Most searched and most watched in 2013

Yahoo! put out its list of the most searched terms for 2013, and its number one searched term is “Miley Cyrus” (an American actress and singer). In the top ten are “Kim Kardashian” (an American actress and businesswoman), “iPhone 5” (Apple’s phone), Selena Gomez (an American actress and singer),“Minecraft” (a Swedish video game), and “Justin Bieber” (a Canadian singer). Here is a video about Minecraft.



Time magazine said that the top buzzword for 2013 is “binge-watch” (a verb which means spending an excessive amount of time watching shows on Television or a computer in one sitting, like watching multiple episodes of a show back-to-back).

The top trending video of 2013 on YouTube was  “Ylvis – The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)” . It was watched more than 275 million times. One of the top ten videos of this year was “Volvo Trucks – The Epic Split feat. Van Damme”. You can watch The Fox video here.

You can watch The Epic Split video here.

Did you know?

According to researchers at the famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the most difficult tongue-twister is “pad kid poured curd pulled cod”. The tongue-twister (in the English language) that holds the world record for being the hardest to say is “The sixth sick sheikh’s sixth sheep’s sick”. Try saying both really fast.

Image Credits: Sgt. Michael Connors for Miley Cyrus’ image, Netflix for binge-watch sign