In it’s modern form, Sukodu was first published on November 12, 2004, in The Times, UK. The newspaper received a “complaint” the very next day from one Ian Payn. He had got so engrossed in the puzzle that he missed his bus.
The purchaser of the 10 billionth song from iTunes was 71-year old Louie Sulcer from Woodstock, Georgia. The song was "Guess Things Happen That Way" by Johnny Cash. Sulcer got a call from Steve jobs and a $10,000 iTunes gift card. [more...]