Friday, December 27, 2013

Trending: Friday, December 27, 2013

Published 11:16 a.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

Today's headlines

Yesterday's Google trends and the moment's Twitter trends at bottom
2013  in review
CNN: 50 best Android apps for 2013
NBCNews: Lorde, George and ... Kimye? Most notable baby names of 2013
USAToday: Passages 2013: Remembering those we lost

2014 exercise advice (New-use-of-word alert: 'fail as none' first heard in 2013 by the bird)
NBCNews: Fitness fails: Workouts you need to stop doing in 2014

2014 auto industry preview
NBCNews: Auto industry accelerating  into the new year

First-time new-word news (earworm)
NBCNews: Love 'em or leave 'em? Five earworms we couldn't shake in 2013 (Daft Punk, 'Get Lucky;' Miley Cyrus 'We Can't Stop;' Lorde, 'Royals;' Robin Thicke, 'Blurred Lines;' Katy Perry, 'Roar')

Further-back retrospective
CNN: From 2013 to 1963: Looking back  at a pivotal year (1963: Assassination of JFK, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,'s 'I Have a Dream' speech, civil rights, Beatlemania)

Christmas 2013 news
NBCNews: Ohio woman stabs sister during Christmas fight over apple fritters
FoxNews: UPS, Amazon to reportedly offer refunds after Christmas delivery delays

Power outage news
NBCNews: Mired in ice: Winter weather keeping power out for many

Unusual perspective news
NBCNews: From online hacks to plastic fakes: The strange life of a stolen credit card

Stranded ship news
CNN: Chinese ice breaker stalls but in sight of stranded ship
NBCNews: Icebergs, blizzards and a creaking ship: Antarctic explorers' tense wait for the rescue
FoxNews: Icebreakers racing to rescue ship trapped in ice near Antarctica

Politically-incorrect-headline news
CNN: A white mayor for 'the chocolate city?'

Air travel news
CNN: Delta glitch causes ultra-law fares

Economy news
CNN: Many Americans feel economy isn't improving
CBSNews: Extended unemployment benefits to end; 1.3M Americans to be affected
USAToday: Cutoff in federal jobless aid looms Saturday

U.S. military base news
CNN: U.S. base on Japan's Okinawa will be allowed to move after 17-year- deadlock
NPR: Okinawa governor OKs plan to relocate U.S. base

Societal unrest news
NBCNews: At least 148 arrested in crackdown on Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Terrorism news
CNN: Lebanon's Mohamad Chatah -- U.S. friend, Hezbollah foe -- killed in blast
NBCNews: Ex-ambassador to US killed in Lebanon bomb blast; four others slain
NBCNews: American among three killed in Kabul suicide bomb attack

Fish attack news
CNN: 70 people injured in Argentine fish attack
NBCNews: 70 people bitten by piranha-like fish while bathing off Argentine beach

Bald eagle news
NBCNews: Disease suspected in Utah die-off of bald eagles

Knock-out attack news
NBCNews: 'Knockout' attack: Suspect charged with federal hate crimes

Knee surgery news
CNN: You may not be better off after knee surgery

Priest scandal news
CNN: Philadelphia priest to be released from prison after appeals court reversal

Gun violence news
NBCNews: Cops: 4 dead, including suspect's wife and ex-mother-in-law, in Louisiana shootings
ABCNews: Door-to-door shooting rampage leaves 4 dead

Cave-diving fatality news
NBCNews: Father, son drown while attempting challenging cave dive in Florida

Bus-crash follow-up news
NBCNews: Feds shut down 5 more 'unsafe' tour bus companies

Cross-cultural comparative news
NBCNews: China's economy won't eclipse America's until 2028, study says

Gender-at-work news
NPR: Marines: Most female recruits don't meet new pullup standard

Other planet news
NBCNews: An alien planet may lurk around nearby failed stars

Brain science (optogenics) news/cool news
NPR: Experimental tool uses light to tweak the living brain

Corrupt science news
FoxNews: Professor reportedly admits faking AIDS vaccine to get grant money

Fracking news
FoxNews: Fracktivists weep: Fracking saves water and prevents droughts, says study

Strange-way-to-die news
NBCNews: Python strangles security guard at luxury hotel in Bali, Indonesia

Election 2016 news
FoxNews: Fox News Poll: Clinton, Christie on top in 2016 preference test

Salvation Army kettle news
FoxNews: Widow who dropped wedding ring into Salvation Army kettle identified

Hero news
ABCNews: Man fistfights crocodile to save child

Out-of-the-ordinary sports news
CNN: Jon Kitna: From high school math teacher to Dallas Cowboys quarterback
FoxNews: 60-year-old woman (in China) gives birth to twin girls

Obituaries in the news
NBCNews: Paul Blair: 1944-2013

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,00 searches
Adore You Miley Cyrus

Delta Airlines
See 'Air travel' above


Trending now on Twitter
Nnamdi Asomugha
Utah State
New Years

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.