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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 …

International Workers’ Day Celebrated With Google Doodle International Workers’ Day Celebrated With Google Doodle

Today, in many countries all over the world, May Day is celebrated as International Workers’ Day. Of course, in The United States and Canada, Labor Day is celebrated in September – but the rest of the world celebrates this similar …

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 …