Google's countdown clock

by BenVitale
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BenVitale is offline
Dec14-09, 03:06 PM
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The countdown clock appears when you click on the "I'm Feeling Lucky" button on the search engine's homepage.

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Dec14-09, 03:10 PM
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If my arithmetic is correct (aka I punched it into a calculator), it is counting down the seconds until the New Years.
Pattonias is offline
Dec14-09, 04:13 PM
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It's the end of the world.

Google has collected so much information that it gained self-awareness and has determined exactly when the world will end.

To avoid mass hysteria Google decided not to divulge the information publicly, but instead created the unlabeled count-down because it couldn't keep the information entirely to itself... I mean honestly who would be able to keep the last greatest secret to themselves.

You know, it would be such an interesting world if I actually believed in conspiracy theories.

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