Internet 1 February 2014 January 2014: traffic on newstatesman.com What you've been reading. Sign UpGet the New Statesman\'s Morning Call email. Sign-up In January, 1,713,751 of you viewed 3,496,054 pages over the course of the month. Five must-read pieces on the website from January: 1. Why patriarchy fears the scissors: for women, short hair is a political statement by Laurie Penny 2. Sherlock and the Adventure of the Overzealous Fanbase by Laurie Penny 3. Why having a woman’s body under patriarchy is a job in itself by Frances Ryan/p> 4. Scientists can levitate stuff and make it fly around using sound by Ian Steadman 5. We three kings: David Tennant, Jude Law and Tom Hiddleston take on Shakespeare by Helen Lewis › I can see you typing: the most awkward part of online chat Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!