10 Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Google "Google is not a conventional company. We do not intend to become one." So began the "letter from the founders" penned by Sergey Brin and Larry Page in the company's securities registration form in 2004. Despite ever-increasing commercial success since that date, Brin and Page have kept to their word. Google is an unconventional company with a huge stake in our online lives. Here we bring you 10 fun facts about Google to quench our own thirst for Google knowledge as well as hopefully offer you a distracting diversion from your daily life. 1. Google's famous homepage "Doodles" (the changing Google logo graphics) are well known and enjoyed by millions around the world as a way to mark an event or anniversary. In 1998 Brin and Page took the weekend off to go the Burning Man festival in Nevada. 2. While the initial price for Google's stock at its Initial Public Offering in August 2004 is an interesting stat in itself, there's more to the story. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Tall Eye - If I walk in a straight line around the world, where will I pass? Google Image Ripper v.0.1.8 The public version of Google Image Ripper has been discontinued. ✱ September 19 2004 - † April 29 2012 Modified Google Image Search results.No more thumbnails, straight to the good stuff! Features: Up to 100 full resolution images instead of thumbnails Search for all image sizes & types or specific ones All results on one easy-to-scroll page Includes links to image source pages Allows you to save all high resolution images in one go This is what you would get when searching for 'bike': Access is members only You can get a personal 6 months membership for $10. Any questions? Google Tutor & Advisor » Blog Archive » Voyeur Heaven: finding interesting video, sound and image files in unprotected directories We’ve all got a little voyeurism in us. That’s a big reason why the post, Clearing Google Search History to Maintain Your Privacy sent my visitor counts off the charts :). In this article, I’m going to show you how to create search queries that will list the contents of unprotected directories on the internet. You’ll be able to play the music files, watch the videos, look at photos and more. I have to say, it’s really addicting. First of all, what’s an unprotected web directory? I have to say I have not had this much fun with Google for a while! So let’s get to the nitty gritty details. The words “Index of /” are common to these pages, and they end up in the “title” of the page. So, for starters here is a query that will give you a search results page of unprotected directories: [-inurl(html|htm|php) intitle:â€index ofâ€ +â€last modifiedâ€ +â€parent directoryâ€ +description +size] But, this is kind of boring. Let’s say that we wanted to find any movie files in WMV or AVI format:
Google Guide Quick Reference: Google Advanced Operators (Cheat Sheet) The following table lists the search operators that work with each Google search service. Click on an operator to jump to its description — or, to read about all of the operators, simply scroll down and read all of this page. The following is an alphabetical list of the search operators. This list includes operators that are not officially supported by Google and not listed in Google’s online help. Each entry typically includes the syntax, the capabilities, and an example. allinanchor: If you start your query with allinanchor:, Google restricts results to pages containing all query terms you specify in the anchor text on links to the page. Anchor text is the text on a page that is linked to another web page or a different place on the current page. allintext: If you start your query with allintext:, Google restricts results to those containing all the query terms you specify in the text of the page. allintitle: allinurl: In URLs, words are often run together. author: cache: define: ext: group: