The iPod has entered Lycos.com's top 50 searches at number 43, just below Barbie.
Surprisingly, this is the first time the iPod has featured in the list.
Other popular searches, apart from the usual porn and celebrities, are Christmas at number 1, peer-to-peer network KaZaA at number 7, Playstation at number 11, Xbox at number, Christmas Carols at number 18, and Harry Potter at number 24. There are no other MP3 players in the line up.
Lycos's 50 most popular searches are seen by some to indicate popular culture.