Google has a fun little search easter egg for the new year. If you go to Google, make sure the search box is empty and click on the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button, you will see large numbers counting down under the search box. It is a countdown to new years, which is 1521557 seconds or about 17 days away.
Here is a video I posted of the countdown:
Other blogs like Google Blogoscoped covered this as well.