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BRHP - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

2013 in blogging

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About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2013. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on BRHP - Between a Rock and a Hard Place’s activity in 2013. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 41,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 15 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2013, there were 50 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 96 posts. There were 9 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 16 MB. That's about a picture per month.

The busiest day of the year was June 11th with 1,065 views. The most popular post that day was BioEM2013: the infamous​ Danish Cohort... again... .

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2013 were:

  1. facebook.com
  2. twitter.com
  3. emfacts.com
  4. mail.yahoo.com
  5. hese-project.org

Some visitors came searching, mostly for brhp, between a rock and a hard place dariusz, dariusz leszczynski, and nova publishers.

Where did they come from?

That's 121 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. Germany & Finland were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2013 was Physics says: it should not exist...

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 BironEMF 41 comments
  • 2 Phil Chadwick 33 comments
  • 3 Deborah Rubin 21 comments
  • 4 Mike 17 comments
  • 5 Doubting Thomas 16 comments

See you in 2014

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2013. We look forward to serving you again in 2014! Happy New Year!


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