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Cracking a few Easter eggs online

Decorative painted Easter eggs are seen at the

Decorative painted Easter eggs are seen at the Ao Baptist Church on Easter Day in Dimapur in the north eastern state of Nagaland on April 20, 2014. Credit: Getty Images / Caisii Mao

If you think Easter eggs are just pretty dyed objects, you're missing out on some fun. They are also insider jokes, hidden messages or features that can be found in books, puzzles, games and websites. Here are a few website Easter eggs to try (make sure your volume is turned on):

On, go to the scissor icon near the bottom of the page and click it three times (it will move each time) to open a hidden email subscription to "all the inside info about arts and culture in the Kickstarter universe and beyond."

Go to and insert "doge meme" (without the quotation marks). The font on the results becomes the same multicolored comic sans as seen in the original meme. Or, try the phrase "beam me up, Scotty" and see how your results are displayed. In a musical mood? Type in "do the Harlem Shake."

Using the Konami code, originally a cheat code that appears in many Konami video games, reveals Easter eggs on some websites. To access the code, using the arrow keys, press this sequence usually in the site's search box: "up" "up" "down" "down" "left" "right" "left" "right," then press the "b" key, then the "a" key. Try it out at,,,,,, and

Go to Google and type in "do a barrel roll" and press the search button. Or, go to Google Images and type in "Atari Breakout" and press the search button. The images dissolve into a real game of Breakout.

Start a Rube Goldberg-like sequence by touching your cursor to the blue cup at the top right of page at


SITE Various

DESCRIPTION Secret codes reveal hidden gems

TARGET AUDIENCE Anyone with time to kill

BOTTOM LINE Easter eggs aren't just in video games


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