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Luigi Pirandello Gets A Google Doodle for Google Italy Luigi Pirandello Gets A Google Doodle for Google Italy

Today is a busy day for Google, clearly. Aside from getting tech geeks everywhere excited with the Google I/O 2012 conference, they also decided to make their Google Doodle department feel the burn as well, with not one, but two …

Jean-Jacques Rousseau Gets A 300th Birthday Google Doodle at Google France Jean-Jacques Rousseau Gets A 300th Birthday Google Doodle at Google France
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau is best known as a philosopher from Geneva, whose writings helped influence the French Revolution. Considered a key contributor of Europe’s Romanticism movement, Rousseau has now been immortalized by the Google Doodle crew, thanks to a nifty little …

Alan Turing: Google Doodle Subject’s Death By Cyanide Alan Turing: Google Doodle Subject’s Death By Cyanide
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Alan Turing was a British mathematician, a computer scientist, and a tortured soul who spent his last days plagued by homophobia. Widely regarded as the inventor of computer science, his devices–such as the Turing machine, the new Google Doodle that …

Alan Turing Gets An Interactive Google Doodle For His 100th Birthday Alan Turing Gets An Interactive Google Doodle For His 100th Birthday
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Google’s got another interactive Doodle getting ready to drop tomorrow, but if you’re not willing to wait until Saturday morning, it’s live in countries where tomorrow is already here. Places like Google New Zealand, Australia, and India, for example. Unfortunately, …

Father’s Day Google Doodle: User Reactions Father’s Day Google Doodle: User Reactions
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The Father’s Day Google Doodle this year is a charming little animated logo featuring a letter-based father receiving a robotic gift from his child. The design almost looks retro, like a ’50s version of what the future might look like, …

Google Doodle Celebrates Dads Everywhere Google Doodle Celebrates Dads Everywhere

Google is famous for creating funny, touching, beautiful, and innovative doodles on their homepage for various holidays and special occasions, and also to celebrate important milestones for people who have been integral to our history. Sometimes they employ famed artists …

Opening of the First Drive-in Theater Celebrated With Google Doodle Opening of the First Drive-in Theater Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Google is celebrating the opening of the first drive-in theater with a new doodle on its homepage. When you click the play button, the show begins. The doodle comes with some appropriate sound effects and video (including an Android dashboard …

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Google UK Celebrates With Doodle The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Google UK Celebrates With Doodle
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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is a celebration of her 60 years on the throne, and for those in the U.K., it’s a chance to take an extended bank holiday and have some fun. The festivities planned are quite extensive and …

Peter Carl Fabergé Gets Google Doodle Peter Carl Fabergé Gets Google Doodle

Fabergé egg creator Peter Carl Fabergé is being honored today with a Google doodle. The man was born on this day in 1846. He was a jeweler from Russia, whose company was commissioned by Tsar Alexander III, to create a …

Google Moog Doodle Songs Showing Up on YouTube

As you might expect, ever since the Bob Moog Google Doodle showed up–it’s still up on Google, ala, the Les Paul Doodle–folks have been uploading songs covered by the playable synthesizer. The results are about what you’d expect: digital songs …

A Handy Guide To Playing Google Bob Moog Doodle A Handy Guide To Playing Google Bob Moog Doodle
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The synthesizer doodle is all the rage today. Even Reddit is getting in on the fun with its “Everyone On Google Today” thread. You can probably imagine where that link goes–if you guessed an animated gif derivative of Keyboard Cat, …

Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage
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Yesterday, the Bob Moog Google doodle hit Google’s home page in some parts of the world (where it was already May 23), but now it’s up for the rest of us. The doodle honors the birthday of Robert Arthur Moog, …

Bob Moog: Google Doodle Celebrates Inventor’s Influence Bob Moog: Google Doodle Celebrates Inventor’s Influence

Today’s Google Doodle, which went live yesterday in Australia, features a cool little playable synthesizer that harkens back to a Doodle from last year featuring a Les Paul guitar in honor of the legend’s birthday. And while a lot of …

Bob Moog Google Doodle Plays The Synthesizer Bob Moog Google Doodle Plays The Synthesizer
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There’s a new Google Doodle honoring Robert “Bob” Moog getting ready to go live tomorrow. However, if you visit the Google Australia homepage, you can enjoy it now, seeing how it’s already tomorrow down under. The same applies with Google …

Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle
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Today, Google has announced the winner of their annual Doodle 4 Google contest, which sees kids aged K-12 give their best artistic spins on the famous Google logo. This year’s contest saw 114,000 submissions, which were narrowed down to 50 …

Mahmoud Mokhtar Google Doodle Celebrates “Father of Modern Egyptian Sculpture” Mahmoud Mokhtar Google Doodle Celebrates “Father of Modern Egyptian Sculpture”

Google has been feeling rather Egyptian lately when it comes to their Doodles. Earlier this week, they displayed a fun little piece honoring Howard Carter, the man who first uncovered King Tut’s tomb. Today, Google is celebrating not an archaeologist, …

Howard Carter, King Tut Tomb Discoverer, Honored With Google Doodle Howard Carter, King Tut Tomb Discoverer, Honored With Google Doodle

In 1922, Howard Carter found something amazing in the Valley of Kings – the Holy Grail for Egyptologists at the time. On November 4th, Carter and his group stumbled upon steps that led to the entrance of King Tut’s tomb. …

Wladyslaw Stanislaw Reymont Honored in Poland with Google Doodle
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Google in Poland is honoring nobel prize winner Władysław Stanisław Reymont on the anniversary of his birthday today. Reymont is best known for his work Chlopi, a tale about the life of Russian peasants and how they are effected by …

Oklahoma School Produces Doodle 4 Google Finalist Two Years In a Row Oklahoma School Produces Doodle 4 Google Finalist Two Years In a Row

Seriously, are the pencils and art brushes possessed by the ghost of Vincent Van Gogh at Maryetta School, in Oklahoma? For the second year in a row, the school will represent Oklahoma in the national Doodle 4 Google contest the …

Keith Haring Inspired Art Featured on Google Doodle Keith Haring Inspired Art Featured on Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle is inspired by artist and activist Keith Haring. His graffiti artwork is instantly recognizable as a pop culture icon of the 80′s. May 4th marks the birthday of the late artist who died in 1990 at the …

Google Selects 50 Doodle 4 Google State Winners Google Selects 50 Doodle 4 Google State Winners

Google has announced the State winners of the 2012 Doodle 4 Google contest, which is held every year and sees thousands of entrants from across the county. Each year children make submissions on a certain theme. This years theme: “If …