Happy sweet 16, Google Doodle! The quirky art featured on the search giant's homepage celebrated its 16th birthday on Saturday with, appropriately, an animated Google Doodle. In it, the G in Google's logo measures the growth of the O...Show More Summary
Google has an animated doodle for its 16th birthday. It's not a game like last year's doodle, but it's still funny. This time, Google shows the world how much it has grown. "When's Google’s birthday? I'm not sure even we know – we've celebrated on September 7th, 8th, 26th, and, most recently the 27th. Show More Summary
. BACK IN MARCH, Eisner-nominated artist Eleanor Davis created a beguiling animated Google Doodle to celebrate the budding Spring Equinox. The watering of the letters in “Google” by a “blob lady” resulted in the blooming Doodle, Davis (“How to be Happy”) told The Post’s Comic Riffs. Read full article >>
The doodle includes an eight-scene slideshow with images of Tolstoy himself, as well as scenes from his works "War and Peace," "Anna Karenina," and "The Death of Ivan Ilyich."
Google has created a Doodle to celebrate Leo Tolstoy’s 186th birthday. The image pays homage to three works by the famed Russian novelist: War & Peace, Anna Karenina, and The Death of Ivan Ilyich. Artist Roman Muradov designed the piece. Show More Summary
IF MUCH OF the world didn’t know Roman Muradov’s enchanting art prior to today, now millions more will appreciate his graphic magic. Muradov is a master interpreter, pulling from enormous universes of prose just the right reflected lights he needs to represent a moment that visually speaks volumes. Show More Summary
For your 186th birthday, you don’t get a cake: You get a Google Doodle. If you’re Leo Tolstoy, at least. The
Illustrator describes the undertaking as "a daunting task"
Only yesterday I posted news that the British Library and the BBC were going Gothic this autumn. Today's Google Doodle has gone Gothic too with this graphic celebrating the 200th birthday of Gothic horror writer Sheridan Le Fanu, who was Irish despite his french-sounding name. He was a pioneer of Gothic horror literature, with stories such as Uncle Silas and Carmilla (CLICK).
Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 200th birthday of Sheridan LeFanu, Irish writer of many classic Gothic tales. The image is from "Carmilla" (1871). NB: that's Google.uk, not the main (US) site. (thanks to Saramin)
It's the bicentenary of Sheridan Le Fanu's birth, and it's nice to see some coverage -- though one wonders how much is occasioned by the (validation ?) that, as for example The Guardian reports, comes with: Google Doodle to celebrate...Show More Summary
Gibson was the first black player to compete in the tournament now known as the U.S. Open. The USTA has called her 1950 appearance the "No. 1 moment in black tennis history."
HOW FITTING THAT Google is celebrating tennis great Althea Gibson right as the U.S. Open kicks off today, for it was at this tournament that her example began to make all the difference. Today would have been Gibson’s 87th birthday, and Google salutes her with an animated Doodle that deftly reflects her “tall and sinewy” reach and grace at the net. Read full article >>
Today, the Google doodle honors Althea Gibson, who won five Grand Slam Singles titles and broke the color barrier in tennis. Read more...
Gibson was the first African-American to win the U.S. Nationals and Wimbledon tennis championships
Looks like Google's got some doodling to do. Researchers from the Universities of Michigan and California are presenting a study at a San Diego cybersecurity conference that shows Gmail's smartphone account is one of the easiest popular apps to hack. Show More Summary
The Google Doodle for August 11 and 12 in many parts of the world highlights the annual August meteor shower NASA considers the year’s best.
Tuesday's Google Doodle illustrated the annual Perseid meteor shower, which has been taking place throughout the week. The animated illustration shows the phenomenon from various perspectives. Periodically, meteors dash across the screen as the different backgrounds move clockwise, accompanied by soft guitar instrumentals. Show More Summary
Watching this video is almost as cool as watching the real thing