2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
The standout news & pop obsessions gleaned from your search habits
Decade of top searches
2001, Yahoo! has dipped into billions of searches to uncover our audience's
curiosities, interests, and what matters most to them. Unlike editorial
retrospectives or surveys, the rankings come from online users’ own search
behavior. Looking back, these lists truly sketch a society in motion: It's a
unique way to gauge social trends and interests in the year’s top stop stories,
compelling newsmakers, and viral fads.
Take a look back at a dozen years of Top 10s to see how the Web has grown — and
preoccupied readers in 2012.
- Mon, Apr 30, 2012 12:00 PM EDT
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- Depression: A Warning Sign of Stroke for Women
Middle-aged women battling depression may be twice as likely to have a stroke as women in the same age group who are not depressed, a new study finds.
- Melt-y Grilled Cheese – with a Twist – for Spring
There's nothing better than a gooey grilled cheese sandwich. But now that it's warming up, you're probably craving less comfort food -- and something that tastes a little lighter for spring.
- 20 Trendiest Dog Breeds (and Mixes) in America
Some breeds, like Labrador Retrievers, have been popular pets for years, but other breeds (and popular mixed breeds) have moved steadily up the list over the past decade. For example, 10 years ago you might not have even heard of a Cane Corso, but these days you're likely to cross paths with at least one at your dog park or vet's office.
- In Defense of Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries
It's the apology heard 'round the world: Abercrombie & Fitch Mike Jeffries, CEO recently issued a global mea culpa addressing controversial statements he made in 2006 regarding his company's policy toward plus-size shoppers.
- Dog Cares for Trapped Kitten
By Amy Sinatra Ayres | vetstreet.comA South Carolina resident called police on Monday to report she'd heard a dog barking since Saturday. When animal control officer Michelle Smith followed the noise down a steep embankment to a ravine, she found a 5-year-old dog - who was nursing a tiny kitten. "I'm thinking that it just couldn't get back up with the kitten, and I don't think it was willing to leave the kitten," Smith said.The officer brought the pair to a local shelter, Anderson County P.A.W.S., where the staff is now supplementing the dog's nursing with bottles. ...
- The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs
By Julie Meyer, RDTry these ab-flattening foods to boost your abs routine's effectiveness, control belly bloat, and maintain a healthy metabolism. Here, the top 10 foods for flat abs.Related: Get Wow Abs Now: The 2-Week MakeoverAlmondsThese delicious and versatile nuts contain filling protein and fiber, not to mention vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant. They're also a good source of magnesium, a mineral your body must have in order to produce energy, build and maintain muscle tissue, and regulate blood sugar. ...
- Wartime Love Letters Reveal Passionate Affair Between Soulmates (Get your hankies out)
Imagine being able to glimpse your parents' relationship before you were born.
- Unhealthy Drinks to Avoid at the Supermarket
For any good, diet-abiding citizen, a simple trip to the supermarket or convenience store can easily feel like a tap dance across a minefield of temptations - having to narrowly skirt well-concealed calorie-bombs at nearly every turn.Click here to see Unhealthy Drinks to Avoid at the SupermarketAreas like the frozen foods aisle and the chips and cookies shelves are obvious danger zones for the health-conscious shopper, but be careful not to overlook the potential diet pitfalls sitting in those beverage-stocked cold cases. ...