On Friday, the day before the Special Olympics World Games opening ceremony, Google's doodle is a fun little sports GIF. Look up right there ^^^ Yeah, it's pretty neat. SB Nation will be keeping tabs on the event, and you can follow along at our Special Olympics World Games hub. Need a quick explainer? Here's a great introduction to the World Games to get you started.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett—journalist, suffragist and anti-lynching activist—is Thursday’s Google doodle, in honor of her 153rd birthday. An often unsung American icon, Wells was an outspoken woman who fought with the national president of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, Frances E. Willard, about intersectionality before the word was even invented. Read more...
A SEAT, once denied, is no longer just a seat.When you’ve been refused a fair place on the train, you’ve also been denied your rightful station in life.Read full article >>
Today’s Google Doodle honors Ida Wells, born into slavery in Mississippi on this date in 1862, fearless and tireless anti-lynching activist and heroine of free speech. Writer and owner of several publications, Wells was best known for...Show More Summary
She was a journalist, newspaper editor and civil rights activist
Screen shot, Google Thursday’s Google Doodle celebrates the 153rd birthday of journalist Ida B. Wells. Fearless and uncompromising, she was a fierce opponent of segregation and wrote prolifically on the civil injustices that beleaguered her world. Show More Summary
When Ida B. Wells was 22, she was asked by a conductor of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company to give up her seat on the train to a white man. She refused, and the conductor attempted to forcibly drag her out of her seat. Wells wouldn't...Show More Summary
Today, Google celebrates the New Horizons Pluto flyby with a doodle. With data analyzed within the last days, researchers on the New Horizons team have processed enough Pluto flyby data to start nailing down all-new details.In the very...Show More Summary
Apple Watch users can send each other doodles and emoji, but those with Android Wear smartwatches haven't had the same luxury According to a new report, this could soon change. Tech website Phandroid is reporting Google may push outShow More Summary
Earth, meet Pluto
Google is planning another big Android Wear update that will deliver a number of new features Apple Watch users are already enjoying, according to a new report. Among them are interactive watch faces and the ability to send doodles and … Read more ›
Only a few days after Eiji Tsuburaya’s 114th birthday, Google honored the co-creator of the infamous Godzilla by making a Google Doodle in his honor. Rather than doing just a Google Doodle to celebrate the creator’s legacy, Google made an interactive game of it. Show More Summary
Not surprisingly having a Google Doodle can help spike an interest in an author. For example, when Google featured a Google Doodle of Mark Twain in November 2011 to celebrate his 176th birthday, searches for the author reached an all time high. Show More Summary
Google is celebrating the 114th birthday of Eiji Tsuburaya today with a unique Doodle that not only chronicles his contributions to the film industry, but it’s done across a series of mini-games that fans of Tokusatsu films, such asShow More Summary
JENNIFER HOM, the Bay Area-based Google artist, has both an eye for the precise and a flair for the dramatic.Whether she’s rendering an animated music-video tribute to late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury or adapting golden inspiration...Show More Summary
Interactive doodle celebrates 114th birthday of Japanese filmmaker.
Born 114 years ago, Japanese film and special effects director Tsuburaya Eiji pioneered the art of ‘tokusatsu‘ — creating spectacular scenes using miniature city sets and figures. He’s also credited with the creation of Godzilla and Ultraman, and Google is celebrating his birthday with a special interactive doodle on its home page. Show More Summary
Today, Google celebrates the 114th birthday of Japanese special effects director Eiji Tsuburaya. He is responsible for many Japanese science-fiction movies, being one of the co-creators of the Godzilla series, as well as the main creator of Ultraman. The Presurfer
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 114th birthday of Japanese special effects director Eiji Tsubaraya, who was one of the co-creators of Godzilla and the main force behind Ultraman. In his honor, Google has ten minigames you can play aping all steps required to make the practical effects Tsubaraya was a master of. Read more...