10 Google Gravity Tricks to Make Google More Fun
We all use Google every day to find useful information and perform searches for school, work, or just to satisfy our curiosity. Google has a lighter side, however, that you might not know about.
Google Gravity offers a little bit of lighthearted entertainment for a few seconds. A whole slew of Gravity pages have been created, many by Google itself and many others by third parties who wanted to get in on the action.
Some are more fun than others but all are worth a few seconds of your day. Here are my personal top ten best Google Gravity tricks. Take a look and see what you think.
1. Google Zero Gravity
Google Zero Gravity is one of the most basic tricks but is one of the more entertaining on this list.
Even though it does the same thing each time, it doesn’t seem to get old. Visit Google Zero Gravity here to see what I mean.
Keep in mind that, once the action is complete, the search box isn’t usable. As such, it’s not the most practical thing in the world. The other links all still work, though.
2. Google Guitar
Google Guitar is a neat trick that turns the search box into a guitar. Use your mouse or gesture to pluck a string and off you go.
You can experiment or look underneath for a couple of well-known songs you can play. It’s a little thing and probably won’t hold your attention for long, but it’s a lot of fun to play with.
Visit Google Guitar here.
3. Google Space
Google Space is not a page you want to visit after having a couple of drinks.
It simulates zero gravity in an interesting and quite mind-bending way. It does funny things to perception and will upset those of you who prefer things in ordered lines.
Nevertheless, it’s a bit of fun to watch the screen for a minute or two. Try Google Space here.
4. Google Underwater
Google Underwater is quite relaxing if you watch it long enough.
It simulates being underwater and drops the search box into the ocean with fish swimming all around it. Like the others, the search box doesn’t work on here, but it’s still fun to play around with.
It’s a simple but pleasant nice background to have while you’re working. Try Google Underwater here.
5. Google Pacman
Google Pacman has been around for years but it is still a bit of fun for a few minutes.
Open the page, hit Insert Coin, and play a quick round of the 80s classic within the browser. Despite being ancient, the game is as challenging as ever and offers a basic but entertaining break from work or homework.
Try Google Pacman here.
6. Google Sphere
Google Sphere is another mind-bender that is also a bit of mild amusement for a minute or two.
The traditional Google screen from the 1990s appears and the search box stays static while all the text around it rotates in a circle simulating a sphere. This one looks old and, like Pacman, is from an earlier age. But despite that, it offers a little levity in a long day.
Try Google Sphere here.
7. Google Terminal
Google Terminal is one for the coders out there.
It turns the usual Google search page into a 1980s MS-DOS-style code terminal. It takes a few seconds to orient yourself to the layout but once you have, it is actually very easy to use. The usual search and ‘I’m feeling lucky’ options are present, you just have to work slightly harder to find them.
Try Google Terminal here.
8. Epic Google
If you’re having one of those days where you’re feeling epic, this Google Gravity trick is for you.
Epic Google allows you to perform an Epic Search and instead of feeling lucky you’re feeling EXCESSIVE. The search engine still performs its usual functions, though, so it’s all for show.
Try Epic Google here.
9. Funny Google
Funny Google is for those who still laugh at toilet jokes, like me.
It is the usual Google-style main page with another window underneath called ‘Set another name.’ Enter a word into the box, press ‘Enter,’ and that word replaces Google above the search box. We all know what word(s) you’re going to put in there.
Type your cuss word of choice into Funny Google here.
10. Zerg Rush
The final Google Gravity trick worth trying is called Zerg Rush. Any gamer past a certain age will probably recognize this name – it’s from the classic video game StarCraft and refers to a strategy of immediately building a large number of small, cheap units and attacking one’s enemy before they have a chance to get established.
While the Google Gravity version is a bit lower-key than the video game’s interpretation, it’s still in the spirit of the original. This is the only trick that actively interrupts the search process but it’s so much fun that we can easily forgive it!
Try Zerg Rush here.
As much as we all use Google, it might surprise you to learn that it still has a few tricks up its sleeve.
Google Gravity offers a fun way to waste a few minutes when you’re bored at work or school. Try out these 10 Google Gravity tricks and let us know what you think about them.
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