Let's be honest. Google Doodles are probably one of the best things about the internet. They're fun, and they tend to celebrate a lot of awesome people, and really cool events. But today's doodle is probably the most fitting for the...Show More Summary
Marshall McLuhan would have been 106 years old Friday.
Today’s Doodle celebrates what would have been the 106th birthday of Marshall McLuhan, a Canadian philosopher who predicted the Internet. McLuhan never lived to see the Web, but he was eerily prescient about it in his writings in the 1960s. In his 1962 book The Gutenberg Galaxy, he outlined what he saw as the four…
Media professor and philosopher foresaw invention of the World Wide Web nearly 30 years before the medium was created.
Create lists, transcribe recordings, doodle, collaborate on to-do lists, and much more with Google Keep. Google Keep isn't your average note-taking client. While the app sports a minimal interface and is easy to pick up and use, it offers a set of powerful tools that make it an effective task management utility. Show More Summary
Monday's Google Doodle is a nifty little cricket game in which the batsman is a... cricket! and the fielders are snails. The bowler is also a snail. From the preceding sentence you might assume that I know something about cricket, but I don't. Show More Summary
If you go to Google.com front page right now, you can play a fun little cricket game right in your browser — it's a new Google Doodle celebrating the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup, which will wrap up on Sunday. The game itself is pretty fun. Show More Summary
The Google Doodle has a cute match between your team, the crickets, and the snails.
EIKO ISHIOKA’s creative genius as a pioneering designer forever found form by cracking through boundaries, as if her ideas were less born than passionately hatched. The Tokyo-born artist could dwell gloriously on simply piercing a shell, whether she was conceiving a striking commercial featuring Faye Dunaway wordlessly eating a hard-boiled egg against a black background, […]
Ishioka was the talent behind the costumes of Francis Ford Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), the cover for Miles Davis' Tutu (1986), and the set/costumes for M. Butterfly on Broadway.
She "pushed through boundaries both socially and artistically," Google says
From humble beginnings in the ad industry, Ishioka went on to win an Oscar, Grammy and many other honors.
At a time when potatoes were still relatively rare and not the staples that we recognize today, Eva Ekeblad conducted experiments and brought vodka, potato flour, and more to Europe during Sweden's food crises.
On Monday, the Google Doodle honored Ekeblad, a Swedish scientist known for making flour and alcohol out of potatoes.
The Swedish agronomist helped avert famine by showing that potatoes could be used to make alcohol and flour.
She became the first woman elected to Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences