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Google's 10 Hidden Features

By Isny Dewi R

13 October 2020

Fill your free time by trying Google's hidden features.

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If you usually use Google only to find any information you need. Come on, fill your free time by trying Google's hidden features that are quite entertaining!
 
1. Askew
Try typing "Askew" into Google search page, and you will be surprised to see the search results become slightly skewed.
 
 
2. Blink Tag or Blink HTML
You can also try other unique feature. Type in "Blink Tag" or "Blink HTML". After that, you will see the search results will blink on those two words.
 
3. Breathing Exercise
If you need a moment to catch your breath, you should try Google's "Breathing Exercise" feature, which will encourage you to breathe properly for one minute. Just click the Play button to get started.
 
 
4. Fidget Spinner
For those of you who are feeling bored, try typing "Fidget Spinner" on Google. Then the digital fidget spinner game will appear at the top of the search results. Just click "Play" to play it. You can also choose the mode to be Number or Fidget.
 
5. Fun Facts
If you want to know things you never knew about before, just type "Fun Facts" into Google search to get brief information that is both useful and entertaining.
 
 
6. Pac Man
Do you miss playing the old school pac man game? If so, you can play it practically in Google Search. Just type "Pac Man", then click "Play" to start playing.

7. Play Snake Game
Who used to like playing Snake game on your old cell phone? Now, if you want to play it back, just type "Play Snake Game" and click "Play" to play the game.
 
 
8. Webdriver Torso
Webdriver Torso is an automated YouTube account that Google created on 7 March 2013. The account often uploads videos that show simple slides accompanied by beeps, which is used to test the performance of the website. If you type "Webdriver Torso" into the search page, the Google logo at the top left will change to moving blocks.
 
9. What Sound Does a Dog Make
Try typing "What Sound Does a Dog Make" into Google search bar. After that, a list of animal sounds will appear at the top of the search results. Click the speaker icon to hear the sounds.
 
 
10. Wizard of Oz
This feature is arguably the most unique. By typing "Wizard of Oz" into Google Search, a pair of ruby ​​sandals will appear in the top right hand panel. Click the picture, and you will hear Dorothy's voice says, "There's no place like home." After that, the page will spin around like a tornado, and the color of the page will turn into black and white. Click the tornado icon, then a picture of a house from the tornado will appear and you will hear some sounds. The search page will spin around again, and the color will return.
 
The Wizard of Oz is an American adventure fantasy film adapted from the 1900 novel entitled The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum which was released in 1939.

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