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.
- Fri, Dec 14, 2012 3:00 PM EST
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- 'Fatkini' Sells Out! Why the Plus-Size Swimsuit Is Summer's Hottest Look
The highly anticipated launch of the swimsuit collaboration between plus-size blogger Gabi Gregg and retailer Swimsuits For All went off with a bang last week but sputtered as the company failed to keep up with the unexpected demand for Gregg's galaxy-print bikini, a style dubbed the "fatkini."
- Here's the Strongest Couple You'll Ever Meet
Don Akim and Rosanna Beckett are like any other engaged couple in love—except they're both extreme body builders.
- Green Tea May Not Be So Healthy After All
Green tea has been touted for its fat-blocking abilities, its antioxidant properties, and its role in reducing the risk of stroke. But a new report shows that not all green tea is the same.
- Michelle Obama's Favorite Dress: How to Choose Your Own Go-To Frock
Why mess with a good thing? Michelle Obama is known for recycling her favorite outfits but there is one item she goes back to again and again: a bold wisteria print dress by designer Tracy Feith.
- You Won't BELIEVE What Amanda Bynes was Wearing when She Got Arrested
More trouble for the former Nickelodeon starlet.
- 6 Reasons Why Men Cheat
Ah, infidelity. Ain't it grand? Ha, just kidding -- anyone who's done it before knows it sucks. At best, you keep your mouth shut about a one-time slip and carry on for the duration of the relationship knowing that you're a grade-A dickbag. At worst, you're having a full-blown affair and one day you wake up and three-quarters of everyone you know hates you because they found out. Not a good look, as they say. And yet, we persist. Well, "we" as in men, not "we" including me, but I've been there before. I've done it. ...
- The Dark Side of Greek Yogurt
Thick, creamy Greek yogurt is undoubtedly the dairy product du jour, touted by celebrities, personal trainers, and fitness magazines as a weight loss tool slash dessert, thanks to its high protein content and creamy texture.
- Samsung's 'Evolutionary Husband' Angers Men—Is it Sexist?
There’s a controversial new ad that’s gone swiftly viral this week, and a vocal group of men are up in arms about it, calling it “sexist.” Yes, that’s right. This time it’s men who are being belittled to make people buy something: Samsung’s Evolution kit, which transforms any Samsung television into a smart TV (though the specific product is really beside the point here).