Hidden Secret Easter Eggs in Google Search

Today we are going to share a few hidden secret Easter eggs found in Google Search.

  • Google in 1998
  • "Do a Barrel Roll" OR "Z or R Twice"
  • "Tilt" OR "Askew"
  • Festivus
  • Let it Snow
  • Hanukkah
  • Christmas
  • Kwanzaa
  • Zerg Rush
  • Recursion
  • Anagram
  • Blink HTML
  • Webdriver Torso
  • Conway's Game of Life
  • Atari Breakout
  • elgooG (Google Mirror)

Google in 1998

Type "Google in 1998" in Google search box and the search results page will look-like as it was in year 1998 when Google was founded.


"Do a Barrel Roll" OR "Z or R Twice"

"Do a Barrel Roll" or "Z or R Twice" Easter egg is inspired from a video game "Star Fox" developed by Nintendo in which a rabbit asks to do a barrel roll.

To enjoy this Easter egg, simply type "Do a Barrel Roll" or type "Z or R Twice" in Google search box and the search results page will do a barrel roll before showing the results.


"Tilt" OR "Askew"

"Askew" or "Tilt" is another cool Easter egg in which the search results page looks a bit weird and out of place. To enjoy this Easter egg, simply search for either "askew" or "tilt" in Google.



Type "Festivus" in Google search box and you'll see Festivus pole (described in Seinfeld comedy show) at the left-side of search results page. Scroll down to bottom and you'll find the base of the pole.


Let it Snow

"Let it Snow" is a new Easter egg found by AskVG readers "kennethesp" and "SaidSikiraX" in Google search results page. A Christmas gift from Google team:



"Hanukkah" is also known as Festival of Lights. This Easter egg found by AskVG reader "Mohit Bangre" shows a nice row of stars below the Google search box:


You can also try the words "Chanukah" or "Chanukkah" instead of "Hanukkah". Thanks to our reader "Greg" for sharing them...


If you type "Christmas" in Google search box and press Enter, it'll show Christmas lights below search box as shown in following screenshot:


Thanks to our reader "sylviatran" for sharing Christmas Easter egg...


If you search for kwanzaa in Google Search, you get an image of 7 candles below Google search box. This Easter egg is related to "Kwanzaa" festival which is celebrated from 26th December to 1st January each year in United States.


Thanks to AskVG reader "Adam" for sharing "kwanzaa" Easter egg..

Zerg Rush

If you search for Zerg Rush in Google Search, Google Search results page gets under aliens attack. The 'O' letter of colored Google logo turns into aliens who try to eat the whole page. You have to defend yourself by killing those aliens using mouse clicks on them.

This hidden Easter egg is inspired from space strategy game "Star Craft".


Thanks to AskVG reader "Prateek" for sharing "Zerg Rush" Easter egg..


Check out how Google shows you meaning of "Recursion" by searching for Recursion in Google Search. When you search for "Recursion" term, a link "Did you mean: recursion" is shown below the search box even if you typed the correct spelling and the same page is loaded again and again whenever you click on that 'did you mean' link.


Thanks to AskVG readers "Mohit Bangre" and "Carbonize" for sharing "Recursion" Easter egg..


Search for Anagram in Google Search and Google will show a link "Did you mean: nag a ram" below the search box. Wondering why? Actually "Anagram" is a word game in which you need to create a new word using the same letters of another given word. So Google also plays the same game with you when you search for Anagram.

Thanks to AskVG reader "Snehil Sarkar" for sharing "Anagram" Easter egg..

Blink HTML

Search for Blink HTML in Google Search and the search results page will make both "Blink" and "HTML" words blinking in each search result.

Webdriver Torso

Search for Webdriver Torso in Google Search and the Google logo will be shown using random rectangles.


Conway's Game of Life

Search for Conway's Game of Life in Google Search and you'll see a simulation of popular "Game of Life" theory given by Conway.


Atari Breakout

Open Google Image search page, type Atari Breakout and click on search button and get ready to play a wonderful game in your web browser:


Thanks to AskVG reader "Prateek" for sharing "Atari Breakout" Easter egg..

elgooG (Google Mirror)

Open Google search page, type elgoog in search box and click on "I'm Feeling Lucky" button and you'll see a mirrored image of the webpage:


You can also directly access this elgooG (Google Mirror) page anytime using elgoog.im URL in your web browser.

Thanks to AskVG reader "Sebastian" for sharing "elgooG" Easter egg..

These Easter eggs work in almost all modern web browsers. If you know about any other Easter egg, feel free to share it in your comment...

Also Check:

Ultimate Collection of YouTube's Hidden Secret Easter Eggs

Hidden Secret Easter Eggs and Daydreams in Google Android Devices


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  • VG,
    i just found a new easter egg on google. type 'find chuck norris' then click 'i'm feeling lucky' on the search suggestion, and then see the hilarious results. trust me, its very funny.

  • VG

    ^^ Nice find but its not an easter egg. Its just a normal website.

  • Hey VG,

    I came across news today of this new easter egg on Google, so i am sharing it here.
    Type in 'zerg rush' & Google search gets under attack :P
    Defend yourself aiming from your mouse, but in the end there are too much !!

    Awesome isn't it? :D
    Enjoy :)

  • Do to the way autosuggest fills in the search box it will do a barrel roll after you just type in "do a " or just aske for askew. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa no longer work neither does "let it snow"

  • Hi VG :)

    I came across another Google easter egg & this is one is just AMAZING!
    Go to 'Google Images' & type in "atari breakout" (without the quotes) and see the magic.

    Enjoy :P

  • You caught "Blink HTML", but there's also "Marquee HTML"! It also takes "<blink>" and "<marquee>" (angle brackets)

  • Hi VG, try to search for Bletchley Park. On the right side of google search page, see the magic. I have a screenshot here: s22.postimg.org/tnzs4afhr/Bletchley_park_easter_egg.png


  • Another one:
    Type elgoog and click I'm Feeling Lucky and bingo!
    The Google page will appear mirrored!

  • VG

    ^^ Thanks for sharing. Added to the list.

  • Idk if this place is still active, and this suggestion is for youtube on chrome (idk if it works for other)

    1. Go on youtube video
    2. Go on fullscreen
    3. Type " awesome "

  • Dear VG"kerning" means the spacing between words. Type it in to Google and it changes the spacing in the word "kerning" in all the results.

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