The top 25 Internet searches by Bored Brits seeking answers to often abstract questions have been revealed.
Brits spend seven hours a week on mysterious Internet searches – such as "Is time travel possible?" and "Do ghosts exist?", according to a new study.
The research says that two thirds of us (65 percent) admit searching the web for questions we know we cannot find an answer to online, like "Is there a God?"
It says the top 10 questions we seek Internet answers to are: ‘What are the winning lottery numbers?’; ‘What happens when you die?’; ‘Do aliens exist?’; ‘Is time travel possible?’ and ‘Will I ever be rich?’
The list continues with: ‘What is the meaning of life?’; ‘Do ghosts exist?’; ‘Is there a parallel universe?’; ‘How do we end poverty?’ and ‘Is there a God?’.
See below for the full list of the top 25 Internet searches and what percentage of us admitted looking for the answers.
TV channel Dave commissioned the research, to coincide with the launch of new show ‘Beat The Internet’ to see the main burning questions we want answered.
According to the data every Brit wastes on average seven hours every week surfing the net reading "futile rubbish".
Britain has a huge thirst for knowledge, with a massive 89 percent of the 1,500 respondents admitting they have life questions they want answered.
Bizarrely, the more personal queries we Google when bored are: "Am I good in bed?", "Am I good looking?" and "Am I a good person?"
Dave channel director Luke Hales said: "Our research reveals although the Internet provides answers aplenty, some very big questions it can’t help us with."
Worryingly 31 percent of those polled said they believed everything they read online.
Reassuringly, the majority (69 percent) of Brits said they take everything they read on the Internet with a pinch of salt.
Almost seven in ten of us (67 percent) admit they rely on the Internet too much, with a further 70 percent admitting they head online to settle day to day arguments with family and friends.
Host of Beat the Internet, comedian John Robins said: "For many years now, I’ve been suspicious that the Internet is getting too big for its boots.
"It’s war against our high streets, laws and HMRC goes completely unchecked.
"That’s not to mention the unknown impact on future generations who have never known a life without it.
"And this research reveals the Internet is failing the public by not answering the questions we really need answers to."
The Top 25 Questions We Wish the Internet Would Answer are:
1 – What are the winning lottery numbers? (33 percent)
2 – What really happens when you die? (22 percent)
3 – Do aliens exist? (22 percent)
4 – Is time travel possible? (20 percent)
5 – Will I ever be rich? (20 percent)
6 – What is the meaning of life? (19 percent)
7 – Do ghosts exist? (19 percent)
8 – Is there a parallel universe? (19 percent)
9 – How do we end poverty? (18 percent)
10 – Is there a God? (16 percent)
11 – Who shot JFK? (15 percent)
12 – Is the Loch Ness Monster alive? (14 percent)
13 – When will the world end? (14 percent)
14 – Am I a good person? (13 percent)
15 – Did Donald Trump rig the election? (13 percent)
16 – When will I die? (13 percent)
17 – How am I going to die? (12 percent)
18 – Do people like me? (12 percent)
19 – Will I ever be thin? (11 percent)
20 – Did the moon landings actually happen? (11 percent)
21 – What came first, the chicken or the egg? (11 percent)
22 – Am I good looking? (9 percent)
23 – Does my cat really like me? (8 percent)
24 – Am I good in bed? (8 percent)
25 – Is my partner cheating on me? (8 percent).
* ‘Beat The Internet with John Robins’, produced by VICE Studios, airs on Dave from Thursday 15th November at 8pm and 8:30pm
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