Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Trending: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Published 6:13 a.m. CST

Nothing trending yet for today

Google trends yesterday with 1M+ searches
Jason  Collins
▪  ABCNews: 'I'm Gay:' NBA player Jason Collins breaks barrier (ad first)
▪  ESPN: Jason Collins says he's gay (ad first)
▪  NYTimes: With the words 'I'm Gay,' an N.B.A. center breaks a barrier

Google trends from yesterday with at least 200,000 searches but <1M
Tim Tebow
▪  USAToday: Jets waive Tim Tebow after one season
▪  FoxSports: What are the options for Tim Tebow now that he has been released (ad first)
▪  ESPN: New York Jets cut Tim Tebow (ad first)

Farrah  Abraham
▪  USAToday: 'Teen mom' star Farah Abraham sells tape
▪  LATimes: Farrah's tape sold and to a higher bidder

Google trends from yesterday with at least 100,000 searches but <200,000
(Google search for 'act' does not suggest what searchers were looking for)
▪  RealClearPolitics: Robert Baer: Boston suspects didn't act alone
▪  NATO: North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Allied Command Transformation
▪  FoxNews: Bolling to  Christie: 'Act like a Republican'

Amber Heard
▪  USMagazine: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard hold hands at Rolling Stones concert: Picture
▪  NYDailyNews: Johnny Depp, Amber Heard dating again: 'Rum  Diary' co-stars seen holding hands at Rolling Stones concert

Also happening...
World Trade Center
▪  NBCNews: 'Tallest' building in the West? Symbolic One World Trade Center aspires with spire

Boston bombing aftermath
▪  CNN: Boston suspect linked to slain jihadist?
▪  USAToday: Woman's DNA found on Boston bomb, but it doesn't necessarily point to female accomplice

North Korea
▪  CNN: S. Korea: Joint drills with U.S. end
▪  FoxNews: U.S. urges North Korea to release detained American

Ricin mailings
▪  CNN: Suspect in ricin case described as 'a little different'

Other news
▪  CNN: Virgin Galactic one flight closer to space tourism
▪  CNN: Michael Jackson's wrongful death trial begins
▪  NBCNews: Ohio high schooler attempts suicide in front of class

Pop culture news
▪  CNN: Surviving Monkees to tour
▪  ABCNews: Pizza maker shortage hits Italian pizzerias
▪  ABCNews: Olympic torch to go into orbit

Health news
▪  NBCNews: Allergies less common among kids born outside the U.S.
▪  NBCNews: Hospitals see surge of superbug-fighting products
▪  ABCNews: FDA probing added caffeine in food

Gun control
▪  CNN: Pro-gun billboard featuring native Americans draws ire

Around the world
▪  CNN: Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne after mother abdicates
▪  CNN: Mexico: Traffickers abandoning immigrants at sea
▪  NBCNews: Crypt skeletons may be family of  medieval knight
▪  FoxNews: Iran moves American Christian into solitary confinement over prayer protest
▪  FoxNews: Stunt man dies while zip-lining across river in India

Out-of-the-orindary news
▪  CNN: Desperate for another child; mom forces daughter to inseminate herself
▪  NBCNews: Fish that can live out of water to be hunted in NYC

Monday, April 29, 2013

Trending: Monday, April 29, 2013

Published 6:41 a.m. CST

No Google trends with at least 100,000 searches from today or yesterday

Headlines this morning...

Ricin mailings
▪  CNN: Small-town intrigue fuels ricin case

Bird flu
▪  ABCNews: Human-to-human transmission now speculated after 4-year-old catches it, possibly from his infected father

Other News
▪  ABCNews: 4 choir members stabbed during New Mexico church service
▪  ABCNews: 5 saved, 2 missing after balloon goes info Pacific
▪  ABCNews: Michigan mother disappears from late-night shift as gas station
▪  NBCNews: Wife accidentally kills husband during gun lesson: Police
▪  NBCNews: Obama to tap NC mayor Anthony Foxx as transportation secretary

