Here in the U.S., Google is as common as air. The company has become synonymous with search and all things Internet. So much so that it's even now an official word. Go ahead, look up Google in any modern dictionary and you'll find: "Use an Internet search engine, particularly Google.com." Crazy, right? That's how heavily the company founded in a Stanford dorm room back in 1996 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin has seeped into the fabric of our everyday lives. It's become a part of us. Whether the search engine or one of its subsidiaries like YouTube, Android, or Gmail, there's a good chance you use at least one Google service each day before you eat lunch. But how much do you really know about Google? Besides the fact that it rakes in nearly $40 billion a year and is one of the most valuable companies in the world? Oh, and that it's supposedly one of the most fun places in the world to work? If that's all you know, keep reading. 

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