Today Google has released its yearly Zeitgeist report, giving a look back at the year 2012 in terms of search. The world’s leading search engine can nicely wrap up an entire year with its search trends, as it perfectly mirrors the global zeitgeist.

Whitney Houston, the late singer, takes the number one spot in the Search category.  In the Image Search category, One Direction and the iPhone 5 make the top of the list. Jeremy Lin takes the number one spot on the most searched athlete list. The list of the most searched performing artists also includes Lana Del Rey and LMFAO. In the consumer electronics category the iPad 3 takes the number one spot, followed by the Samsung Galaxy S3, the iPad Mini and the Nexus 7. In several categories Hurricane Sandy sits on the top spots of course this year. Skyfall and Prometheus make the top of the Feature Film list.

See the full lists here.

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