15 Google Tricks That Will Help Simplify Your Life

Google Search Tricks

Google can be the most helpful tool on the internet and it does a lot of things that most people probably are not even aware of. It is certainly the most popular website to use and the primary search engine for just about anyone.

However, google is much more than just a search engine and it has a large variety of helpful tools or tricks that everyone can take advantage of on a daily basis.

Here is a list of 15 of the coolest google tricks that can help simplify your life:

1. Google can tell you what time the sun will set in a particular place.

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2. Google can be used as a calculator.

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3. A quick search in Google Images for Atari Breakout will allow you to play the classic game.

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4. Typing “tilt” into the search bar will literally turn that tab’s search results sideways.

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5. Who needs Weather.com when all you have to do is Google a city’s name followed by weather and see the full forecast?

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6. In case you forget the date of a holiday, Google has your back.

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7. Ever in need of setting a timer for something? Google can do that too.

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8. You can compare the nutritional value between different foods if you type in a simple search such as pasta vs. pizza.

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9. You can easily find out the meaning of any word simply by typing “define” followed by the word you are curious about.

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10. You can translate words from any language to another using the simple Google Translator.

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11. If you’re looking for a quote about love you can simply press the microphone icon and then say “I love you” and Google will generate a quote about love.

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12. Curious about the release date of a big upcoming movie but don’t want to go through the trouble of going to IMDB or another site? Google can do that too.

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13. Have you ever been curious about when the next episode of your favorite show airs or want to know the name of each episode? Google can help out with TV shows too.

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14. You have surely heard about the six degrees of separation and possibly even the six degrees of Kevin Bacon that exist in Hollywood, but did you know that a simple search on Google can tell you every celebrity’s degree of separation to Kevin Bacon?

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15.  If you type in any question that relates to a number in some way starting with things like “how much?” or “how many?” Google will give you the answer.

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Tobias Roth
Tobias Roth received his bachelor's degree in English with a concentration on Film Studies from Michigan State University. He loves movies, being outdoors and enjoys a good game of ultimate frisbee. He also has a passion for animals, the environment, and learning new things.