Tag Archives: Google Doodle

Today's Google Doodle: A Tribute to Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was a national treasure. I meant (and still mean) every word of this post I wrote when he passed away last year. So I got a little choked up this morning when I saw today’s Google Doodle in honor of what would have been his 85th birthday. It’s pretty brilliant, and it’s wonderful to see how his legacy is regarded. Sometimes, Google, you amaze. Read More

Just in Time for Memorial Day*: Enjoy the 2013 Doodle4Google Winner

Just in Time for Memorial Day*: Enjoy the 2013 Doodle4Google Winner

A Wisconsin 12th grader is singlehandedly bringing millions of people — especially military spouses, military children and servicemembers — to tears. For her winning 2013 Doodle4Google contest entry, Sabrina Brady wholeheartedly deserves the $30,000 scholarship, new Chromebook and $50,000 technology grant to her school that come with winning the 2013 Doodle4Google competition. Read More

Russian Robot Google Doodle

  The Russian Google page currently has a marvelous interactive robot doodle. From what I can tell, it’s for Stanislaw Lem, the sci-fi writer who brought us Solaris.Thanks to my colleague who managed to find this! Read More

A Fun Google Doodle for Art Clokey’s Birthday!

Celebrate Art Clokey’s 90th birthday today with a Google doodle honoring his pioneering work in stop-motion animation! Clokey presented Gumbasia to the world in 1955 from University of Southern California.  Then, from Gumby and Pokey in the 50s to Davey and Goliath in the 60s, his influence has been seen right up through this decade!… Read More

Google Turns 13!

Image: Google.com “Hmm, I’m not sure…Google it!” is a phrase I utter probably on a daily basis. Obviously, as a writer for GeekMom, I’m a nerd, a geek, a brainiac; what ever you want to call it and as such I tend to be the go-to gal for everyone in my office whenever they have… Read More

Enter Borges’ Labyrinths Through a Google Doodle

By this time, you probably all received Google’s tweet, saw today’s Doodle on Google’s homepage, as well as read the post by Chloe Albanesius on PCMag, or this other one by Alison Flood on The Guardian. So good posts, actually, that we hardly need another one. But Jorge Luis Borges wasn’t afraid of huge bibliographies,… Read More