POLITICS
12/17/2013 08:09 EST | Updated 02/16/2014 05:59 EST

From Rob Ford to twerking: Google Canada's top trending searches of 2013

TORONTO - A look at Google Canada's top searches of 2013:

Top trending searches

1. Rob Ford

2. Cory Monteith

3. Paul Walker

4. Tim Bosma

5. Boston Marathon

6. Nelson Mandela

7. Royal Baby

8. North Korea

9. Harlem Shake

10. Lac Megantic

Top trending Canadians

1. Rob Ford

2. Cory Monteith

3. Tim Bosma

4. Chris Hadfield

5. Rehtaeh Parsons

6. Rita MacNeil

7. Jarome Iginla

8. Stompin' Tom Connors

9. Alice Munro

10. Alan Thicke

Top trending celebrities

1. Cory Monteith

2. Paul Walker

3. Amanda Bynes

4. James Gandolfini

5. Jennifer Lawrence

6. Robin Thicke

7. Miley Cyrus

8. Lea Michele

9. Justin Timberlake

10. Lorde

Top trending "what is" searches

1. What is twerking

2. What is fracking

3. What is ricin

4. What is bbm

5. What is molly

6. What is bitcoin

7. What is Monsanto

8. What is Snapchat

9. What is EPO

10. What is DOMA

Most searched for federal politicians

1. Justin Trudeau

2. Stephen Harper

3. Mike Duffy

4. Pamela Wallin

5. Marc Garneau

6. John Baird

7. Peter MacKay

8. Jason Kenney

9. Jim Flaherty

10. Thomas Mulcair

Top trending Canadian sports teams

1. Toronto Maple Leafs

2. Montreal Canadiens

3. Ottawa Senators

4. Edmonton Oilers

5. Calgary Flames

6. Vancouver Canucks

7. Winnipeg Jets

8. Saskatchewan Roughriders

9. Toronto Raptors

10. Hamilton Tiger Cats

Top trending athletes

1. Tiger Woods

2. Oscar Pistorius

3. Aaron Hernandez

4. Lindsey Vonn

5. Jarome Iginla

6. Rudy Gay

7. Sidney Crosby

8. Jeff Gordon

9. Phil Kessel

10. Jason Collins

Top trending musicians

1. Robin Thicke

2. Miley Cyrus

3. Justin Timberlake

4. Lorde

5. Lou Reed

6. Macklemore

7. Bruno Mars

8. Beyoncé

9. Daft Punk

10. Eminem

Most searched for movies

1. Gravity

2. Hunger Games 2

3. Man of Steel

4. Iron Man 3

5. Pacific Rim

6. World War Z

7. Spring Breakers

8. Les Misérables

9. Despicable Me 2

10. Django Unchained

Top trending TV shows

1. Breaking Bad

2. Big Brother Canada

3. Homeland

4. Amazing Race Canada

5. Duck Dynasty

6. House of Cards

7. Hannibal

8. Arrested Development

9. Blacklist

10. The Social

Top trending recipes

1. Spaghetti Squash

2. Lasagna

3. Hollandaise Sauce

4. Borscht Soup

5. Hamburger

6. Chicken Cacciatore

7. Rice Krispies Squares

8. Tzatziki

9. Cronut

10. Kale Salad