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The British Museum Honored With A Google Doodle On 255th Anniversary The British Museum Honored With A Google Doodle On 255th Anniversary

Google is celebrating the 255th anniversary of the British Museum with a doodle on its homepage in the UK. The museum, established in 1753, opened to the public in 1759, and currently holds a collection of about 8 million objects. …

Zora Neale Hurston Gets A Google Doodle Zora Neale Hurston Gets A Google Doodle

Zora Neale Hurston is the subject of a doodle appearing on Google’s homepage today, which marks what would have been the writer and anthropologist’s 123rd birthday. She was born in 1891 in Alabama, and passed away in 1960 in Florida, …

Crossword Inventor Arthur Wynne Gets A Google Doodle Crossword Inventor Arthur Wynne Gets A Google Doodle
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Arthur Wynne, inventor of the crossword puzzle, is the subject of a doodle on Google’s homepage today as it honors 100 years of crossword puzzles. It’s a fun one. It transforms into an actual playable crossword puzzle: Have fun. See …

Grace Hopper Gets A Pair Of Google Doodles Grace Hopper Gets A Pair Of Google Doodles
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Google is showing a doodle on its homepage today honoring computer scientist Grace Hopper on what would have been her 107th birthday. Hopper, born in 1906, was a computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral, who was one of the …

Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle (Watch Her Perform Here) Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle (Watch Her Perform Here)

Google is celebrating famed opera singer Maria Callas with its homepage doodle today, which would have been her 90th birthday. She died from a heart attack at the young age of 53 in 1977. Callas, born in New York, is …

Carlos Fuentes Gets A Google Doodle Carlos Fuentes Gets A Google Doodle
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Here in the U.S., Google is running a doodle for Veterans Day, but that’s not the only one the company has up today. In Mexico, Google is honoring novelist Carlos Fuentes on what would have been his 85th birthday. Fuentes …

Veterans Day Gets A Google Doodle Veterans Day Gets A Google Doodle
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Today is Veterans Day in the United States, and Google is honoring veterans with a homepage doodle. When the user clicks, they’re presented with a query for “veterans day,” and Google’s quick answer result: Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day 2013). …

Hermann Rorschach Google Doodle: What Do You See In These 22 Images? Hermann Rorschach Google Doodle: What Do You See In These 22 Images?
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Hermann Rorshach, the famous psychoanalyst, is the subject of Google’s current worldwide doodle. We reported on it yesterday as it began to make its way around the other side of the world, but it’s now here in our neck of …

Hermann Rorschach Google Doodle Wants You To Share What You See Hermann Rorschach Google Doodle Wants You To Share What You See
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Google is running a doodle honoring Hermann Rorschach in parts of the world where it’s November 8th. It should be making its way over to our neck of the woods in a bit. Hermann Rorschach would be the psychiatrist/psychoanalyst who …

Raymond Loewy, Famous Industrial Designer, Honored with Google Doodle Raymond Loewy, Famous Industrial Designer, Honored with Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle honors a man who’s responsible for dozens upon dozens of classic product designs from the early 1930s to the late 1970s. You’ve probably seen his work over an dover again but didn’t know whom to attribute. On …

Shakuntala Devi, The Human Computer, Receives Google Doodle Honor Shakuntala Devi, The Human Computer, Receives Google Doodle Honor
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Shakuntala Devi, otherwise known as the “human computer,” is the subject of Google’s homepage doodle today, as the search giant celebrates her 84th birthday. Devi traveled with her father’s circus in India as a child, wowing people with her ability …

Bing Has An Amazing Halloween Homepage Bing Has An Amazing Halloween Homepage

For major holidays, the Google Doodle usually outshines whatever Bing does it for its homepage. For Halloween this year, Google certainly impressed with a witchy doodle, but Bing is the definitive winner this year. For this year, Bing outfitted its …

Halloween Witch Casts A Variety Of Spells Over Google Doodle Halloween Witch Casts A Variety Of Spells Over Google Doodle

Google has tapped a “Halloween witch” for some fun with today’s homepage doodle. It’s an interactive one, which lets you choose different combinations of ingredients to drop into the witch’s brew for a variety of different spells, which let you …

When Was the First Parachute Jump? Google Celebrates 1797 Feat with Doodle When Was the First Parachute Jump? Google Celebrates 1797 Feat with Doodle

Today, Google is devoting its homepage to André-Jacques Garnerin, a French balloonist who is credited with taking the first plunge in a frameless parachute. The doodle recalls the famous jump, which took place over Paris’ Parc Monceau in 1797. On …

Celia Cruz, ‘Queen of Salsa,’ Gets a Google Doodle Celia Cruz, ‘Queen of Salsa,’ Gets a Google Doodle
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Today, Google is honoring the Queen of Salsa with a homepage doodle that her estate is calling “important and far-reaching.” Celia Cruz, La Guarachera de Cuba, would have turned 88 today. The Havana-born singer died on July 16th, 2003 of …

Yosemite National Park Gets “Doodle” for Birthday

If Yosemite National Park was a person, that person would be throwing a fit about having to spend their 123rd birthday alone. Nobody likes that! But that is exactly what is happening after yesterday’s government shutdown that took national parks, …

Yosemite National Park Gets A Google Doodle For Its 123rd Anniversary Yosemite National Park Gets A Google Doodle For Its 123rd Anniversary

Google is displaying a doodle on its homepage today, celebrating the 123rd anniversary of Yosemite National Park. This just happens to come at a time when the government has reportedly closed the park as part of the larger government shutdown. …

Google Celebrates Its Own 15th Birthday With Piñata Game Doodle, Easter Egg Google Celebrates Its Own 15th Birthday With Piñata Game Doodle, Easter Egg
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Google is celebrating its 15tth birthday with a worldwide doodle featuring a playable game where you can hit a piñata by clicking on it with your mouse (or using the space bar), and gaining candy for points. Google also has …

Léon Foucault And His Pendulum Get A Google Doodle Léon Foucault And His Pendulum Get A Google Doodle
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Jean Bernard Léon Foucault, a French physicist from the 19th century, was honored today with an animated Google Doodle on the 194th anniversary of his birthday. Born on September 18, 1819, Léon Foucault studied to become a doctor in his …

Tony Abbott PM-elect party wins Australian elections

Australians learned election results Saturday and it was an overwhelming victory for the conservative opposition party. Early Sunday reports indicated the coalition would win a clear majority of 88 out of the 150 House of Representative seats. Labor would probably …

Jane Addams Google Doodle Honors Hull House Founder and Nobel Prize Winner Jane Addams Google Doodle Honors Hull House Founder and Nobel Prize Winner
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Today, Google is honoring social activist and Hull House co-founder Jane Addams with a doodle on their homepage. Addams, who was one of the most influential reformers of the progressive era, was given the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 – …