Monday, July 28, 2014

13 Interesting Facts About Google That You May Don't Know

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If you are a Big Google admirer just like me then this Post is a Must read for you. Although Google may know everything about you but there are some Interesting Facts About Google That You May Don't Know.

In this Post I am going to list 13 Interesting Facts About Google That You May Don't Know.

1. Go to Google and type without quotes “I want to commit suicide”. On top of all the search results, Google offers the Suicide Helpline number of your country.

Google's I want to commit suicide

2. Google sent back in reply to a young girl who wrote a letter to Google to give her father a day off as it was his birthday.

A Letter to Google

3. Go to Google Maps, change to satellite view and zoom out as much as you can. You will see an remarkable view of earth with concurrent shadows. You can see real time clouds if you zoom in twice. That’s wonderful, isn’t it?
Google Maps

4. A pet T-rex, named Stan lives at Google’s California headquarters. Founders bought it to strike a chord to the employees to not let Google go extinct.

Google's Pet T Rex named Stan 

5. If you search “atari breakout” in Google Images you will be able to play the game. Yeah go try it.

Atari Breakout in Google Images

6. Google since 2010 has been buying, approximately, more than one company per week.
Here’s the List of mergers and acquisitions by Google.

Google acquiring companies

7. If you go to Google Mars you will see a map of Mars. You got to admire that.

Google Mars

8. Type any number in the search bar and Google will spell it out.

Google Spelling out Numbers

9. Google’s home page has 28 validation errors and 5 warnings.
You can check here: Google Validation

Google home page Validation

Google Employee Benefits
10. If  a U.S. Google employee dies while working under Google, their surviving partner or household partner will get a check for 50% of their pay every year for the next decade.

11. Google headquarters hire goats from California Grazing to mow their lawns and grassland. The employees think that it’s a lot calmer to stare at goats do the mowing than lawn mowers.

Google hiring Goats

12. Google can be a wedding planner. Plan your special day with Google Wedding.

Google Wedding

13. Google Sky Maps permits you to observe stars, constellations, galaxies and planets.
Have a look.
Google Sky Map


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