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:

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Crunchy numbers

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 220,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 9 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 501 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 1560 posts. There were 451 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 99mb. That’s about 1 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was May 14th with 1,806 views. The most popular post that day was Crude Oil Drilling Accident and Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were google.com, en.wordpress.com , search.aol.com, and stumbleupon.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for gulf of mexico oil spill, oil spill gulf of mexico 2010, oil spill gulf of mexico 2010 map, sea waves, and ocean waves.

Attractions in 2010

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


Crude Oil Drilling Accident and Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico May 2010
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Oil spill disaster gushing into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico – efforts and recovery – physics, chemistry and engineering options May 2010


Marine Environments Observations and Resources for the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zones and Oil Spill from Deepwater Horizon disaster May 2010


How to Paint Sparkling Ocean – Sea Waves in watercolors – Cats and Boats – Abstract Nautical Sailboat Sea Paintings and How to August 2009


13,000 psi oil well pressure – Deepwater Horizon disaster and the 1990 Oil Act gave oil companies authority and rights to the entire Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast superceding elected officials and federal agencies June 2010


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410,604 views all-time