Ryan Pfisters: we’re not the only ones that share a name

April 10, 2008

Check out this New York Times article on people with the same name that keep track of each other on the Internet.

Obvious quote of the day:

“Why do so many feel a connection — be it kinship or competition — with utter strangers just because they share a name? Social science, it turns out, has an answer. It is because human beings are unconsciously drawn to people and things that remind us of ourselves.”