Avengers: Endgame Google Easter egg unleashes Thanos' gauntlet online

CNET | 4/26/2019 | Steven Musil
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Sure, seeing half the galaxy's population dissolve into dust with the snap of a finger is sad and stunning, but imagine if half your search results vanished just as quickly.

That's the downright scary proposition Google is offering search engine users who do a simple query for Thanos, the supervillain who snapped away half the universe in 2018's Avengers: Infinity War. The follow-up, Avengers: Endgame, is now in theaters. (Read our spoiler-free and spoiler-filled reviews.) The Easter egg originally launched Wednesday afternoon but, as if snuffed out by Thanos, it quickly vanished until Thursday.

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Like Rocket's advice to Baby Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, don't push this button! Er, glove.

The search triggers an Easter egg that presents Thanos' Infinity-stone studded gauntlet in the upper right corner of Google's search results. But be warned that the power the image wields is far-reaching. Before your very eyes the random elimination of half the search results will unfold.

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Google even gives you an updated count on search returns to show you the...
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