Google is known for a lot of things and then there is a lot of stuff and services from Google that are not so well-known but equally amazing and useful. We have compiled a list of 10 such services for your reading pleasure.
10. Google Body
Started by Google but now owned by Zygote is what was formerly known as Google Body and now known as Zygote Body. We thought you should know who pitched the idea first. The software was built by Google and then open sourced in 2012. The idea is to provide users with human 3D models that can be scrolled and zoomed allowing the users to navigate through human body.
9. Google Mars
Did you know that Google is capable of showing your around Mars thanks to Google Mars which was started in collaboration with NASA researchers from the Arizona State University. Google Mars will provide users with relief, visible and infrared views of the Mars.
8. Google Cultural Institute
Say you were a lover of culture, art and enjoyed viewing exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world, then Google Cultural Institute is the thing for you. Browse through museums and archives from the around the world for free
7. Google Person Finder
Google Person Finder falls under Google’s Crisis Response arm and can be used to find any person after a natural/humanitarian crisis. It has been employed a number of times since the World Trade Centre attack back in 2001.
6. Google Music Timeline
Google’s Music Timeline is a part of Google’s Big Picture Group. The Google’s Music Timeline basically works by providing user with interactive visualization and covers music timeline 1950 and onwards. The user can check out the trend of different genres over the years.
This one surprised us as well; reCAPTCHA’s basic purpose is to identify that you are a human, right? However, did you know there is another purpose to it? You are required to verify two different words out of which one could not be identified by computers. When you enter a correct response, not only do you prove that you are human but you also contribute in digitizing old printed materials.
Although not created by Google, Waze is still quite impressive even before Google acquired it and works as a navigation app that will allow you to gain navigational information while adding to it. The app is capable of suggesting better routes based on your history with app.
3. Google Trends
Some of us will know what Google Trends is. It is a service that allows user to find out which keyword is being searched the most and for what time period. SEO folks use this to target traffic as well.
2. Google Ad Grants
Google Ad Grants allows the NGOs to gain $10,000 per month for AdWords advertising in order to promote your NGOs mission and initiatives.
1. Google Helpouts
Google Helpouts will allow you to learn from experts in any field through video sessions such as arts and music, computers, cooking and what not.