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Opening Ceremony London 2012 Google Doodle: QWOP Is The Real Star

The Olympics have begun and people from all over the world will be watching. Google is here to celebrate with us and have created a Google Doodle to show their support for the event. Funny enough, the Google Doodle contains …

Opening Ceremony London 2012: Google Doodle Celebrates The Festivities Opening Ceremony London 2012: Google Doodle Celebrates The Festivities
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The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games is just hours away, and the world is gearing up for a couple weeks of sporting brilliance. Internet giant Google is joining in the festivities (while based in the U.S., it has operations …

Amelia Earhart Honored With Google Doodle Amelia Earhart Honored With Google Doodle
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An aviation pioneer and hero to men and women alike, Amelia Earhart would have been 115 years old today. For her birthday, Google has honored her with an (what-else?) airplane-themed Doodle. Earhart is best known for being the first woman …

4th of July Celebrated in Latest Google Doodle 4th of July Celebrated in Latest Google Doodle
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Little did our forefathers know that, when they declared independence from the crown in 1776, they would lay the groundwork for a federal holiday that has become associated with beer, barbeque, and fireworks. Then again, maybe they knew precisely what …

Ignoring D-Day Isn’t The Only Reason Google Sparked Controversy With Its Drive-In Doodle Ignoring D-Day Isn’t The Only Reason Google Sparked Controversy With Its Drive-In Doodle
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About a month ago, Google ran a doodle on its homepage, celebrating the anniversary of the opening of the first drive-in theater. It even came with a special, playable video: Google irked some people with the doodle for choosing the …

José Pablo Moncayo: Pianist Celebrated With Google Doodle José Pablo Moncayo: Pianist Celebrated With Google Doodle

Google has a new doodle today on its Mexican site at Google.com.mx, celebrating the birthday of Mexican pianist and composer José Pablo Moncayo. Here’s what Google’s Knowledge Graph result shows for Moncayo: Rather than drawing from Wikipedia for its information, …

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 …