Google's Top Charts Lets Users Keep Up With Trends

1 - Google's Top Charts Lets Users Keep Up With Trends
2 - Dogs Are the Most Popular Animals
3 - Good as Gold
4 - MIT Makes Its Debut as Top University
5 - BP Most Searched-for Energy Company
6 - Lego Builds Quite the Search Interest
7 - Everyone's Searching for the Amazon
8 - A SQL Takes the Top Software Spot
9 - Space Objects All Fall Second to Earth
10 - American Muscle Cars Dominate
11 - Einstein, da Vinci Duke It Out for Top Scientist
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Google's Top Charts Lets Users Keep Up With Trends

by Nathan Eddy

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Dogs Are the Most Popular Animals

Canines are apparently the most searched topic in the "Animals" category, where it has ranked as the top topic for months.

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Good as Gold

Perhaps because people are interested more than ever in financial security these days, gold was the most searched element.

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MIT Makes Its Debut as Top University

Toward the end of April, searches for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) spiked dramatically, pushing it to the top of the "Colleges & Universities" search category.

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BP Most Searched-for Energy Company

The infamous company behind the Gulf Coast oil spill is still the most searched-for oil company on Google, and has spent 112 months on the chart.

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Lego Builds Quite the Search Interest

The famous line of construction toys topped the list of Google searches in the "Games" category, with Scrabble following close behind.

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Everyone's Searching for the Amazon

Amazon held onto its position as the most searched-for retail company, with Walmart lagging a distant second.

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A SQL Takes the Top Software Spot

SQL, a special-purpose programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system, was the top search subject in the "Software Technologies" category.

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Space Objects All Fall Second to Earth

Our home planet, perhaps unsurprisingly, was the most searched-for of the known celestial bodies, with Wyoming residents making the most searches about it.

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American Muscle Cars Dominate

The Ford Mustang was the top search in the "Sports Cars" category, followed closely by the Chevrolet Camaro and the Corvette.

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Einstein, da Vinci Duke It Out for Top Scientist

It was a close call between Albert Einstein and Leonardo da Vinci in the race for most searched-for scientist, with Einstein eking out the victory.

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