Google’s sense of humour is evident in its many Easter eggs and search tricks, but it pops up elsewhere too. For instance, Google’s online calculator can handle conversions into the never-actually-used-in-the-real-world Potrzebie Unit System, a ludicrous system of weights and measures invented for Mad Magazine. Note: including measurements in Potrzebie units in your next presentation may not guarantee a promotion.
Google Calculator Can Handle Potrzebies
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