Another year, a further 445 posts and an additional 17,790 spam comments have passed (and 453 legitimate comments, for which I am eternally grateful–thanks!) and Lone Gunman is now two years old.

Somewhat delayed since I’ve recently moved to the Netherlands, here are the best things I’ve read on the Internet and posted here over the past twelve months… it’s Year Two in Review.

Lone Gunman Keywords (Year Two) - Wordle.net
Visualisation of the 50 most frequently used keywords on Lone Gunman in year two.

Items definitely not to miss are highlighted (probably not through an RSS feed reader). [LG] denotes my original post.

First, the most popular posts of the past yearThe Seven Psychological Principles Con Artists Exploit, A History of the 160 Character Text Message and The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity.

Business and Entrepreneurship

Persuasion (In Business and Life)

Health, Food and Exercise

Metacognition (Creativity, Learning and Thinking)

Typography and Design

Relationships and Marriage

Personal Development

Happiness

Miscellaneous

Earlier this year I went travelling for a couple of months and handed the blog over to three very capable people. Alex J. Mann, Dan Zambonini and Andrew Simone.

Alex’s posts, Dan’s posts and Andrew’s posts are definitely worth a look.

Thanks!