Was playing around in Chrome and noticed something weird when I went to Google.com. When the page first loaded, only the Google logo, search box, and buttons appeared:
After I moved the mouse in the window, the rest of the page gracefully faded into place:
A brief foray into the code revealed the culprit, the HTML tag for the page includes the following attribute:
The fade is also triggered
onblur for the search box. When the page is loaded in IE8 or Firefox, neither offers the fade. Could this be a test of an upcoming design change or is it a page optimization for Chrome users? Anyone else seeing this effect?