I was going to do this big post on Minecraft, explaining what it is and why everyone should be playing it. But I haven't been in the writing mood, and only the playing mood, so I've only collected a lot of notes.
But today the traffic became so bad that the server was brought to its knees. I think it's a popularity issue, but let's ask Google Trends to make sure:
Google Trends: Minecraft, Awesome:
What do those lines actually mean? I have no idea! Presumably there are some numbers somewhere, but Google doesn't actually show any of them.
At any rate. Search around for Minecraft-related stuff, and you won't be disappointed.