If we we’re playing Jeopardy, the answer would be: 34 months.
And the question?
How long ago did this image run on the The Economist and The BAG?
(Or, more significantly, how long did it take for “the thing” to finally hit the ground?)
To read/contribute to the original June 20, 2005 post
(and the excellent discussion thread
with a clear-sighted view of what “the thing” is),