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Political polls

Nate Silver, the New York Times polling guru, drew the ire of conservatives during the campaign for his prediction that President Barack Obama would win the 2012 Electoral College vote. Silver correctly predicted the result in every state on election night, infuriating the GOP. (Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)

Year in Review 2012: Obsessions

Here are the top 10 obsessions that, as ranked by their search volume and percentage spike compared with 2011 on Yahoo!.