EvoLiteracy News 02 17 2016
World Visitors to EVOLUTION LITERACY – Readers from 103 countries visited EvoLiteracy during 2015. Three in every four readers were from the United States. About one in every five visitors were from Brazil, Canada, UK, Germany, India, Ecuador, France, Australia and Spain. And one in every ten cyberworms came from 93 other countries. EvoLiteracy is growing thanks to our world friends and followers. – Guillermo Paz-y-Miño-C.
UPDATE – a supplementary post to this one is available at EvoLiteray January 1, 2017.
There are 190+ countries in the world (member states of the United Nations). EvoLiteracy reaches half of them (52%). The image below includes flags of nations, which total 230+. We still need to reach as many nations as possible. Please share EvoLiteracy with others.
Top 25 Most Read Posts of 2015
Here are the most popular postings of 2015. I was glad to discover that the biology science videos made much of an impact, particularly among science educators. I also liked that three crucial postings about higher education (marked with an asterisk * below) were well received. To my surprise (and I thank the readers for liking it), the posting about Ecuador’s Academy of Science was ranked top 10. My personal favorite was Science Challenges Golden Age of Violin Making, and this is because I am fascinated with string instruments (classic guitars, ukuleles, charangos); I learned much while investigating the violin ancestry. But I cannot close without admitting how much pleasure gave me to see our readers liking Evolution Wars Debunk II (ranked 13th, a lucky number). Plus the most commented story was Shroud of Turin, Poor Science, and the Persistence of a Myth, which was reposted in various blogs and generated two weeks of discussions. Thanks to all for supporting EvoLiteracy. – GPC
1 EvoLiteracy – Biology and Science Videos
2 Photography – Wildlife – Fossils – Landscapes – Museums – Monuments – Cities
4 Evolution Controversy and the Incompatibility of Science and Religion
6 EvoLiteracy News 10 26 2015 Shroud of Turin, Poor Science, and the Persistence of a Myth
7 A Secular Humanist’s Plea for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Life
8 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Goes to Curiosity-Based Research
9 Antivaxxers and the Educated-Public-Herd Effect
10 Ecuador’s Academy of Sciences Earns International Recognition
11 Science Challenges Golden Age of Violin Making
14 EvoLiteracy News 05 08 2015 Should scientific journals request authors to change their practices for presenting continuous data in small sample size studies?
15 The Incompatibility Hypothesis: Evolution vs Supernatural Causation
16 At The Down House: Darwin’s Home
17 The Art Of Nature: Sculptures Of Dinosaur Tracks and Traces
18 College Educated But Deeply In Debt For An Overpriced Degree *
19 New Book: Why does Evolution Matter? The Importance of Understanding Evolution
20 Imminent Collapse of Basic Science Under For-profit Model *
21 Dehumanizing Academia by Dismantling the Humanities *
22 EvoLiteracy News 03 19 2015 US Senator Ted Cruz Distorts NASA’s Mission Budget
23 Hiking among Trilobites, Ancient Whales and Dinosaurs
24 EvoLiteracy News 09 09 2015 Protisto-Biologists Flock to Seville for ECOP-ISOP Scientific Meeting
25 Reviews of Book Evolution Stands Faith Up – Reflections on Evolution’s War
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