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Doctor Who Google Doodle Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Doctor Who Google Doodle Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Chad Sweely November 23, 2013

Today (Saturday, November 23rd, 2013) marks the 50th anniversary of the long-time-running British science fiction series Doctor Who. This day also marks when the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) and its affiliates aired the 50th-anniversary special “The Day of the Doctor” …

Google And Its St. Patrick's Day Doodle Google And Its St. Patrick's Day Doodle

Today, Saturday, March 17, 2012, is St. Patrick’s Day, and Google has a doodle, of course (pictured above). As they often do, Google’s doodle appeared in other parts of the world (like Australia) before making its way here to the …

“World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake” Google Doodle Puzzles The Web “World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake” Google Doodle Puzzles The Web

Yesterday, Google ran an interesting, animated doodle for its logo, celebrating the 125th anniversary of the world record for largest observed snowflake. As I asked, in my article about it, where does Google come up with this stuff? A lot …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle
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As you may know, today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Google is celebrating with a doodle. The doodle was created by artist Faith Ringgold. Here’s the bio she uses on her site: Faith Ringgold, began her artistic career …

Nicolas Steno Celebrated With Google Doodle Nicolas Steno Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Google has a doodle up today, celebrating the 374th birthday of geologist Nicolas Steno. Though he is known as one of the founders of both modern stratigraphy and modern geology, his scientific contributions have also lent themselves to paleontology, crystallography …

Charles Addams And Addams Family Celebrated With Google Doodle Charles Addams And Addams Family Celebrated With Google Doodle
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There’s a new Google doodle up today, and you may recognize the characters in it as Gomez, Morticia, Cousin It, Lurch, Wednesday, Pugsley and Uncle Fester, collectively known as The Addams Family. It’s the hundred birthday of creator Charles Addams, …

Best Google Doodles of 2011 Best Google Doodles of 2011
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When you think about it, Google Doodles are some of the most-viewed artwork around. The basic formula is simple: Take a significant event for the date in question and spell “Google” in an artistic but (mostly) still recognizable fashion. But …

Google Revamps The Google Doodle Site Google Revamps The Google Doodle Site

For a little while now, Google has displayed all of their previous Google Doodles in one specific place, and Google Doodle enthusiasts have been able to browse through every Doodle (beginning in 1998) displayed for countries all over the world. …

Siri on iPhone 4 & An iPad Halloween Costume Siri on iPhone 4 & An iPad Halloween Costume

Today’s video round-up has a good mix of Halloween festivities and technology. More people, however, are probably interested in getting Siri on their iPhone 4. View more daily video round-ups here. iPad 2 Halloween costume: Pumpkin explosion: Siri hacked onto …

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Honored With Google Doodle Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Honored With Google Doodle
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You have to hand it to Google. They get pretty creative with their Google Doodles. Sometimes, the real creativity is in the actual doodle itself. Lately they’ve been putting out some pretty cool ones with animations and different interactive elements. …

Star Wars Fail Whale As Cool As Google Doodles? Star Wars Fail Whale As Cool As Google Doodles?

Yes, most everyone is madly in love with the new Google Doodle, honoring Martha Graham — rightfully so — but there may be an honest-to-goodness competitor to today’s throne holder, the Star Wars Fail Whale. Debuting on the official Star …

Google Doodle Honors Roger Hargreaves Google Doodle Honors Roger Hargreaves

Today is late author and illustrator Roger Hargreaves’ birthday, and in honor of that fact Google has unveiled 16 new doodles, all of which are running today on the homepage. British-born Hargreaves is of course the beloved author of over …

Royal Wedding Google Doodle is a Stretch Royal Wedding Google Doodle is a Stretch
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A lot of people found Google’s recent doodle for John James Audubon difficult to read. I personally didn’t have too much trouble with it, but I do look at these things a lot. However, today’s Royal Wedding-themed doodle on Google.com …

Panda Reference in Google Earth Day Doodle Panda Reference in Google Earth Day Doodle
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One thing is clear, there are two Pandas in Google’s doodle for Earth Day today. Whether that is an intentional reference to the recent Panda algorithm update is debatable. There are two of them, and there have been two roll-outs …

Google Doodle Celebrates Robert Bunsen with Animation Google Doodle Celebrates Robert Bunsen with Animation
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We don’t cover every doodle that Google does. There are so many of them that it seems almost pointless, but sometimes certain ones that stand out to us we deem worthy of more attention. The PAC-MAN Doodle for example, was …

Watch: Cookie Monster Sings About Google
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Update: Cookie Monster himself is appearing in today’s doodle at Google.com.

Cookie Monster

Google Celebrates the Barcode

Google is celebrating the invention of the bar code today, with its latest doodle. There is an interesting history of the barcode available on Wikipedia, which of course is the top natural result in Google’s search results for barcode (which you are taken to upon clicking the doodle).