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Let’s Be Frank

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Hungry for hot dogs? Tomorrow is National Hot Dog Day and it’s time to get your grub on! Searches for the [best hot dogs] are spiking off the charts this month, with [nathan’s hot dogs] in particular spiking 2182% following its annual contest.

Picky about your dogs? The most searched brands of this favorite summer BBQ food this month are: [brooklyn hot dog company], [portillos hot dogs], [hebrew national hot dogs], [sabrett hot dogs], [applegate hot dogs], [pinks hot dogs], [ballpark hot dogs] and [hot dog on a stick].

Are you starting to crave these right now and need a recipe stat? The top hot dog recipes on Yahoo this month include: [hot dog chili recipe], [hot dog bar ideas], [uncured hot dogs], [vegan carrot hot dog recipe], [hot dog meatballs] and [green chile hot dogs]. And if you need ideas for toppings, look no further than Yahoo Food for dangerously delicious inspiration!

Hot diggity dog!

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Contour like Kim

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Kim Kardashian has nailed the high cheekbones and defined jawline look, and Yahoo users are jumping on the trend! Searches for [contouring makeup] are spiking 604% this month as Yahoo users learn how to get the picture perfect look. [kim kardashian contouring] is a top Yahoo search this month, along with related searches [contouring and highlighting], [what is contouring makeup] and [face contouring]. Maybe learning how to contour should get you A-lister points in Kim’s new game?

Want to see if the beauty trend is for you? Yahoo Screen has a fun video with makeup artist Lili Kaytmaz contouring different face shapes and skin types. Remember to also check out Yahoo Beauty for all your skincare and makeup needs!


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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus. Right?

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People around the country are turning to Yahoo for answers to their questions, and their curiosity knows no bounds! You have questions, and we have answers.

What “how to” questions are spiking for men this week on Yahoo?

  • The most-searched “how to” search from men on Yahoo remains [how to tie a tie] — classic! Guys, check out this video on Yahoo Screen on how to get the perfect tie or bowtie.

  • Searches for [how to whistle with your fingers] are also hot this week, with 82% of the queries coming from men. No cat calls, please.

  • 80% of [how to survive in prison] searches are coming from guys, who may or may not have been binge watching Orange is the New Black.

And the ladies? Here are some top “how to” questions they’re asking this week:

Keep the questions coming!

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Baby, You’re a Firework!

Let freedom ring! Who’s ready for some all-American fun this weekend? We’re talking excitement-in-the-sky fun. You’re excited to celebrate stars and stripes with some good old-fashioned [4th july fireworks 2014], spiking 1316% this week on Yahoo.

You don’t just want to watch the spectacle, you want to put on your own show.  The most popular fireworks brands on Yahoo this week are:[phantom fireworks], [tntfireworks.com], [black cat fireworks], [jakes fireworks], and [sky king fireworks].

Looks like the state of Michigan puts on a dazzling display – searches this week for [fireworks in michigan 2014] are spiking 510%. Other top-searched locations for firework displays this week include: [navy pier fireworks 2014], [san diego fireworks 2014], [eisenhower park fireworks 2014], [mt clemens fireworks 2014], and of course, [fireworks displays in my area].

Happy 4th of July from the Yahoo Search team!

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Bzzz… Summer is Biting!

The sun is shining, and the bugs are biting! Wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy the great outdoors without worrying about those pesky mosquitos? Keeping the bugs at bay is on your mind as searches for [mosquito repellent] are spiking 266% this week on Yahoo, with top-searching states including Wisconsin, Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina, and Arkansas.

Have you tried going au-natural for mosquito repellant? If so, you’re not alone as top mosquito-related searches on Yahoo this week include: [mosquito repellent plants] spiking 717%, [homemade mosquito repellent] spiking 120%, and [natural mosquito repellent] spiking 159%. That’s right, plants hate mosquitos too! Check out Yahoo Answers for ideas on which plants are best at keeping your body bite-free.

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Soccer Smarts - Your Burning World Cup Questions Answered!

