YahooAs we are beginning to close in on the end of the year, I thought it would be fun to throw out another group of top ten 2014 lists from search engines across the web.

This time, let’s take a look at Yahoo!  Mayer’s site released its top searches under a number of different categoires, which includes things like, news stories, top obsessions, and even some Tumblr lists.

Let’s check out some of these lists, shall we?  Let’s start off with the basics.  What are the top searches of the year?

Top 10 Searches of 2014

  1. Ebola
  2. Minecraft
  3. Ariana Grande
  4. Jennifer Lawrence
  5. Kaley Cuoco
  6. Kim Kardashian
  7. “Frozen”
  8. Miley Cyrus
  9. iPhone 6
  10. Jennifer Aniston

Next, what are the biggest news stories, according to Yahoo search?

Most Popular News Story Searches

  1. Ebola epidemic
  2. Death of Robin Williams
  3. Elections 2014
  4. Leaked photos 2014
  5. Malaysia Airlines tragedies
  6. Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
  7. Jodi Arias sentencing
  8. ISIS
  9. Ray Rice domestic violence
  10. Obamacare

Now, for something a little bit more on the guilty pleasure side of things:

Top 10 Obsession

  1. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
  2. Flappy Bird
  3. Frozen
  4. “50 Shades of Grey”
  5. “American Ninja Warrior”
  6. The Duggars
  7. “All About That Bass”
  8. Katniss Everdeen
  9. Cleanses
  10. Polar Vortex

Yahoo put together a “Year in Review” website for Tumblr, which lists over 100 categories of top blogs and posts in 2014.  What blogs made the top of the list?

Tumblr’s Top 10 Most Viral Blogs

  1. Taylor Swift: taylorswift.tumblr.com
  2. Ghost Photographs: ghostphotographs.tumblr.com
  3. Will It Beard: willitbeard.tumblr.com
  4. Literary Starbucks: literarystarbucks.tumblr.com
  5. Crying New York: cryingnewyork.tumblr.com
  6. Jerry Seinfeld Skeleton: jerryseinfeldsskeleton.tumblr.com
  7. Museum of Selfies: museumofselfies.tumblr.com
  8. Sochi on Tinder: sochiontinder.tumblr.com
  9. If They Gunned Me Down: iftheygunnedmedown.tumblr.com
  10. B4-16: b4-16.tumblr.com

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