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 The Upturned Microscope’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!
The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 150,000 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 140 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 321 posts. There were 217 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 54 MB. That's about 4 pictures per week.
The busiest day of the year was December 1st with 16,259 views. The most popular post that day was Honest Postdoc ad.
The top referring sites in 2011 were:
Some visitors came searching, mostly for honest postdoc ad, upturned microscope, the upturned microscope, postdoc comics, and upmic.
These are the posts that got the most views on The Upturned Microscope in 2011.
Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!
The Upturned Microscope
2012 is going to be even better on WordPress.com…