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Finding Google’s excellent Thanos Easter egg is a snap


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Petrana Radulovic is an entertainment reporter specializing in animation, fandom culture, theme parks, Disney, and young adult fantasy franchises.

Whether or not you’ve seen Avengers: Endgame yet, you too can participate in an immersive experience that allows you to wield the power of the Mad Titan Thanos himself. Well, sorta. You can wield as much power as you can grab in ten seconds, using your computer and/or mobile device.

Google has a fun little Avengers Easter egg. A query for “Thanos” will greet you with a typical search results page. But you’ll notice that the sidebar contains a little Infinity Gauntlet on the right. (On mobile, the Gauntlet will be on the banner right beneath the search box). If you wish to tempt the mighty power of the Infinity Stones, click on the glove.

[Ed. Note: Spoilers for what happens when you click on the Google Infinity Gauntlet below]


And bam! Half the search results will disintegrate into dust! Since these are search results, and not teenagers from Queens, they won’t stumble into your arms and tell you that they don’t feel so good. If anything, there’s something freeing about totally annihilating half the results. Who goes beyond the second page anyway?

Avengers: Endgame is currently in theaters. If this Easter egg makes you want to experience the initial snap moment again, Avengers: Infinity War is on Netflix.

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