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2010 in review

I would like to thank everyone who visited VetSci in 2010! This year, the site proved very popular and it could not have achieved it without you! Averaging at around 5,000 views per month now (and continuing to grow) this blog has become more popular than I ever thought. I can only hope that it has helped you all. It is the high level of activity that ensures my motivation to keep adding to the blog – if you want to be a part of this then contact me by clicking my ‘Gravatar’ in the sidebar to the right. I thought you may like to see how the blog did in 2010, which is why am I sharing these stats provided to me by the wordpress team:

The stats helper monkeys at 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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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 21,000 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 54 posts. There were 27 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 6mb. That’s about 2 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was December 6th with 308 views. The most popular post that day was Arterial Blood Supply to the Brain .

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for circle of willis, blood supply to the brain, meninges, brain blood supply, and intrasexual selection.

Attractions in 2010

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


Arterial Blood Supply to the Brain February 2010
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Cellular Anatomy of the Nervous System March 2010


Meninges, CSF & Venous Drainage February 2010
1 comment


Special Senses – Hearing May 2010
1 comment


Appetite Control & Maintaining Constant Body Weight May 2010