Here’s a quick glance at the collective consciousness of the Web on Monday:
"Top hat" replaces "dome" Tuesday as the buzz word at the center of efforts to contain oil gushing from a well in the Gulf of Mexico. After a Congressional hearing Tuesday turned into a blame game among oil execs, people are wondering what BP will come up with next, if and a move to plug the gusher with trash fails.
Do you know what a man shall do to his wife and then to his parents, according to Genesis 2:24? Neither did three contestants tonight on Jeopardy, or, presumably, the hordes of people who drove the topic to volcanic heights on Google trends. The answer? "Leave and cleave."
The NHL ousted the NBA as the web's top sports obsession Tuesday night ahead of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Montreal Canadiens and the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday. Parts of downtown Montreal have been closed off and Canadians are debating their loyalty to national hero/traitor Sidney Crosby as fans gear up for what promises to be a dramatic showdown between the favored Penguins and the "improbable" Habs .