What”s on the mind of a nation? Thanks to the Internet, we can tell you. A recent study was conducted to see what people across the globe were interested in and in particular, what they were interested in purchasing. Using Google”s autocomplete feature, which fills in searches according to the most commonly searched words and phrases, researchers discovered what people wanted to buy most around the world.
Many countries had simple and necessary material desires like food, housing, and fuel. A few of them returned surprising results…and a few were just plain weird.
4. Flying a Mig
5. Real Estate
8. Mooring yachts
9. Nose jobs
12. Panama hats
In case you were wondering, the most-searched item in the U.S. is patent, which seems surprising. Other common searches include food and general living staples, beer, gasoline, and real estate.