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17 Really Cool Google Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

If you search "spinner," Google will give you an interactive fidget spinner to play with.

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1. If you google "Sonic The Hedgehog," you'll see Sonic standing to the side. If you click on him, he jumps — and if you click on him 25 times, he turns into Super Sonic.

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2. If you search the phrase "Google in 1998," the results will appear in Google's 1998 layout.

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3. If you search "spinner," Google will give you an interactive fidget spinner to play with.

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4. If you search "do a barrel roll," Google will do a Star Fox 64 style barrel roll. This also happens if you search the phrase, "Z or R twice."

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5. If you google "wubba lubba dub dub," a catchphrase used by Rick on Rick and Morty, Google will ask if you meant "I am in great pain, please help me." This is a reference to an episode during which Bird Person says what the phrase means in his native language.

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6. If you google "festivus," the festivus pole from Seinfeld appears alongside the search results.

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7. If you search "the answer to life, the universe, and everything," Google's calculator will tell you it's "42." This is a reference to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, in which a supercomputer calculates that the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything is 42.

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8. Search the word "anagram," and Google jokingly asks if you meant "nag a ram."

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9. "Zerg rush" is a term that describes an overwhelming attack in a video game. If you google "zerg rush," a horde of Google Os will attack. You can click on the Os to defeat them, or they'll annihilate the search results.

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10. Search the word "askew," and Google appears tilted.

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11. If you google the word "recursion," you'll be asked if you meant "recursion,"— a play on the word's definition.

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12. If you do a Google Image search for "atari breakout," the photo results turn into a game of Breakout. If you break all of the bricks, a random phrase will be searched and a new game will begin.

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13. If you search the words "Is Google down," you'll be given a response of "No."

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14. If you search "What's the loneliest number" Google will say "1," a reference to the song “One” written by Harry Nilsson and made famous by Three Dog Night.

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15. Search "tic tac toe" and Google will present you with a game in which you can be "X" or "O," and adjust the difficulty between easy, medium, and impossible.

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16. If you search "fun facts" or "I'm feeling curious," Google will provide you with a fun fact. You can then click "Ask another question" for more random facts.

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17. If you google "Super Mario Bros." you'll see a flashing question mark box. If you click on it, a coin will pop out — after 100 coins, you'll hear the "1UP" sound.

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