Fuck it - this method is heaps better and works, bizarrelyhttp://i.imgur.com/2AGZA.png
Right click the address bar > Edit Search Engines* Scroll to the bottom and enter the following in the 3 text boxes *
chrome://history/#q=%sYou can now quickly search your browser's history by typing
history [space] Blarg for that website you closed half an hour ago.
At last, if you feel that Chome is not working as expected for you or has altered several settings and are having a tough time figuring things out, you can restore everything to the default state.
Keyboard shortcuts make any task fast and efficient. Chrome is full of keyboard shortcuts that you can use. Some of the helpful ones are listed below. For a detailed list, please visit this official Google support page.
In addition to using the menu options and keyboard shortcuts, you can use Chrome URLs to go to certain settings. For example, typing chrome://downloads in the URL address bar takes you to downloads. chrome://settings takes you to Chrome Preferences (settings), chrome://extensions opens the extensions screen, and so on. You can see a long list of such URLs on this GitHub page.
Want to see what all is in work? Well, Chrome lets you test experimental features if you are curious about them. For this, type or copy-paste chrome://flags in the URL. From here, you can choose to enable certain experimental features you like.
If you are signed in to the same Google account on Chrome on your Mac (and even smartphone), you will see the tabs on both. But what if you are reading something on a site using a friend’s computer or you want to look professional? In this case, creating a QR code for the page comes in handy. Earlier I used to use a site called QR Code Generator. But now, Chrome takes care of it. Here is how.
If you own a Google Cast-enabled TV or Chromecast, right-click an empty area of a page and choose Cast.