Seems like the brains behind search engine Google have a pretty good sense of humour to include these hidden tricks and japes.

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1. It can do a barrel roll!
1. It can do a barrel roll!
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Type “do a barrel roll” into Google, click search, and your browser window will do a 360-degree spin.

It’s a geeky reference to Nintendo’s Star Fox series, in which a wise old rabbit named Peppy (an intergalactic fighter pilot) advises your character to avoid enemy fire by pulling said maneuver.

You can get the same fun Google tricks effect by typing “z or r twice” in reference to the controller buttons you’d press in the game.

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