Google's Avengers Easter egg lets users throw down Thanos gauntlet

the Guardian | 4/26/2019 | Martin Belam
Google has joined in with the hype around the release of the Marvel movie Avengers: Endgame, with an Easter egg for people searching for information on one of the franchise’s main villains.

A search for “Thanos” on the site brings up, as usual, a little information box about the character played by Josh Brolin in the movie.

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However, the character’s trademark gauntlet contains a secret. When clicked on or tapped the Google search results begin to disintegrate, echoing the fate of life across the universe when Thanos activated the completed Infinity Gauntlet in Avengers: Infinity War.

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As individual entries atomise, the search page also shows the number of available results plummeting in a countdown.

It is possible to restore the results to the page – but maybe you need to have seen the newest Avengers movie to work out how to reverse the destructive power of Thanos.

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The film, the 22nd in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films series, is expected to be a huge box office hit for Marvel, which has already enjoyed record-breaking success this year with the Captain Marvel movie, despite campaigns to boycott and review-bomb it.

Fans have gone to extraordinary lengths to be able to see the conclusion of the Avengers...
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