They’re built into practically every Google product. If you look hard enough, you’ll find that entering the right search term or typing a code can make Google collapse, spin, or create fictional characters.
Here are 10 easter eggs for you to discover the next time you’re Googling.
What are hidden Google tricks and Easter eggs?
For years Google has built interesting tricks and hidden Easter eggs into its search engine and services.
They don’t really serve much of a purpose other than providing some fun for users.
Here are a few of the most popular hidden Google tricks you can try out….
1. Barrel roll:
In a nod to fans of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Googling “The answer to life the universe and everything” will load the search engine’s calculator feature with the answer “42”.
3. Color picker
Though this annoyingly only works with the American ‘color’ rather than colour, typing in ‘Color Picker’ reveals a swatch of colour values to choose from
4. Animal Sounds
Entertain children or yourself for hours by typing ‘Animal Sounds’, hitting enter and listening to the results
Type in ‘Play Snake’ to start playing the Nokia game we all know and love