Ben Carson

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Ben Carson
Ben Carson at CPAC 2015.jpg

Carson speaking at CPAC, February 2015
Born Benjamin Solomon Carson
September 18, 1951 (age 63)
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Fields Pediatric Neurosurgery
Institutions Johns Hopkins Hospital
Alma mater Yale University (B.A.)
University of Michigan (M.D.)
Known for Separation of conjoined twins
Hemispherectomy
Conservative political commentary
Notable awards Presidential Medal of Freedom
Ford’s Theatre Lincoln Medal
Spouse Lacena “Candy” (Rustin) Carson(m. 1975)
Children 3 sons:
Murray
Benjamin, Jr.
Rhoeyce
Website
www.bencarson.com

Benjamin SolomonBenCarson, Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is an American author, political pundit, and retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon. On May 4, 2015, Carson announced he was running for the Republican nomination in the 2016 Presidential election at a rally in Detroit, his hometown.[1]

Carson was the first surgeon to successfully separate conjoined twins joined at the head. In 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush.

After delivering a widely publicized speech at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast, he became a popular conservative figure in political media for his views on social and political issues.[2]

Early life

Carson was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Sonya (née Copeland) and Robert Solomon Carson, a Seventh-day Adventistminister.[3] Both his parents came from rural Georgia.[3] A DNA test on the television series African American Lives stated that he is of 80% African and 20% European ancestry.[4] His parents divorced when he was eight, and he and his ten-year-old brother Curtis were raised by their mother.[5]

In his book Gifted Hands, Carson relates that in his youth, he had a violent temper. Once, while in the ninth grade, he nearly stabbed a friend during a fight over a radio station, instead breaking the knife blade.[6] After this incident, he began reading the Book of Proverbs, applying verses on anger and thereafter “never had another problem with temper”.[7][8][9]

Carson attended Southwestern High School in Southwest Detroit where he excelled in JROTC. He quickly rose in rank and was offered an appointment to West Point.[10]

Carson graduated from Yale University, where he majored in psychology.[11] He received his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School.[12][13] He completed his residency in neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.[14]

Medical career

Ben Carson in 2013

Carson was a professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery, and pediatrics, and he was the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.[15] At 33, he became the youngest major division director in the hospital’s history as director of pediatric neurosurgery. He was also a co-director of the Johns Hopkins Craniofacial Center.

Carson specialized in traumatic brain injuries, brain and spinal cord tumors, achondroplasia, neurological and congenital disorders,craniosynostosis, epilepsy, and trigeminal neuralgia.[15]

Carson believes his hand–eye coordination and three-dimensional reasoning made him a gifted surgeon.[16] After medical school, he became a neurosurgery resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He began his career as a neurosurgeon, but also developed an interest in pediatrics.[16]

In 1987, Carson successfully separated conjoined twins, the Binder twins, who had been joined at the back of the head (craniopagus twins). The 70-member surgical team, led by Carson, worked for 22 hours. Both twins survived.[17][18][19]

Carson figured in the revival of the hemispherectomy, a drastic surgical procedure in which part or all of one hemisphere of the brain is removed to control severe pediatric epilepsy. He refined the procedure in the 1980s, encouraged by John M. Freeman,[20] and performed it many times.[21][22]

Carson has served on the boards of the Kellogg Company, Costco, and the Academy of Achievement.[23] He is an emeritus fellow of the Yale Corporation.[23][24][25]

In March 2013, Carson announced he would retire as a surgeon, stating “I’d much rather quit when I’m at the top of my game”.[26] His retirement became official on July 1, 2013.[27]

As is normal during medical and academic careers, Dr. Carson participated and cooperated with a variety of professionals in research. They organized their findings into journal articles published in peer-reviewed professional journals. A sample of journals that published his works:

A sample of his articles are:

  • Carson, B. S., Anderson, J. H., Grossman, S. A., Hilton, J., White III, C. L., Colvin, O. M.,Clark, A. W., Grochow, L. B. Kahn, A. & Murray, K. J. (1982). Improved rabbit brain tumor model amenable to diagnostic radiographic procedures. Neurosurgery, 11(5), 603-608.
  • Carson, Benjamin Solomon M.D.; Javedan, Sam P., Freeman, John M., M.D.; Vining, Eileen P. G., M.D.; Zuckerberg, Aaron L., M.D.; Lauer, Jeremy A., M.S. and Guarnieri, Michael, Ph.D. (1996). Hemispherectomy: a hemidecortication approach and review of 52 cases. Journal of Neurosurgery. 84(6), 903-911.
  • Carson, B. S., Muñoz, D., Gross, G., VanderKolk, C. A., James, C. S., Gates, J., North, M., McKnight, M. & Guarnieri, M. (2000). An assistive device for the treatment of positional plagiocephaly. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 11(2), 177-183.
  • Carson Sr, B. S., Wu, Q., Tyler, B., Sukay, L., Raychaudhuri, R., DiMeco, F., Clatterbuck, R.E., Olivi, A., & Guarnieri, M. (2002). New approach to tumor therapy for inoperable areas of the brain: chronic intraparenchymal drug delivery. Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 60(2), 151-158.
  • Tsuchida, T., Hruban, R. H., Carson, B. S., & Phillips, P. C. (1992). Colloid cysts of the third ventricle: immunohistochemical evidence for nonneuroepithelial differentiation.Human Pathology, 23(7), 811-816.

Awards and honors

Carson is a member of the American Academy of Achievement,[33] Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society[34] and the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans.[35] Carson has been awarded 38 honorary doctorate degrees and dozens of national merit citations.[36] Detroit Public Schools opened the Dr. Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine[37] for students interested in pursuing healthcare careers. The school is partnering with Detroit Receiving Hospital and Michigan State University.[38]

Writer

Carson has written six bestselling[51] books published by Zondervan, an international Christian media and publishing company. The first book is an autobiography, and two are about his personal philosophies of success (hard work, faith). Here are his books in English and Spanish editions:

  • Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story This book was released by Zondervan in 1992.[52] A separate television movie with the same title premiered on TNT on February 7, 2009, with Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr. in the lead role and Kimberly Elise portraying his mother.[53]
  • Manos Prodigiosas: La historia de Ben Carson (Spanish Edition)[54] is published by Vida.
  • Corre el Riesgo: Aprenda a identificar, elegir, y vivir, con un riesgo moderado (Spanish Edition)[55]
  • Piense en Grande: ¡Libera tu potencial de excelencia! (Spanish Edition)[56]
  • Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence is his follow-up to Gifted Hands and prescribes his personal formula for success.[57]
  • The Big Picture: Getting Perspective on What’s Really Important in Life[58] shares Dr. Carson’s overarching philosophy that has shaped his life.
  • Take the Risk: Learning to Identify, Choose, and Live with Acceptable Risk[59] reveals insights that will help dispel fear of risk in order to dream big, aim high, move with confidence, and reap unimagined rewards.
  • America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great[60] helps us learn from our past in order to chart a better course for our future.
  • One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future[61] One Nation in particular was a massive success, remaining at the top of the New York Times bestsellers list for 20 straight weeks, with 5 weeks as #1, outselling Hillary Clinton‘s Hard Choices.[62]
  • You Have a Brain: A Teen’s Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G., outlining eight principles that helped shape Dr. Carson’s future.[63]
  • One Vote: Make Your Voice Heard [64] explains how to discover the true power of the ballot.
  • My Life: Based on the Book Gifted Hands[65] contains a new chapter about Dr. Carson’s philosophies of serving one’s country, becoming a role model, and other characteristics that lead to success in life while being a benefit to others.

On July 8, 2013, Carson joined The Washington Times as a weekly opinion columnist. He also writes for American CurrentSee, an online publication for conservative African-Americans.[66]

Political affiliation and views

Carson had said he was not a member of any political party.[67] However, he joined the Republican Party on November 4, 2014, the day the 2014 midterms took place, as “truly a pragmatic move” because he was considering running for president in 2016.[68] In his book America the Beautiful, he explained his decision to enter politics: “I believe it is a very good idea for physicians, scientists, engineers, and others trained to make decisions based on facts and empirical data to get involved in the political arena”.[69][70]

Criticism of health insurance companies

In a 1996 interview, Carson said that he found the “concept of for profits for the insurance companies” absurd. He continued, “The first thing we need to do is get rid of for-profit insurance companies. We have a lack of policies and we need to make the government responsible for catastrophic health care”.[71] In 2014 Carson wrote, “. . . we need to remove health care from the political arena and recognize that any government proposals affecting the health of all citizens should be free market-based and should be so appealing that it would not be necessary to force citizens into the program.”[72]

End-of-life care

In 1992, Carson wrote that aging and technological advancement will eventually lead to many people surviving their 100th birthdays. He questioned the merits of prolonging life, citing the fact that “up to half of the medical expenses incurred in the average American’s life are incurred during the last six months of life”. He discussed the “dignity of dying in comfort, at home, with an attendant if necessary” and stated, “Decisions on who should be treated and who should not be treated would clearly require some national guidelines”.[71][73][74] In January 2015, Carson countered that his views have evolved since then.[75][76]

National Prayer Breakfast speech on social and fiscal issues

Carson was the keynote speaker at the February 7, 2013 National Prayer Breakfast.[77] In his speech, he commented on political correctness (“dangerous”, because it goes against freedom of expression), education, health care, and taxation. Regarding education, he spoke favorably about graduation rates in 1831, when Alexis de Tocqueville visited the United States, and when “anybody finishing the second grade was completely literate”. He espoused the idea of a tax-exempt health savings account created at birth, that can be bequeathed at death, along with an electronic medical record and birth certificate. He supports a flat tax, which he calls the “proportional tax” in reference to the biblical tithe.[78]

The speech was magnified because Carson’s views were generally interpreted to be politically conservative, and President Barack Obama was sitting just feet away.[79]Conservative commentators from Rush Limbaugh to Sean Hannity and Neil Cavuto of Fox News praised the speech as an example of speaking “truth to power”. The Wall Street Journal titled one of its op-eds “Ben Carson for President”.[80] Columnist Star Parker wrote that he “owes no apology for honest talk”.[81] Fox contributor Cal Thomas and commentator Bob Beckel, however, found his comments inappropriate.[82][83]

At White House in 2008 for award

In an interview with Neil Cavuto, Carson defended himself, “Somebody has to be courageous enough to stand up to the bullies”.[84] On February 8, he appeared on Hannity, and said that he would run for president “If the Lord grabbed me by the collar and made me do it”.[85]

After the speech, Carson said: “I don’t think it was particularly political…You know, I’m a physician”.[86] Regarding the policies of President Obama, he said: “There are a number of policies that I don’t believe lead to the growth of our nation and don’t lead to the elevation of our nation. I don’t want to sit here and say all of his policies are bad. What I would like to see more often in this nation is an open and intelligent conversation”.[86]

In the National Review, Jonah Goldberg compared Carson to Booker T. Washington,[87] while David Graham compared him to Herman Cainwithout the “personal skeletons” in The Atlantic.[88]

Carson’s sudden popularity among conservatives led to him being invited as a featured speaker at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). He tied for seventh place in the Washington Times/CPAC 2013 Straw Poll with 4% of the 3,000 ballots cast.[89][90] In the 2014 CPAC straw poll, he came in third place with 9% of the vote, behind senators Ted Cruz of Texas (with 11%) and Rand Paul of Kentucky(31%).[91]

Carson had a strong showing in the polls at the 2013 and 2014 Values Voter Summits: in 2013, he tied with former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum for second place with 13%, behind Ted Cruz’s 42%. In 2014, he took 20% of the Values Voter Summit vote to Cruz’s 25% and came in first place for the vice presidential poll.[92][93]

Marriage and homosexuality

In March 2013, Carson described his views about same-sex marriage on Hannity, saying: “Marriage is between a man and a woman. No group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in bestiality, it doesn’t matter what they are. They don’t get to change the definition.”[94] Carson’s comments drew criticism for using “gays” in the same sentence as pedophiles and practitioners of bestiality. A group of Hopkins students petitioned that he be replaced as the university’s commencement speaker.[94][95]

Several days later, Carson withdrew as Hopkins’s commencement speaker and apologized, saying that “the examples were not the best choice of words”, adding that the Bible“says we have an obligation to love our fellow man as ourselves, and I love everybody the same—all homosexuals”.[95][96] He said on CNN that he loved all people, whether gay or straight.[94] Carson added, “I was trying to say that as far as marriage was concerned, it has traditionally been between a man and a woman and no one should be able to change that.”[97]

