Google Trends

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Google Trends eclipse interest

I feel like the large-volume coverage of the upcoming eclipse doesn’t quite match actual interest. I keep seeing graphics, but haven’t heard a peep in real life. But maybe that’s because I don’t live in the path. This map shows the Google search trends for eclipse, which matches the path of the full eclipse. [via @jscarto] Tags: eclipse, Google Trends

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“Well that escalated quickly.”

This is the trend line from Google Trends for “Well that escalated quickly.” I know there’s a perfectly good reason for the sudden rise, but I prefer not to know. [via @HPS_Vanessa] The same goes for this one for Mount Everest: [Thanks, @PabloMartinezAlmeida] Tags: Google Trends, humor

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O.J. Simpson Again Popular on Google After FOX Show and Possible New Knife

More than 20 years after his blockbuster murder trial, O.J. Simpson is back in the news — this time after Los Angeles police reportedly found a knife on the grounds of his former estate. According to the Los Angeles Times, a retired police officer “has handed over a knife given to him by a construction worker who helped raze Simpson’s mansion in 1998.” The knife, which could have been used...

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