Internet Tricks
1.

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

2.

In Chrome at least.

3.

Reverse image search made simple, in Chrome and Firefox.

4.

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

5.

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

6.

Handy! (All browsers).

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

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

8.

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

9.

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”.

10.

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

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

14.

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

15.

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

16.

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).

17.

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).

18.

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.

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