Ask.com gets a lot of their search queries in the form of a question - more so than any other search engine. So, it makes sense that their end-of-the-year list features questions instead of keywords.
The questions are a refreshing departure from the usual fare seen on the end-of-year lists from other search engines. They're also humorous, curious - and yes, existential.
- How much should I weigh?
- How do I get out of debt fast?
- How do I get pregnant?
- What is Twitter?
- What is Miley Cyrus' phone number?
- What is the meaning of life?
- When will the world end?
- How long does marijuana stay in your system?
- What are the symptoms of Swine Flu?
- What time is it?
Ask also broke down top questions by category. And, here they are:
Top Fitness Questions:
- How many calories should I eat a day?
- How do I get a six-pack fast?
- What is the best exercise to burn calories?
- How much should I be able to bench press?
- What is Pilates?
- How many calories do you burn running a mile?
- What are the benefits of jogging?
- How long does it take to tone muscle?
- Is yoga better for you than Pilates?
- How do you boost your metabolism?
Top Personal Finance Questions:
- What is a good credit score?
- How do I file for bankruptcy?
- How do I start my own business?
- What is a short sale in real estate?
- Who owns the Federal Reserve Bank?
- How much is minimum wage?
- How do savings bonds work?
- What can I deduct on my taxes?
- What is a trust fund?
- What is a hedge fund?
Top Technology Questions:
- How do I make a website?
- What does URL stand for?
- How do I find my IP address?
- What is an RSS feed?
- How many megabytes are in a gigabyte?
- How do I delete my cookies?
- What does FTP stand for?
- What is a 3G network?
- What is a PDF file?
Top Celebrity Rumors of 2009:
- Is Miley Cyrus pregnant?
- Is Adam Lambert straight?
- Is Lady Gaga a man?
- Is Michelle Obama pregnant?
- Is Robert Pattinson dating Kristen Stewart?
- Did Chris Brown get Rihanna pregnant?
- Are Jon and Kate getting a divorce?
- Is Michael Phelps using marijuana?
- Who is the father of Michael Jackson's children?
- Did David Letterman keep a secret bedroom is his studio?
Um, some of you have too much time on your hands. BACK TO WORK!