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I had to verify the eyes hurt Google

2024-04-09 00:25:02.988716+02 by Dan Lyke 4 comments

I had to verify the "eyes hurt" Google trends theme for myself, and, sure, the graph is eye-rollingly worth a giggle, but the map... Sigh. I weep for humanity.


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#Comment Re: I had to verify the eyes hurt Google made: 2024-04-09 09:47:24.840707+02 by: spc476

What is with this eclipse? I don't recall this level of fervor over the 2017 eclipse, which seemed to be just as big, if not bigger (since that one went from Washington state to South Carolina). Did we really get that much stupider in seven years?

#Comment Re: I had to verify the eyes hurt Google made: 2024-04-09 15:44:34.695975+02 by: DaveP [edit history]

Uh… in 2017 we had this

Crap. URL breakage due to line-wrapping, but apparently making it a link fixes that.

#Comment Re: I had to verify the eyes hurt Google made: 2024-04-09 20:07:34.308911+02 by: Dan Lyke

Interesting. Thanks for the bug report. I've fought the line wrapping thing a couple of times.

#Comment Re: I had to verify the eyes hurt Google made: 2024-04-10 21:16:40.504872+02 by: spc476

I hate to defend Trump here, but ... there is no context in the photo that this is Trump looking at an eclipse. For all I know, he could be looking up at Trump Tower, or maybe a 50' mirror suspended beneath a helicopter.

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