Google’s Bacon Number Tool Makes Your Brain One Degree Less Necessary

Google’s Bacon Number Tool Makes Your Brain One Degree Less Necessary


Do you know how many movies Kevin Bacon has been in? Like, 70. He’s so prolific that the the world’s intellectuals widely accept the theory that every single person in Hollywood is removed from Kevin Bacon by no more than six direct associative on-screen links.

Google recognises that this “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” phenomenon is important enough to deserve its own dedicated search tool: The Bacon Number.


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