Happy New Year from WordPress.com!
Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.
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We made beautiful, animated fireworks to celebrate your blogging! Unfortunately this browser lacks the capability. We made a slide show to fill in but we hope you will come back to this page with an HTML5 browser. In our tests, Safari or Chrome worked best.
To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on For the Sake of Science’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!
The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 140,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.
In 2011, there were 743 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 2,194 posts. There were 248 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 133 MB. That's about 5 pictures per week.
The busiest day of the year was December 19th with 2,820 views. The most popular post that day was Christopher Maloney and the lawsuit that almost was.
The top referring sites in 2011 were:
Some visitors came searching, mostly for hubble, andreas moritz, hubble images, seriously meme, and average breast size.
These are the posts that got the most views on For the Sake of Science in 2011.
Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!
For the Sake of Science
2012 is going to be even better on WordPress.com…