And to commemorate this special day, I'll be giving away a hardcover copy of SOPHIE METROPOLIS by Tori Carrington to the person who can answer this question correctly:
Somewhere in the world, one of these is opened every 4 seconds. What is it?
In case of multiple correct answers, a winner will be drawn randomly from all correct entries. Contest ends at 11:59 P.M. Central Standard Time, Friday, August 18, 2006.
Email your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winner will be announced Monday afternoon, August 21, 2006
P.S. I know that the 15000th hit was from Ontario, Mississauga, Canada, uses Windows XP and the Firefox browser and logged onto the blog at 7:10:51 PM Central time. If you think you're that person, email me and if your IP number matches the IP in my tracking software, you'll receive an autographed copy of HELL ON WHEELS by Karen Kelley.