2010 in review – we done good

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com 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 average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 23,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 5 fully loaded ships.


In 2010, there were 34 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 144 posts. There were 110 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 8mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 22nd with 319 views. The most popular post that day was Fractional Distillation *updated*.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were, healthfitnesstherapy.com, statistics.bestproceed.com, alphainventions.com, and mekonik.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for fractional distillation, fractional distillation of crude oil, diffraction, bauxite, and parrot.

Attractions in 2010

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


Fractional Distillation *updated* September 2008


Aluminium from Bauxite *updated* November 2008


Diffraction – wave spreading around an edge March 2009


Centre of Mass (or Gravity) October 2008


Measuring Radioactivity – The Geiger-Muller Tube January 2010

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