on which conception may have occurred.
Thursday, October 20, 2005: Added a Bad Jokes page.
Monday, August 29, 2005:email problem resolved.
Sunday, August 28, 2005: added date of conception to the birthday calculator.
Thursday, August 25, 2005: added birth, death, population and marriage and divorce statistics to the birthday calculator.
Thursday, August 11, 2005: News, health, science & tech, weather, entertainment, and financial markets headlines added. http://news.paulsadowski.com/
Friday, July 29, 2005: Most known migration issues fixed. Some PHP replaced with ASP, others moved to Linux hosting.
Monday, July 18, 2005: Move to 1and1.com Windows hosting. Some migration issues to deal with. See the 1and1.com hosting packages. Linux, Windows, SharePoint, Mail & Exchange Server.

Page last updated: 08/28/2007


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