Spend enough time on Twitter or trapped inside the hellish 24-hour news cycle and each year will start to seem like the worst year yet. But between Ebola and ISIS and high-profile celebrity suicide and all the airplane disasters, 2014 does seem like a particularly awful year. Now we have data confirmation! Google released its top searches of the year this morning, and the results appear to only corroborate that feeling: 2014 is officially the worst.
Top trending searches of 2014:
Top trending “What is …?” searches:
Top trending natural events:
Top trending losses: