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Google Maps Quest in 8-bit NES Mode

A fully functional 8-bit NES style Google Maps as a very elaborate April’s Fools Joke from Google this year.

This is what it looks like:

google-maps-8-bit-nes

To enable it hover over the map options and select QUEST:

quest-map

Here’s the promo video:…

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Number of People on Earth

We asked search engines to tell us a basic fact: Number of people on Earth. This is what they told us. Scroll through and compare the results:

Number of People on Earth

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Google+ Timing

Google+ Timing is a web application which tells Google+ users more about the impact of timing on post popularity among their circles. It breaks up your posts and orders them by popularity (best hours and days of the week to …

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Google Logo Depicts Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Today, Australians will see a fun new logo on Google’s home page. The new Google Doodle has been designed to celebrate 80th birthday of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The logo links to the following search query, which invites users to …

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What’s My IP Address

Google has been accused of going beyond simply showing search results and stepping into new niches. This time I have to thank them for doing a great job. I hated those “what’s my IP” websites loaded with ads and hidden …

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Priceless

Spaceship Priceless

Image courtesy of ‘The Battle Clinic': http://sfc.battleclinic.com/docks/view.php?id=1676…

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