Google has become the public´s trusted and automated wildcard to surpass any existing question marks on any enquiry. Strange it may be, it is an undeniable reality that determines our reaction, behavior, and consequently our response. And there are countless of seeking ways to rapidly retrieve information of your desires.
Looks like Google isn´t one to shy away to know you more than your own mother dearest! Ir also prides in being our agenda, map, coach, planner, stylist, teacher, manager, chef, pharmacist, lawyer, economist, nutritionist, confidant and even our confessor. Google in totality, is your life, and it is at your disposal advise, guide and facilitate in everything possible.
Evidently, Google is no ordinary search-box where you would primarily pledge your question to further navigate through infinite searches in aim for the most appropriate. It also has several features and tricks (we will not list a series of advanced operators or the widely used Booleans in SEOs to filter or narrow searches), though more so, it is rather an elaborate system of presenting informationthat is designed to provide any user searched answers in a more visual, fast and effective manner. They are:
It is as simple as searching «Madrid weather» to, in this case, know the climatic conditions in actuality and a daily forecast for the week in Madrid city.
Alike the previous point/example, simply put «Madrid time» to know the local time, your time zone and date.
This only works with searching for the result in English, and it is as simple as searching «timer for 5 minutes» to meet with a countdown marking time.
SUNRISE AND SUNSET
We can always return to the results in Spanish (if preferred) to know when the sun sets and rises in respective cities.
In this case, it is sufficient to browse with a significant word in light of your search, preceded by ¨define¨, for example: «Define optical illusion».
Akin to the previous point, we can tell Google what we would like to translate and in what language, for instance, «translate chocolate in German».
SONGS OF MUSIC BANDS
If you would search «songs from the Beatles» a list of songs will appear with its year of publication and to which album it belongs to.
ALBUMS OF MUSIC BANDS
We are able to know the complete discography for any particular song, it will suffice with the search, like the example of, «Beatles albums».
Additionally, if you would like to know the lyrics of any particular song, it will suffice with the search, «Lyrics of Twist and Shout».
Similar to music, we are also able to search for books by any particular author including, «Posteguillo books».
MOVIES OF A DIRECTOR OR ACTOR
One can´t leave a film unrepresented in a search, thus you would only need to type in «Scorsese movies» or «Meryl Streep movies», for a display of series of works.
On a different note, one can access Google Calculator by simply wording «calculator» or the numerical equation you´d want to retrieve the result of, for example, «4*8+5¨.
It allows you to create interactive graphics of a given trigonometric function, such as «sqrt(cos(x))*cos(300x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.7)*(4-x*x)^0.01, sqrt(6-x^2), -sqrt(6-x^2) from -4.5 to 4.5».
It is just as simple as including the speed you would like to go: «120 km/h in mph».
It is similarly as easy as the prior point, «$120 in €» or «120 dollars in euros».
To know instantly of the number of habitants of a country, its evolution in its recent years and to compare with other countries: «Spain population». Also with cities: «Madrid population».
CAPITAL OF A COUNTRY
Search for «Spain capital» and it will appear with the main data of Madrid, its map, a photo, list of events, places of interest, etc.
If you would like to know of flights between two places, you would only simply have to search «Flights from Madrid to Tokyo» to see a list of dates, airlines, duration and prices.
CINEMAS AND BILLBOARDS
You can find out movies you can see in a city, just search for «Madrid movies» or «Madrid cinemas».
The results or your sports team schedule can be searched «League calendar» or «Celtic Vigo Calendar». Google usually prepares special visuals of major events such as worldwide happenings or the Olympic Games, so stay tuned.
**Upgrade: Here we have some spectacular results of the Games! To view, simply search for «Olympic Games».
If you´d like to know the necessary ingredients in preparation of a particular dish, its nutritional value or its preparation process, you would have to search for instance, «Gazpacho ingredients».
For those who worry about their calorie intake and what they ingest , Google is there to answer to your intrigues, for example..in search of «Beer calories».
STOCK MARKET INDEX
To find the listing of shares of a particular company it is necessary to search, for example «Nintendo shares», and it will therein appear a graph of value, variation, evolution, maximum and minimum prices, etc.
Google has implemented, although so far only in the US, an information system of earthquakes by search of, «earthquakes» or «earthquakes near me».
Lastly, Google is also preparing a new and ambitious information search system, although only in the US and available in English, in light of symptoms such as «headache on one side» with which it will provide a list of associated disorders and even a general overview, possible self-treatments or, if necessary, advise a visit to a specialist.
If you have come this far, you deserve a break from your crave for searches and knowledge, and further access to the following links. In addition to launching a search on Google, here are two different stress reliefs intertwined with good humor to leisure some fun time with, also displaying the kind of imagination that lurk in creativity.
And you? Do you know of any tips or functionality that you would like to share with us?