The mad scientists at Google are always coming up with new ways for you to waste your time. Here’s a particularly fun-nerdy one: Google Correlate lets you draw your own graph, then finds search-term trends that correspond to it. In the above example, our graph apparently lines up nicely with searches for “fraps,” whatever that is.
William Taylor: It’s one thing to try to leverage a meeting in the White House. It’s another thing to leverage security assistance to a country at war. It was “much more alarming” to leverage security assistance.