Eight holiday lessons learned from Google searches

Google’s suggested searches are a window into the search queries of millions of users, and the Web pages the search engine has indexed.

1. We want everything to be easy, cheap and homemade.





2. We have serious issues with our Christmas trees.



3. The bones of elves taste like peppermint.


4. Christmas is the king of the holidays.


5. But the holidays themselves? Not so enjoyable.


6. Christmas music turns into cacophony.


7. No one can agree on eggnog.


8. And by the time December is over, everyone is looking for a holiday from the holidays.


Related: Holiday guide | 25 Christmas cookie recipes

Matt McFarland is the editor of Innovations. He's always looking for the next big thing. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook.

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