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2010 in review

1 January 2011 Leave a comment

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 190,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 8 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 202 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 687 posts. There were 211 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 39mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was December 8th with 1,786 views. The most popular post that day was The U.S. ranks 3rd in armed forces personnel.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for natural gas, nuclear power, divorce rate 2009, ranking america, and divorce rates 2009.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


The U.S. ranks 3rd in armed forces personnel December 2010


The U.S. ranks 5th in divorce rates February 2009


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The U.S. ranks 13th in age of first sex January 2009
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