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According to StatisticBrain, in 2013, there were almost 6 billion Google searches per day, with a total of 2,161,530,000,000 searches for the year.  I would dare say that, if the majority of those people knew some of these Google search tricks, there would have been SO many more…

Here is a list of helpful things Google can do, along with a few delightful secrets you might enjoy.

#1. Google can compare nutritional information of common foods. 

#2. Set a timer… 


#3. See exactly when you should be at that romantic location.


#4. Use your mouse to kill the text-eating O monsters.


#5. Check the forecast of any major location on earth.


#6. If you want to search a specific site for something, use “site:” before your search.


#7. Handy tip calculator…


#8. Need flight status?


#9. Bored?  Type the words “do a barrel roll” and watch what happens…


#10. If you search for “tilt”, you’ll get more than just search results…


#11. Google will tell you when your favorite show is on…


#12. Google will tell you when an upcoming movie is scheduled for release…


…plus movie times and locations.


#13. Want to know more about the companies you interact with?


#14. Can’t remember of the name of that song by a band?


#15. “Atari Breakout” image search is simply delightful, but not at work!


#16. Standard measurement conversions…


#17. How do you say …?


#18. Do a search for “recursion” and get stuck in a loop…


#19. All the books written by your favorite author…


#20. Within Google’s Image search, you can click on the camera icon to open the “search by image” window, where you can drag and drop an image you want to find.  Also, there are plugins that give you this functionality, in the right-click menu.


More useful on your smart phone, but available to any Google search…


Credit: Google