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Saturday, October 20, 2007

Black Google Homepage

If you’re visiting from San Francisco today, you might see it showing a black background color with the text “We’ve turned the lights out. Now it’s your turn.” Google in an explanatory page say they’re doing this as “a gesture to raise awareness of a citywide energy conservation event called Lights Out San Francisco.” More info on the event is available at And if you want a permanently dark search homepage, you can boomark, though Google says a black background color doesn’t actually save energy...

[Via Google OS. Screenshot taken by Mr. G.K..]


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