In October 2014, Carson was added to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)’s extremist watch list because of his association with groups considered by SPLC to be extremist in nature, “linking gays with pedophiles”, and his comparison of health care and liberal government to slavery and totalitarianism.[98][99] In February 2015, the SPLC removed his name and apologized to Dr. Carson,[100][101][102][103][104][105] stating: “In October 2014, we posted an ‘Extremist File’ of Dr. Ben Carson. This week, as we’ve come under intense criticism for doing so, we’ve reviewed our profile and have concluded that it did not meet our standards, so we have taken it down and apologize to Dr. Carson for having posted it. We’ve also come to the conclusion that the question of whether a better-researched profile of Dr. Carson should or should not be included in our ‘Extremist Files’ is taking attention from the fact that Dr. Carson has, in fact, made a number of statements that express views that we believe most people would conclude are extreme.”[106]

In a March 2015 interview with Chris Cuomo, Carson stated that homosexuality was “absolutely” a choice, claiming that “a lot of people go into prison straight, and when they come out, they’re gay”.[107] In a Facebook post, Carson apologized, saying that he “[does] not pretend to know how every individual came to their sexual orientation.”[108][109] In a Facebook post, Carson said that he supports civil unions for gay couples and that he has “for many years”.[110]

Evolution

Carson’s views on evolution and creationism have also been controversial.[111] In a 2006 debate with Richard Dawkins, Francis Collins, and Daniel Dennett, Carson stated: “I don’t believe in evolution…I simply don’t have enough faith to believe that something as complex as our ability to rationalize, think, and plan, and have a moral sense of what’s right and wrong, just appeared.”[112] In 2012, nearly 500 professors, students, and alumni of Emory University wrote a letter expressing concern about his views in advance of his commencement speech (there was no request to rescind the invitation). They cited a quote in an interview with the Adventist Review: “By believing we are the product of random acts, we eliminate morality and the basis of ethical behavior.”[113] Carson clarified that “Those of us who believe in God and derive our sense of right and wrong and ethics from God’s word really have no difficulty whatsoever defining where our ethics come from. People who believe in survival of the fittest might have more difficulty deriving where their ethics come from. A lot of evolutionists are very ethical people.”[111]

Affordable Care Act

On October 11, 2013, Carson spoke at the conservative Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C., where he called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) “the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery“. He claimed that the ACA originated with Vladimir Lenin, and quoted Lenin as saying that “socialized medicine is the keystone to the establishment of a socialist state“.[114] There is no evidence that Lenin actually said this, but the purported quote appears on a number of conservative websites.[115][116] After an onslaught of criticism, Carson denied that he was “equating Obamacare with slavery” in an October 15 Washington Times column and denounced the “PC police” for attempting “to discredit and…silence” him.[117]

During the National Prayer Breakfast, Carson said about the ACA: Here’s my solution. When a person is born, give him a birth certificate, an electronic medical record and ahealth savings account [HSA].”[118]

Cannabis legalization

Carson is against the legalization of recreational cannabis. He believes it to be a gateway drug that leads to “hedonistic activity”.[119][120][121]

Gun control

Carson stated in a 2013 interview with Glenn Beck that semi-automatic firearms should be better regulated in large cities and high-crime areas.[122] This statement has caused some with conservative views on gun control to question if his views were at odds with most conservatives. Later, clarifying that “This isn’t any evolution of my views, just that I’ve learned how to express myself,” he stated that he is strongly in favor of the Second Amendment and that while guns being used on innocent people “is horrible,” it “is not nearly as horrible as having a population that is defenseless against a group of tyrants who have arms. And that is what we have to bear in mind.”[123] He also said that if in a position of national authority, he would allow citizens to own any weapons, including automatic and semi-automatic guns, that they could buy[124] and that he would not support any efforts to restrict the Second Amendment.[125]

2016 Presidential campaign

In January 2015, The Weekly Standard reported that the Draft Carson Committee had raised $13 million by the end of 2014, shortly after Carson performed well in a CNN/ORCpoll of potential candidates in December 2014, coming in second in two different versions. He came in second with 10% behind Mitt Romney’s 20%, but in the same poll with Romney removed from the list, Carson closed the gap with 11% to Jeb Bush’s 14%.[62][126] The Wall Street Journal mentioned that the Draft Carson Committee had chairmen in all of Iowa‘s 99 counties, and that Carson had recently come in first place in two separate Public Policy polls for the state of Pennsylvania.[127][128]

On May 3, 2015, Carson confirmed his candidacy for President in an interview with a local television station in Cincinnati, Ohio. He officially announced he was running for theRepublican nomination in the 2016 Presidential election at a rally in Detroit, his hometown, on May 4, 2015.[1]

Carson Scholars Fund

In 1994, Carson and his wife started the Carson Scholars Fund, which gave scholarships to students in grades 4–11 for “academic excellence and humanitarian qualities”.[129]They founded it after reading that U.S. students ranked second to last in terms of math and science testing among 22 countries. They also noticed that schools awarded athletes with trophies whereas honor students only received “a pin or certificate”.

Recipients of the Carson Scholars Fund get a $1,000 scholarship towards their college education. It has awarded 6,700 scholarships.[129][130] In recognition for his work with the Carson Scholars Fund and other charitable giving throughout his lifetime, Carson was awarded the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership in 2005.[131]

Personal life

Carson and his wife, Lacena “Candy” Rustin, met in 1971 as students at Yale University. They married in 1975 and have three sons: Murray, Benjamin Jr., and Rhoeyce. They live in West Friendship, Maryland, and are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.[132][133]

Carson was baptized at Burns Seventh-day Adventist Church on Detroit’s eastside. A few years later he told the pastor at a church in Inkster, Michigan he was attending that he had not fully understood his first baptism and wanted to be baptized again, so he was. He has served as a local elder and Sabbath school teacher in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.[134] His mother is a devout Seventh-day Adventist.[135]

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Edwin Washington Edwards is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the U.S…Wikipedia

New in chart

20Joe Manchin

Joseph “Joe” Manchin III is the junior United States Senator from West Virginia…Wikipedia

New in chart

Government bodies

1US Senate

The United States Senate is a legislative chamber in the bicameral legislature of the United States of America, and together with the U.S…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

2US Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

3National Park Service

The National Park Service is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all U.S. national parks, many…Wikipedia

+4 since last year

Peaked at #3 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

4US House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #4 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

5Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is a governmental agency belonging to the United States Department of Justice that…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #5 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

6US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States was established pursuant to Article III of the United States Constitution in 1789…Wikipedia

