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Most Popular Topics of 2012

2012 was the year of the Presidential election, NASA putting the Curiosity Rover on Mars, the summer Olympics in London, and so much more.

It was also a year of unspeakable tragedies that left the nation at a loss for words.

We’ve shared information about a lot of different subjects over the course of the year. Here’s a look at what was most popular on our blog and on USA.gov in 2012.

Popular Blog Posts:

  1. Space Tornado Photo
  2. Scary Rumors about the World Ending in 2012 are Just Rumors
  3. Deep Sea Creature Photo
  4. Saturn Radio Waves Sound Bite
  5. 20 Ways You Can Help Fight Human Trafficking
  6. Brain-controlled Modular Prosthetic Limb Photo
  7. Venus Passing in Front of the Sun Photo  
  8. How and Why You Should Write a Social Media Will
  9. Get Help Paying Your Rent
  10. Are You Looking for a Job? We Can Help


Popular Pages on USA.gov:

  1. Home Page
  2. A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
  3. Unclaimed Money from the Government
  4. Government Jobs
  5. Government Benefits, Grants, and Financial Aid
  6. Government Sales and Auctions
  7. Voting and Elections
  8. Government Departments and Agencies
  9. Find Government Forms
  10. State and Local Government Surplus Property


Popular Links on USA.gov:

  1. Apply for Government Jobs
  2. GovSales.gov (Federal Asset Sales)
  3. Government Benefit Finder
  4. States’ Unclaimed Property
  5. Grants.gov
  6. Change Your Address When You Move
  7. Tax Refund Status
  8. FDIC Unclaimed Funds
  9. Pension Funds from Former Employers
  10. Investors Claims Funds


Popular Search Topics:

  1. Jobs
  2. Immigration
  3. Unclaimed Money
  4. Passports
  5. Vital Documents
  6. 2012 Elections
  7. Taxes
  8. Credit Report
  9. Grants
  10. Government Auctions


Every month we update USA.gov with the most popular pages, links, and search terms. See what’s trending now.

Find out what NASA scientists think about these rumors.