By Ryan Oaks @ Dec 27, 2012
Before I decided to major in public relations in college I was studying history to one day become a professor. I’ve always been fascinated by the things we can learn when we look back on the mistakes and successes of our ancestors.
I often wonder what future generations will think of us and what we accomplished during my lifetime. I’ve found that one of the easiest ways to find what we were interested in in a given year is to look at the most popular Google searches for the time period.
Here are the world’s 10 most searched items of 2012 according to Google’s Zeitgeist:
It is definitely an interesting mix with celebrities, sports, video games, and tragic events taking up some of the top spots. Every year has its huge moments. I wonder what will captivate us in 2013.