Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Google Easter eggs

Type the following searches into Google and see what you get:
On an almost, but not quite, entirely unrelated note, here's an old Google bomb for WMD.

Type the following into Microsoft Word and press Enter:
  • =rand(X,Y) [where X = number of paragraphs and Y = number of repetitions of the sentence]
  • =rand.old()
  • =lorem()
According to Wikipedia, these are not Easter eggs.

Update (Sunday 10 July 2011)
(Thanks to my Notting Hill Carnival 2010 Maracatu Estrela Do Norte colleague, Karen Brownlie, for sharing these.)

Driving directions from China to Taiwan on Google Maps include the direction "48. Swim across the Pacific Ocean":


Driving directions from China to Japan on Google Maps include the direction "27. Jet ski across the Pacific Ocean":


Driving directions from China to USA on Google Maps include the direction "92. Kayak across the Pacific Ocean":


Update (Monday 19 December 2011)

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