10 Interesting Facts About Google That you May Not Know





1) Suicide Stoppers

Go to Google homepage and type the words “I want to commit suicide”. Above all the search results, Google provides the Suicide Helpline number of your country.


2)See the world in Real Time

Go to Google Maps. Click on the satellite view and zoom out as much as possible. You can see an amazing view of earth with real time shadows. You can see real time clouds if you zoom in twice. Pretty amazing, right?


3)Stan the pet T-Rex


Google has a pet T-rex, named Stan, which lives at their California headquarters. Founders bought it to remind the employees to not let Google go extinct.

4)
Play Games

Search “atari breakout” in Google Images and you can play the game. Try it now.

5)Gains in the Company

Google has been acquiring, on average, more than one company per week since 2010.

6)A view of Mars from Earth

Go to Google Mars. You can see a map of Mars. How cool!

7)Talk about codes

Google’s home page has 28 validation errors and five warnings.

8)Respect and Worth

Should a U.S. Google employee pass away while under the employ of the 14-year old search giant, their surviving spouse or domestic partner will receive a check for 50% of their salary every year for the next decade.

9)Planning anytime soon

Google is a wedding planner. Yes, you heard it right. Plan your special day with Google Wedding.

10)Explore the Sky

Google Sky Maps allows you to view stars, constellations, galaxies and planets. Check out www.google.com/sky.



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