-2 since last year

Peaked at #4 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

7United Nations

The United Nations is an intergovernmental organization established on 24 October 1945 to promote international co-operation…Wikipedia

-6 since last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

8US Department of Housing and Urban Development

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development is a Cabinet department in the Executive branch of the United…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #8 (yearly)

4 years in top 10

9Judiciary

The judiciary is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state…Wikipedia

New in chart

Peaked at #9 (yearly)

1 year in top 10

10US Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for…Wikipedia

-2 since last year

Peaked at #5 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

11United States Department of Defense

The Department of Defense is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #7 (yearly)

6 years in top 10

12Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency is one of the principal intelligence-gathering agencies of the United States federal government…Wikipedia

-2 since last year

Peaked at #5 (yearly)

9 years in top 10

13United States Department of Education

The United States Department of Education, also referred to as the ED for Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department…Wikipedia

New in chart

14United States Department of State

The United States Department of State, often referred to as the State Department, is the United States federal executive…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

15United States Department of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is a cabinet department of the United States federal government, first proposed by the U.S…Wikipedia

-3 since last year

16United States Department of Transportation

The United States Department of Transportation is a federal Cabinet department of the U.S. government concerned with transportation…Wikipedia

New in chart

17United States district court

The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system…Wikipedia

New in chart

18U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is an independent agency of the United States federal government…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

19Drug Enforcement Administration

The Drug Enforcement Administration is an United States federal law enforcement agency under the U.S…Wikipedia

-4 since last year

20United States Office of Personnel Management

The United States Office of Personnel Management is an independent agency of the United States government that manages…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

News Sources

1CNN

2Fox News

3TIME

4Google News

5BBC

6Yahoo! News

7AP

8Huffington Post

9MSN News

10Al Jazeera America

Social Media Sites

1Tumblr

2Facebook

3LinkedIn

4SoundCloud

5Google+

6Goodreads

7Wattpad

8Yelp

9MocoSpace

10deviantART

Health Issues

1Flu

2Cold

3Labor

4Diarrhea

5Balance

6Diet

7Back Pain

8Allergies

9Rash

10Lupus

Medications

1Paracetamol

Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen, or APAP, chemically named N-acetyl-p-aminophenol, is a widely used over-the-counter…Wikipedia

#3 most searched

2Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug derivative of propionic acid used for relieving pain, helping with…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

3Steroid

Steroids comprise a group of cyclical organic compounds whose basis is a characteristic arrangement of seventeen carbon…Wikipedia

#6 most searched

4Oseltamivir

Oseltamivir INN, marketed under the trade name Tamiflu, is an antiviral licensed to prevent or slow the spread of influenza…Wikipedia

#104 most searched

5Sulfamethoxazole

Sulfamethoxazole is a sulfonamide bacteriostatic antibiotic. It is most often used as part of a synergistic combination…Wikipedia

#112 most searched

6Diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine is a first-generation antihistamine possessing anticholinergic, antitussive, antiemetic, and sedative…Wikipedia

#8 most searched

7Methocarbamol

Methocarbamol is a central muscle relaxant used to treat skeletal muscle spasms…Wikipedia

#105 most searched

8Antibiotics

An antibiotic is an agent that either kills or inhibits the growth of a microorganism…Wikipedia

#1 most searched

9Prednisolone

Prednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid, a derivative of cortisol, which is used to treat a variety of inflammatory…Wikipedia

#146 most searched

10Methylprednisolone

Methylprednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid or corticosteroid drug. It is marketed in the USA and Canada under the…Wikipedia

#89 most searched

Marketing

Consumer Electronics

Global

1iPhone 5s

2Samsung Galaxy S4

3PlayStation 4

4Xbox One

5Nexus 5

6HTC One

7iPad Air

8Blackberry 10

9Samsung Galaxy Note 3

10Nokia Lumia 1020

Us

1Playstation 4

2Samsung Galaxy S4

3iPhone 5s

4iPhone 5c

5iPad Air

6iPad Mini

7HTC One

8Chromecast

9Nexus 5

Mobile/Tablet Apps

1Bitstrips

2Vine

3Candy Crush

4MeetMe

5Snapchat

6Ruzzle

7Instagram

8Feedly

9Tinder

10InstaFriends

Food Companies

1Pizza Hut

2Domino’s

3Starbucks

4McDonalds

5Jimmy Johns

6Subway

7Olive Garden

8Buffalo Wild Wings

9Applebees

10Chipotle

Foods

1Pizza

Pizza is an oven-baked flat bread typically topped with tomato sauce and cheese…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

2Chicken

Chickens are the most common type of poultry in the world, and were some of the first domesticated animals…Wikipedia

+2 since last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

3Cake

Cake is a form of bread or bread-like food. In its modern forms, it is typically a sweet baked dessert…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

4Coffee

Coffee is a brewed beverage prepared from the roasted or baked seeds of several species of an evergreen shrub of the genus Coffea…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

Peaked at #3 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

5Wine

Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits. The natural chemical balance of grapes lets them…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

6Egg

Eggs are laid by female animals of many different species, including birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, and have been…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

3 years in top 10

7Cheese

Cheese is a food derived from milk that is produced in a wide range of flavors, textures, and forms by coagulation of the…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

9 years in top 10

8Chocolate

Chocolate is a typically sweet, usually brown, food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, often flavored…Wikipedia

+2 since last year

Peaked at #5 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

9Beer

Beer is an alcoholic beverage produced by the saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugar…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

Peaked at #7 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

10Bread

Bread is a staple food prepared from a dough of flour and water, usually by baking…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #8 (yearly)

5 years in top 10

11Cookie

In the United States and Canada a cookie is a small, flat, baked treat, usually containing flour, eggs, sugar, and either…Wikipedia

-2 since last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

9 years in top 10

12Tea

Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis…Wikipedia

+2 since last year

Peaked at #8 (yearly)

4 years in top 10

13Potato

The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum L…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

14Salad

A salad is a dish consisting of small pieces of raw or cooked food mixed with a sauce and almost always served cold…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

15Soup

Soup is a primarily liquid food, generally served warm, that is made by combining ingredients such as meat and vegetables…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

16Milk

Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is the primary source of nutrition for young mammals…Wikipedia

+3 since last year

17Sugar

Sugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

18Sauce

In cooking, a sauce is liquid, cream or semi-solid food served on or used in preparing other foods…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

