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The Sciences

Rise and fall of celebutantes

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanApril 30, 2012 5:46 AM

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Kim Kardashian was at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner. Wow. But it made me wonder whatever happened to Paris Hilton? Did she drop off the face of the earth? Here's Google Trends:

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The bottom panel is news, the top panel public searches. The media seems to exhibit some latency in relation to the public, but at this point they both agree: Paris is near a nobody.

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