Welcome back! The long holiday weekend is behind us and we're ready to tackle a new year.

I dug through our traffic statistics and put together a list of the Most Popular #SciAmBlogs Posts of 2011.

Being Monday, we have a brand new Image of the Week as well.

While some bloggers were finishing their 2011 year-end reminiscences, other moved ahead, and already wrote cool new science posts:

- Kelly Oakes - Faster-than-light neutrinos: a timeline


- Christina Agapakis - The Essence of Taste


- Cassie Rodenberg - A drug year in review, 2011 and 5 alcohol-isms for New Year’s


- Bora Zivkovic - Introducing #SciAmBlogs bloggers: Cassie Rodenberg


- Scicurious - Walking or running efficiently, your locomotor muscles might not agree


- Rob Dunn - Your Appendix Could Save Your Life


- Michelle Clement - Video: The science of champagne and Memorable links from the second half of 2011


- Anna Kuchment - Building A (Real) Bridge to 2012


- Darren Naish - In case you forget, softshell turtles are insanely weird


- David Bressan - Accretionary Wedge #41: Memorable Geologic Event That You’ve Directly Experienced and How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style: Fun in a Fossil


- Jennifer Frazer - Nothing Here But a Hole in the Ocean . . .


- Katherine Harmon - Post-Conflict Libya and Iraq Should Now Wage War on Diabetes and Heart Disease


- Christie Wilcox - 2012 Resolution: The Girl That I Intend To Be


- S.E. Gould - Best Of Lab Rat 2011


- Princess Ojiaku - Singing Auld Lang Syne: SwM 2011 in review


- Jason G. Goldman - Sunday Photoblogging: A Year in Animal Photos and Happy New Year!



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