Here’s something to do if you can’t get enough Halloween: go to Google, search for your favorite scary movie, and watch the bats fly. Not content with an interactive Google Doodle on the front page today, it has also thrown in a fun easter egg: if you search for a term that brings up the Google knowledge graph box, three bats will perch and fly away when your search results come up. It’s not perfect–I searched for Evil Dead 2, one of the finest horror movies of all time, and there wasn’t a knowledge graph box and there weren’t bats. It also didn’t work for any Chucky-related search. However, it worked for I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Shining, and a whole host of other undiscovered search terms. See what the most obscure horror movie you can get it to show up for at Google.
When you do the same thing over at Bing, your screen will start bleeding.Related articles: