Top 20 Most Visited Articles in 2010

Daven Hiskey December 31, 2010 0
Today I Found Out was started almost exactly one year ago on January 1st, 2010.  This year the site has been viewed by over four million people worldwide with the best month of the year coming this month, in December, receiving over 1.3 million page views from over 800,000 visitors. There are now about 270 articles on Today I Found Out.  Here are the top 20 most visited in 2010.

Top 20 Most Visited Articles in 2010

1. How to Drastically Increase the Life of Your Razor [Visitors: 140,224 | Posted On Feb. 1, 2010]

2. What Causes Eye Floaters [Visitors: 137,143 | Posted On June 3, 2010]

3. Why Zippers Have YKK On Them [Visitors: 125,416 | Posted On Jan. 5, 2010]

4. What the M’s Stand for in M&Ms [Visitors: 121,868 | Posted On May 18, 2010]

5. In WWI, Alvin York Captured 132 German Soldiers Pretty Much Single Handed [Visitors: 120,180 | Posted On Jan. 24, 2010]

6. How the Gun in the Original Duck Hunt Game Worked [Visitors: 114,972 | Posted On Dec. 28, 2010]

7. Origins of the Demotivator Meme [Visitors: 106,115 | Posted On March 10, 2010]

8. The Tongue Doesn’t Have Zones for Different Tastes [Visitors: 74,354 | Posted On May 11, 2010]

9. Carrots Used to Be Purple Before the 17th Century [Visitors: 63,442 | Posted On April 15, 2010]

10. The Sun is White, Not Yellow [Visitors: 57,941 | Posted On March 1, 2010]

11. Twinkies are Only Good for 25 Days [Visitors: 56,690 | Posted On Jan. 25, 2010]

12. Where the Words Geek and Nerd Came From [Visitors: 56,022 | Posted On Sept. 30, 2010]

13. The Actor Who Played Scotty on Star Trek was Shot 6 Times on D-Day [Visitors: 55,737 | Posted On Nov. 16, 2010]

14. The Origin of the Word Soccer [Visitors: 53,650 | Posted On June 23, 2010]

15. What Causes the Pain in Your Side You May Occasionally Feel While Running [Visitors: 51,606 | Posted On June 7, 2010]

16. About 85% of People Only Breathe Out of One Nostril at a Time [Visitors: 49,723 | Posted On March 17, 2010]

17. What the Things You See When You Rub Your Eyes are Called [Visitors: 43,224 | Posted On Sept. 8, 2010]

18. Why Some Countries Drive on the Right and Some Countries Drive on the Left [Visitors: 42,038 | Posted On June 25, 2010]

19. There Once was a Woman with Immortal Cells [Visitors: 35,934 | Posted On May 10, 2010]

20. The Person Who Did the Voice of Yoda Also Did the Voice of Miss Piggy and the Cookie Monster [Visitors: 34,372 | Posted On July 15, 2010]

Top Five Most Visited Infographics in 2010

1. 10 Amazzzzing Bee Facts [Visitors: 308,947 | Posted On Dec. 20, 2010]

2. 15 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Bananas [Visitors: 91,756 | Posted On Sept. 20, 2010]

3. Lobsters Don’t Mate for Life [Visitors: 79,890 | Posted On Sept. 13, 2010]

4. Origins and Meanings of 12 Pirate Words and Phrases [Visitors: 74,329 | Posted On Dec. 1, 2010]

5. Origins of 10 Common Words and Phrases [Visitors: 70,386 | Posted On Oct. 8, 2010]

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