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Canadian Penny Gets A Google Doodle On Its Last Day Canadian Penny Gets A Google Doodle On Its Last Day
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Today is the last day of the Canadian penny, as the coin is withdrawn from circulation. Google is honoring the coin with a doodle on its Canadian home page. In the doodle, the first of the Os in the word …

Jackie Robinson Google Doodle Celebrates Baseball’s Color Line-Breaker Jackie Robinson Google Doodle Celebrates Baseball’s Color Line-Breaker

Jackie Robinson was a great baseball player, ending his career with a .311 battling average, 1,518 hits and 137 home runs. For that alone he would have been remembered. But as we all know, Jackie Robinson had a much more …

Leonid Gaidai Gets Google Doodle Tribute Leonid Gaidai Gets Google Doodle Tribute

Google is running a doodle on its home page in Russia, honoring comedy director Leonid Gaidai. “We (along with Thus, Balbes and Byvalyi) wish a happy 90th to Russian director #LeonidGaidi,” Google tweeted through its Doodles account. Gaidai directed 23 …

Frank Zamboni Celebrated with Ice-Resurfacing Google Doodle Game Frank Zamboni Celebrated with Ice-Resurfacing Google Doodle Game
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Today’s Google Doodle is a an interesting little game that puts you in the driver’s seat of an unlikely protagonist. Sure, there are hockey players and figure skaters in the game – but you don’t control them. Instead, you’re the …

Doodle 4 Google Asks Kids to Draw Their “Best Day Ever” Doodle 4 Google Asks Kids to Draw Their “Best Day Ever”
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Google has just opened up the 2013 Doodle 4 Google competition, and are currently accepting submissions. This is the 6th year that Google has held the contest. Each year, Google asks student aged K-12 to create their own Google Doodle. …

Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle for Barış Manço (sometimes spelled Baris Mancho) on its home page in Turkey today. The Turkish rock singer/songwriter, who also became a television producer, was born on this day in 1943. While we don’t get …

End Of The 13th Baktun Gets A Google Doodle, But U.S. Homepage Honors Newtown Victims End Of The 13th Baktun Gets A Google Doodle, But U.S. Homepage Honors Newtown Victims
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Google is “celebrating” the end of the 13th Baktun, or the last cycle of the Mayan calendar, which of course, legend has it, is supposed to bring the end of the world. So far, so good. Google is showing the …

Brothers Grimm Get A Google Doodle Shout Out Brothers Grimm Get A Google Doodle Shout Out

As previously reported, Google was running a doodle for “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” in parts of the world where Thursday came sooner than it does here in the U.S. Interestingly, now that the doodle has made its way to our neck …

Grimm’s Fairy Tales Get The Google Doodle Treatment Grimm’s Fairy Tales Get The Google Doodle Treatment
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Google is running a homepage doodle celebrating Grimm’s Fairy Tales in parts of the world where it is already Thursday (presumably, we’ll be seeing it here in the United States when the date changes). It’s been a while since we’ve …

Nutcracker Ballet Gets A Google Doodle (Not A Knowledge Graph Result) Nutcracker Ballet Gets A Google Doodle (Not A Knowledge Graph Result)

Google is running a doodle on its UK homepage today honoring the classic holiday ballet The Nutcracker. Interestingly, there is no Knowledge Graph result on display when you click over to Google’s search results. Perhaps ballet is on the list …

Ada Lovelace Honored With Google Doodle Ada Lovelace Honored With Google Doodle
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Google is running a homepage doodle honoring Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (otherwise known as Ada Lovelace). Google doesn’t talk that much about all of its doodle subjects, but Ada Lovelace got a blog post on the Official Google …

Google Honors Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda With Google Doodle Google Honors Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its Ukraine homepage today. The doodle is in honor of the 290th birthday of “wandering philosopher” Hryhorii Skovoroda. Skovoroda was not only a philosopher, but a poet, teacher and composer. According to the Wikipedia …

Mr. Dressup Ernie Coombs Honored By Google Doodle In Canada Mr. Dressup Ernie Coombs Honored By Google Doodle In Canada
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It’s been interesting to see how Google populates the search box for those who click the doodles that often appear on its home page, particularly since the company unleashed its Knowledge Graph results earlier this year. Today, Google is running …

Auguste Rodin, ‘The Thinker’ Sculptor, Honored with Google Doodle Auguste Rodin, ‘The Thinker’ Sculptor, Honored with Google Doodle
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According to many, French-born François-Auguste-René Rodin (better know as Auguste Rodin) is the father of modern sculpture. His style differed from that of traditional artists in the field, and for that he took criticism in his lifetime. The more he …

Bram Stoker Books: Google Shopping Results MIA The Day After The Doodle Bram Stoker Books: Google Shopping Results MIA The Day After The Doodle

On Thursday, Google ran a doodle on its homepage celebrating Bram Stoker’s 165th birthday. If you clicked on the doodle, it took you to search results for the query “Bram Stoker Books”. We analyzed the search results page a bit …

Bram Stoker Books On Display Thanks To Google Doodle Bram Stoker Books On Display Thanks To Google Doodle
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Google is running a doodle on its homepage today, celebrating the 165th birthday of Bram Stoker, the world famous author of Dracula. This is, by far, Stoker’s most well-known work. While the doodle obviously pays homage to that particular novel, …

Bram Stoker Doodle Lets Google Show Its Gothic Side Bram Stoker Doodle Lets Google Show Its Gothic Side

Long before all of the glitter and high-school melodrama, the vampire-oriented literary scene was dominated by Abraham “Bram” Stoker and his classic gothic novel Dracula. And today, Google is honoring the author with a Doodle. Bram Stoker was born in …

“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 …