Outside the U.S.
▪  CNN: At least 55 hurt in Prague blast believed to be gas explosion
▪  CNN: Greece to cut 15,000 jobs for bailout
▪  ABCNews: Syrian premier escapes bomb attack
▪  CNN: Spain arrests suspect in massive cyberattack
▪  ABCNews: Pyongyang glitters, but rest of NKorea in dark

Outside the U.S. continued
▪  ABCNews: 2 dead, 8 missing after freighter sinks off Greece
▪  CBSNews: Car bombs in Iraq kill 26, wound dozens

Corporate world news
▪  ABCNews: Bayer to pay $1.1B for Conceptus (maker of Essure)
▪  NBCNews: Loans borrowed against pensions squeeze retirees

Unintended consequences news
▪  NBCNews: Lesbian says being outed in mom's obituary led to being fired

Thinking news
▪  FoxNews: Marine biologists investigating cause of sick sea lion pups
▪  USAToday: Black voter turnout rate passes that of whites

Pop culture news
▪  CBSNews: Michael Jordan gets married

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Trending: Sunday, April 28, 2013

Published 10:12 a.m. CST

No trending topics with at least 100,000 searches yet today

Yesterday's trending topics with at least 200,000 searches
(No topics yesterday had 100,000+ searches and <200,000)

UFC 159
USAToday: Jon Jones stops Chael Sonnen in first round at UFC 159
▪ LATimes: UFC 159: Jon Jones beats Chael Sonnen to TKO in first round
▪ FoxSports: UFC fight blog
▪ BleacherReport: UFC 159 results: Jon Jones breaks toe badly in win vs. Chael Sonnen

Also happening...
▪ CNN: Mississippi man charged in ricin case
▪ CNN: (Video) Suspect accused of framing rival (ad first)

▪ CBSNews: Guantanamo Bay hunger strikers at 100, U.S. says
▪ ABCNews: After Sandy, a subway station still under water
▪ FoxNews: Last groups of South Koreans leave shuttered North Korean factory
▪ NPR: Unfinished FEMA maps leave Superstorm Sandy victims in limbo

Boston bombing aftermath
▪ CBSNews: Bomb suspect caught on Russia wiretap long before Boston
▪ CBSNews: Boston bomb suspect in small cell with steel door
▪ ABCNews: (Video) Mother of accused bombers faces her own legal woes

Bangladesh building collapse
▪ CBSNews: Commandos arrest owner of collapsed Bangladesh building

Other news
▪ CNN: White House Correspondents' Dinner: Obama gives as good as he gets at 'Nerd Prom'
▪ CBSNews: FAA hopes to establish normal flight operations by end of day
▪ ABCNews: Sept. 11 airplane debris could have been deliberately placed, police say

Thinking news
▪ CNN: When religious beliefs become religious extremism: 4 signs
▪ ABCNews: (Video) Voice of telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell heard in 1885 audio recording (ad first)
▪ NBCNews: Are private schools worth the hefty price tag?
▪  NPR: Why caffeine in coffee is a miracle drug for the tired

English-major news
▪ NBCNews: FAA suspends employee furloughs, bill held up by typos

Pop culture news
▪ CBCNews: Emmy-winner Jim Parsons on his 'Big Bang' success (ad first)
▪ CBSNews: The 'retro-future' of 'The Jetsons'
▪ CBSNews: Pantone's color of 2013 promotes environmentalism: Emerald is the swatch to watch
▪ NBCNews: Chevy Corvette jumps in price
▪ NPR: E-cigarettes bring smokers back inside, for now

Perplexing news
▪ ABCNews: Army says 'no' to more tanks, but Congress insists

World of work news
▪ CBSNews: MasterCard in 2012 paid CEO Banga $11.3 million
▪ FoxNews: Job-seeker with 'shy bladder' syndrome sues Iowa hospital
▪ NPR: For Afghan policewomen, danger often comes from colleagues

