On Alternate Uses of Google
Not many non-geeks know this, but google can be used as a calculator.
For example I can type in sin (90) and google's first result will be the answer. Try it yourself. You can also do unit conversions. Right now sin 90 returns your answer in radians, but if you type sin 90 in degree you get the result in degrees! Google can do lots of other neat conversions, kelvin to Fahrenheit, mL to gallons, etc...
What alot of geeks don't know is the the scope of google's calculating ability. I was working on a project and I tried, not expecting to suceed if google would compute 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 divided by 10^18. Imagine my suprise when it worked! So I started trying to push it the calculator to it's limits... I haven't found any yet, other then having sucesfully pushed the result of the screen with
(340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456*10^230 divide (23.35221132414422424230959843698089091932*10^199)