There's maybe no more raw glimpse at humanity's exposed underbelly than Google's annual Zeitgeist, a report that shows what we searched for in a given 12 months. This year, our thoughts ran disturbingly towards death and destruction.
For 20 years, the Tamale Lady has kept San Francisco's bar crowds happy with her delicious, homemade tamales sold table to table in popular spots around town. When she lost the right to sell tamales at her main location, the outdoor beer garden and bar called Zeitgeist, people reacted with shock and sadness.
Google, the number one search engine on the planet, has published its comprehensive list of what was on people's minds during 2012. The company's 2012 Zeitgeist—"the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time"—is as accurate a reflection of humanity's…
Google's annual round-up of search statistics, Zeitgeist, is out. So what did people care about most this year when it came to internet searches?
Dear 2009, thank you for all the stories, the good and the bad ones. Here are the top 10 most popular articles. Now we have to say good bye forever, because 2010 and the new decade are here. So long!
What a year, roller coaster from beginning to end, and tons of amazing stories. In case you missed any, here they are: The most popular stories for 2008, plus the monthly top 10s.
Sure, President-elect Obama and vice-buddy Biden may have won the election, but Alaskan governor and animal rights activist Sarah Palin won the worldwide Google battle! In the US, however, things were different.
Click to viewHere are Gizmodo's Greatest Hits 2007, the most popular stories, the best of the best in a single bubblelicious list full of gadgets, juicy industry happenings, in-deep reviews, shocking tech news, weird war planes, Star Wars, boobs and sex. With dogs. Sometimes, all combined into one. What are the most…