Just to demonstrate how far we have evolved from our tree-dwelling ancestors, who only had to think about how to find food and shelter, there's a lot of online noise this morning about the fact that Google has increased the size (width) of the search box on their homepage.
Since I'm no better than any other fatuous twit I may as well join in. I think that this is related to the type-ahead dropdown, which is the width of the search box. Wider dropdown means more real estate for displaying richer 'live' content. Possibly.
Honestly, who gives a ...?