THE VOTES ARE IN! Yesterday we listed the most popular Inhabitots stories of 2008 (according to traffic and comments), and asked you to weigh in and vote for your favorite story. Well, the votes are rolling in and a clear winner seems to have emerged. With 18 votes and a sizable lead over all the other stories listed, our post on Matthew Carden’s food photography is clearly the winner in terms of reader’s choice. We’re not sure if this is due to the controversy in the comments over the origins of his work, or if this just means that you guys are a bunch of art lovers, but either way Matthew Carden takes the cake. Read on to find out which stories Inhabitots readers found most scintillating in 2008….