iOS app Android app More
July 24, 2014

Here's What Happens When You Type 'Why Am' Into Google in New York

Do you know what happens when you live in New York and you type the words "why am" into Google? Before you can type the next word, Google's Autocomplete function helpfully offers to complete your thought. The first suggestion: "why am I so tired?" The second: "why am I always tired?" The Zeitgeist perfectly captured by Google. As the Belgian philosopher Pascal Chabot has put it, burnout is "civilization's disease." The thought of so many people hunched over their laptops or iPhones, asking Google, "Why am I so tired?" or "Why am I always tired?" is really sad. And the answer is not going to be given to us by an algorithm. But we can start by shutting off our devices and getting some sleep.

Rebel Leader's Confession Reignites Suspicions On Moscow

Fighter Jet
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ukraine: Jets May Have Been Shot Down From Russia... Rebels Take Credit... U.S.: Part Of Russia-Influenced Pattern

Gaza Fighting Continues Even As FAA Lifts Flight Ban

Gaza
DAVID BUIMOVITCH via Getty Images

UN Probes Israeli Violations... 6 From Same Family Killed... More Israeli Soldiers Die...

Here's Why You're On The No-Fly List

Stranded Travelers
Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

More Politics
Ryan Break With GOP?.. Rubio Over It.. Gingrich Slams GOPers.. Walker Hypocrisy.. Lousy GOP Demand

Her Daughter Was Murdered. This Is Making Her 'Feel Like A Human Being Again'

Mike Ross
none

Read The HuffPost Investigation That Inspired Ambitious Plan To Address Domestic Violence

Attack On Prisoner Convoy Kills 60

Baghdad Convoy
AFP via Getty Images

More WorldPost
Chibok Under Siege.. Crucial Iraq Deal.. N. Koreans ≠ Robots.. Spy Death Probe.. Kabul Suicide Attack

MH17 Parents: 'We Live In A Hell Beyond Hell'

Children
Twitter

New Videos Show Another Alleged NYPD Chokehold

Choke
Kelmy Rodriquez via Facebook

More Crime
Chokehold Kills.. Job Interview Rape.. 'Hero' Son.. Dog Molested.. Inspiring Model.. Executions

U.S. Passport, Visa Glitch Could Cause Headache For Millions

Us Passport Travel
JEFF HAYNES via Getty Images

Lawsuit: Cops Deliberately Shot Woman's Dog 15 Times

Lexie
Youtube.com

Train Crashes Into School Bus In India, Killing 13 Kids

Fire Truck
John Churchman via Getty Images

Dem: Boehner's Border Bill Dead In The Water

Boehner
Getty

Founder Of Popular College Partying Site Threatens Reporter

Imshmackedlogo
I'm Shmacked

Afghan Police Officer Who Killed AP Photographer Gets Death Sentence

Anja Niedringhaus
ASSOCIATED PRESS

More Media
MSNBC's Big Problem.. Chris Cuomo Brawl.. Anderson Moved.. AP's Awful Error.. Al Jazeera Shocker

Republicans Demand More Lousy Loans For Black People

Hensarling
Mark Wilson via Getty Images

Twitter Admits It Has A Diversity Problem

Twitter Bird
LEON NEAL via Getty Images

More Proof Obamacare Is Working

Obama
AP

More Business
WTF Pinterest?.. Crocs Dying.. McDonald's Fires Mom.. Burrito Shocker.. Comcast LOL.. Weed Winning

Health Insurers Set To Give Out More Obamacare Refunds

Health Insurance Rebates
AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Senator Accused Of Plagiarism Says He Was Being Treated For PTSD

John Walsh Senate
ASSOCIATED PRESS

'They Just Wanted To Kill As Many People As Possible'

Gaza Destruction
Sophia Jones

Massachusetts Bill Limiting Protests At Abortion Clinics Goes To The Governor

Deval Patrick
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Warring Factions In Central African Republic Sign Ceasefire

