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Here’s The Winner Of The Doodle 4 Google Contest

On Wednesday, Google announced that Sabrina Brady of Sparta, Wisconsin has been named the national winner of its 2013 U.S. Doodle 4 Google contest. The doodle, titled, “Coming Home” will be featured on Google’s U.S. homepage on Thursday. Brady is a 12th grade student at Sparta High School. She will receive a $30,000 college scholarship in addition to having her …

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Saul Bass Google Doodle Hits The Rest Of The World

As previously reported, Google has been running a Google doodle honoring Saul Bass in parts of the world where it is May 8th. The doodle has now worked its way over to our neck of the woods in the U.S. Saul Bass was an American graphic designer who passed away in April of 1996. May 8th is his birthday (he …

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Saul Bass Gets The Google Doodle Treatment

Google is running a doodle celebrating the birthday of graphic designer and typographer Saul Bass in parts of the world where the date has changed to May 8th. Also a filmmaker, Bass is best known for his work on movie title sequences, posters and corporate logos. How many films can you pick out from Google’s animation? Saul Bass did title …

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Google Celebrates Labour Day With Homepage Doodle

Google is celebrating Labour Day with a homepage doodle in countries where the day is celebrated on May 1. This includes a number of countries across Europe and Asia. Many of these countries, including India, China, Nepal, and Pakistan consider the 1st of May a public holiday. Most offices, banks, schools, etc. remain closed. Here in the U.S., Labor Day …

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St. George’s Day 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle

Google is celebrating St. George’s Day 2013 in the UK with a doodle on its homepage. The day represents the feast day of Saint George, and is celebrated by Christian churches in several countries, though the doodle appears to be unique to Google’s UK site. Wikipedia provides a little more background on the day: As Easter often falls close to …

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Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with Interactive Google Doodle

For Earth Day 2013, Google is celebrating with an interactive doodle that lets you experience much of what nature has to offer – in animated form, of course. Google’s Earth Day doodle lets you change the seasons, weather, moon, and more. “Today we are celebrating Earth Day with an interactive doodle that captures a slice of nature’s subtle wonders. We …

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Chavela Vargas Honored With Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the birthday of Costa Rican-born Mexican singer Chavela Vargas with a doodle on its homepage in Mexico. She was apparently known best for her rendition of Mexican rancheras. Here’s a look at Google’s knowledge panel for Vargas: Here, you can see a performance:

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India’s First Passenger Train Journey Celebrated With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its homepage in India today, celebrating the 160th anniversary of India’s first passenger train journey. On April 16, 1853, the first passenger train service went between bori Bunder in Mumbai and Thane, covering a distance of 24 kilometers (21 miles), hauled by three locomotives, Sahib, Sindh, and Sultan, according to T. Stanley Babu’s “A …

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Leonhard Euler, Mathematics Pioneer, Honored with Google Doodle

Today, Google is honoring Leonhard Euler, the Swiss mathematician known for his prolific works in many mathematical fields, including calculus and many areas of physics. Euler is known for introducing most modern mathematical terminology and notation. Euler was born on April 15th, 1707 in Basel, Switzerland to a pastor and a pastor’s daughter. In his early life, Euler studied under …

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Maria Sibylla Merian Google Doodle Comes To The U.S.

As previously reported, Google began showing a doodle in honor of naturalist and illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian in parts of the world where it was already April 2nd. Now that the date has changed in the rest of the world, including here in the U.S., the doodle has made it to a larger audience, putting Google in the spotlight once …

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Maria Sibylla Merian Celebrated with Google Doodle

On April 2nd, Google is celebrating naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian with a beautiful Doodle featuring various forms of small wildlife – butterflies, caterpillars, a lizard, and more. German-born Maria Sibylla Merian is known for both her plant and animal illustrations. As a botanic artist, Merian published three collections of plant engraving from 1675 to 1680. Shortly after that, Merian began …

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Douglas Adams Honored with Interactive Google Doodle

Today, Google is honoring English author Douglas Adams with a fun little interactive Doodle. Adams began his writing career in the mid 1970s and soon got a break writing for Monty Python. Soon after this small job, Adams was forced to take on odd jobs as his writing career stalled. In the late 70s, Adams worked in radio and even …

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