You get an interesting retrospective of 2017 by checking the Google searches we made during the year.

The folks at Google released the list of most Googled people, things, and "how to' questions Tuesday. Matt Lauer, Tom Petty, sexual harassment and the solar eclipse were all hot topics.

Here are the top five for threee of the biggest Google 2017 categories...(See the entire list)


Matt Lauer

2. Meghan Markle

3. Harvey Weinstein

4. Michael Flynn

5. Kevin Spacey

How To questions:

1. How to make slime

2. How to make solar eclipse glasses

3. How to watch the solar eclipse

4. How to watch Mayweather vs McGregor

5. How to buy Bitcoin

Source: Google