19Hamburger

A hamburger is a sandwich consisting of one or more cooked patties of ground meat, usually beef, placed inside a sliced bun…Wikipedia

New in chart

20Fruit

In botany, a fruit is a part of a flowering plant that derives from specific tissues of the flower, one or more ovaries,…Wikipedia

New in chart

Business people

1Willie Robertson

Willie Jess Robertson is an American TV personality, businessman, outdoorsman, hunter, and author…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

2Charles R. Schwab

Charles Robert Schwab, Jr. is an American businessman and investor and the founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation.Wikipedia

#3 most searched

3Lynda Weinman

Lynda Weinman is an American business owner, computer instructor, and author, who founded an online software training web…Wikipedia

#12 most searched

4Carole Middleton

Carole Elizabeth Middleton, is a former air stewardess turned businesswoman, and the mother of Catherine, Duchess of…Wikipedia

#26 most searched

5David A. Siegel

David Alan Siegel is an American businessman. He is the founder of Westgate Resorts Ltd, where he serves as president and…Wikipedia

#28 most searched

6Jeanie Buss

Jeanie Buss is part-owner and president of the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association…Wikipedia

#48 most searched

7J. P. Morgan

John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan was an American financier, banker, philanthropist and art collector who dominated corporate…Wikipedia

#14 most searched

8Leigh Anne Tuohy

Leigh Anne Tuohy is an American interior designer. She is best known for being featured in Michael Lewis’ 2006 book, The…Wikipedia

#102 most searched

9Paul W. Robertson

Paul William Robertson was a Canadian businessperson, media executive and producer known for his work in animated television…Wikipedia

#103 most searched

10Elon Musk

Elon Reeve Musk is a South Africa-born, Canadian American business magnate, inventor, and investor…Wikipedia

#15 most searched

Apparel Brands and Retailers

1Kohl’s

2JCPenney

3Nordstrom

4Forever 21

5Victoria’s Secret

6Old Navy

7Macy’s

8American Eagle

9Nike

10Dillard’s

Fashion brands

1Forever 21

Forever 21 is an American chain of fashion retailers with its headquarters in Los Angeles, California and sales of $3.7 billion in 2013…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

2American Eagle Outfitters

American Eagle Outfitters is an American clothing and accessories retailer, headquartered in the Southside Works Neighborhood…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

3H&M

H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB is a Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #3 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

4Hollister Co.

Hollister Co., often advertised as Hollister or HCo., is an American lifestyle brand owned by Abercrombie & Fitch Co…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

5Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Company is an American multinational luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, having headquarters in New York City, United States…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

6Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch is an American retailer that focuses on casual wear for young consumers, and is headquartered in New…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

7Gucci

Gucci is an Italian fashion and leather goods brand, part of the Gucci Group, which is owned by French company Kering…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #5 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

8Zara

Zara is a Spanish clothing and accessories retailer based in Arteixo, Galicia, and founded in 1975 by Amancio Ortega and Rosalía Mera…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #8 (yearly)

3 years in top 10

9Rolex

Rolex SA and its subsidiary Montres Tudor SA design, manufacture, distribute and service wristwatches sold under the Rolex…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

10Wet Seal

Wet Seal is a young women’s clothing retailer headquartered in Foothill Ranch, California…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #9 (yearly)

7 years in top 10

High Fashion Brands

1Versace

2Michael Kors

3Diesel Black Gold

4Gucci

5Kate Spade

6Rachel Zoe

7Prabal Gurung

8Givenchy

9Mulberry

10Luca Luca

Jewelry Brands

1Gucci

2Kendra Scott

3Sucre

4Jennifer Meyer

5Jennifer Fisher

6Better Late Than Never

7Gemfields

8Latest Revival

9Suzannah Wainhouse

10Winifred Grace

Shoe Brands

1TOMS
2Aldo
3Nike
4Jessica Simpson
5Steve Madden
6Nine West
7SUPRA
8Coach
9PUMA
10Vans

Fortune 500

1Google

2Facebook

3Apple

4Yahoo!

5Target

6Wells Fargo

7Home Depot

8Best Buy

9Lowe’s

10Nike

Financial companies

1Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company which is headquartered…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

2Bank of America

Bank of America is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

3Chase

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., doing business as Chase, is a national bank that constitutes the consumer and commercial banking…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

4Capital One

Capital One Financial Corporation is a U.S.-based bank holding company specializing in credit cards, home loans, auto…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #4 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

5American Express

The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

6Citibank

Citibank is the consumer division of financial services multinational Citigroup…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

7PNC Financial Services

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is an American financial services corporation, with assets of approximately $271.2 billion…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

6 years in top 10

8USAA

The United Services Automobile Association is a Texas-based Fortune 500 diversified financial services group of companies…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #8 (yearly)

4 years in top 10

9Fidelity Investments

FMR LLC or Fidelity Investments is an American multinational financial services corporation…Wikipedia

New in chart

Peaked at #9 (yearly)

6 years in top 10

10State Farm Insurance

State Farm is a group of insurance and financial services companies in the United States. The company also has operations in Canada…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #10 (yearly)

2 years in top 10

Energy companies

1BP

BP plc, sometimes referred to by its former name British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

2Duke Energy

Duke Energy, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the largest electric power holding company in the United States…Wikipedia

+2 since last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

8 years in top 10

3Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #3 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

4National Grid plc

National Grid plc is a British multinational electricity and gas utility company headquartered in London, United Kingdom…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

6 years in top 10

5Chevron

Chevron Corporation is an American multinational energy corporation. Headquartered in San Ramon, California, and active…Wikipedia

-3 since last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

6ExxonMobil

Exxon Mobil Corp., or ExxonMobil, is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas, United States…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #2 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

7Florida Power & Light

Florida Power & Light Company, the principal subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc., commonly referred to by its initials, FPL…Wikipedia

New in chart

Peaked at #7 (yearly)

3 years in top 10

8Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy Inc. is a utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.3 million electric…Wikipedia

+2 since last year

Peaked at #5 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

9Consolidated Edison

Consolidated Edison, Inc., commonly known as Con Edison or Con Ed, is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies…Wikipedia

-3 since last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

4 years in top 10

10Progress Energy

Progress Energy, headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a subsidiary of Duke Energy and prior to its merger with…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

Peaked at #7 (yearly)

