Timewaster for Googlers


You knew how to get Google to do a barrel roll, but did you know that if you type in "The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything," the answer comes back as "42" (in homage to one of my all-time favorite books, Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy)?

Seems the merry pranksters at Google have hidden a bunch of these so-called Easter Eggs, and I recently stumbled upon the Wikipedia page that lists a bunch of them. Don't click the link unless you're prepared to waste some serious time!

If you think you're pretty conversant in Googlisms already, I dare you to take the Does Google Really Do That challenge.

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