They reveal the good and the bad, but the bottom line is that Google searches are a tiny window into our global consciousness. In 2013, Google's top global searches revealed our our joy, our pain, and our curiosity.
North Korean soldiers stand on Kim Il-Sung square during a military parade marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean war armistice in Pyongyang on July 27, 2013.
"North Korea" was Google's No. 10 global trending search of 2013.