March 27, 2013 |
It's a situation many of us face each Easter night: The Easter Bunny has come and gone, the egg hunt is over and the kids have overdosed on chocolate and jelly beans. You're cleaning up the last of the festivities when suddenly, reality in every shade of pastel seems to stare you down. What do you do with all those hard-boiled eggs? RECIPES: 22 recipes for hard-boiled eggs We did a story on creative ways to "repurpose" those leftover Easter eggs last year, including everything from deviled eggs and egg salad sandwiches to empanadas and appetizers.
March 1, 2013 |
You've seen the Harlem Shake on YouTube, but have you seen YouTube do the Harlem Shake? The popular online video service has added a fun Easter egg, which is a virtual hidden feature, to its website. Now, when users search for " Do the Harlem Shake " on YouTube, the site itself will do the viral dance. Much like the meme, which involves one person dancing alone until he or she is suddenly joined by everyone else on camera, the YouTube Easter egg starts with music suddenly playing on the website and the site's logo gyrating.
October 31, 2012 |
Ready to waste some time courtesy of Google? You're in luck! Today, in addition to a spooky sweet Google Doodle complete with haunted house sound effects and scary cartoon characters, the search engine giant also released one of its classic Easter Eggs. And this one is batty. To play, type the name of a horror movie into the Google Search bar. When the search results appear, you'll find three bats hanging upside down in the knowledge graph box (that little box with basic information on the right side of your screen)
April 30, 2012 |
One week after a mysterious and well-choreographed "Wake Up!" protest took place outside an Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, Internet detectives are still trying to determine who sent the protesters and why. "I've not seen anyone claim to be responsible yet; metaphorical 'second shoe' is yet to fall," tweeted Nate Burr, an Australian online video maker who conveniently caught the whole protest on video . "The speculation is amusing though....
April 27, 2012 |
Google's Zerg Rush is a gift to all of us who believe that not every minute spent at work should be used in productive pursuits. If you have a few minutes to spare, try typing the words "zerg rush" into Google from the search engine's homepage. Then wait and watch as a hungry pack of Os start to devour all the words on the search result page. But this isn't just a sit back and watch Google treat -- this is an interactive game. Google has given you the power to destroy the Os by clicking furiously on them with your mouse.
April 9, 2012 |
A day after Americans said “Let's eat,” First Lady Michelle Obama promoted the theme of “Let's Go, Let's Play, Let's Move” today during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. More than 30,000 people were expected in two-hour shifts during the 11-hour eggstravaganza. The entire first family attended: President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 10, grandmother Marian Robinson and the family dog, Bo, immortalized in one of this year's commemorative wooden eggs.