Searching trends is a great way to see what's popular. Use this gadget to see what people are searching for on your own website. For example, show your readers which American Idol contestants are searched for the most.
How it works:
A free Google service that provides charts that show how often words, phrases and topics have been searched for over time. Using Google Trends you can compare up to five topics at one time and also see how often those topics have been mentioned in news stories and find out in which geographic regions the topics have been searched for the most. Google Trends also offers "Hot Trends" which is a snapshot of top 40 fastest-rising search queries in the United States.