What did each state, including Colorado, Google most in 2016? The answers can be hilarious, strange, embarrassing and telling.
Once again, some states have more than one Googling favorite — a lot more, in several cases. Others have just one or two, suggesting that hive-mindedness extends to the Internet.
We picked one favorite selection for each state, with Colorado's very understandable pick saved for last. That's followed by an Estately graphic with the site's top choices. Click to see the original post.
ALABAMA: Was Scalia murdered? (conspiracy theory regarding the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia)
ALASKA: Is Jon Snow really dead?
ARIZONA: Gary Shandling (actor/comedian who passed in 2016)
ARKANSAS: Day of Rage (planned protest)
CALIFORNIA: Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán (drug lord arrested in 2016)
CONNECTICUT: Billy Bush (radio host)
DELAWARE: Kim Kardashian robbed
FLORIDA: Kimbo Slice (mixed martial artist)
GEORGIA: Harriet Tubman $20
HAWAII: Pokémon GO! (mobile game)
IDAHO: How did Trump win?
ILLINOIS: Cubs' parade route
INDIANA: Mike Pence (Vice President-elect)
IOWA: Islamic State (terrorist group)
KENTUCKY: Muhammad Ali (he took on the world)
LOUISIANA: Alton Sterling shooting (video of African American killed by Baton Rouge Police)
MAINE: Sausage Party (2016 film)
MARYLAND: Simone Manuel (U.S. Olympic swimmer)
MICHIGAN: Gordie Howe (hockey legend who passed in 2016)
MINNESOTA: Prince (singer-songwriter)
MISSOURI: McDonald’s breakfast all day
MONTANA: Roger Ailes (former Fox News producer accused of sexual harassment)
NEBRASKA: Pepe meme
NEVADA: Colin Kaepernick (pro football player)
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Dat Boi (Internet meme killed by the Daily Dot)
NEW JERSEY: Bridgegate verdict
Continue to see what the rest of the states (including Colorado) Googled most in 2016.
NEW MEXICO: Gary Johnson (Libertarian presidential candidate)
NEW YORK: Buffalo Bill's dildo
NORTH CAROLINA: Transgender bathroom law
NORTH DAKOTA: Dan Haggerty (actor who played Grizzly Adams, who died in 2016)
OHIO: 3-1 lead
OKLAHOMA: Kevin Durant decision
PENNSYLVANIA: Anthony Weiner investigation
RHODE ISLAND: Harambe
SOUTH CAROLINA: KKK victory parade
SOUTH DAKOTA: Glenn Frey (guitarist for the Eagles who died in 2016)
TENNESSEE: Mr. T dead (actor was rumored to have died in 2016, but he’s very much alive and still pitying fools)
TEXAS: Dallas police shooting
UTAH: Gilmore Girls (Netflix revival of TV series)
VERMONT: Orlando Bloom naked
VIRGINIA: Chardonnay GO video
WASHINGTON: Sad Ben Affleck
WEST VIRGINIA: Chyna (pro wrestler who died in 2016)
WISCONSIN: Reince Priebus (chairman of the RNC)
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WYOMING: Chewbacca Mom (viral video sensation)
COLORADO: Peyton Manning retirement