1. English speakers looked up Facebook 32,647,942 times. Whyyyyyyyy?
2. Meanwhile, the Japanese understood what the Internet is for, looking up the full list of local adult film stars 18,569,543 times.
3. For some reason, the Dutch were super interested in Hua Shan, a mountain in Shaanxi, China. It had 12,719,284 views.
4. And in Russia, the top visited Wikipedia article was Russia with 3,682,191 visitors.
5. Like their English counterparts, the Spanish Wikipedia community couldn’t get enough of Facebook with 11,217,715 searches. Whyyyyyyyy?
6. The article on Baidu, or China’s equivalent to Google, was read by 4,907,569 people.
Which, in a country of over 1 billion people, is not a lot for the top Wikipedia article.
7. Anyone care to explain why the Germans read about cul-de-sacs 10,206,548 times?
8. In Turkey the country’s first President, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, topped article searches at 2,185,387.
9. French speakers love (or hate) Embattled Holly so much they read about it 4,464,618 times.
10. At 1,385,687 visits, Indonesia is the third country to have Facebook as their top article. Whyyyyyyyy?
11. Only 752 ,669 Danish speakers looked up tea, but it was enough to bump it to the top position.
12. Vietnam also understands the Internet’s purpose, and was studying the list of every sex position ever. 2,018,973 times.
- The family of Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell in July three days after she was detained during a traffic stop, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court.
- Migrant deaths in the Mediterranean have exceeded 2,000, making 2015 the deadliest year for people trying to reach Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration.
- At least 24 homes have been lost and one firefighter killed as dozens of wildfires continue to ravage drought-stricken California.