Another Google Feature

Google now gives factual answers to questions at the top of the results page, with a link to the blog from which the answer came. Google just keeps getting better and better.

One of my favorite questions is: “How tall is the Eiffel Tower?”. Per google, the answer is

Eiffel Tower
Height: 300.51 meters (986 feet) (+/- 15 cm depending on temperature)
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  1. I told my students about the Eiffel Tower. They were impressed! :-)

  2. Jim in Texas says:

    When I tried “How tall is the Washington Monument?” I didn’t get the same bit of info. I find that strange.

    btw, the WM is 555′ 5″ tall.