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Google's countdown clock

  1. Dec 14, 2009 #1
    The countdown clock appears when you click on the "I'm Feeling Lucky" button on the search engine's homepage.

    What is this all about?
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  3. Dec 14, 2009 #2


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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.
  4. Dec 14, 2009 #3
    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. :smile:
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