The Greatest Google Doodles From Each Year of Google's History

Yesterday marked the official 15th birthday of everyone's favourite startup search engine turned tech giant turned Big Brother. And even though many have had their gripes, it's hard not to look back at our Google-fueled time online with a sense of fondness. Because no matter where you might find yourself in life, you know that Google will always be there with a delightful little doodle to commemorate every possible occasion they can find an excuse for—special or otherwise. Read More >>

Don't Panic, Just Waste a Load of Time With Today's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Google Game

Yeah, Google Doodles are normally pretty fun, though with Chrome's omnibar I rarely ever see them these days, but this one tops the lot. Google's made a real, working Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy packed with all sorts of random stuff, to celebrate Douglas Adam's 61st birthday. What can you find? Read More >>

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Today's Google Doodle Is a Huge Animated Tribute to Winsor McCay's Cartoons

Winsor McCay's Little Nemo was an iconic comic strip in the US, first drawn in 1905. Today's Google Doodle celebrates the cartoon in an animated strip which sees Little Nemo embark on an adventure through Google-Land. Read More >>

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Here Are the People Behind Google Doodles

Google Doodles are the Cracker Jack prizes of the Internet, the digital back of the cereal box, a quirk that humanise the giant search company. And it's funny because the Doodles themselves exist in a sort of mysterious world—they pop up one day and then disappear. Very few people know about the process of creating Google Doodles. Well, here are the humans of the Google Doodle team talking about doodling. Read More >>

Waste Even More Time During the Olympics, By Button-Mashing Google's Doodle

As you may remember, I'm no fan of Google doodles, but today's is too awesome to ignore. Alright, I'll admit it -- I've been swept up in 'lympics fever, and while Google's playable hurdling game is bound to lose the economy another £74m, let's face it: you probably aren't working too hard during this sporting fortnight anyway. [Google] Read More >>

Celebrate Alan Turing's 100th Birthday With a Turing Machine Google Doodle

If Alan Turing were still alive today, he would have just turned 100-years-old. That's why Google's paying tribute to the pioneering computer genius with a Google Doodle that simulates the behaviour of a Turning machine. Read More >>

This Incredible Analogue Synth Google Doodle Celebrates Pioneer Robert Moog

In case you haven't "turned on" Google's homepage, it's basically celebrating Robert Moog's birthday with a fully-functioning analogue synth attached to an old-fashioned reel-to-reel tape machine. OH MY GOD, this is incredible. There goes my day. Read More >>

Google Needs So Many Doodles It's Hiring More Doodlers

What's not to love about Google Doodles? They're so popular, in fact, that Google's hiring a new doodler to keep the lively tradition going. If that means even more Google Doodles, we're all about it! Read More >>

Today's Transfixing Google Doodle Celebrates the Magic of Waves

Blame Google if you find yourself staring at your screen, unable to remember what you were about to search for on the internet. Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 155th birthday of German physicist Heinrich Hertz whose experiments with electromagnetic waves paved the way for the radio — and everything wireless you've ever used. Read More >>

Google Gets All Mushy On Us

It’s Valentine’s Day and even Google’s gone all soft on us for this Hallmark Holiday with a disgustingly cute video of a man trying to win his Valentine’s heart. Read More >>

You Can Buy Official Google Doodle Gear Now

If you don't love Google Doodles, you have no soul. If you love Google Doodles like the rest of mankind, you can now BUY Google Doodle gear! Hooray! T-shirts! Coffee mugs! Posters! Your favorite Google Doodle will live on forever now. Read More >>

What Happens When Your Site Gets Google Doodle'd?

You may've noticed that today is Marie Curie's 144th birthday, thanks to the Google doodle bearing her likeness. Click on the image, and the Marie Curie Cancer Care charity is the top search result, thanks to some Popeye-strong SEO powers. Read More >>


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