Seven fun facts about Google

September 15, 1997 registered the domain Google has become the leading search engine for the whole world, the word "google" has become synonymous with the word "search." We offer you seven fun facts about Google.

Magic phrase
If you enter into a search engine phrases zerg rush, or tilt, can be greatly surprised. When prompted zerg rush caused JavaScript-game in which "guglozergi" depicted in the form of letters "O" of yellow and red, attacking the search results, gradually destroying the contents of the page, and then lining up two big letter «G». Tilt rotates the image by a few degrees clockwise and makes it somewhat blurred.

Counter parrots
If you forget how many parrots in the BOA (joke of a series of Soviet cartoon "38 Parrots"), respectively, enter "a boa constrictor in parrots" - "Google" you answer this question, without recourse to other sites. The search engine supports the playful conversion units. In addition to the "boa constrictor in parrots' service understands such expressions as" a boa constrictor in the elephants', 'range land in parrots "," monkey square in square meters ».

The name of the Google search engine has nothing to do with any goggle (Eng. "Goggles") or the name of a famous writer Nikolai Gogol, as many think. It was created based on the mathematical term "googol» (googol), indicating the number, expressed as a unit followed by 100 zeros. The name of the system embodied the desire of its founders to streamline nearly limitless amounts of information on the Internet.

Thanks to Google's Russian language became the word "doodle." It is the logo that Google changes on its home page on the occasion of certain important event. The first doodle company introduced in 1998. It informs visitors of the Google home page that the founders of the company went to the Burning Man festival in Nevada and are out of the office, in connection with which they are able to solve any technical problems. Currently he is working on creating doodles whole team. They won more than 1,000 holiday logos.

Familiar to many mail service Google Gmail was launched in April Fool's Day April 1, 2004.

Post to Twitter
His first message on Twitter, Google released in February 2009. This entry was represented in binary code: I'm 01100110 01100101 01100101 01101100 01101001 01101110 01100111 00100000
01101100 01110101 01100011 01101011 01111001 00001010.

Mowing grass
To clean the area headquarters in Mountain View from the bushes and reduce the risk of fires, Google chose an environmentally friendly solution. The company in May 2009, has leased some goats from a local agricultural enterprise. Goats have coped with the task, quickly make a "haircut" of the lawn.



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