Google places great emphasis on delivering professional services and tools, but at the same time they need to offer users a reason to smile and have a good time in order to keep a balance and keep their users entertained. Of course, they manage to do so and you’ve seen that pretty clearly in the Google tricks article. Now, we decided to extend that article and show you some other Google Easter eggs to embellish your day.
Easter Eggs are are simple hidden features available in Google products designed to offer you a fun time while using your favorite products or services. The concept of Easter Eggs is not new so we decided to make a small history of the greatest Easter Eggs brought to you by Google categorized on their products.
Google Maps and Earth
Over the years, these two Google products made our traveling experience much more enjoyable and also let us see all the incredible things all over the world. Now, you can see some things that you thought they never existed on Earth surface.
This is an actual Firefox logo created in oath field by students of Oregon State University and Mozilla Corp. The logo was created to celebrate Firefox’s 200 millionth download.
Just search for 45° 7’25.87″N 123° 6’48.97″W in Google Maps and zoom
Heart in Airport
Even if it doesn’t look like a perfect heart shape, this is still quite interesting because it was spotted in a Cook Island airport.
Just search for -21.200817,-159.798444 and zoom.
Six Points Star
Just search for 21°11’4.44″N 106° 3’34.81″E coordinates in Google Maps and you will see this awesome star.
The most prominent in this list because it comes with tens of unusual Easter Eggs. Still, we collected just the most popular of them.
One of my favorite Google tricks of this year created to commemorate Blizzard’s old school game “Starcraft”. This is basically a game that is based on little o’s attacking the content available on search results destroying it. You have to shoot as many O’s as you can and obtain a higher score with every try.
Just search for “zerg rush” and they will appear
Just by searching for “tilt” or “askew” on Google, you will receive an overturned design of Google’s design and all the content around the search box will be turned as well.
Usually, for all terms that you have entered in the search box Google shows you the number of results. In this case, by entering binary, you will see About 0b1010010000001000001100000000 which is obviously a binary code.
This is a new cool Google search version similar to the hackers version of the Google that we talked about in the Google tricks article.
Every year, Google celebrates the Qingming festival so instead of it’s classic white background, the website is now filled with nice representative Chinese letters and pictures.
Just search for Qingming Festival and you will see a Japanese image on background
Jason Isaacs on Google.co.uk
Jason Isaacs is a British actor who appeared in the very popular “Harry Potter” sequel. As a sign of respect for the actor, Google UK decided to add a funny “Hello to Jason Isaacs” message whenever someone searches using actors name. Keep in mind that this only works on Google.co.uk
Are you a fan of the pirate language, “Pirates of the Caribbean” maybe? Well, it seems like Google has a search engine dedicated for Pirate fans too!
This is pretty similar to Google’s Pirate search, but this time it’s Elmer’s language.
Just to keep things more interesting Google will create an anagram of the word anagram whenever you search for it.
Google Translate Beatbox
When I first heard about this I thought it was just a joke, but it seems like Google translate really has style and can do beatbox for real.
Just select Translate from German to English, ad this pv zk pv pv zk pv zk kz zk pv pv pv zk pv zk zk pzk pzk pvzkpkzvpvzk kkkkkk bsch and afterwords just click on the German speaker to hear “master” Translate in action
Is one of the most prominent Google search features designed to help users obtain results even for the most challenging math equations. Still, the calculator features has some hidden Easter Eggs too.
Heart in Calculator
Trigonometry is very fascinating and what many don’t know is that Google’s calculator can process highly advanced equations and even build graphics with ease. This is one beautiful example of what Google calculator can do for you. Just search for sqrt(cos(x))*cos(300x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.7)*(4-x*x)^0.01, sqrt(6-x^2), -sqrt(6-x^2) from -4.5 to 4.5 using Google and you will see this great heart shaped graphic.
Just by entering “once in a blue moon” in the instant search, Google’s calculator will return a very odd number which is quite hard to understand, but most definitely means something…
For whatever unknown reason, Google shows that bakers dozen equals 13. Just write “baker dozen” in Google’s search and you will see what I’m talking about.
The Answer to Universe
It seems like Google’s search comes with the answer to everything including the meaning of life and the universe.
The Loneliest Number
Being number one is not always a good thing, especially if that number one is on Google search because according to their search results, that means number 1 is the loneliest one.
External Easter Eggs
These are websites created by the fans of Easter Egg concept designed by Google. All of these sites are trusted and what they do is to implement special functions and looks on the well known search engine.
A very nice in motion 3D effect of a sphere created using the Google logo and it’s functions. This project is still under development, it was created using HTML5 and it might not work on all browsers at the moment.
Is a simple website that animates the Google Logo and also has some additional features to make your search experience more visual appealing and entertain you.
Goglogo.com is a website that can transpose your name into Google’s popular logo in just seconds.
Even if Google brings very good search results, it still can’t satisfy the ones who love the goth style. That’s why GothicEngine.com can help you solve that with ease.
No Chuck Norris
We all love the Chuck Norris jokes and it seems like Google loves them too. Even if they decided to remove that feature from the actual Google search, NoChuckNorris.com brought it back for the fans.
If you like this article, then you’ll most definitely enjoy reading our “11 Fun Google Tricks“.