9 years in top 10

New Cars, Trending

12014 Chevy Volt

22013 Acura NSX

32014 Fiat 500

42014 Chevy Sonic

52014 Ford Focus

62014 Kia Optima

72014 MINI Cooper

82013 Scion iQ

92014 Subaru BRZ

102014 Lexus GS 350

New Cars, Most Searched

12014 Corvette Stingray

22014 Chevrolet Camaro

32013 Honda Civic

42014 Honda Accord

52013 Jeep Wrangler

62014 Ford F-150

72014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

82014 Ford Explorer

92013 Range Rover

102014 Nissan Altima

Car Companies

1Tesla

2Bugatti

3MINI

4Ford

5Jeep

6Toyota

7GMC

8Dodge

9Subaru

10Mazda

Hybrid and Electric Cars

1Chevy Volt

2Fisker Karma

3Toyota Prius C

4Toyota Prius V

5Toyota Camry Hybrid

6Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

7Kia Optima Hybrid

8Ford Focus Electric

9Honda Civic Hybrid

10Mitsubishi I-Miev

Donations

1Donate to Philippines

2Donate to Oklahoma

3Donate to Boston

4Donate to Wikipedia

5Donate to Moore

6Donate to Russia

7Donate to OptiFine

8Donate to Cancer

9Donate to Uttarkhand

10Donate to WikiLeaks

Colleges and Universities

1University of Phoenix

2Liberty University

3Columbia University

4Ashford University

5Northwestern University

6University of Michigan

7University of Washington

8Duke University

9Ohio State University

10Cornell University

Countries & regions

1United States

The United States of America, commonly referred to as the United States, America, and sometimes the States, is a federal…Wikipedia

#1 most searched

2United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe…Wikipedia

#4 most searched

3North Korea

North Korea, officially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula…Wikipedia

#22 most searched

4Vietnam

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia…Wikipedia

#19 most searched

5Russia

Russia or, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic…Wikipedia

#14 most searched

6Poland

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech…Wikipedia

#38 most searched

7Mexico

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic in North America…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

8Germany

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe consisting…Wikipedia

#15 most searched

9Syria

Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to…Wikipedia

#35 most searched

10Canada

Canada is a country in North America consisting of ten provinces and three territories…Wikipedia

#5 most searched

Cities US

1Las Vegas

Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known as simply Vegas, is the most populous city in the state of…Wikipedia

#7 most searched

2Boston

Boston is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States…Wikipedia

#3 most searched

3New York City

New York – referred to as New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it…Wikipedia

#1 most searched

4Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

5Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles, often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S…Wikipedia

#5 most searched

6Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is the seat of Allegheny County and with a population of 305,841 is the second-largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania…Wikipedia

#25 most searched

7Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington, “the District”, or simply D.C…Wikipedia

#10 most searched

8Buffalo

Buffalo is the second most populous city in the state of New York, after New York City…Wikipedia

#41 most searched

9Dallas

Dallas is a major city in Texas and is one of the two urban centers of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the…Wikipedia

#6 most searched

10Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state…Wikipedia

#33 most searched

Animals

1Turkey

The turkey is a large bird in the genus Meleagris, which is native to the Americas…Wikipedia

#16 most searched

2Dog

The domestic dog is a member of the Canidae family of the mammalian order Carnivora…Wikipedia

#1 most searched

3Cat

The domestic cat is a small, usually furry, domesticated, and carnivorous mammal…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

4Horse

The horse is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae…Wikipedia

#3 most searched

5Owl

Owls, birds of the order Strigiformes, include about 200 species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey typified…Wikipedia

#28 most searched

6Iguana

Iguana is a genus of herbivorous lizards native to tropical areas of Mexico, Central America, several islands in Polynesia…Wikipedia

#151 most searched

7Camel

A camel is an even-toed ungulate within the genus Camelus, bearing distinctive fatty deposits known as “humps” on its back…Wikipedia

#44 most searched

8Lobster

Clawed lobsters comprise a family of large marine crustaceans. They have long bodies with muscular tails, and live in…Wikipedia

#18 most searched

9Goat

The domestic goat is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe…Wikipedia

#26 most searched

10Tiger

The tiger is the largest cat species, reaching a total body length of up to 3.38 m over curves and weighing up to 388.7 kg in the wild…Wikipedia

#20 most searched

Endangered Species

1Tiger

2Killer Whale

3Red Panda

4Ocelot

5Dugong

6Saola

7Brown Bear

8Harpy Eagle

9Hammerhead Shark

10Great White Shark

Dog Breeds

1Bulldog

2Chihuahua

3Poodle

4Golden Retriever

5Pug

6Pomeranian

7Shih Tzu

8Collie

9Beagle

10Maltese

Authors

1Tom Clancy

2John Green

3Ree Drummond

4Vince Flynn

5Orson Scott Card

6Sylvia Day

7Stephen King

8Neil Gaiman

9Veronica Roth

10Maya Banks

Books

1Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

2The Great Gatsby

3Divergent

4Soul Healing Miracles: Ancient and New Sacred Wisdom, Knowledge, and the Practical Techniques for Healing the Spiritual, Mental, Emotional and Physical Bodies

5The Fault in Our Stars

6Wonder

7Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

8The Book Thief

9Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow

10The House of Hades (Heroes of Olympus, Book 4)

Drinks

1Coffee

Coffee is a brewed beverage prepared from the roasted or baked seeds of several species of an evergreen shrub of the genus Coffea…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

2Wine

Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits. The natural chemical balance of grapes lets them…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #1 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

3Beer

Beer is an alcoholic beverage produced by the saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugar…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #3 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

4Tea

Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #4 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

5Milk

Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals. It is the primary source of nutrition for young mammals…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #5 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

6Juice

Juice is a liquid that is naturally contained in fruit and vegetables. It can also refer to liquids that are flavored with…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

7Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in stores, restaurants, and vending machines throughout the world…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #6 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

8Cocktail

When used to refer to any generic alcoholic mixed drink, cocktail may mean any beverage that contains two or more ingredients…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #8 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

9Vodka

Vodka is a distilled beverage composed primarily of water and ethanol, sometimes with traces of impurities and flavorings…Wikipedia

-2 since last year

Peaked at #7 (yearly)

10 years in top 10

10Smoothie

A smoothie is a blended and sometimes sweetened beverage made from fresh fruit, vegetables and in special cases can contain…Wikipedia

+1 since last year

Peaked at #10 (yearly)

1 year in top 10

11Whisky

Whisky or whiskey is a type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

Peaked at #10 (yearly)

