CNET: Google celebrates Legally Blonde’s 20th birthday with stylish Easter egg

CNET: Google celebrates Legally Blonde’s 20th birthday with stylish Easter egg. “It’s been 20 years since Legally Blonde’s Elle Woods blessed audiences with her bubbly personality, solid determination and undeniable style. Ahead of the July 13 anniversary of the film, Google is marking the occasion with what’s surely an Elle-approved Easter egg: her signature pink purse.”

Google Easter eggs 2021: best secret tricks from Barrel roll to Askew and Zerg Rush – and how to do them (The Scotsman)

The Scotsman: Google Easter eggs 2021: best secret tricks from Barrel roll to Askew and Zerg Rush – and how to do them. “While Google is considered a helpful and informative search engine, it’s actually packed full of fun hidden tricks that many users aren’t aware of. From pop culture references to games and animations, these are the best hidden Easter eggs scattered around Google, and how to find them.”

New York Times: White House Easter Egg Roll is canceled again because of the pandemic.

New York Times: White House Easter Egg Roll is canceled again because of the pandemic.. “The event was canceled for the second year in a row over concerns about large gatherings. President Biden’s cautious benchmark — small gatherings by July 4, if Americans keep to social distancing protocols and receive vaccines when they are offered — comes well after the Easter holiday and nowhere near the usual capacity for the egg roll, which draws up to 30,000 people to the White House grounds.”

Internet Retailing: Cadbury launches Google-map powered Worldwide Hide virtual Easter Egg hunt

Internet Retailing: Cadbury launches Google-map powered Worldwide Hide virtual Easter Egg hunt. “As Easter approaches, chocolate company Cadbury has launched ‘Cadbury Worldwide Hide’ – a virtual Easter egg hiding experience where consumers can hide an Easter egg anywhere in the world for someone they love. Using Google Maps Street View, the hider can hide an easter egg anywhere in the world and then share a personalised clue with a loved one to help them find their egg. The recipient will then be sent the clues to help them find the virtual Easter Egg.”

Gizmodo: Google Celebrates Pi Day With a Cute Calculator Easter Egg

Gizmodo: Google Celebrates Pi Day With a Cute Calculator Easter Egg. “The yearly celebration of the mathematical constant π or pi, aka the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter (and here I thought I’d never get a chance to use 9th-grade geometry in real life!). It falls on March 14 because pi written out numerically is 3.14… and then goes on forever because irrational numbers just roll that way. In observance of this pseudo-holiday, Google hid a nerdy little Easter egg in Chrome’s calculator.”

Mashable: Twitter encourages mask-wearing with hidden emoji Easter egg

Mashable: Twitter encourages mask-wearing with hidden emoji Easter egg. “Basically, for any tweets that contain the hashtag #WearAMask (like the one above), users will be met with an animated mask emoji when hitting the like button — it just pops up for a second, then disappears and becomes a regular like. The feature is live now in the U.S., but doesn’t appear to work in other countries like the UK — Mashable has reached out to Twitter for clarification.”

Coronavirus: Rush to give away 15,000 Easter eggs after events cancelled (Sky News)

Sky News: Coronavirus: Rush to give away 15,000 Easter eggs after events cancelled. “Homes are needed for thousands of chocolate eggs left over after coronavirus forced the cancellation of Easter events, a heritage charity has said. The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) were given more than 30,000 boxed eggs by Cadbury for its egg hunts before the lockdown was imposed. Around half of the eggs have been donated to hospitals, food banks and community groups around Scotland.”

CNET: Google hides real Easter eggs for Easter, delivers AR Easter bunny

CNET: Google hides real Easter eggs for Easter, delivers AR Easter bunny. “Users who search for ‘Easter,’ ‘Easter 2020’ and other Easter-related topics will see a banner in the top-right corner of their search results page that illustrates some of the adorable animals associated with the holiday, including a pink bunny and a chick hatching from a decorated egg.” There’s also an AR bunny.

BetaNews: Google launches secret Easter Egg for Indian Hindu Holi Festival

BetaNews: Google launches secret Easter Egg for Indian Hindu Holi Festival. “Holi, the ‘festival of colors’, is a hugely popular event in India that signifies the triumph of good over evil and heralds the arrival of spring. It’s when Hindus throw colorful paint at each other. Today marks the start of the Holi Festival, and to celebrate it, Google has launched a new Easter Egg in its search. Accessing it is pretty easy too. Best of all, it is very fun.”

GamesRadar: Always check behind waterfalls for secrets in video games, or just follow this new Twitter account that does it for you

GamesRadar: Always check behind waterfalls for secrets in video games, or just follow this new Twitter account that does it for you. “There’s a new Twitter account dedicated to looking behind waterfalls in video games and letting you know if there’s anything there. It’s a valuable service to anyone who’s spotted a waterfall way off in the distance, sidelined their mission to find and check behind it, only to discover that it’s actually just an honest waterfall.”