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Easter Eggs and Other Fun

What is an Easter Egg?

According to Wikipedia, a
 virtual Easter egg is an intentional hidden message, in-joke, or feature in a work such as a computer program, webpage, video game, movie, book, or crossword.  Google has several Easter Eggs hidden throughout their site.  How many did you know about?

Open up Google Chrome and search for the following: 

  • tilt 
  • askew
  • recursion (math or computer science term for repeating)
  • do a barrel roll
  • anagram
  • define anagram
  • zerg rush
  • what does a dog sound like
  • once in a blue moon
  • a baker's dozen
  • the loneliest number
  • the number of horns on a unicorn
  • google gravity
  • google space
  • fun facts
  • what time is it in London
  • Metropolis forecast
  • Metropolis population
  • google in 1998

Google also has a few hidden games you can play.  Try searching for these:

  • roll a die
  • flip a coin
  • solitaire
  • tic tac toe
  • Pac Man
  • Atari Breakout
  • Smarty Pins
  • TRex Game
And finally, check out all the cool Google doodles from over the years here.