9 years in top 10

12Rum

Rum is a distilled alcoholic beverage made from sugarcane byproducts, such as molasses, or directly from sugarcane juice…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

13Champagne

Champagne is a sparkling wine produced from grapes grown in the Champagne region of France following rules that demand…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

14Milkshake

A milkshake is a sweet, cold beverage which is usually made from milk, ice cream, or iced milk, and flavorings or sweeteners…Wikipedia

+5 since last year

15Margarita

The margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, triple sec and lime or lemon juice, often served with salt on the rim of the glass…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

16Lemonade

Lemonade is a lemon-flavored drink sweetened with sugar. In different parts of the world, there are variations on the drink and its name…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

17Ale

Ale is a type of beer brewed from malted barley using a warm fermentation with a strain of brewers’ yeast…Wikipedia

-1 since last year

18Cider

Cider is a fermented alcoholic beverage made from the unfiltered juice of apples…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

19Espresso

Espresso is coffee brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans…Wikipedia

New in chart

20Latte

A latte is a coffee drink made with espresso and steamed milk. The term as used in English is a shortened form of the…Wikipedia

Same rank as last year

 

DJs

1Moby

Richard Melville Hall, known by his stage name Moby, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, DJ and photographer…Wikipedia

#3 most searched

2W&W

W&W is a Dutch electronic dance music duo from Breda, consisting of Dutch Willem van Hanegem and Wardt van der Harst…Wikipedia

#26 most searched

3Avicii

Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii is a Swedish EDM DJ, remixer, and record producer…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

4Hardwell

Robbert van de Corput, better known by his stage name Hardwell, is a Dutch progressive and electro house DJ and music producer…Wikipedia

#14 most searched

5Armin van Buuren

Armin van Buuren is a Dutch music producer and DJ. He is known for mostly playing progressive trance and uplifting trance…Wikipedia

#12 most searched

6Headhunterz

Willem Rebergen, better known by his stage name Headhunterz, is a Dutch DJ and music producer…Wikipedia

#91 most searched

7Diplo

Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known by his stage name Diplo, is an American DJ, music producer, rapper, and songwriter based…Wikipedia

#11 most searched

8Mr. C

Richard West is a British DJ, musician, actor and rapper, who uses the monikers Mr.C, Sycophant Slags & Indigo Kidz…Wikipedia

#77 most searched

9Sasha

Sasha is a Welsh DJ and record producer. Sasha began his career playing acid house dance music in the late 1980s…Wikipedia

#42 most searched

10Classixx

Classixx is an American production and DJ duo, based in Los Angeles, composed of Michael David and Tyler Blake…Wikipedia

#102 most searched

Dance Moves

1Gangnam Style

2The Cat Daddy

3The Dougie

4The Wobble

5YMCA

6The Bernie

7The John Wall

8Macarena

9Cotton Eye Joe

10Shuffling

Beer

1Blue Moon

2Bud Light

3Bud Light Platinum

4Kingfisher

5Stella Artois

6Bud Light Lime

7Coors

8Yuengling

9Birra Moretti

10Coors Light

Whiskeys

1Johnnie Walker

Johnnie Walker is a brand of Scotch Whisky owned by Diageo that originated in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

2J&B

Justerini & Brooks is a fine wine business selling wines to merchants, restaurants, hotels and private clients…Wikipedia

#15 most searched

3Jameson

Jameson is a blended Irish whiskey produced by the Irish Distillers subsidiary of Pernod Ricard…Wikipedia

#3 most searched

4Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve is the flagship brand of bourbon whiskey owned by the “Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery” company…Wikipedia

#8 most searched

5Jack Daniel’s

Jack Daniel’s is a brand of Tennessee whiskey that is the highest selling American whiskey in the world…Wikipedia

#1 most searched

6Maker’s Mark

Maker’s Mark is a small-batch bourbon whisky that is distilled in Loretto, Kentucky, by Beam Suntory…Wikipedia

#5 most searched

7Macallan

The Macallan distillery is a single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Craigellachie, Moray…Wikipedia

#7 most searched

8Lagavulin

Lagavulin distillery is an Islay single malt Scotch whisky distillery in Lagavulin on the island of Islay, Scotland…Wikipedia

#16 most searched

9Jim Beam

Jim Beam is brand of bourbon whiskey produced in Clermont, Kentucky by Beam Suntory…Wikipedia

#6 most searched

10Haig

Haig is brand of Scotch whisky, originally manufactured by John Haig & Co Ltd. The distillery is now part of the Diageo conglomerate…Wikipedia

#36 most searched

TV Shows

Global

1Under The Dome

2Defiance

3Big Brother 15

4Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

5Here Comes Honey Boo Boo

6Sleepy Hollow

7Masters of Sex

8Homeland

9The Blacklist

10Survivor

Us

1Breaking Bad

2Game of Thrones

3Orange Is the New Black

4Scandal

5House of Cards

6Downton Abbey

7Suits

8NCIS

9Dexter

10New Girl

TV Shows, Most Searched

global

1Breaking Bad

2Duck Dynasty

3Big Bang Theory

4Good Morning America

5South Park

6True Blood

7Big Brother 15

8New Girl

9Castle

10Scandal

US

1Breaking Bad

2Duck Dynasty

3Big Bang Theory

4Good Morning America

5South Park

6True Blood

7Big Brother 15

8New Girl

9Castle

10Scandal

TV Series Finales

global

1Breaking Bad

2Buckwild

3Ready for Love

4Zero Hour

5Deception

6Dexter

7Red Widow

8Smash

9All My Children

10Golden Boy

US

1Breaking Bad

2Game of Thrones

3Orange Is the New Black

4Scandal

5House of Cards

6Downton Abbey

7Suits

8NCIS

9Dexter

10New Girl

Movies

Global

1Man of Steel

2Iron Man 3

3World War Z

4Django Unchained

5Despicable Me 2

6Gravity

7Chennai Express

8Les Misérables

9The Conjuring

10Argo

Us

1Man of Steel

2Iron Man 3

3World War Z

4Jobs

5The Conjuring

6The Great Gatsby

7Despicable Me 2

8The Purge

9Pacific Rim

Kids’ TV

1Sofia the First

Sofia the First is an American-British-Spanish-French computer-animated television series that incorporates characters…Wikipedia

#22 most searched

2Sam & Cat

Sam & Cat is an American teen sitcom that originally aired from June 8, 2013 to July 17, 2014, on Nickelodeon…Wikipedia

#31 most searched

3Lego Legends of Chima

Lego Legends of Chima is a theme of Lego toys released in 2013. The toys are set in a fantasy-style land called “Chima”,…Wikipedia

#48 most searched

4My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children’s animated television series produced by Hasbro Studios in the United…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

5Girl Meets World

Girl Meets World is an American coming of age television sitcom. The series made its debut on June 27, 2014 on Disney…Wikipedia

#52 most searched

6Dora the Explorer

Dora the Explorer is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner…Wikipedia

#4 most searched

7Liv and Maddie

Liv and Maddie is an American sitcom created by John Beck and Ron Hart and produced by It’s a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel…Wikipedia

#86 most searched

8Teen Titans Go!

