FOR THE first time, a Washington winner is in the running to be crowned the national champ as a student artist for Google.This morning, the California tech titan is announcing the 53 state and territory winners for the Doodle 4 Google contest for grade-schoolers. Show More Summary
Last October, we kicked off our annual Doodle 4 Google art competition, asking students to create a doodle to tell the world “What makes me…me.” This time around, we added a little twist: for the first time in eight years of Doodle 4 Google, there were no restrictions on the medium or materials kids could use to create a doodle. Show More Summary
The Google Doodle team has created the image to celebrate the 198th birthday of Frederick Douglass.
Today's Google Doodle is kicking off Black History Month brilliantly, with an illustration celebrating the life of Frederick Douglass. The abolitionist, orator, author and diplomat was born sometime in February 1818, with his exact birth...Show More Summary
If you happen to use Google today, you'll notice the artwork of Richie Pope and his illustration honoring Frederick Douglass for the first day of Black History Month, as well as his birthday. Pope's drawing shows Douglass in front of a newspaper background inspired by The North Star which Douglass published from 1847 to 1851.
There’s no denying that Google made a statement with their choice of Google Doodles for Australia Day yesterday. The image beautifully depicted the heartbreaking reality of what most Indigenous Australians call ‘Invasion Day’, showing a mother and her children who were taken away as part of the Stolen Generation. But there’s more to the story than this. More »
There is some irony, perhaps, in an Internet giant celebrating the 90th anniversary of television, as Google has with its latest Doodle. A much-loved presence in many Western homes throughout the 20th century, the “box” seems to be falling out of fashion. Show More Summary
The 'televisor' permitted “looking in as well as listening in”
John Logie Baird, who invented the mechanical television, is being honored in Tuesday’s Google Doodle — as we celebrate the 90th anniversary of the first mechanical television demonstration. Although he has been dead for 70 years, the Scottish engineer’s contributions to modern technology remain significant to this day. Show More Summary
Internet giant weighs into heated debate on timing of Australia's national day, saying artwork may help reconciliation.
Ryan Germick loves to shed light on forgotten anniversaries or lesser-known historical figures, and he has an incredibly enormous platform with which to do so: Google's homepage. For the last five years, he's led the "Doodle Team", a...Show More Summary
Learn about the Scoville scale in Google's most recent Google Doodle.
Looking for ways to bide the time before the incoming snowpocalypse wipes away the East Coast? Google's got you covered! On Friday, the company updated the Google Doodle on its homepage in honor of the 151st birthday of Wilbur Scoville — the chemist who found a way to measure a pepper's heat. Show More Summary
The Trinidad moruga scorpion is recognized as the hottest chili pepper on the planet — but it’s unlikely we could all agree on the hotness of any pepper without Wilbur Scoville. Scoville, who was born 151 years ago on Jan. 22, developed a way of measuring the heat you feel when eating various peppers. Show More Summary
Answers in Genesis CEO and President Ken Ham has praised a recent Google doodle of a pro-life feminist leader, and argued that human life should not be considered precious because of its ability to contribute to society, but because every human being is made in the image of God.
Tackle the heat with this spicy Google Doodle