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Google Tips and Tricks

Make the most of your Google search, plus check out cool apps!

Fun with Google Search

  • Search Atari Breakout in Google Image search and play an old style video game.
  • For you fans of Nillson, you know who you are, "the loneliest number" in Google Search is gratifying
  • Type "z or r twice" or "do a barrel roll" in the Google search box --> interesting results
  • Type Answer to Life, the Universe and Everything --> all will become clear!