John Venn Google Doodle Celebrates Famous Diagram

The Venn diagram, also known as a set diagram, is one of the the most basic and easily understood methods for depicting logical relationships between sets of data. By a young age, most children are able to compare and contrast…

Google, Once Again, Offends with D-Day Doodle

In another one for the Google hates America, freedom, and our veterans files, the search engine is once again on the defensive after pissing off some people on D-Day with a Google Doodle. For a brief period this morning, on…

Raymond Loewy, Famous Industrial Designer, Honored with Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle honors a man who’s responsible for dozens upon dozens of classic product designs from the early 1930s to the late 1970s. You’ve probably seen his work over an dover again but didn’t know whom to attribute. On…

Edith Head, Famed Costume Designer, Honored with Google Doodle

Today, Google is honoring famed Hollywood Costume designer Edith Head, whose illustrious career included 8 Academy Award wins and 35 nominations. Head won the Oscar for Best Costume Design for the films The Heiress, Samson and Delilah, All About Eve,…

When Was the First Parachute Jump? Google Celebrates 1797 Feat with Doodle

Today, Google is devoting its homepage to André-Jacques Garnerin, a French balloonist who is credited with taking the first plunge in a frameless parachute. The doodle recalls the famous jump, which took place over Paris’ Parc Monceau in 1797. On…

Celia Cruz, ‘Queen of Salsa,’ Gets a Google Doodle

Today, Google is honoring the Queen of Salsa with a homepage doodle that her estate is calling “important and far-reaching.” Celia Cruz, La Guarachera de Cuba, would have turned 88 today. The Havana-born singer died on July 16th, 2003 of…

Claude Debussy: Google Honors Clair de lune Composer with Beautiful Doodle

If you haven’t visited the Google homepage today, I suggest you do so. Google is celebrating French composer Claude Debussy with a spectacular Doodle that features one of his best-known movements. Today’s Doodle features an animation of a nighttime scene.…

Doodle 4 Google Winner ‘Coming Home’ Featured on Today’s Homepage

Back in January, Google opened up their 2013 Doodle 4 Google contest and asked kids aged K-12 to give their best shot at constructing a Doodle based on the prompt “My Best Day Ever.” And today, after nearly 130,000 submissions…

Google’s “Racist” Doodle Gets The Conan Treatment

If you’ve been to the Google homepage in the last two weeks, you have probably noticed a flurry of new Google Doodles – a new one each day, actually. Google has committed themselves to providing us with a new Olympic-themed…

London 2012 Slalom Canoe: Google Doodle Lets You Navigate the Rapids

Today, Google continues their run of Olympic-themed Doodles with their third straight interactive Doodle. Since the opening ceremony, Google has provided us with a different Doodle every day, showcasing one of the many Olympic sports. And for the last couple…

London 2012 Basketball: Google Doodle Features Playable Hoops Game

Today, Google continues their run of Olympic-themed Doodles with another interactive game – this one involving basketball. Yesterday, you probably remember wasting plenty of time on Google’s homepage attempting to turn in the fastest hurdles time of your coworkers. This…

Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage

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,…

Doodle 4 Google Winning Doodle Hits Google’s Homepage

Google 4 Doodle, Google’s doodle contest aimed at students grades K-12, has received a winner: 2nd grader Dylan Hoffman from Racine, Wisconsin. The doodle, entitled, “Pirate Times,” was Hoffman’s response to Google’s concept of: “If I could travel in time…

Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle

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…

Ronald Reagan was a Terrible Artist

Whether you agree with the man’s economic policies or not, there is one thing we can all agree on. Ronald Reagan was a bad drawer. Margaret Thatcher’s personal papers have been released via the Cambridge University Archive are available for…

St. Patrick’s Day Google Doodle And The Google St. Patty’s Day Vibe

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

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…

World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake Celebrated With Google Doodle

Update: More on that flake.. If you go to Google.com today, you will notice a new Google doodle celebrating the 125th anniversary of the world’s largest snowflake. Then, you might ask yourself, ‘Where does Google come up with this stuff?”…

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle

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…

Send a Valentine’s Day E-Card Google Style with “Map Your Valentine”

Google is no stranger to holiday celebrations. It almost seems like there are more days that Google posts "doodles" for its logo than days it doesn’t. Today, being Valentine’s Day, is of course no exception. Here’s what the Google Doodle looks like today, if you’re one of many who rarely goes to Google.com to do your searching (as opposed to searching from the browser).