2010 in review

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 This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

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A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 3 fully loaded ships.


In 2010, there were 67 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 35 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 4mb. That’s about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was July 6th with 266 views. The most popular post that day was Digitized Books.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were, facebook.com, libraries.ou.edu, ou.edu, and hsci.cas.ou.edu.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for dictionary of scientific biography online, aldrovandi 1570, herbert holl, ouhos.org, and digitized books.

Attractions in 2010

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


Digitized Books June 2010


About the Collections May 2010


Melding Art and Science: Albrecht Dürer in the Collections August 2010
1 Like on WordPress.com,


Diagrams, Figures and the Transformation of Astronomy, 1450–1650 July 2010


The Andrew W. Mellon Travel Fellowship program June 2010
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