• The ‘how to.' questions the internet needs to answer | Eva Wiseman

    2 days ago - By The Guardian

    When we want to know something we are all very quick to turn to the internet. But why do we never ask it anything that really matters? Google (have you heard of Google? How to explain. OK, imagine shouting questions at a very tall pile of leaflets) has noticed a 140% increase in “how to” searches. Top of its list is “how to... tie a tie,” followed by, “how to... kiss.” “How to... get pregnant,” is number three, followed by “lose weight” and “draw”. Six and seven are “how to... make money,” then “how to... make pancakes.” Which make me think the world is holding back. Surely, surely it's...
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