Google Tricks and Shortcuts That'll Make Your Life Much Easier | 22 Words

3D Animals

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If you're on mobile, all you've got to do is type in the name of an animal and you can view a full-scale, 3D version of the animal in AR. Viewing the animal in AR places a digital version of the animal in your camera so you can take all kinds of cute pictures with the animals you search for.

Thanos

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This one is so cool that we don't want to ruin the surprise. Instead, we'll just tell you how to do it. Start by simply typing "Thanos" into your Google search bar. Then click on the Infinity Guantlet. It should be somewhere on the right of the screen. Then, just watch what happens.

Solitaire

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Sometimes you just need to play a quick game of Solitaire to pass the time and keep the boredom at bay. Lucky for you, Google has you covered. Navigate to the games and toys section of google and you'll find a surplus of fun games and activities to keep you entertained. If you know you want play solitaire specifically, just type solitaire into the search bar and voila.

Dreidel Spin

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If you don't have a dreidel handy, but want to play the game, all you have to do is type "spin a dreidel" into your Google search bar. On the results page, you'll see a digital dreidel you can spin.

Animal Sounds

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Maybe you have kids, and maybe you just love animals. No matter the reason, if you type "animal sounds" into your Google search bar, you'll see a scrollable carousel full of animals. Click on one, and you'll be able to hear the sound they make. There are plenty of cool animals on the list, some of which we weren't even aware made sounds.

We all know that, as a search engine, Google can get us the answer to almost anything we ask. But the company's worked very hard in recent years to not just give us the information, but give it to us in the most useful way possible.

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So rather than running a search and having Google give you results, let Google do the thinking and research for you with these 21 awesome tips for using the site. It's getting closer and closer to becoming a personal assistant, and the best part is...it's free!

Use it to compare the nutritional value of two different foods.

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Set a timer without stepping away from your computer.

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Wanna know the sunrise and sunset times for where you are? Just ask!

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You can play a game like Zerg Rush just by typing it into the search bar.

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Want to know what the weather will be like somewhere? Just type the name of the city and "forecast." Boom. That's it.

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Having trouble with the math to leave a tip? There's a versatile tip calculator built into the site.

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You don't need to leave google.com to find your flight status. Just enter in the flight number and airline.

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This isn't the most practical tip, but type in "do a barrel roll" and see what happens!

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...and you can probably imagine what happens when you just type in "tilt."

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Need showtimes for your favorite series? Just type the name in, followed by "episodes."

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Type in "[movie name] release date" and guess what you'll get?

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It can also help you find movies playing in your area just by searching in the search bar.

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Pull up basic info for a company just by typing in its name!

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Have a music artist you want to hear more of? Just type "songs by [artist]" and you're good to go.

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For an old-school nostalgia blast, type in "Atari Breakout."

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Google can convert anything for you. Cups to ounces, feet to meters, dollars to yen...

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It can translate pretty well for you, too.

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If you type "recursion," you'll get stuck in a very meta loop!

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"Books by [author]" will give you a visual chronology of all the works they've done.

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Upload a picture to Google Images to see where it originated.

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Click that little microphone by the search bar if you'd rather speak than type.

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