Central African Republic
PACOME PABANDJI via Getty Images

Walker Hypocrisy Exposed

Scott Walker Wisconsin
Ethan Miller via Getty Images

9-Year-Old's Death Shines A Tragic Light On Medical Marijuana Debate

Medical Marijuana Plant
PABLO PORCIUNCULA via Getty Images

McCain On Congress' Inability To Solve Any Crisis: 'It Is Embarrassing'

John Mccain
ASSOCIATED PRESS

World Health Organization Quietly Calls For Decriminalizing Drug Use

Heroin
Dwight Eschliman via Getty Images

Victory For Gay Marriage In Colorado But Fight Is Just Getting Started

Gay Pride Flag
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Latino Immigrant Reaches Major Milestone In California

Marianoflorentino Cuellar
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Feds: Law Firms Took Money From Struggling Homeowners To Pay For Cars And Stuff

Foreclosure
JIM WATSON via Getty Images

Ted Cruz Makes 'Ridiculous' Suggestion Of Obama Israel Scheme

Ted Cruz
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Plans To Stymie Obama Nominees

Why People Aren't Buying iPads Anymore

Tim Cook
ASSOCIATED PRESS

More Tech
Amazon Phone Reviewed.. Facebook Fine Print.. Netflix Gift Cards.. Snowden's New Role.. iPhone Rumors

Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere

Barack Obama Unhappy
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

How Drug Companies Are Manipulating The Rules At Your Expense

Generic
Thomas Kilpatrick via Getty Images

Rep. Bashes 'Climate Change Agenda,' Ignores Link To Drought

Kevin Mccarthy
Chip Somodevilla via Getty Images

Doctor Leading Fight Against Ebola Contracts The Virus

Ebola Sierra Leone
Cellou Binani via Getty Images

47 Dead In Taiwan Plane Crash

Taiwan Plane Crash
AP

Neil deGrasse Tyson: U.S. Will 'Sink Lower' Before It Acts On Climate Change

Neil Degrasse Tyson
Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Follow HuffPost

    1. HuffPost
    1. HuffPost
    1. Most Popular on HuffPost
    2. Latest News
    3. View all RSS feeds

Chrissy Teigen's Hair Makeover

Chrissy Teigen
Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

More Celebrity
Naya Rivera Marries!.. TSwift & Selena.. Lana Gets CANDID.. Bikini'd Tori.. Kardashian Pics & News

WATCH: New Insight On Philip Seymour Hoffman's Last Days

Philip Seymour Hoffman
VICTORIA WILL/INVISION/AP

More HuffPost Live
Dumpster Cuisine.. Spike Lee Gets Blasted.. Pre-Pregnancy Contracts?.. Brando's Gender-Bending

The Innocent Question That Got A 4-Year-Old Kicked Out Of A Donut Shop

Donut
WFSB

More Parents
Amazing Dad-Daughter Dance.. School Without Walls.. Hot Car Invention.. Vacation Before/After Kids

Are These Trendy Health Foods Worth The Hype?

Trendy Health Foods
Getty

More Healthy Living
Worst Fad Diets.. Sleeping In.. 12-Minute Workout.. Living In The Moment.. Don't Clean Your Ears

7 Green Hotels Eco-Friendly Travelers Will Absolutely Love

More Travel
Eco-Friendly Stays.. Best Small Cities.. Scariest Ride Ever.. Secret Greece.. Tourist No-Nos.. Florence Love

Guy Talks To Baby Goats And Adorableness Ensues

Baby Goats Talk Back
YouTube/Janet Gradl

More Comedy
Live New Yorker Toons.. Every French Movie.. Bathroom FAIL.. Selfies & MS Paint.. Friend-Zoned Hard

What It's Like To Live On Mars

Stedman Hiseas
Ross Lockwood/HI-SEAS

More Science
Black Hole's Major Fail.. Brain Myth Debunked.. Newfound Alien World.. Elephant Surprise.. Particle Spin

Sketches Of Homeless Vets Capture Their Struggles

Sketch
Richard Johnson/The Washington Post/Getty Images

More Impact
Grave Sketches Of Vets.. Fake MH17 Tributes.. Revealing Cash Experiment.. Child Marriage Protest

'Breaking Bad' Star Comes Out

Emily Rios
Alberto E. Rodriguez via Getty Images

More Latino Voices
Illegal Immigration Still Low.. J.Lo's Sexy Post.. Immigrant Smuggling Arrests.. Huge Slum Evicted