Cat news
▪ CBSNews: Cranky pallas cat at zoo attracts following

Beware news
▪ FoxNews: Delware teen hit by car, sexually assaulted by driver, police say
▪ USAToday: Ex-student: Teacher was predator

▪ CNN: Prominent feminist, ex-Ms. Magazine editor Mary Thom crashes her motorcyle, dies
FoxNews: WWII vet who provided flag on Iwo Jima dead at 90

Out-of-the ordinary news
▪ NBCNews: Deadly sneeze: Driver hits, kills man on Florida roadside, police say

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Trending: Saturday, April 27, 2013

Published 10:27 a.m. CST

No trending topics with at least 100,000 searches yet today

Yesterday's trending topics with 100,000+ searches
George Jones
▪  LATimes: George Jones dies at 81; country music icon
▪  NPR: When Clarence Thomas wrote to George Jones
▪  NYTimes: George Jones: His life was a country song

Tyrann Mathieu
▪  ESPN: (Video) Cardinals take CB Tyrann Mathieu
▪  NFL.com: How Tyrann Mathieu spent draft night in New York
▪  Deadspin: Bill Polian rips Tyrann Mathieu, calls Honey Badger 'A Poor Teammate'

Russell Westbrook
▪  SBNation: Russell Westbrook (and Patrick Beverly) just turned the NBA playoffs upside down
▪  USAToday: Thunder guard Russell Westbrook having surgery

▪  CBSPhillyLocal: PNC customers having trouble accessing accounts
▪  PostGazette: Business news briefs: PNC bank customers report online, mobile account issues
▪  PNCBank Facebook page

Also happening...
Boston bombing aftermath
▪  CNN: Lawmaker: Suspects' mom 'of interest'
▪  CNN: Suspect less talkative after Miranda rights read
▪  CNN: Investigators combing nearby landfill
▪  FOXNews: Feds hold two fellow students of Boston bombing suspects

North Korea
▪  CNN: Report: U.S. citizens faces trial in North Korea
▪  FOXNews: American detained in North Korea could face death penalty
▪  FOXNews: Majority of South Koreans scheduled to return to North Korean factory

Bird flu
▪  NBCNews: Poultry markets likely source of new bird in China

Followup news
  CNN: Three years after BP oil spill: Empty nets in Louisiana
▪  CNN: Boeing Dreamliner back in skies
▪  CNN: 911 part found wedged between two buildings near ground zero
▪  FOXNews: Conn. state employee fired for allegedly allowing her husband to view Newtown gunman's body
▪  NBCNews: Proposal gives FDA control over compounding pharmacies

Career news
▪  NBCNews: Teens enter vocational school, come out with jobs, no debt

Thinking news
▪  CBSNews: Einstein's gravity theory passes toughest test yet
▪  MotherNatureNetwork: How children are building peace across the globe
▪  NBCNews: Bejeweled skeleton may be that of ancient queen
▪  NBCNews: 'Lonely' meat-eating dinosaur from Madagascar helps fill in fossil gap
▪  ABCNews: Crustacean comeback: Scientists plan to settle lobsters in wind farms
▪  CBSNews: (Video) Lying to doctors could be harmful to patients (ad first)

Life outside the U.S. news
▪  CNN: Lebanon's 'uncomfortable' maid culture
▪  ABCNews: President Obama: Chemical weapons in Syria a 'game changer'

Travel news
▪  NBCNews: United, US Airways boost ticket change fee to $200

Other news
▪  NBCNews: LivingSocial database hacked; 50 million customers impacted
▪  NBCNews: Contaminated cucumbers sicken 73
▪  NBCNews: Diabetes team finds new hormone that could transform care
▪  NBCNews: Congress passes bill to end air traffic controller furloughs

Out-of-the-ordinary news
▪  CNN: Pair swim for hours after shipwreck
▪  FOXNews: Man with Tourette's syndrome reportedly denied flight after saying 'bomb'
▪  NBCNews: Texas inmate shouts 'wow' during execution
▪  NBCNews: New charges ... and maybe a new home ... coming for Maine hermit
▪  NBCNews: Keeping a level head: Dog's balancing act goes viral

