18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn’t Know Existed

 
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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Use “Cmnd + Shift + T” on a Mac. Works in Chrome and Firefox.

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

In Chrome at least.

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Reverse image search made simple, in Chrome and Firefox.

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Pressing “shift” produces .net and “shift/ctrl” is .org. Try it yourself! (Chrome/Firefox/Opera).

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Mac users, hold down “Apple Key/Command”.

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Handy! (All browsers).

Here’s the code to copy and paste into your URL bar:

 
 
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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Here’s the code to copy and paste into your URL bar:

 
 
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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Non-Americans can visit www.google.com/ncr to get the un-redirected homepage.

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Incognito browsing won’t show up in your history. Which is useful for, you know, incognito things… (Mac users press “Command + Shift + N”). Also works in Opera. Works in Firefox by pressing “Ctrl/Command + Shift + P”.

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Go to facebook.com/settings, click “video” on the left tool bar, then select “Off”. Auto-play video be gone!

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

On an email, click “More” and then “Mute” to make reply-allpocalypses history.

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Just google their name + Bacon number. Challenge: Try and find someone with a Bacon number above “2”.

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Google search for “google in 1998” to see the original homepage.

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Google “do a barrel roll”. Because why not. While you’re at it, try googling “tilt”, “recursive”, and “anagram”. (Chrome/Firefox).

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Search for “Atari Breakout” in Google Images. Enjoy! (All browsers).

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Google “zerg rush”, and try and stop the “o” invasion. A Zerg Rush is an overwhelming attack in a video game. More fun than it sounds. (Chrome/Firefox/Safari).

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Go to daskeyboard.com, click “destroy this site” at the bottom of the page, and blow the page to pieces, Space Invaders style! (All browsers).

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18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Go to Digg.com, enter the Konami code“Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A”, and wait for the rolling to begin. Turn your volume up.

18 Cool Internet Tricks You Didn't Know Existed
 

Enter the Konami code, “Up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A”, onWired.co.uk or any Condé Nast UK site, and keep on tapping “A”.

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