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Maria Mitchell Google Doodle Honors First Female Professional Astronomer Maria Mitchell Google Doodle Honors First Female Professional Astronomer

Today, Google is honoring Maria Mitchell with a really cool Doodle that shows the first American professional female astronomer using a telescope to look to the sky – presumably in hunt for “Miss Mitchell’s Comet,” which she would discover in …

Rosalind Franklin, DNA Pioneer, Gets a Google Doodle Rosalind Franklin, DNA Pioneer, Gets a Google Doodle

Today, Google is using their homepage real estate to honor British biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin with a Doodle. Franklin’s studies on DNA, RNA, and viruses helped later scientists (most notably Watson and Crick) better understand the structure of …

Singer Warda Al-Jazairia Gets A Google Doodle Singer Warda Al-Jazairia Gets A Google Doodle

In countries in the Middle East and North Africa, Google is showing a doodle celebrating what would have been the 74th birthday of Algerian-Lebanese singer Warda Al-Jazairia today. She was commonly known as simply “Warda”. The singer was actually born …

Rembrandt van Rijn Gets A Google Doodle Rembrandt van Rijn Gets A Google Doodle

Painter Rembrandt van Rijn is the subject of today’s worldwide Google doodle, as today marks what would have been his 407th birthday. Rembrandt was born on this day in 1606, and died on October 4th 1669. He is generally considered …

Aníbal Troilo Gets A Google Doodle Aníbal Troilo Gets A Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the birthday of Argentine tango musician Aníbal Troilo on is homepage in Arentina. Troilo played bandoneon, and was a composer, arranger and bandleader. From Wikipedia: His orquesta típica was among the most popular with social dancers during …

Roswell UFO Incident Gets A Google Doodle Roswell UFO Incident Gets A Google Doodle
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Google is running a doodle on its homepages around the world celebrating the 66th anniversary of the famed Roswell UFO incident, which took place on this day in 1947. Legend has it that a UFO crashed on a ranch near …

Franz Kafka Google Doodle Hits The U.S. Franz Kafka Google Doodle Hits The U.S.

As previously reported, Google is celebrating the birthday of acclaimed writer Franz Kafka. The doodle went live yesterday on the other side of the world, when it became July 3rd, and now it’s up here in our neck of the …

Canada Day Gets A Google Doodle Canada Day Gets A Google Doodle
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Google is showing a homepage doodle in Canada today in celebration of Canada Day, the country’s holiday for national pride. The day commemorates the anniversary of the British North America Act signed in 1867. It’s now called the Constitution Act. …

Antoni Gaudí Gets a Wacky Google Doodle Antoni Gaudí Gets a Wacky Google Doodle

Today, Google is honoring Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, best known as the leader of the Catalan Modernism movement. He was born in Reus, in Spain’s Catalonia region in 1852. Today’s Doodle is pretty abstract, as some people who visit the …

First Day of Winter 2013 Celebrated With Google (21 Days Late In Australia) First Day of Winter 2013 Celebrated With Google (21 Days Late In Australia)
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It’s the first day of winter in some parts of the world, and Google is showing a doodle where appropriate. Well, almost. Google is showing this doodle in Brazil, Australia, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Paraguay, New Zealand, Bolivia and Argentina. In …

Summer Solstice 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle Summer Solstice 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Today is the Summer Solstice (or the official first day of summer) in many parts of the world, and Google is showing a doodle on its homepage in the appropriate countries to celebrate. The countries that are getting this doodle …

Maurice Sendak Honored with Animated Google Doodle Maurice Sendak Honored with Animated Google Doodle

Today, Google lets the wild rumpus start with an animated Doodle honoring famous American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak. Sendak was best known for his classic 1963 children’s book Where the Wild Things Are, which has sold millions upon million …

Federico García Lorca Gets Google Homepage Doodle Federico García Lorca Gets Google Homepage Doodle
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Google’s homepage in Spain is currently showing a doodle honoring Spanish poet Federico García Lorca’s 115th birthday. García Lorca, executed by Nationalist forces in the Spanish Civil War, was known as a member of the Genration of ’27. In addition …

Vladislav Gorodetsky Honored With Google Doodle Vladislav Gorodetsky Honored With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle in Ukraine honoring architect Vladislav Gorodetsky for his 150th birthday. Google says in a Google+ post, “Wishing a happy birthday to Ukrainian architect Vladislav Gorodetsky, known for his many contributions to Kiev’s urban development, in …

Julius Richard Petri Gets a Bacteria-Filled Google Doodle Julius Richard Petri Gets a Bacteria-Filled Google Doodle
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You can thank Julius Richard Petri for a lot of your high school biology fun. The inventor of the Petri dish is being honored by Google today with an awesome animated doodle. Petri was a German microbiologist who is credited …

Julius Richard Petri Receives The Google Doodle Honor Julius Richard Petri Receives The Google Doodle Honor
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Google is running a homepage doodle honoring German bacteriologist Julius Richard Petri in parts of the world where the date has already changed to May 31st. The date marks the 160th birthday of the scientist, who is known as the …

Here’s The Winner Of The Doodle 4 Google Contest Here’s The Winner Of The Doodle 4 Google Contest
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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 …

Saul Bass Google Doodle Hits The Rest Of The World 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 Gets The Google Doodle Treatment Saul Bass Gets The Google Doodle Treatment
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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 …

If Google Honored Slayer With A Homepage Doodle If Google Honored Slayer With A Homepage Doodle

To my knowledge Google never has, and probably never will honor Slayer with a doodle, unfortunately. That doesn’t mean Google doesn’t appreciate Slayer, as we’ve seen. Luckily, someone has imagined what a Slayer-inspired Google doodle might look like. The image …

Google Celebrates Labour Day With Homepage Doodle 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 …