Friday, April 26, 2013

Trending: Friday, April 26, 2013

Published 4:14 p.m. CST

▪  CNN: 50 alive under collapsed Bangladesh building 
▪  CNN: Landing gear from jet highjacked on 911 reportedly found in Manhattan
▪  CNN: Country music legend George Jones dies at 81

Google trends with 2M + searches (as of 5 a.m. CST)
NFL draft
▪  NFL.com: Get the latest on winners and losers
▪  NFLNews: Manti Te'o, Matt Barkley fall from NFL draft first round
▪  ESPN: Chiefs make Eric Fisher top pick (ad first)

Google trends with 100,000+ searches (as of 5 a.m. CST)
Rebecca Martinson
▪  E!online: Sorority  Girl Rebecca Martinson resigns after Delta Gamma officials label her email 'unacceptable'
▪  TheHollywoodGossip: Rebecca Martinson, insane sorority girl email writer, resigns over controversy
▪  UKDailyMail: Sorority girl who sent furious rant to fellow sisters resigns from Delta Gamma

Lunar eclipse (Too bad it was yesterday)
▪  UniverseToday: Astrophotographers capture 'mini' lunar eclipse
▪  Wired: Watch live: Half the moon goes dark during partial lunar eclipse

Also happening...
Boston bombing aftermath
▪  CNN: Suspect moved to federal prison; landfill combed for laptop
▪  NBCNews: Source: Bombing suspect showed no fear or remorse during hospital hearing
▪  CNN: Suspects' father delays trip to U.S.

North Korea
▪  CNN: North Korea shuns offer of talks

Bird flu
▪  CNN: New bird flu has spread beyond China (ad first)

New news roundup
▪  ABCNews: Fiery Afghan bus crash kills 30, Taliban blamed
▪  CNN: 38 die in mental hospital fire outside Moscow
▪  NBCNews: 185 killed in clashes between Nigeria military, 'terrorists'

Followup news
▪  CNN: Texas fertilizer plant hadn't told feds about explosive fertilizer
▪  CNN: Midwest begins to see some relief from flooding

Thinking news
▪  NBCNews: Who will make sure newly legal pot is safe (from mold, mites,  pesticides)?
▪  ABCNews: Va. State students mourned; died during initiation
▪  CNN: Millions in U.S. skip doctor visits due to the cost
▪  ABCNews: Smartphones outnumber 'dumbphones' for the first time, report says

Workplace news
▪  NBCNews: Here's what happen when good jobs go away and don't come back
▪  NBCNews: Your boss is more into the job than you are

Pop culture news
▪  CNN: Melissa Gilbert, Timothy Busfield wed

Out-of-the-ordinary news
  TIME: Bush 41 had the best socks
  CNN: Hyundai pulls ad of man attempting to commit suicide with exhaust fumes
▪  ABCNews: (Photos) Rare Liberty Head nickel sold for $3.17M
▪  ABCNews: Kindergartner becomes Mensa member
▪  NBCNews: Woman accidentally swallows $5,000 diamond at charity event

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Trending: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Published 6:28 a.m. CST

(Google trends captured for Wednesday, April 24, 2013; nothing trending yet for today)

100,000+ searches
Real Madrid
NYTimes: Highlights and analysis: Champions League semifinals, Real Madrid at Borussia Dortmund
Aljazeera: Lewandowski floors Real Madrid with four
MirrorUK: Borussia Dortmund 4-1 Read Madrid as-it-happened: Catch up on another Champions League semi-final mauling

Also happening...
Boston bombing aftermath
CNN: Source: Suspects' father coming to U.S.; will cooperate in investigation
CNN: Russia asked U.S. twice to investigate Tamerlan Tsarnaev, official says
CNN: Dead suspect's uncle points to influence of friend known to family as 'Misha'
CBSNews: Drug sales may have financed Boston terror plot (ad first)

