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It's interesting that it's impossible to get off the hansrossel site without closing the window whereas on yours one can click back.
Try webpagetest.org - you'll get a double test so you can see the results of caching, a nice waterfall cascade, etc.
I dont see what I can do to make the images load any faster
I just added a custom 403 forbidden error page last night to my site and added blogspot as a forbidden domain. It's now becoming one of my top ranked entry pages!