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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. …

John Lennon’s Birthday Celebrated By Google Doodle John Lennon’s Birthday Celebrated By Google Doodle
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Today is the birthday of late singer/songwriter John Lennon. If you go to Google.com, you might notice that there is no doodle today. If you’re under the impression that Google doesn’t care about this Beatle, Google is here to remind …

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 …

Star Trek: The Original Series Google Doodle Celebrates Star Trek’s 46th Anniversary Star Trek: The Original Series Google Doodle Celebrates Star Trek’s 46th Anniversary
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With all of the Google Doodles released during the London 2012 Olympics, the normal Google header on the Google homepage has seemed a little stale. Fortunately, that banality makes new Google Doodles even more exciting when they appear. Today, Google …

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 …

Like Google’s Doodles? Meet The Team That Makes Them. [Video] Like Google’s Doodles? Meet The Team That Makes Them. [Video]
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Google’s Doodle team recently went to the Computer History museum, and participated in a lengthy discussion about the art and technology behind the beloved takes on Google’s logo. The museum has posted the full length session on YouTube, so if …

Julia Child: Google Doodle Celebrates Her 100th Birthday Julia Child: Google Doodle Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Julia Child was born on this day in 1912, and although she passed in 2004 just two days shy of her 92nd birthday, her legacy lives on in the people she inspired. Today Google is celebrating that legacy with a …

London 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics Doodle Hits Google Homepage London 2012 Rhythmic Gymnastics Doodle Hits Google Homepage
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The latest in Google’s series of Olympics-themed doodles celebrates rhythmic gymnastics. The previous three were interactive, playable games, but Google appears to have gotten back to the more traditional doodle style. Perhaps they just couldn’t figure out a way to …

London 2012 Soccer Google Doodle is a PK Simulator London 2012 Soccer Google Doodle is a PK Simulator
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Google has unleashed yet another time-wasting Olympic Google doodle upon web browsers everywhere. While Google has created a different Google doodle for each day of the London 2012 Olympics, the past few days have featured an easy to learn, yet …

Google’s “Racist” Doodle Gets The Conan Treatment Google’s “Racist” Doodle Gets The Conan Treatment
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If you’ve been to the Google homepage in the last two weeks, you have probably noticed a flurry of new Google Doodles – a new one each day, actually. Google has committed themselves to providing us with a new Olympic-themed …

London 2012 Slalom Canoe: Google Doodle Lets You Navigate the Rapids London 2012 Slalom Canoe: Google Doodle Lets You Navigate the Rapids
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Today, Google continues their run of Olympic-themed Doodles with their third straight interactive Doodle. Since the opening ceremony, Google has provided us with a different Doodle every day, showcasing one of the many Olympic sports. And for the last couple …

London 2012 Basketball: Google Doodle Features Playable Hoops Game London 2012 Basketball: Google Doodle Features Playable Hoops Game
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Today, Google continues their run of Olympic-themed Doodles with another interactive game – this one involving basketball. Yesterday, you probably remember wasting plenty of time on Google’s homepage attempting to turn in the fastest hurdles time of your coworkers. This …

London 2012 Hurdles Google Doodle Can Be Played With A Game Controller London 2012 Hurdles Google Doodle Can Be Played With A Game Controller
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As you’ve probably seen by now, Google has a Google doodle up today, the latest in its series of Olympics-related doodle art. This one is for hurdles. The doodle is a fun, quick, playable game, which lets you run and …

Google Accused Of Subtle Racism Over “Black Guy Running On A Watermelon” Doodle Google Accused Of Subtle Racism Over “Black Guy Running On A Watermelon” Doodle
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Since the start of the London Olympics, Google has displayed a brand new Doodle every day highlighting different Olympic events. We’ve seen Doodles celebrating the sports of shot put, javelin, tables tennis, field hockey, and more. Today’s Doodle pays tribute …

London 2012 Hurdles Google Doodle is a Playable Mini-Game London 2012 Hurdles Google Doodle is a Playable Mini-Game
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Google has thrown its entire creative weight behind the London 2012 Olympics. Each day of the games, the website has featured a Google Doodle highlighting a relevant Olympic event. Yesterday that meant the javelin throw was spotlighted for the day, …

London 2012 Javelin: Will The Competitors Set New Records? London 2012 Javelin: Will The Competitors Set New Records?

Google is back at it once again, as they have for every day of the Olympics, with a brand new Google Doodle. Today’s Doodle celebrates the sport of Javelin Throw with Knowledge Graph paying close attention to the women’s qualifying …

London 2012 Shot Put Showcased With Google Doodle London 2012 Shot Put Showcased With Google Doodle

It’s been a long time since Google users have seen the standard logo on the homepage – and it will be a longer time still. That’s because Google has tasked itself with providing a different Olympics-themed Doodle every day of …

London 2012 Table Tennis Doodle Hits Google Homepage In Ongoing Olympics Series London 2012 Table Tennis Doodle Hits Google Homepage In Ongoing Olympics Series

Google has been running doodles related to the Olympics on its homepage every day since the opening ceremony. Yesterday it was field hockey. The day before that it was gymnastics. The day before that it was fencing. And so on. …

London 2012 Field Hockey Celebrated With Google Doodle London 2012 Field Hockey Celebrated With Google Doodle
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At this year’s Olympic Games, twelve men’s and twelve women’s teams are competing for medals in the sport of field hockey. Men’s field hockey debuted as part of the Olympics way back in 1908, while women’s field hockey didn’t earn …