CNN: Two fuel barges on Alabama's Mobile River explode, 3 hurt
CNN: Bangladesh building-collapse toll now at 191; search for survivors is desperate
NBCNews: Barges carrying raw gasoline explode near Mobile, Alabama; 3 injured

North Korea
CNN: South Korea warns North not to reject offer of talks on crisis at industrial zone

Bird flu
CNN: WHO: H7N9 virus 'one of the most lethal so far'

Bush Library opens
NBCNews: A look at how Bush's presidential library stacks up
CBSNews: (Video): George W. Bush's library offers his side of story

Pop culture news
CNN: Gwyneth Paltrow named world's most beautiful woman
CNN: 'Sweet Caroline' sales up 597%; Neil Diamond to donate royalites to  One Fund Boston
NBCNews: Virgin America brings flirting to flying
NBCNews: Fallen Italian nobles turn their castles into B&Bs

Other News
NBCNews: St. Louis priest charged with having child porn
NBCNews: Minnesota school gets bulletproof whiteboards
ABCNews: Ricin-laced letters leading to a Miss. mystery

Health news
NBCNews: Heart failure set to spike in US, Heart Association says
NBCNews: Just one daily sugar-sweetened soda can raise diabetes risk, study finds
NBCNews: Clenching your fists creates a stronger memory, brain researcher says

Irreplaceable news
CNN: Minaret on World Heritage list destroyed at 12th-century Syrian mosque

Out-of-the ordinary news
CNN: Footgolf ('footee'): New hybrid sport footgolf is a combination of soccer, golf and awesomeness
CNN: Meet your new $100 bill; fourth time in history
NBCNews: U-Haul driver surrenders after high-speed chase through 2 California counties
FoxNews: Gang leader impregnated 4 prison guards while running contraband scheme, authorities say

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Trending: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Published 6:32 a.m. CST

(Google trends captured for Tuesday, April 23, 2013; nothing trending yet for today)

200,000+ searches
After Earth
RottenTomatoes: No review yet, but 97% want to see it
YouTubeTrailer: After Earth: In theaters May 31
EURBits: After Earth gets new date

100,000+ searches but <200,000
Champions League
NYTimes(blog): Bayern Munich subdues a stunned Barcelona
Aljazeera: Bayern trounce Barca in Champions league
FoxNews: Blown away: Bayern stages humiliating clinic at Barcelona's expense

Also happening...
Boston bombings aftermath
CNN: Source: 2011 slayings of Tamerlan Tsarnaev's friend, 2 others revisited
CNN: Boat owner tells CNN affiliate of discovering Boston bombing suspect
CBSNews: Family: Bomb suspect swayed by mysterious radical

Ricin mailings
NYTimes: Focus shifts in ricin case as charges are dropped
CBSNews: Charges dropped against man in ricin case; authorities search second man's home

Lance Armstrong
ABCNews: Justice says Armstrong was  'unjustly enriched'
CBSNews: Justice department lays out strong case against Lance Armstrong

Fake Twitter post
CBSNews: Fake AP sweet: Explosion at White House
USAToday: Twitter hoax rocks Wall Street, shows vulnerabilities

North Korea
BleacherReport: USA Golfers Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson withdraw from tournament in South Korea

Workplace news
ABCNews: Work-life balance off kilter, research finds

Other news
NBSNews: 5 dead after shooting in Seattle's Federal Way suburb, police say
ABCNews: 70 dead in Bangladeshgarment factory collapse
CBSNews: House report slams Sec. Clinton  on Benghazi
CBSNews: NFL agrees to do more to protect gay players
CBSNews: China forces clash with 'terrorist gang' in Xinjiang region, home to ethnic Uighurs; 21 dead

Who could have guessed news
ABCNews: Stonehenge seeks new druid-in-chief
FoxNews: Samuri sword-wielding Mormon bishop comes to aid of woman being attacked
CBSNews: Flower power: The unfolding research on plants

Animal news
NBCNews: Saving abandoned animals, one ride at a time
NBCNews: Cat (Lil Bub) stars in her own documentary (ad first)
CBSNews: Dog fatally poisoned by one penny