Here are the 10 things Mainers Googled most in 2017

Internet culture site The Daily Dot checked Google trends and developed a map of what people in each state searched for online — “Googled” — disproportionately often in 2017.

Maps like this come out most every year, and are an interesting way to see what people in different parts of the country have been focused on.

Folks in Illinois wanted to know how many calories are in Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccinos, for instance (410, if you’re from Illinois). People in Michigan searched often for “giant penguin.”

Mainers — like people in many states — were interested in the celebrities involved in political and sexual harassment scandals in 2017, among other things. Here’s the list of the most distinct Google search terms from Maine over the past year, according to The Daily Dot:

If you’re curious about some other states, web surfers in Massachusetts Googled singers Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande quite a bit, while our neighbors in New Hampshire were among those searching for information on last August’s solar eclipse or how to make special glasses to watch it.

Click here to see The Daily Dot’s full state-by-state list and accompanying map.

What about you? What people, places and things did you search for online last year? Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below or on the BDN Facebook page.