Here are some of the top searched World Cup-related questions (with answers!) we’re seeing on Yahoo this week:

  • [what does fifa stand for in soccer
    FIFA stands for The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (and not Feisty, International, and Fearless Athletes, although that does make sense). (Source)

  • [who invented soccer]
    The Greeks, Egyptians and Chinese each played games very similar to soccer, dating as far back as 2500 BC!  The game as we now know it was created by Britain. (Source)

  • [why americans call it soccer]
    Our British forefathers shortened the sports’ name from “Association Football” to “soccer”, and Americans continued the tradition while Britain (and the rest of the world) stuck to “football”. (Source)

We hope that answers some of your most burning World Cup questions! Keep ‘em coming.

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The Players Take Center Stage at the 2014 FIFA World Cup!

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup is underway and Yahoo users couldn’t be more excited! Curious about which athlete is getting the most love? Check out the top 11 most-searched players on Yahoo over the past two weeks (ranked in order):

  1. [mario balotelli]

  2. [cristiano ronaldo]

  3. [lionel messi]

  4. [neymar]

  5. [david villa]

  6. [fernando torres]

  7. [clint dempsey]

  8. [frank lampard]

  9. [luis suarez]

  10. [gerard pique]

  11. [sergio ramos]

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Only time will tell who will take home the Golden Boot

GOOOAAAALLLLLLL!

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is FINALLY here and it’s no surprise that searches for [world cup teams] are spiking 552% this week on Yahoo. 

Here are the top 10 searched teams on Yahoo (ranked in order):

  1. [brazil soccer team]

  2. [usa soccer team]

  3. [portugal soccer team]
  4. [mexico soccer team]

  5. [cameroon soccer team]

  6. [argentina soccer team]

  7. [croatia soccer team]

  8. [spain world cup team 2014]

  9. [germany soccer team]

  10. [ghana soccer team]

If you haven’t already, head over to Yahoo Labs for predictions on who will win all the World Cup games (and predicted scores!) based on Tumblr popularity. They’ve already predicted the first game score correct!

After you’ve done your fair share of research, get going on those brackets! With searches for [world cup predictions] spiking 424% and [fantasy world cup] spiking 650%, you don’t want to miss out on the fun.

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10 Hottest Spring Break Spots on Yahoo

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Sunshine. Best Friends. Toes in the sand. Clearly some fun in the sun is on our minds as [when is spring break 2014] is spiking by 27% this week on Yahoo. Whether you’re headed to Mexico or staying local, you can do no wrong in choosing a spring break destination. But what are the hot spots that 18-24 year olds have been searching for over the past month? Let’s check out the top 10 spring break havens on Yahoo:

  1. Miami - The top searched destination for spring breakers, Miami known for it’s elaborate nightlife, beautiful beaches and fun activities
  2. Panama City - Another Florida city, this hot spot is paradise for thousands of students known as “the spring break capital of the world”
  3. Lake Havasu - This location might surprise you, but with it’s social atmosphere on top a boat, Havasu is a prime location to have some fun
  4. Cozumel - An Island in the Caribbean sea off of Mexico, spring breakers can relax in paradise
  5. Cancun - A consistent destination year after year, filled with classic spring break activities and in the sands of Mexico
  6. South Padre Island - For those closer to the midwest, this sunny location in the Lone Star State comes with white sandy beaches and warm temperatures
  7. Daytona Beach - Another Florida city makes the list 
  8. Punta Cana - Located in the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is an international draw with it’s turquoise blue waters 
  9. Bahamas - Just off the US coast, spring breakers can relax and enjoy beautiful scenery and numerous local restaurants and activities 
  10. Cabo San Lucas - Commonly called Cabo, this is a famous designation right off the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula

The spring break fun doesn’t stop there! Other top searched destinations this month on Yahoo include New Orleans (including the famous Bourbon Square), Las Vegas (top nightlife, pool parties and more), Samana Peninsula  (white sandy beaches in the Dominican Republic), Puerto Vallarta (a Mexican  resort city) and Fort Lauderdale (more Florida!). 

Top 5 Oscar Nominated Flicks on Yahoo

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Sunday night will be all about glitz and glamour as our favorite Hollywood stars hit the red carpet for the 86th Annual Academy Awards. You’re getting ready for those Oscar parties, searching on Yahoo for [printable oscar ballots] and [oscar winner predictions]. But who would the top dogs be if the winners were based on your Yahoo searches? Here are the movies that would make the Top 5 for Best Picture of the Year: 

  1. The Wolf of Wall Street
  2. American Hustle
  3. Gravity
  4. 12 Years A Slave
  5. Captain Phillips