Searches for "End of the World" Are Skyrocketing on the Internets

Smartypants futurist Jamais Cascio has noticed something especially eschatological in the search logs for his blog, Open the Future. A few months ago, "end of the world" suddnely become the most popular search term leading people to his writing. Just to illustrate the weirdness, he's created a graph showing how the phrase stacked up against other search terms like "anthrax" and "astroid strike." Check out the results, with handy color coding.

Searches for "End of the World" Are Skyrocketing on the Internets



What the Heck?
[Open the Future]