Lebanon did not officially celebrate its 71st independence anniversary this Saturday, but Google made it up for the Lebanese by celebrating our independence in style with a doodle featuring dancers performing the national “dabke” folk dance. The Lebanese government decided to cancel the Independence Day celebrations for the first time since the 1975-1990 civil […]
It would have been her 96th birthday
Anyone doing a Google search today will be greeted with the Google doodle using art by Corita Kent to pay tribute to the pop artist, who was famous during the ’60s and ’70s and who for many years was a Sister of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Today would have been her 96th birthday. […]
A cultural omnivore ahead of her time. Today's Google Doodle honors what would have been the 96th birthday of artist and designer Corita Kent. Born in Iowa, Kent became a nun after finishing high school in 1936, joining the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Show More Summary
Check the main Google page today, and you’ll be greeted with a celebratory comet lander, a big nod to the fact that we, as a species, just proved our ability to land on comets. Take that, Interstellar. More »
Google commemorated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Sunday with a Google Doodle video that shows where pieces of the landmark are now displayed around the world. It includes footage from Nov. 9, 1989, the day that...Show More Summary
In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the incredibly historic Fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, Google Doodle has created a commemorative video that features images of the wall when it was whole and where pieces of that same wall can be found around the world now. Nils Frahm, the video’s composer, […]
In order to help searchers find their proper voting location, Google Doodle has made it as easy as apple pie.
Where's your local polling location?
An animation celebrates the Mexican holiday Día de Muertos
It's Halloween, so naturally we expected a themed Google Doodle to go along with the day But this year, we were treated to six Doodles (in the form of GIFs) that alternate each time you load the homepage, from a witch stirring the pot to werewolves howling at the moon. Show More Summary
Just as Halloween has seen some evolution over the years, so have the holiday-themed Google Doodles presented each year on the Web.
Most logos rarely change, but Google's changes all the time thanks to their team of Google Doodlers
Archive photos show an indomitable-looking young woman in flight goggles and an old-style leather helmet, ready to take to the cockpit of a 1930s-era prop plane.
As the death toll of the Ebola outbreak continues to rise, Tuesday's Google Doodle celebrated the 100th birthday of the man who helped put an end to the post-World War II polio epidemic with the first-ever inactive vaccine for the disease. The...Show More Summary
Today's Google Doodle honors Jonas Salk on what would have been his 100th birthday. Salk developed the first successful polio vaccine in 1955 and was hailed as a hero for it. On April 12, 1955, Dr. Thomas Francis, Jr., of the University...Show More Summary
Dr. Jonas Salk made polio nearly extinct in just two years
WHILE I WAS attending the University of California at San Diego, the singular view beckoned. There, just a block’s walk away, was the Salk Institute, perched like a pearl above the Pacific. There, as if squatting before a runway, you...Show More Summary