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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 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 …

Charles Dickens Google Doodle Celebrates The Victorian Era’s Finest Charles Dickens Google Doodle Celebrates The Victorian Era’s Finest

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season …

François Truffaut Google Doodle Celebrates Film Makers Life François Truffaut Google Doodle Celebrates Film Makers Life

Ireland gets a fancy slide show Google Doodle celebrating famed film maker Francois Truffaut. For those unaware, Francois Truffaut was one of the founders of the French New Wave movement. He made classic films such as Les Quatre Cents Coups …

Google Doodle Contest Is Back For Fifth Year Google Doodle Contest Is Back For Fifth Year
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Google wants your kids to doodle a Google Doodle for their future education. Google announced this morning on the The Today Show that they are starting up the fifth annual U.S. Doodle 4 Google contest. They want K-12 students to …

Google Protests SOPA With Blacked Out Logo Google Protests SOPA With Blacked Out Logo
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Although Google is not going to the lengths that Wikipedia is to show their opposition to SOPA and PIPA, they have nonetheless joined the effort with what could be called their most spartan Google Doodle ever. When you visit Google …

Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel

Today, Google honors “The Mayor of Silicon Valley” with a Doodle that puts the Google logo right in the middle of a chip. That chip is there to celebrate Robert Noyce, the influential tech figure that is credited with the …

Google Doodle Celebrates Diego Rivera’s 125th Birthday Google Doodle Celebrates Diego Rivera’s 125th Birthday
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Today Google is honoring artist Diego Rivera’s 125th birthday with a Google doodle that shows him painting one of his famed murals. Born in Guanajuato, Mexico in 1886, Rivera was considered by many to be the leader of the Mexican …

Mark Twain Google Doodle Celebrates Tom Sawyer’s Fence Mark Twain Google Doodle Celebrates Tom Sawyer’s Fence

Today Google is honoring the great American humorist, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, with a panoramic Google Doodle that references one of the early scenes from one of his classic stories. Better known as Mark Twain, the legendary writer is celebrated in …

Thanksgiving Google Doodle Is All About Turkey Customization Thanksgiving Google Doodle Is All About Turkey Customization
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Today, in honor of the week of Thanksgiving, Google has unveiled a pretty cool Doodle that features a customizable Turkey. A rather goofy looking Turkey, mind you. Users can change the shape and colors of the feathers, the type of …