Unusual Facts About Google You Probably Didn’t Know

Nearly everyone around the world has heard of Google. Originally named BackRub, Google was founded by Stanford University students Larry Page and Sergey Brin in their friend’s garage while studying for Ph.D. Google has now grown to become one of the most powerful companies in the world. However, there are some little known facts that even daily users of this popular search engine have probably never heard of. These surprising facts will make you love Google even more.

Google Rents Goats as Replacement for Lawn Mowers

Renting goats sound weird, but it’s true. To keep down the weeds and bush at the Google headquarters, the company rents two hundred goats and a herder from California Grazing. This environment friendly method also involves a border collie to efficiently complete the operation. Google also points out that the staff finds goats far more interesting to watch than people driving lawn mowers.