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Merry Christmas from six letters

"Holidays 2016 (Day 3) Warm Climates" is today's Google Doodle. Created by Gerben Steenks.
posted by doctornemo on Dec 25, 2016 - 8 comments

...like Xerxes whipping the sea for swallowing his shitty bridge.

Marcin Wichary writes (among other things) articles about crazy, complicated computer bugs and what they say about the world. Come to read about how a bug in Google's famous Pac-Man doodle led to all manner of chaos, stay to learn how a confluence of history, typography, and OS weirdness broke the Polish S (previously), or how a fluke of CSS unearthed a decades-old font. [more inside]
posted by Itaxpica on Nov 16, 2015 - 37 comments

Google‘s ongoing war on productivity (Episode 6,625)

Today, the Google homepage brings you the “2015 Global Candy Cup” doodle, in which flappy-bird-esque witches collect candy. May the best color (Green) win.
posted by Going To Maine on Oct 30, 2015 - 25 comments

"We turn the cube and it twists us."

Today's Google Doodle, in honour of the 40th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube. — a fully functional, animated Rubik's Cube. [Click here for the interactive version.] [Related]
posted by Fizz on May 19, 2014 - 27 comments

Google the Wild Things

Monday's Google doodle honors Maurice Sendak [more inside]
posted by BlueHorse on Jun 10, 2013 - 26 comments

Happy Birthday, Saul Bass

Google is celebrating what would have been graphic designer Saul Bass' 93rd birthday with a Doodle celebrating some of his most famous title sequences. The doodle, set appropriately to Dave Brubeck's "Unsquare Dance, " pays homage to Bass' visual work on Psycho, The Man With The Golden Arm, Spartacus, West Side Story, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Anatomy of a Murder, and Around the World in 80 Days.
posted by troika on May 8, 2013 - 30 comments

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work

The author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, a popular MetaFilter topic, was born 177 years ago today (November 30th 1835) in Missouri. The printer, riverboat pilot, game designer, journalist, lecturer, technology investor, gold miner, publisher and patent holder wrote short stories, essays, novels and non-fiction under the pen name Mark Twain. This included The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (recently adapted into a musical), one of the top five challenged books of the 1990s, published in 1884-85 to a mixed reception and with an ending that still causes debate. [more inside]
posted by Wordshore on Nov 30, 2012 - 42 comments

Great Googley Moogley

Celebrating the memory of beloved synth pioneer Bob Moog and commemorating his birthday, Google's home page (currently in Australia, live in the US tomorrow) is a fully working, multi-trackable Moog synthesizer. Share your masterpiece!
posted by naju on May 22, 2012 - 41 comments

Melt your cold cold heart.

Today's Google doodle is quite cute. [more inside]
posted by CrazyLemonade on Feb 14, 2012 - 49 comments

It's not Tarkovsky, but...

For US users, today's Google Doodle is a turkey. For those outside the US, today's Google Doodle commemorates the 60th publication anniversary of Stanisław Lem's first novel, in their most ambitiously interactive doodle yet. [more inside]
posted by McCoy Pauley on Nov 23, 2011 - 63 comments

Coming Soon: 1 Billion People In Front Of Their Computers Acting Out "Mah-na Mah-na"

Google's at it again! Less than one month after saluting Freddie Mercury with an interactive doodle on his 65 Birthday (Previously), today's Doodle is another interactive salute, to Jim Henson, who would have been 75 on Saturday the 24th. Google kicked things off a bit early on Friday night, and will leave the Doodle up through the 24th. An art director at Henson's company reports that it's especially apt as Henson was prone to doodling in idle moments.
posted by EmpressCallipygos on Sep 23, 2011 - 48 comments

You May Say I'm a Dreamer

He was born 70 years ago. Killed almost 30 years ago. Museums around the world are celebrating his legacy. His Google Doodle isn't live in the US yet but you can see it on Google UK. And oh, yea...the FBI is still interested in him too.
posted by morganannie on Oct 8, 2010 - 163 comments

What is this?

What is this? Why is Google licensing Dilbert for their banner? Compared to the subtle holiday theme banners they do, this just seems....tone-deaf.
posted by crunchburger on May 20, 2002 - 42 comments

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