I meant to check the weather last night, and then spent 20 minutes researching why cats are afraid of cucumbers. So this definitely applies to me . . .
The average American falls down an online "rabbit hole" five times a week, according to a new survey. That's where you get sidetracked or sucked in, and end up researching something you didn't mean to.
We spend an average of eight minutes on a topic each time it happens. So that's a total of 35 hours a year researching stuff accidentally.
The most common subjects we do it with are celebrities or entertainment . . . news and current events . . . history . . . science . . . and health issues.
Politics, true crime, and technology also made the Top 10.
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