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Tennis Great Althea Gibson Honored in Google Doodle

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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." 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." 0 Comments

Perseid Meteor Shower Rains Down in Google Doodle

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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. 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. 0 Comments

Rachel Louise Carson Google Doodle Honors Marine Biologist, 'Silent Spring' Author

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Today's Google Doodle honors marine biologist Rachel Carson, who was born on this date 107 years ago. Google's special logo depicts Carson in a field with binoculars and a notebook, surrounded by several types of birds and wildlife. Today's Google Doodle honors marine biologist Rachel Carson, who was born on this date 107 years ago. Google's special logo depicts Carson in a field with binoculars and a notebook, surrounded by several types of birds and wildlife. 0 Comments

Playable Rubik's Cube Google Doodle: Can You Solve It?

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When you arrive on Google's home page, rather than Google's logo or colors, you'll see the Rubik's Cube. Click on it to begin solving it yourself. A ticker in the corner keeps of how many moves you have taken in an attempt to solve the puzzle. When you arrive on Google's home page, rather than Google's logo or colors, you'll see the Rubik's Cube. Click on it to begin solving it yourself. A ticker in the corner keeps of how many moves you have taken in an attempt to solve the puzzle. 0 Comments

Dorothy Hodgkin Google Doodle Celebrates Biochemist

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A Google Doodle today celebrates the 104th birthday of British scientist Dorothy Hodgkin. The special logo features an X-ray crystallography of 3-D biomolecules, the method used by scientists to determine the 3-D structure of biological molecules. A Google Doodle today celebrates the 104th birthday of British scientist Dorothy Hodgkin. The special logo features an X-ray crystallography of 3-D biomolecules, the method used by scientists to determine the 3-D structure of biological molecules. 0 Comments

Audrey Hepburn Google Doodle Celebrates Actress, Philanthropist

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A Google Doodle today features legendary actress Audrey Hepburn, who was born on this date 85 years ago. The British actress was best known for classic movies such as "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "My Fair Lady," "Sabrina," and "Roman Holiday." A Google Doodle today features legendary actress Audrey Hepburn, who was born on this date 85 years ago. The British actress was best known for classic movies such as "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "My Fair Lady," "Sabrina," and "Roman Holiday." 0 Comments

Google Marks Earth Day 2014 With 6 Animated Animal Logos, Including a Hummingbird

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For Google's annual salute to Earth Day in 2014, the company has incorporated a series of six animals – the Rufous hummingbird, dung beetle, moon jellyfish, Japanese macaque, puffer fish, and veiled chameleon – into various animated logos. For Google's annual salute to Earth Day in 2014, the company has incorporated a series of six animals – the Rufous hummingbird, dung beetle, moon jellyfish, Japanese macaque, puffer fish, and veiled chameleon – into various animated logos. 0 Comments

Google Gay Rights Doodle Kicks Off 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games

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Google's home page today celebrates the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics and also protests Russia's stance on gay rights in the form of a Doodle. Abandoning its usual primary colors, Google's logo adopts rainbow colors symbolic of gay pride. Google's home page today celebrates the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics and also protests Russia's stance on gay rights in the form of a Doodle. Abandoning its usual primary colors, Google's logo adopts rainbow colors symbolic of gay pride. 0 Comments

Doodle 4 Google 2014 Contest has Begun

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The student who wins this year's Doodle 4 Google contest will get his or her logo published on Google’s homepage for a day. The winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school. The student who wins this year's Doodle 4 Google contest will get his or her logo published on Google’s homepage for a day. The winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school. 0 Comments

'Doctor Who' Google Doodle Wants You To #SaveTheDay

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Today's Google Doodle (or Whodle) commemorates the 50th anniversary of the hit BBC science fiction show "Doctor Who". The premise: the Doctor's mortal enemy, the evil Daleks have stolen the Google logo, and it's up to the Doctor, to Save The Day. Today's Google Doodle (or Whodle) commemorates the 50th anniversary of the hit BBC science fiction show "Doctor Who". The premise: the Doctor's mortal enemy, the evil Daleks have stolen the Google logo, and it's up to the Doctor, to Save The Day. 0 Comments

Google Doodle Pays Homage to 'Salsa Queen' Celia Cruz

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Google honors the Cuban-American entertainer who became known as the "Salsa Queen" amongst adoring fans. During her reign, Celia Cruz garnered several Grammy Awards and gold records, performing well into her 70s. Google honors the Cuban-American entertainer who became known as the "Salsa Queen" amongst adoring fans. During her reign, Celia Cruz garnered several Grammy Awards and gold records, performing well into her 70s. 0 Comments

Google Celebrates Birthday With Playable Piñata Doodle Game

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Google officially turns 15 today. For the first time, the search giant is wishing itself a happy birthday with a playable Google Doodle in which you play as the lowercase "g" in Google's name and whack a piñata to score as much candy as possible. Google officially turns 15 today. For the first time, the search giant is wishing itself a happy birthday with a playable Google Doodle in which you play as the lowercase "g" in Google's name and whack a piñata to score as much candy as possible. 0 Comments

