Thursday, May 22, 2014
What Would Your Internet Search History Say About You?
How about whole states? Estately, a website that claims to be "an addictive easy way to shop for homes" did just that. "The results ranged from mildly amusing to completely disturbing. No doubt this information will come in handy for anyone trying to decide which state they want to buy a home in, especially for those curious how their potential neighbors spend their time online."
Here's a sampling of the first four states in the Union (listed alphabetically):
ALABAMA: FOX News / God / Impeach Obama / Jesus / Jessica Simpson / Obama Is The Antichrist / Polka / Satan
Analysis: It’s a fire and brimstone kind of state, but with a soft spot for pretty blondes.
ALASKA: Adult Friend Finder / AR-15 / Bestiality / Bird Watching / Couch Surfing / Mail Order Bride / Pull Tabs / Sarah Palin
Analysis: It’s awful lonely up north.
ARIZONA: Conjugal Visits / Hippies / Scorpion Sting / How are babies made?
Analysis: Things you’d overhear on an Arizona hippie commune: “I have to reschedule my conjugal visit because have to see a doctor about this scorpion sting.
ARKANSAS: Atkins Diet / End of Days / Lap Band Surgery / Learn to Read / Walmart Jobs
Analysis: In 2013, Arkansas was declared the most obese state in America, and evidently they did something about it because in 2014 they’re now the second most obese.
. . . and then we get to our own lovable state of California.
CALIFORNIA: Alcoholics Anonymous / Bros Before Hos / Dandruff Cure / Food Poisoning / Google Glass / Kim Kardashian / Meat is Murder / Paris Hilton / Pokemon / Rogaine / What does Siri look like?
Analysis anyone? You have learned how to do analysis and critical thinking throughout your college career, what does California's favorite web searches say about us?