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Photo via Flickr/Ron Sombilon
Photo via Flickr/Ron Sombilon

Yesterday, we told you about Google’s national trends on search. But today, they gave us the lowdown on Seattlelites’ favorite searches. And, well, the results are so Seattle.

Not surprisingly, our super year with the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory dominated a few of the charts. And we love our soccer, er, football. The World Cup also topped some lists.

Perhaps most hilarious is our most googled “how-to question?” How to compost.

Below, the top 10 trending searches for Seattle, courtesy of Google:

  1. World Cup
  2. Robin Williams
  3. Super Bowl 2014
  4. Ebola
  5. Philip Seymour Hoffman
  6. Malaysia Airlines
  7. Joan Rivers
  8. Jennifer Lawrence
  9. Easter 2014
  10. Tracy Morgan

Top-10 “How To… Questions” for Seattle in 2014:

  1. How to compost
  2. How to snapchat
  3. How to twerk
  4. How to dance
  5. How to vote
  6. How to pass
  7. How to blog
  8. How to factor
  9. How to regram
  10. How to whistle

Top-10 What is… Questions for Seattle in 2014:

  1. What is Isis?
  2. What is ebola?
  3. What is stress?
  4. What is sedition?
  5. What is Uber?
  6. What is jicama?
  7. What is rotation?
  8. What is Squarespace?
  9. What is communism?
  10. What is tamari?

Top-10 News and Events for Seattle in 2014:

  1. World Cup
  2. Super Bowl 2014
  3. Ebola
  4. Malaysia Airlines
  5. Easter 2014
  6. NFL Draft
  7. Seahawks Parade
  8. Memorial Day 2014
  9. Oscars 2014
  10. MarchMadness 2014

Top trending people in Seattle in 2014:

  1. Robin Williams
  2. Philip Seymour Hoffman
  3. Joan Rivers
  4. Jennifer Lawrence
  5. Tracy Morgan
  6. Ray Rice
  7. Iggy Azalea
  8. Donald Sterling
  9. Percy Harvin
  10. Adrian Peterson
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