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Sparking the imagination by looking at a list of Google search terms

Certainly there are times when you have quirky google searches. Author Tessa Wegert tweeted a few of hers: My searches today:• World’s biggest trophy • Ferris Bueller vest • What are superhero suits made of • Estonian Krooni • Hyde and Eek I’d love to see a list of people’s Google searches for unique topics. …

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In a Google search, WP is a shortcode for Wikipedia

If you do a Google search that starts with the letters “wp”, Google will automatically bring you to a Wikipedia page. (WP is a shortcode for Wiki Pedia.) Sounds pretty handy, right? Why type out the full word “Wikipedia”? You can just type a shortcode, “WP”. Except it’s not so handy, when you really do …

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List of search operators deleted by Google over the years

Google has a list of advanced search operators to give you more accurate results. With these search operators you can limit your search to include results only from one website (Search for origami on spudart.org using origami site:spudart.org). Or you could tell Google to search only the title of the website. (Find webpages that have croquet in …

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What was I going to google?

Google, the mind reader. Ever forget what you are doing at the moment and you turn to Google to tell you what you were just doing? “What was I just doing?” results in about 197,000 results. “What was I just thinking?” gives about 295,000 results. Most valuable of them all is when you want to google something, but …

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Google News really suggested for you?

Google offers a custom news feed according to your defined preferences. Many other players in the field are doing this, Zite, Flipboard, and now Apple. But Google has some weight here, because y’know, they are Google. For the past couple months, I’ve been fine-tuning my “Suggested for you” feed in Google news. Telling Google I’m …

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What will the Google Plus employees who worked on imaging do now?

Techcrunch reports that many of the workers who formerly worked on Google Plus will be doing things in other parts of google. The techcrunch author states that perhaps other parts of Google will benefit from the people who worked on the imaging on Google Plus: …there are a ton of really interesting things going on …

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