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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…

download ios 10

sleep

download pokemon go

poop

play pokemon go

use my lure module

lose weight

download snapchat

get pregnant

pee


why can't i make…

friends

a pokemon go account

a pokemon trainer club account

calls

a deposit

decisions

myself throw up

calls on my iphone

a pokemon club account

in app purchases


why can't i have…

sex

a baby

you

fun

friends

her

both

it all

friends on steam


why can't i buy…

pokecoins

pokeballs

csgo as a gift

minecraft

pokeballs in pokemon go

nintendo stock

great balls

red dead redemption

a gun

stuff on pokemon go


why can't i sell…

my adder

on ebay

my car in gta 5

my house

my pokemon

my car

my tickets on ticketmaster

my h1z1 items

warp cells

my stock

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