What Jeeves Was Searching For

    December 23, 2005

The folks at Ask Jeeves released their top searches list and it was a list of usual suspects. They broke the list down into top news stories, top celebrity searches, top pictures, top health, top entertainment and top sports. Unfortunately, my name didn’t appear anywhere in the listagain.

The top news searches included President Bush, Iraq, Hurricane Katrina, Tsunami, Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Natalee Holloway, American Idol, Xbox 360 and Angelina Jolie.

The next list included top celebrities:

1. Usher
2. Hilary Duff
3. Lindsay Lohan
4. Eminem
5. Nelly
6. Jesse McCartney
7. Orlando Bloom
8. 50 Cent
9. Beyonce
10. Paris Hilton

Picture Searches:

1. Lindsay Lohan
2. Usher
3. Hilary Duff
4. 50 Cent
5. Britney Spears
6. Christina Aguilera
7. Eminem
8. Paris Hilton
9. Jesse McCartney
10. Cars

Health Searches:

1. Pregnancy
2. Diabetes
3. Anorexia
4. Bird Flu
6. Vioxx
7. Sexually Transmitted Diseases
8. Depression
9. Cancer
10. Smoking



1. Usher
2. Mariah Carey
3. 50 Cent
4. Hilary Duff
5. Eminem


1. Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
3. The Pacifier
4. Batman Begins
5. Madagascar


1. NFL
2. NBA
3. Tour de France
4. Allen Iverson
5. Lance Armstrong
6. Soccer
8. Tiger Woods
9. MLB
10. Tony Hawk

There’s the Jeeves list for 2005. As mentioned, my name wasn’t mentioned in the searches this year. Perhaps next year I’ll make it. In the mean time, Lindsay Lohan and Usher will have to live alone at the top.

John Stith is a staff writer for WebProNews covering technology and business.