Avengers Fans, Stop What You're Doing & Google "Thanos" Right Now

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Avengers: Endgame is finally upon us, and Google is serving up a little Easter egg in celebration. To unearth said egg, Google "Thanos." You will see the gauntlet of the mad titan on the right-hand panel of the screen. Click it, turn on your sound, and watch your computer get hijacked by Thanos doing what he does best — snapping his fingers and then wiping out 50% of everything. Only this time, it's the search results that literally dissolve before your eyes. Watch and be amazed as the result total shrinks from 97,000,000 to 48,500,000 in a second with some really cinematic sound effects in the background to set the mood.
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Click the gauntlet again, and all the search results return anew. Phew. This trick works on mobile and desktop, though the desktop interface is more impressive. It is a phenomenon that has captivated Twitter the world over.
Google reigns supreme when it comes to Easter eggs — from the Google Home Stranger Things integration to the search engine's "play snake" hidden functionality. So who knows — there might even be more Endgame eggs up Google's sleeve. If you find them, please comment on them below, because I love Easter eggs so very much.
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