Google puts in "snow" surprise in search results

Google is known for putting in some tricks if you put in the right combination of search words and phrases on the web site. To celebrate the holidays, the company has put in a very cool (literally) Easter Egg if people search for "let it snow" on the site.

Not only does it give you some plain old fashioned search results, the Google search page slowly starts to show off some snow flakes that fall in front of the page. Then the page gets even icier when the search page frosts up like a windshield does on a car on a winter morning. You can use you PC's left mouse button to act as a windshield wiper (or is that search page wiper) with the PC cursor. You can even write or create artwork with the HTML5-based effect, such as the one we have created above.

If you don't want to fool with making words or art, you can simply defrost the entire screen and it will go back to semi-normal, although the snow flakes will still fall until you actually leave the page. It's a nice reminder that the days are finally getting colder, at least for some people in the world.

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tiagosilva29 said,
Or people that just want results.

Jeez, stop whining. I'm pretty sure the amount of users searching for 'let it snow' are quite low. Get over it.

tiagosilva29 said,
What's next? Bouncing boobs when the output of a arithmetic calculation is either 58008 or 5318008?

Give me a break.

Yes, but not as the result of a calculation. It only works if you use the image search feature and the search term "Thanks for the Mammaries".

tiagosilva29 said,
What's next? Bouncing boobs when the output of a arithmetic calculation is either 58008 or 5318008?

Give me a break.

Possibly.
What's your problem with people having a little bit of fun in a product you don't pay for?
Developers have been building Easter eggs in to things forever and that hopefully wont change because winging people like yourself.

ACTIONpack said,
It's cool but stupid because I can't search anything until I refresh the page.

you can click on the defrost button.

ACTIONpack said,
It's cool but stupid because I can't search anything until I refresh the page.

Or you can click and drag on the ice

PatrynXX said,
now if only it would snow more than a trace in eastern Iowa....

Amen to that! 6-7 days before X-mas and the grass is still showing its full face. And I'm in Quebec, Canada!

Mouettus said,

Amen to that! 6-7 days before X-mas and the grass is still showing its full face. And I'm in Quebec, Canada!

You folks should visit us in Sask, CA for Christmas. Quite the winter wonderland over here.. In case you do decide to come, my home is always open to Neowinians

recursive said,

You folks should visit us in Sask, CA for Christmas. Quite the winter wonderland over here.. In case you do decide to come, my home is always open to Neowinians

You could also visit us in Calgary where we will get a large dump of snow on Monday, and it'll be gone by Friday

Sraf said,
You could also visit us in Calgary where we will get a large dump of snow on Monday, and it'll be gone by Friday
And on Sunday night, it will be forecast as sunny all week.

I go to Google.com

put in the search box

let it snow

and I just see the regular search results.
Is this fake or something?

to the bing vs google war, id like to add:

google simply has better search results than bing and the layout serves the users better, i use whats best, and now thats google, when bing becomes best, i will switch to it

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