You are herecontent / GOOGLE ZEITGEIST


Lexington Herald Leader
________________________________________ gainers
1. Batman Begins: Summer blockbuster had big opening last weekend.
2. Christian Bale: Newest Batman star portrays Bruce Wayne and his alter ego.
3. U.S. Open: Michael Campbell won the annual golf competition Sunday.
4. Earthquake: Mid-size quakes rocked Japan and Northern California on Sunday.
5. Tom Cruise: War of the Worlds star was doused with a water gun at the London premiere Monday.
6. Karla Homolka: Notorious female convict completed 12-year sentence for manslaughter, is set to leave Canadian prison shortly.
7. Maria Sharapova: Tennis star won her first match at Wimbledon on Monday.
8. Lane Smith: Character actor (My Cousin Vinny, Lois & Clark) died at age 69 on June 13.
9. Katie Holmes: Actress stars in new Batman film that premiered Friday.
10. Downing Street memo: Pundits and politicians debate pros and cons of 2002 memo said to have outlined Iraq war plans.
________________________________________ decliners
1. Danica Patrick: Female driver finished the Indy 500 in fourth place.
2. Michael Jackson verdict: Jury acquitted him on all counts June 13.
3. Mike Tyson: Boxer lost a comeback bout to Kevin McBride on June 11.
4. Anne Bancroft: Accomplished actress (and iconic Mrs. Robinson) died at age 73 on June 6.
5. Natalee Holloway: Alabama college student missing in Aruba.
6. Cricket: Australia's winning streak ended with loss to Britain on Sunday.
7. Aishwarya Rai: Bollywood star won "global Indian media personality" award at International Indian Film Academy awards June 11.
8. Tennis: Wimbledon matches got under way Monday.
9. World of Warcraft: Popular multiplayer game reached 2 million users.
10. Coldplay: New album X&Y went to No. 1 in first week on sale.
Here is a summary of the Google Zeitgeist results of gainers and decliners on, comparing search queries that have risen by a significant percentage for the week that ended Monday.


Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

We repeatedly hit Google for the DSM search in the hopes of bringing it nearer to #1? Are enough people aware of this Google Zeitgeist to make a difference?

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.


Support This Site


Get free books and gear when you become a supporter.



Speaking Truth to Empire


Families United


Ray McGovern


Julie Varughese


Financial supporters of this site can choose to be listed here.



Find the perfect Purple Bridesmaid Dresses for your bridesmaids from




Ca-Dress Long Prom Dresses Canada
Ca Dress Long Prom Dresses on

Buy Books

Get Gear

The log-in box below is only for bloggers. Nobody else will be able to log in because we have not figured out how to stop voluminous spam ruining the site. If you would like us to have the resources to figure that out please donate. If you would like to receive occasional emails please sign up. If you would like to be a blogger here please send your resume.
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Enter the characters shown in the image.