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Doodle 4 Google Asks Kids to Draw Their “Best Day Ever” Doodle 4 Google Asks Kids to Draw Their “Best Day Ever”
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Google has just opened up the 2013 Doodle 4 Google competition, and are currently accepting submissions. This is the 6th year that Google has held the contest. Each year, Google asks student aged K-12 to create their own Google Doodle. …

Facebook Celebrates Poke App with New Menlo Park Sign Facebook Celebrates Poke App with New Menlo Park Sign
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Out with the “like,” in with the “poke?” Facebook is promoting their brand new standalone app for ephemeral communications, Poke, by revamping their sign the sits in front of their Menlo Park headquarters. Facebook launched Poke last month, a rebranding …

Mesmerizing Animation Drawn with Coffee, Ink, and White-Out

Well this is truly mesmerizing. Artist Jake Fried, a Boston-based animator tickles your brain with this elaborate hand-drawn animation done entirely with ink, coffe, and white-out. The animation is a result of layering image after image, and the effect is …

Programmers Are The Artists Of A New Era Programmers Are The Artists Of A New Era

There’s a general stereotype that describes programmers as nothing more than pale introverts who sit in front a computer all day typing strings of code. It wasn’t exactly accurate, but most programmers really did just type code all day. Now …

Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle for Barış Manço (sometimes spelled Baris Mancho) on its home page in Turkey today. The Turkish rock singer/songwriter, who also became a television producer, was born on this day in 1943. While we don’t get …

Praying Hitler Statue Is Proving Controversial
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A praying Hitler statue was recently set up as an art exhibit in a Warsaw ghetto where many Jews were killed at the hands of the Nazis. As expected, the statue is drawing heavy criticism from the Jewish community. The …

Brothers Grimm Get A Google Doodle Shout Out Brothers Grimm Get A Google Doodle Shout Out

As previously reported, Google was running a doodle for “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” in parts of the world where Thursday came sooner than it does here in the U.S. Interestingly, now that the doodle has made its way to our neck …

Incredible Paper Sculptures Of Animals
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Artist Calvin Nicholls is not just talented when it comes to slicing paper; he obviously has the patience of a thousand extremely patient people. Nicholls’ work merges the animal world with tedious paper carving, creating beautiful 3-D sculptures which pop …

Google Honors Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda With Google Doodle Google Honors Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its Ukraine homepage today. The doodle is in honor of the 290th birthday of “wandering philosopher” Hryhorii Skovoroda. Skovoroda was not only a philosopher, but a poet, teacher and composer. According to the Wikipedia …

Say, You’re Pretty Good with a Deck of Cards [VIDEO]

I can’t do this, therefore it interests me. Dexterity, concentration, and hand to eye coordination are on full display in this promo video for a speciality deck of “flourishing” cards. Three guys who have clearly mastered the art of card …

Play Windows 98 Solitaire IRL with Limited Edition Deck Play Windows 98 Solitaire IRL with Limited Edition Deck

Here’s a hit of nostalgia for your Monday afternoon: Fans of card games, computing history, and modern art will find a reason to love this set of limited edition playing cards. Based on the classic game of the same name, …

Dutch Artist Recreates His Own Skeleton Via 3D Printer Dutch Artist Recreates His Own Skeleton Via 3D Printer

3D printers can create some amazing works of art. Some recent examples include a tower of abstract resin, or 3D printed portraits of people. Now one Dutch artist may have created the best work of art to come from 3D …

Auguste Rodin, ‘The Thinker’ Sculptor, Honored with Google Doodle Auguste Rodin, ‘The Thinker’ Sculptor, Honored with Google Doodle
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According to many, French-born François-Auguste-René Rodin (better know as Auguste Rodin) is the father of modern sculpture. His style differed from that of traditional artists in the field, and for that he took criticism in his lifetime. The more he …

L.S. Lowry’s 125th Birthday: Google Doodle Once Again Steers Users Away From Knowledge Graph L.S. Lowry’s 125th Birthday: Google Doodle Once Again Steers Users Away From Knowledge Graph
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Google is running a doodle on its UK site today celebrating the 125th birthday of English artist L.S. Lowry. Once again, Google has opted to display a pre-entered query for users who click the doodle, which fails to highlight its …

Google Art Project Now Has 35,000 Works Of Art Google Art Project Now Has 35,000 Works Of Art

Google announced that it has added 29 new art organizations from 14 countries to its Google Art Project, which makes paintings, sculptures, street art, and photographs viewable online. These include the Istanbul Modern Art Museum, Art Gallery Of South Australia, …

Bob Ross Paints Happy Little Trees in Today’s Google Doodle Bob Ross Paints Happy Little Trees in Today’s Google Doodle
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Let’s see a show of hands – how many of you have spent at least one lazy Sunday afternoon sprawled out on your couch watching episode after episode of The Joy of Painting? Huh? More than once? I thought so. …

Winsor McCay Comic Little Nemo Celebrated with a Google Doodle Winsor McCay Comic Little Nemo Celebrated with a Google Doodle
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Today, Google is treating us to a fantastic Doodle celebrating the 107th anniversary of famous American cartoonist Winsor McCay and his strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. McCay was born in 1869 (although this date is debated) in Spring Lake, Michigan. …

Uganda Independence Celebrated With Google Doodle Uganda Independence Celebrated With Google Doodle

Today officially marks 50 years of independence in Uganda, and Google is celebrating the occasion with a doodle in the country, visible at Google.co.ug. The country’s early independence from British rule began in 1962, though this gave way to rule …

Check Out These Sweet Fan-Made Goonies Posters
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I’m not sure if any movie did for me what “The Goonies” did when I was a small-town kid. It appealed to my sense of adventure, my sense of humor, my love of pirate tales, and the idea I had …

Watch This Incredible Fingerpainting Artist
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I came across a video today that blew me away. Sadly, I don’t know the artist’s name or where he lives, but he takes to the streets to showcase his incredible talent: fingerpainting on small pieces of glass. With just …

This Artist’s iPhone Oil Paintings Utilize Face Grease
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For smartphones users, keeping the touchscreen clean and free of fingerprints, debris, grease, and smears of inexplicable origin is one of the hardest battles. As a glasses-wearer with an iPhone, I always feel like I’m looking at everything on my …