Teen Titans Go! is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics fictional superhero team, the Teen Titans…Wikipedia

#58 most searched

9Dog with a Blog

Dog with a Blog is an American television sitcom that premiered on Disney Channel on October 12, 2012. It stars G…Wikipedia

#29 most searched

10Kratts’ Creatures

Kratts’ Creatures is a half-hour children’s television program on PBS Kids. The show was hosted by the Kratt Brothers, Chris and Martin…Wikipedia

#81 most searched

Video Games

1Grand Theft Auto V

2Cookie Clicker

3Atari Breakout

4Candy Crush

5BioShock Infinite

6Cube World

7Battlefield 4

8Neverwinter

9SimCity

10Skylanders SWAP Force

Sports

1Basketball

2Running

3Football

4Golf

5Shooting

6Hockey

7Tennis

8CrossFit

9Bowling

10Hunting

Sports teams

1Texas Longhorns football

The 1950 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas in the 1950 NCAA college football season…Wikipedia

#104 most searched

2Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois…Wikipedia

#14 most searched

3Mexico national football team

The Mexico national football team represents Mexico in association football and is governed by the Mexican Federation of…Wikipedia

#55 most searched

4Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, that competes in Major League Baseball…Wikipedia

#3 most searched

5Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States…Wikipedia

#19 most searched

6United States men’s national soccer team

The United States men’s national soccer team, often referred to as the USMNT, represents the United States in international soccer…Wikipedia

#41 most searched

7San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas…Wikipedia

#28 most searched

8Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football franchise based in Seattle, Washington…Wikipedia

#9 most searched

9Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins are a professional American football team based in the Miami metropolitan area…Wikipedia

#30 most searched

10Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers are a professional baseball team located in Los Angeles, California…Wikipedia

#13 most searched

Sports teams

1Texas Longhorns football

The 1950 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas in the 1950 NCAA college football season…Wikipedia

#104 most searched

2Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois…Wikipedia

#14 most searched

3Mexico national football team

The Mexico national football team represents Mexico in association football and is governed by the Mexican Federation of…Wikipedia

#55 most searched

4Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, that competes in Major League Baseball…Wikipedia

#3 most searched

5Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts, United States…Wikipedia

#19 most searched

6United States men’s national soccer team

The United States men’s national soccer team, often referred to as the USMNT, represents the United States in international soccer…Wikipedia

#41 most searched

7San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas…Wikipedia

#28 most searched

8Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football franchise based in Seattle, Washington…Wikipedia

#9 most searched

9Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins are a professional American football team based in the Miami metropolitan area…Wikipedia

#30 most searched

10Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers are a professional baseball team located in Los Angeles, California…Wikipedia

#13 most searched

Stadiums / Arenas

1AT&T Park

2BB&T Center

3Sleep Train Arena

4Forest National

5United Center

6Staples Center

7Rose Bowl

8Verizon Center

9Madison Square Garden

10Yankee Stadium

Scientists

1Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around…Wikipedia

#1 most searched

2John Venn

John Venn, FRS, FSA was an English logician and philosopher noted for introducing the Venn diagram, used in the fields of…Wikipedia

#30 most searched

3William Herschel

Sir Frederick William Herschel, KH, FRS was a German-born British astronomer, composer, and brother of Caroline Herschel…Wikipedia

#16 most searched

4Robert Resnick

Robert Resnick was a physics educator and author of physics textbooks. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 11,…Wikipedia

#102 most searched

5Alfred Kinsey

Alfred Charles Kinsey was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded…Wikipedia

#32 most searched

6Léon Foucault

Jean Bernard Léon Foucault was a French physicist best known for his demonstration of the Foucault pendulum, a device…Wikipedia

#52 most searched

7Grace Hopper

Grace Murray Hopper was an American computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral…Wikipedia

#35 most searched

8Werner Heisenberg

Werner Karl Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key pioneers of quantum mechanics…Wikipedia

#17 most searched

9White Watson

White Watson was an early English geologist, sculptor, stonemason and carver, marble-worker and mineral dealer…Wikipedia

#85 most searched

10Martin Lowry

Thomas Martin Lowry CBE FRS was an English physical chemist who developed the Brønsted–Lowry acid–base theory simultaneously…Wikipedia

#117 most searched

Chemical elements

1Platinum

Platinum is a chemical element with symbol Pt and atomic number 78. It is a dense, malleable, ductile, highly unreactive…Wikipedia

#14 most searched

2Magnesium

Magnesium is a chemical element with symbol Mg and atomic number 12. Its common oxidation number is +2…Wikipedia

#8 most searched

3Gold

Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au and atomic number 79. It is a bright yellow dense, soft, malleable and ductile metal…Wikipedia

#1 most searched

4Oxygen

Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8. It is a member of the chalcogen group on the periodic…Wikipedia

#7 most searched

5Silver

Silver is a chemical element with symbol Ag and atomic number 47. A soft, white, lustrous transition metal, it possesses…Wikipedia

#2 most searched

6Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a chemical element with chemical symbol H and atomic number 1. With an atomic weight of 1.00794 u, hydrogen…Wikipedia

#10 most searched

7Copper

Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu and atomic number 29. It is a ductile metal with very high thermal and electrical conductivity…Wikipedia

#5 most searched

8Chromium

Chromium is a chemical element with symbol Cr and atomic number 24. It is the first element in Group 6…Wikipedia

#26 most searched

9Iron

Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe and atomic number 26. It is a metal in the first transition series…Wikipedia

#3 most searched

10Aluminum

Aluminium is a chemical element in the boron group with symbol Al and atomic number 13. It is a silvery white, soft, ductile metal…Wikipedia

#4 most searched

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