Google Doodle Honors Social Work Pioneer Jane Addams and Hull House in Chicago

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A pastel Google Doodle today celebrates pioneering social worker Jane Addams, the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. The Doodle features Hull House, which provided social, educational, artistic, medical, and day care services. A pastel Google Doodle today celebrates pioneering social worker Jane Addams, the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. The Doodle features Hull House, which provided social, educational, artistic, medical, and day care services. 0 Comments

Google Doodle Marks 50th Anniversary of King's 'I Have a Dream' Speech

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Today's Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, a defining moment in the American Civil Rights Movement, which he gave August 28, 1963 during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedoms at the Lincoln Memorial. Today's Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, a defining moment in the American Civil Rights Movement, which he gave August 28, 1963 during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedoms at the Lincoln Memorial. 0 Comments

Animated Google Doodle Commemorates Influential Composer Claude Debussy

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Google's special animated, musical logo for Achille-Claude Debussy features a historic moonlit French city scene reminiscent of the 1800s that unfolds as one of his most famous musical works, "Claire de Lune," plays in the background. Google's special animated, musical logo for Achille-Claude Debussy features a historic moonlit French city scene reminiscent of the 1800s that unfolds as one of his most famous musical works, "Claire de Lune," plays in the background. 0 Comments

Maria Mitchell Google Doodle Honors First Female Astronomer

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American astronomer Maria Mitchell is celebrated in today's Google Doodle. Born 195 years ago, she discovered a new comet in 1847, which later became known as Miss Mitchell's Comet. The Doodle depicts Mitchell the night she discovered the new comet. American astronomer Maria Mitchell is celebrated in today's Google Doodle. Born 195 years ago, she discovered a new comet in 1847, which later became known as Miss Mitchell's Comet. The Doodle depicts Mitchell the night she discovered the new comet. 0 Comments

Rosalind Franklin and Photo 51 Honored in Google Doodle

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Today's Google Doodle honors Rosalind Franklin. Franklin took an X-ray diffraction image of the DNA molecule in 1952. The image was called Photo 51 and was the critical piece to identifying the structure and composition of DNA. Today's Google Doodle honors Rosalind Franklin. Franklin took an X-ray diffraction image of the DNA molecule in 1952. The image was called Photo 51 and was the critical piece to identifying the structure and composition of DNA. 0 Comments

Rembrandt Self-Portrait Google Doodle Celebrates Great Dutch Painter

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Today's Google Doodle honors Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, considered one of the greatest portraitists of all time. He is perhaps best known for his series of self-portraits he painted every year throughout his life, including the year he died. Today's Google Doodle honors Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, considered one of the greatest portraitists of all time. He is perhaps best known for his series of self-portraits he painted every year throughout his life, including the year he died. 0 Comments

Interactive 4th of July 2013 Google Doodle Takes You on a Road Trip Across America

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It's Independence Day in the U.S., which observes the signing of the Declaration of Independence. America has celebrated every July 4th for 237 years. Today's Google Doodle once again marks the 4th of July, as Google has done every year since 2000. It's Independence Day in the U.S., which observes the signing of the Declaration of Independence. America has celebrated every July 4th for 237 years. Today's Google Doodle once again marks the 4th of July, as Google has done every year since 2000. 0 Comments

Antoni Gaudí Google Doodle Showcases Architect's Revered Works

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A Google Doodle today honors a historical figure in global architecture, Antoni Gaudí. Many of his structures are revered as some of the most important in architecture, and one in particular continued to be worked on long after his death. A Google Doodle today honors a historical figure in global architecture, Antoni Gaudí. Many of his structures are revered as some of the most important in architecture, and one in particular continued to be worked on long after his death. 0 Comments

Animated Google Doodles Welcome First Day of Summer and Winter 2013

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Whether you’re in the northern part of the earth’s hemisphere getting ready for swimsuit season or the southern part, where you’re cozying up with layers, today’s Google Doodle by guest artist Christoph Niemann has something for everyone. Whether you’re in the northern part of the earth’s hemisphere getting ready for swimsuit season or the southern part, where you’re cozying up with layers, today’s Google Doodle by guest artist Christoph Niemann has something for everyone. 0 Comments

Animated Google Petri Dish Logo Honors Julius Richard Petri

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The Doodle features six Petri dishes in the Google colors. When you click for the animation, you see a hand swapping each dish, and then watch as the bacteria grows in each one. Then you can mouseover to see what was cultured in each Petri dish. The Doodle features six Petri dishes in the Google colors. When you click for the animation, you see a hand swapping each dish, and then watch as the bacteria grows in each one. Then you can mouseover to see what was cultured in each Petri dish. 0 Comments