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World's Most Popular Questions—Today's Interrogative Zeitgeist

Man's Earliest (and Toughest) Questions

Even before we explored outside our caves, mankind has been plagued by unanswerable questions.

How do I heal a broken heart?

Why do I never see baby pigeons?

I don't understand how Lost ended.

You may notice that the third example isn't phrased as a question—it's what makes it so hard to answer.

What we know defines us as much as what we ask. So let's look at who we are, shall we?

Modern Look at Questions, Old Yet Ever New

The most popular questions are collected daily using Google's autocomplete feature. Autocomplete lists popular search queries that begin with your entry.

What are people looking to sell? What do people want to have, but can't? Autocomplete suggests an answer, in the form of a question!

While most autocompleted phrases are questions, a few are statements (see Limits & Desires, e.g. I need to vent.).

Why Can't I?

Below are combinations of the terms why can't I with the words make, have, buy and sell.

why can't i
make have buy sell

why can't i…

sleep

poop

lose weight

get pregnant

cry

send imessages

get hard

sleep at night

get a job

stop eating


why can't i make…

friends

myself throw up

decisions

calls

money

calls on my iphone

a psn account

eye contact

in app purchases

phone calls


why can't i have…

sex

a baby

you

fun

both

him

it all

nice things

dreams


why can't i buy…

bioshock 2 on steam

advanced supply drops

minecraft

cube world

anything on xbox one

vc

the interview on youtube

anything on steam

blood moon thresh

games on steam


why can't i sell…

my adder

my car in gta 5

my house

my mesa

cars in gangstar vegas

my car in gta

my chroma case

on amazon

anything on steam

on ebay

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