This Year's Mayfly Hatch Was So Big It Showed Up On Radar And Caused A Car Wreck

Mayfly Hatch
NOAA

More Green
Giant Wildfire Battle.. Cig Butts.. Flame Retardants.. Kittens.. Heat Record.. Saving Rhinos.. Beef Problem

Cher HATED One Of Her Biggest Hits

Cher Dressed To Kill
Ethan Miller via Getty Images

More Entertainment
Bey & Jey's HBO Date.. A Capella 'Wicked'.. A$AP Rocky Suit.. 'Ant-Man' Recoil.. Bareilles Shines

Vine User Gets Back At Employees Following Him In Store

Rashid Polo Shopping
Vine / Rashid Polo

More Black Voices
Jay & Bey Split?.. Real Radio Raheem.. Spike Slammed.. Ray J Charged.. A$AP Slapped Fan??

The One Thing To Know If You Think Women Make 'Excuses' To Avoid Sex

Sex Bored
chrisfarrugia via Getty Images

More Women
Lena On BC.. Insidious Street Harassment.. Fat-Shame On FB.. Bey, Feminist Icon.. Makeup-Free Year

Gigantic Whale Gently Lifts A Kayak Out Of The Water With Its Head

Whale
YouTube

The Truth About Living Together Before Marriage

Move In
Getty

More Divorce
Love Songs For Food.. Another Sex Spreadsheet.. Don't Ask Siri.. Relationship Sabotage.. Daughter

These Findings About College Students And Sex May Surprise You

Sexual Partners
Tetra Images - Rene de Haan via Getty Images

FOUND: Record-Setting Alien World

Exoplanet Kepler 421b
David A. Aguilar/CfA

Peaches Geldof's Cause Of Death Confirmed

Peaches Geldof Heroin
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Boy Dancing To 'Smooth Criminal' Stuns Crowd

Willie Cropped
AOL Videos

More Good News
Vending Machine Feeds Strays.. $1,000 Tip.. 105-Year-Old Thrill-Seeker.. Subway Stroller Rescue

Violent Teen Who Had Given Up Turned Her Life Around

Megan Oprah Show Violent Teen
Harpo Studios/OWN

More OWN
Bedtime Procrastination.. Troubled Teen's Turnaround.. Meatless Protein Sources.. Confidence Secret

Weird Al Does Something He's Never Done Before

Weird Al
Weird Al

Want To Take A 'Game Of Thrones' Class At A University?

Game Of Thrones
YouTube / GameOfThrones

More TV
Seinfeld Emojis.. Simpsons Shocker.. AHS Scoop.. Toy Story Heads To TV.. Walking Dead Finale Details

Britney Spears Strips Down For Her New Lingerie Line

Britney Spears
Jamie McCarthy via Getty Images

Shatner Takes Dig At George Takei (And Facebook's New App)

William Shatner Facebook
David Buchan via Getty Images

A Very Brief History Of Famous Guys Looking Miserable

Kanye West
Dario Cantatore/Invision/AP

Travel Scams To Watch Out For

Sell Rose Barcelona
David Ramos via Getty Images

This Could Mean The End Of Robo-Calls

Phone Hang Up
Chris Dale via Getty Images

More Fifty
Travel To Italy.. 4 Tips For Moving On After Divorce.. Anti-Aging Skin Tips.. Whitney Houston Conflict

5 Myths About That 'Gotta Go' Feeling

Pee
Creatas via Getty Images

Genius Dad Figures Out Way To Fill 37 Water Balloons In 20 Seconds

Bunch O Balloons
Bunch O Balloons

Gary Oldman Watched Himself Die, And He Thinks It's Hilarious

Gary Oldman
TBS

Smooth vs. Chunky Peanut Butter: The Great Debate

Crunchy Peanut Butter
MARK HERREID VIA GETTY IMAGES/SHUTTERSTOCK

More Taste
Orange Peeling Trick.. 25 Dogs Who Love Their PB.. Twinkie Burrito.. Countries For Beer Lovers