As we start to wrap up this gigantic turd of year that is known as 2020, we can take a look at what people were googling the most. Here are the top 10 searches from this year:

  1. Election results
  2. Coronavirus
  3. Kobe Bryant
  4. Coronavirus updates
  5. Coronavirus symptoms
  6. Zoom
  7. Who is winning the election
  8. Naya Rivera
  9. Chadwick Boseman
  10. Playstation 5

Top hard-news topics that were googled are:

  1. Election results
  2. Coronavirus
  3. Stimulus checks
  4. Unemployment
  5. Iran

Since we were all on quarantine and lockdown this year, lots of people have looked to cooking and baking to take up some time. Here are the top recipes that were googled:

  1. Sourdough bread
  2. Whipped coffee
  3. Disney churro
  4. Dole whip
  5. DoubleTree cookie

Some people were just looking to make things. Anything. Here are the top "how to make" searches:

  1. How to make hand sanitizer
  2. How to make a face mask
  3. How to make whipped coffee
  4. How to make a mask with a bandana
  5. How to make a mask without sewing

Since we were stuck in our houses, we needed to stay close to home. Here are the top "near me" searches:

  1. Covid testing near me
  2. Early voting near me
  3. Fires near me (Yeah, remember. The west coast was on fire earlier this year.)
  4. Voting near me
  5. Protests near me
  6. Toilet paper near me

Since we weren't allowed to go do things we normally did, we looked to do things virtually:

  1. Virtual field trips
  2. Virtual museum tours
  3. Virtual Kentucky Derby
  4. Virtual learning
  5. Virtual NBA fans

You can find more of what we googled by CLICKING HERE.

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