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“Where Do I Vote” Is Today’s Google Doodle Topic In The U.S. “Where Do I Vote” Is Today’s Google Doodle Topic In The U.S.
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Google is running an Election Day doodle in the U.S. today, as the nation works on electing its president for the next four years. The doodle this time does not take us to “Election Day” results, however. It takes us …

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 …

Happy Halloween! Google Doodle Query Hides Halloween Easter Egg Happy Halloween! Google Doodle Query Hides Halloween Easter Egg
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As reported on Tuesday, Google is running an interactive Halloween doodle on its homepage. It hit the other side of the world first, as usual, and today, it’s live here in these parts. You can read more about the nature …

Happy Halloween! Google Celebrates with an Interactive Doodle Happy Halloween! Google Celebrates with an Interactive Doodle

Google users in the U.S. are still stuck with the boring old Google logo, but users in places like Australia are being treated with Google’s new Halloween Doodle – an interactive experience complete with sound. On this Doodle, users are …

“Herman Melville Books,” Rather Than “Moby-Dick,” Is Google’s Doodle Query “Herman Melville Books,” Rather Than “Moby-Dick,” Is Google’s Doodle Query
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Update: They’ve actually changed the query to “herman melville books” rather than just “herman melville”. It still takes you to the Herman Melville Knowledge Graph results. You can still see Google.in has it pointing to “herman melville”. As previously reported, …

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 …

Google Celebrates Its 14th Birthday With A Doodle (Despite Earlier Founding) Google Celebrates Its 14th Birthday With A Doodle (Despite Earlier Founding)
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Google is running a doodle today celebrating its 14th birthday. For some reason, in recent years, the company has chosen this date to celebrate. When asked about the date, a Google spokesperson simply tells WebProNews, “We celebrate Google’s birthday in …

Clara Schumann Google Doodle Honors Influential Pianist Clara Schumann Google Doodle Honors Influential Pianist

Today’s Google Doodle honors Clara Schumann, a German-born composer and pianist whom many consider to be one of the best and most influential of the romantic period. She began her composing career in 1831, and by the time she was …

Maria Montessori Doodle Hits Google Homepage Maria Montessori Doodle Hits Google Homepage
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Google is displaying a new Doodle on its front page today, in honor of the birthday of Maria Montessori, the Italian educator known for the Montessori method of education. According the North American Montessori Teachers Association, the method is practiced …

Ignoring D-Day Isn’t The Only Reason Google Sparked Controversy With Its Drive-In Doodle Ignoring D-Day Isn’t The Only Reason Google Sparked Controversy With Its Drive-In Doodle
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About a month ago, Google ran a doodle on its homepage, celebrating the anniversary of the opening of the first drive-in theater. It even came with a special, playable video: Google irked some people with the doodle for choosing the …

Opening of the First Drive-in Theater Celebrated With Google Doodle Opening of the First Drive-in Theater Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Google is celebrating the opening of the first drive-in theater with a new doodle on its homepage. When you click the play button, the show begins. The doodle comes with some appropriate sound effects and video (including an Android dashboard …

Peter Carl Fabergé Gets Google Doodle Peter Carl Fabergé Gets Google Doodle

Fabergé egg creator Peter Carl Fabergé is being honored today with a Google doodle. The man was born on this day in 1846. He was a jeweler from Russia, whose company was commissioned by Tsar Alexander III, to create a …

ZX Spectrum & St. George’s Day: United In UK Google Doodle ZX Spectrum & St. George’s Day: United In UK Google Doodle

If you’re Google, and you have two significant historical events that you want to celebrate with your Doodle, which one do you pick? Well, at least for today, the answer is both. Today’s awesome Google Doodle is a mash-up, as …

Google Hiring Doodler Google Hiring Doodler

Google is now hiring a new Google Doodler, and posted a job description on its Mountain View job site. For those not up to speed on the Doodles, they are variations of the Google logo used to celebrate holidays, significant …

Juan Gris Honored with Google Doodle Juan Gris Honored with Google Doodle

Google has transformed its home page to honor cubist painter Juan Gris. Today marks the anniversary of his birth, 125 years ago. The image is a mishmash of musical instruments, eyes and other cubist figures from Gris’ work. Gris was …

Dia Do Pai (Father’s Day) Celebrated in Portugal with a New Google Doodle Dia Do Pai (Father’s Day) Celebrated in Portugal with a New Google Doodle

Today, March 19, 2012, is Father’s Day in Portugal, Italy and Honduras, and Google submitted a new doodle illustrated in crayon. Father’s day is also taking place in Andorra, Bolivia, Liechtenstein, Spain and Belgium on this day in 2012. A …

Doodle 4 Google Winner Announced In Ireland Doodle 4 Google Winner Announced In Ireland

Google has been providing young artists with the opportunity to see their creations featured online for several years with their “Doodle 4 Google” contest, which allows children from all over the country to submit original, hand-drawn designs based upon a …

Akira Yoshizawa Google Doodle Celebrates Father Of Modern Origami Akira Yoshizawa Google Doodle Celebrates Father Of Modern Origami

Japanese artist Akira Yoshizawa is credited with making the craft of paper folding–origami–an art form, and today Google launched their newest doodle, which celebrates what would have been his 101st birthday. @marissamayermarissamayerWe’re celebrating one of the all-time great origami artists …

Anti-Google Graffiti In NYC Isn’t Your Normal Google Doodle Anti-Google Graffiti In NYC Isn’t Your Normal Google Doodle
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Google gets quite a bit of notoriety for their Google Doodles, but this is one particular Doodle that they will likely not be so proud of. According to Jeff Roberts of paidContent, graffiti of Google’s logo has been showing up …

Google Doodle Contest Is Back For Fifth Year Google Doodle Contest Is Back For Fifth Year
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Google wants your kids to doodle a Google Doodle for their future education. Google announced this morning on the The Today Show that they are starting up the fifth annual U.S. Doodle 4 Google contest. They want K-12 students to …