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Gideon Sundback Google Doodle Unzips Your Search Results Gideon Sundback Google Doodle Unzips Your Search Results

Hey Google, your fly’s open! Today’s Google Doodle is a fun interactive celebration of Swedish-American engineer Gideon Sundbäck, best known for his work in the development of the zipper. In 1906, Sundbäck got a job at the Universal Fastener Company …

ZX Spectrum & St. George’s Day: United In UK Google Doodle ZX Spectrum & St. George’s Day: United In UK Google Doodle

If you’re Google, and you have two significant historical events that you want to celebrate with your Doodle, which one do you pick? Well, at least for today, the answer is both. Today’s awesome Google Doodle is a mash-up, as …

Earth Day Google Doodle Is A Flowery Celebration Earth Day Google Doodle Is A Flowery Celebration
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“Roses are red, violets are blue, for Earth Day this year, let’s all plant a few.” That’s the message accompanying today’s Google Doodle in celebration of Earth Day. The doodle is a time lapse photo of flowers blooming in the …

Robert Doisneau: 100th Birthday Celebrated With Google Doodle Robert Doisneau: 100th Birthday Celebrated With Google Doodle

French photographer Robert Doisneau created some of the most iconic images in modern art, bringing his trusty camera with him around the cobblestoned-streets of Paris to capture those rare moments in time that can’t be recreated. “The marvels of daily …

Eadweard J. Muybridge Google Doodle Recalls “The Horse In Motion” Eadweard J. Muybridge Google Doodle Recalls “The Horse In Motion”

Today, Google celebrates the birthday of Eadweard Muybridge, the British photographer who is thought to be one of the most important figures in the beginning of motion pictures. Born April 9th, 1830, today would be he 182nd birthday. Muybridge began …

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: 126th Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: 126th Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle
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German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (commonly called Mies) is connected to the phrase “less is more.” One of the truly influential figures in modern architecture, Mies called his simplistic but elegant designs “skin and bones” architecture. Today’s Google …

Spring Equinox Celebrated With Google Doodle Spring Equinox Celebrated With Google Doodle

Today is the Spring Equinox, or more popularly the first day of Spring. Flowers are in bloom, sinuses are clogged with allergies. It’s the most beautiful but often ominous time for a guy like me, where itchy eyes are sure …

Dia Do Pai (Father’s Day) Celebrated in Portugal with a New Google Doodle Dia Do Pai (Father’s Day) Celebrated in Portugal with a New Google Doodle

Today, March 19, 2012, is Father’s Day in Portugal, Italy and Honduras, and Google submitted a new doodle illustrated in crayon. Father’s day is also taking place in Andorra, Bolivia, Liechtenstein, Spain and Belgium on this day in 2012. A …

Constitución de Cádiz: Spanish Constitution’s 200th Constitución de Cádiz: Spanish Constitution’s 200th

March 19th, of this year marks the 200th anniversary of Spanish Constitution. The Spanish nickname the day La Pepa, because it was adopted on Saint Joseph’s Day. I am at a loss for words to describe what exactly happened on …

St. Patrick’s Day Google Doodle Focuses More On Art, Less On Drinking St. Patrick’s Day Google Doodle Focuses More On Art, Less On Drinking
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It won’t be St. Patrick’s Day in the Western world until tomorrow, but our friends in Australia are already getting to celebrate the only holiday that actually encourages people to drink until they’re sick. The Google Doodle celebrating the holiday …

Google Contest Seeks Young Artists Google Contest Seeks Young Artists

Users of Google know that their signature “doodle”, visible on the search engine’s home page, is both creative and informative. Sometimes the artwork is evocative of a particular artist to celebrate his/her birthday; other times, the word “Google” can only …

International Women’s Day Celebrated With Google Doodle International Women’s Day Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle swaps out the blue for the purple and replaces the big “G” with the symbol for woman. That’s because March 8th is International Women’s Day. Evolving over the course of many years, today, International Women’s Day celebrates …

Google Doodle for International Women’s Day and Gender Wage Gap

The Youtube video below explains that International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Women’s Day, is marked on March 8th every year. The way in which the day is celebrated varies from region to region but everyone who participates focuses …

St. David’s Day Honored With UK Google Doodle St. David’s Day Honored With UK Google Doodle
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Today, Google is celebrating St. David’s Day with a fun little Google Doodle featuring a red dragon holding a daffodil. Both of these images are recognized as national emblems in Wales. St. David’s day is celebrated in Wales as the …

Gioachino Rossini Honored With Leap Day Google Doodle Gioachino Rossini Honored With Leap Day Google Doodle
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Today is February 29th, leap day – so salary workers you’re working for free. It’s also the birthday of the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, who many in his time dubbed “The Italian Mozart.” Rossini was born into a family of …

Heinrich Hertz Doodle: Did Google Get It Wrong? Heinrich Hertz Doodle: Did Google Get It Wrong?
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I’m sure by now you’ve all seen today’s animated Google Doodle. The multi-colored never-ending wave pattern honors Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, who is best known for his studies on electromagnetic waves (and the fact that the unit of frequency, the Hertz, …

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz Google Doodle Gets Wavy Heinrich Rudolf Hertz Google Doodle Gets Wavy
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Today’s Google Doodle honors German Physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz who is probably best known for the unit of measurement that bears his name. Hertz’s experiments in electromagnetism paved the way for wireless communications, as he was the first scientist to …

Presidents Day Gets Cool Theme From Bing Presidents Day Gets Cool Theme From Bing

Today the United States is celebrating Presidents Day, the holiday that celebrates our first president, George Washington, or George Washington & Abraham Lincoln, or all the leaders of our country – depending on who you ask. Presidents Day (or Presidents’ …

Valentine’s Day Google Doodle Is Heartwarming, Controversial Valentine’s Day Google Doodle Is Heartwarming, Controversial
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Today’s animated Google Doodle is simple, heartwarming, and slightly controversial? Let’s start with the un-controversial part, which is basically 99% of the Doodle. A young lad sees the love of his young life playfully jumping rope, completely oblivious to his …

Valentine’s Day Google Doodle In Japan Features Tony Bennett Ballad Valentine’s Day Google Doodle In Japan Features Tony Bennett Ballad
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In case you weren’t aware, we here in the United States are at the end of the quotidian cycle. North America is literally the last continent to say goodbye to a calendar day and we’re also last to greet the …

Charles Dickens Google Doodle Celebrates The Author’s 200th Birthday Charles Dickens Google Doodle Celebrates The Author’s 200th Birthday

Today’s Google Doodle represents one of the Victorian period’s finest novelists with a beautiful representation of some of his best-known characters. Charles Dickens would have been 200 years old today. Admittedly a bit stunted on my Dickensian knowledge, I had …