Let the festival of lights begin! Hanukkah is early this year and while you’re in the midst of Thanksgiving, you’re also cooking [potato pancakes] as searches for the traditional dish are spiking by 146% this month.
Getting creative with different variations of latkes, eh? Your searches for [sweet potato latkes recipe], [mashed potato pancakes], [gluten free latkes] and [baked zucchini latkes recipes] are all abuzz this month. Some of your other Hanukkah-inspired searches on Yahoo include: [how to play dreidel], [menorah turkey], [beef brisket recipes], [paleo beef brisket] and [electric menorah].
The glitz of the holiday season has arrived as [glitter] is spiking off the charts on Yahoo this week! It’s no surprise that you’re interested in sparkly searches as it’s almost time to bust out the tinsel and your flashy New Years Eve dress. But this year you’re getting creative with your uses of glitter — searches for [glitter boots for women], [glitter eyeshadow] and [ruby red glitter lipstick] are all spiking this week. You’re also bringing the sparkle into your home as [glittery fabric], [how to get glitter to stick to cinnamon ornaments], [how to make glitter spray for fresh cut flowers] and [how to glitter candles] are also buzzing. Other top glitter searches over the past month include: [britney spears glitter bodysuit], [glitter putty], [glitter tattoo kit] and [glitter duct tape].
Getting excited for all that pie and turkey next week? Of course you are! It looks like some of you are preparing for the highest calorie-consuming holiday of them all by working out (good for you). If you’re in Dallas, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles or Detroit you’re clearly interested in running around your city as searches for [turkey trot 2013] have been spiking 366% over the past month — with 60% of searches coming from women.
What other workouts are you doing before the big feast? Other top exercises that have spiked this month include [burpees exercise] up 299%, [exercise bikes] up 273% and [elliptical] up 155%. Alright, time to lace up those sneakers and get to work!
What’s one toy that never seems to go out of style? Legos! This month you’re searching for the classic toy just in time for the holiday season, with [legos] spiking by 59% on Yahoo. Who are the legomaniacs out there? Over the last month, 63% of the searches for [legos] came from women. LA, New York, Chicago and Nashville, you’re the top searching cities.
With hundreds of different types of Legos out there, [lego marvel super heroes] are causing the most buzz this month, spiking by 395%. Other Lego varieties ranked in order of highest search volume are [star wars lego], [lego marvel superheroes], [batman lego], [lego minecraft] and [lego indiana jones].
Today we celebrate America Recycles Day, and Yahoo users all over the US are taking to the web to educate themselves about the importance of recycling. This month, you’re searching for the proper way to recycle electronics, as searches for [where to recycle electronics], [recycle cell phones], [how to recycle computer boards], [recycle ink cartridges], and [where to recycle batteries] are surging on Yahoo. Searches for [recycle bin] and [recycle] are also spiking this month.
Use today as your excuse to recycle those old electronics!
On Tuesday, the MLB released its list of finalists for the biggest postseason awards in baseball. Winners will be announced over four days beginning Monday, Nov. 11.
So who would be the winners of the MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year awards if votes were based on your Yahoo searches? Over the last 30 days on Yahoo, your top searched MVP contenders are [miguel cabrera] and [yadier molina]. Both of these star athletes surpass all other finalists by at least 5 times the volume of searches!
For Cy Young finalists, [max scherzer] and [clayton kershaw] lead the pack — but wait — [adam wainwright] is the highest spiking player, up a whopping 1426% this month. And who would take home Rookie of the Year? That would be [yasiel puig] of the Dodgers, followed by [jose iglesias] and [wil myers].
Check back on Yahoo Sports next week to find out who comes out on top!
November is here and it looks like a lot of you are embracing your facial hair this month in support of cancer awareness! This week, Yahoo searches for [no shave november] are spiking 1166% and searches for [movember] are spiking 517%.
Who is growing out their facial fuzz this month? If you’re in Dallas, Atlanta, Columbus, Seattle or Indianapolis, you’re amongst the top cities searching for [no shave november].
You’re also getting creative with your ‘staches as searches for [mustaches styles] are spiking off the charts, with the top searched style being the iconic [handlebar mustache]. And speaking of iconic ‘staches, which celebrity tops your searches for mustache inspiration? That would be WWE champ Hulk Hogan, who is one of the most searched mustachioed celebrities this month. So which style will you choose to rock for Movember?
Booties are taking the footwear world by storm as searches on Yahoo for the fashionable trend are spiking 236% this month! But which brands are you most pumped about? Your top searched brands include [calvin klein booties], [sam edelman booties], [nine west booties], [vince camuto booties], and [born amibeth booties].
And how can you make up your mind with so many colors and shapes to choose from?! Your top searched styles of booties over the past month include [lace booties], [suede booties], [mid heel ankle booties], [brown booties], [high heel booties] and [leopard print booties]. Let the bootie battle begin!