What have people been Googling this year?

What do sourdough bread, Zoom, and actor Chadwick Boseman all have in common? They were all popular Google searches in 2020.  With the pandemic being the top-of-mind story of 2020, it’s almost easy to forget that people did have other things on their minds, some of them kind of related to the pandemic.

Election results” and “coronavirus” topped U.S. trending searches along with “Playstation 5“.

The news category included “stimulus checks” and “murder hornets”.

Prominent people who died in 2020 — Kobe Bryant, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, and Eddie Van Halen.

And last, but not least, one other top search: “how to cut men’s hair at home”.