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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 …

Ella Fitzgerald Google Doodle Hits This Side Of The World Ella Fitzgerald Google Doodle Hits This Side Of The World

As previously reported, Google is showing a homepage doodle honoring the 96th birthday of jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald in parts of the world where it’s currently April 25th. The doodle has now made it to our side of the world …

Ella Fitzgerald Gets Some Google Doodle Love Ella Fitzgerald Gets Some Google Doodle Love
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Google has begun to show a doodle honoring Ella Fitzgerald on its homepage in regions where the date has already changed to April 25th. Thursday would have been her 96th birthday. This excludes Australia and New Zealand, as Google chooses …

St. George’s Day 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle 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 …

Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with Interactive Google Doodle Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with Interactive Google Doodle
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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 …

Chavela Vargas Honored With Google Doodle 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: …

India’s First Passenger Train Journey Celebrated With Google Doodle 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 …

Leonhard Euler, Mathematics Pioneer, Honored with Google Doodle Leonhard Euler, Mathematics Pioneer, Honored with Google Doodle
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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 …

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

Maria Sibylla Merian Celebrated with Google Doodle Maria Sibylla Merian Celebrated with Google Doodle
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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. …