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Google's 15th Anniversary Easter Egg Lets You Search Like It's 1998

Here's a fun Thursday afternoon activity: Go to Google and search "Google in 1998." You'll be surprised by what the search engine returns. Or at least by the way the page looks.

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This is all part of Google's 15 year anniversary celebration. Unlocking the Easter egg shows you what the site would've looked like a decade and a half ago, and the old design doesn't just show you the search results. You also get a set of links to try the same search on such historic search engines as Alta Vista, Lycos, HotBot and InfoSeek. Then again, no one likes a gloater. [LAT]

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