2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
The standout news & pop obsessions gleaned from your search habits
Year in Review 2012: Top News Stories
In a year mostly dominated by power politics and a presidential election, Mother Nature reminded us in November of her strength and authority. A spate of shootings and odd crimes captivated the news shows and online media.
- Photo By Mel Evans Sun, Dec 2, 2012 4:00 AM EST
Related Search Results
- Most Popular Puppy Names of 2013
Just like we did in with the top puppy names of 2011 and top puppy names of 2012, we searched through Vetstreet's database of 925,000 puppies born since January 1 to determine what the most popular puppy names of the year are. Zoey isn't the only rising star in the top 50 names, but it's worth noting that it has been gaining popularity quickly, moving up from No. 33 10 years ago.
- Hottest Baby Names of 2013
What do Miley Cyrus, Prince George of Cambridge, and the down-home Duck Dynasty clan have in common? They're all influencing our baby-naming choices, according to BabyCenter. The online pregnancy and parenting resource released its annual list of top 100 baby names and hottest naming trends on Tuesday.
- Kidnapped Daughter and Her Mother Reunite Through Facebook After 44 Years
Forty-four-year-old Angela Palmer has spent most of her life believing her own mother abandoned her as a baby. And while Palmer is thrilled, her quest isn't over yet. "I was at work the week before Thanksgiving, when I received a friend request from a woman named Helga Simeckie in Croatia," Palmer, a 44-year-old from Oceanside, California, tells Yahoo Shine.
- Why Today's Moms Need Fewer Calories Than 50 Years Ago
The authors say that this energy imbalance -calories consumed versus calories burned-is contributing to the obesity epidemic for both women and their children. More on Yahoo: Can You Be Obese and 'Healthy'? "I'm not saying that women should be do more housework, but they need to add physical activity back into the day," lead author Dr. Edward Archer of the University of South Carolina tells Yahoo Shine. "Why did the obesity epidemic come about as it did?
- 10 Least Popular Dog Breeds
- The Kardashian Christmas Card: Everything That Is Wrong
- Scientists Discover that Yes, Your Cat is Ignoring You
- Selfie or Science? Merriam-Webster and Oxford Battle Over the Word of the Year