The Silent Evolution

Life-size statues near Cancún, Mexico, in a late 2010 picture.

More than 400 of the permanent sculptures have been installed in recent months in the National Marine Park of Cancún, Isla Mujeres, and Punta Nizuc as part of a major artwork called “The Silent Evolution.” The installation is the first endeavor of a new underwater museum called MUSA, or Museo Subacuático de Arte.

More on National Geographic’s website.

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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:

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The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 35,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 63 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 189 posts. There were 89 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 192mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was February 23rd with 315 views. The most popular post that day was Magnum Gold ?!.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, alphainventions.com, twitter.com, en.wordpress.com, and ictenchan.wordpress.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for smirnoff, smirnoff north, yoshitaka amano, soul eater, and soul eater moon.

Attractions in 2010

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

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Magnum Gold ?! February 2010
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Soul Eater April 2009

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Smirnoff April 2009

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Milo Manara December 2009

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Guy Harvey July 2010