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Google Doodle Honors Activist Who Fought Japanese Internment

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.30.2017 | Technology

Monday’s Google Doodle celebrated the birthday of Fred Korematsu, a Japanese-American who defied government orders to relocate to an internment camp...

Charming Google Doodle Celebrates Legendary News Anchor

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.04.2016 | Media

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates legendary news anchor Walter Cronkite. Once known as “the most trusted man in America,” Cronkite would have cel...

Google's Halloween Doodle Is An Addictive New Game You Can Play Right Meow

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.31.2016 | Technology

Use caution before visiting Google’s main page today. The company has unveiled a new Google Doodle in celebration of Halloween, and the game is so a...

Google Doodle Honors Peruvian Singer Yma Sumac

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 09.13.2016 | Latino Voices

Peruvian singer Yma Sumac was honored with a Google doodle Tuesday, on what would have been her 94th birthday. The singer, who was nicknamed the “Pe...

Meet The Inspirational Teen Who Won Doodle 4 Google Competition

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Google's 'Purple Rain' Doodle Is A Moving Tribute To Prince

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.21.2016 | Technology

Google added a new Doodle to its website on Thursday, with a purple logo caught in a storm of "Purple Rain" in honor of Prince. The Doodle links to P...

This Stunning Pro-Black Google Doodle Was Created By A 15-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 03.22.2016 | Black Voices

The Google Doodle for Monday is refreshingly pro-black. It features a young black woman surrounded by colorful, affirming symbols of blackness, includ...

Test Your Knowledge Of Beethoven's Music With This Fun Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.17.2015 | Arts

“Symphony No. 5,” “Moonlight Sonata,” “Für Elise,” “Symphony No. 9” -- Ludwig Van Beethoven composed some of the most beloved and end...

Today's Google Doodle Honors This Hollywood Beauty And Wi-Fi Inventor

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.09.2015 | Technology

Once called the "most beautiful woman in the world," Hedy Lamarr was a coveted Hollywood star and daring sex symbol. She romanced Clark Gable, Jimmy S...

George Boole, One of the Great Unsung Architects of Today's World, Is Unsung No More

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 11.02.2016 | Science
Colm Mulcahy

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Boole, the English logician and mathematician who laid the foundation of the digital age with his pioneering book The Laws of Thought in 1854.

Google Pays Tribute To Ida B. Wells, Fearless Journalist And All-Round Badass

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.16.2015 | Media

When Ida B. Wells was 22, she was asked by a conductor of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Company to give up her seat on the train to a white man. She ...

In a Billy Joel "New York State of Mind," Arianna Huffington Addresses My Alma Mater Vassar!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 06.10.2016 | College
Lonna Saunders

As Class Historian for Vassar's first coed freshman class, to me it was historically coincidental that Arianna Huffington opened her address at Vassar's 151st commencement in Poughkeepsie, New York, 75 miles north of New York City, with a reference to her own Greek heritage.

Google Doodle Honors Sally Ride

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

“Everywhere I go I meet girls and boys who want to be astronauts and explore space, or they love the ocean and want to be oceanographers, or they lo...

Myles Away From Mathematics, Magic and Mystery

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 05.22.2016 | Books
Colm Mulcahy

Did you ever wish you'd asked one more question of somebody you once knew, who is no longer around to chat with? The great unasked question most on my mind in recent times is this.

Awesome Google Doodle Honors Daredevil Journalist

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.05.2015 | Media

Nellie Bly was one heck of a human. A pioneering journalist who courageously spoke against injustice, she's also remembered for embarking on a world r...

Langston Hughes' 113th Birthday Honored Through Cool Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices

Google on Sunday celebrated what would have been the 113th birthday of famed African-American poet and social activist Langston Hughes through a power...

Google Remembers MLK With Selma Doodle

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 02.02.2015 | Black Voices

Google is celebrating the world's 30th Martin Luther King Jr. day with one very powerful image. The doodle features a group of great Civil Rig...

Google Doodle Marks Birthday Of John Venn

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.04.2014 | Science

Have you seen today's Google Doodle? It's a clever interactive animation to mark the 180th birthday of John Venn, the English logician and philosopher...

Google's Mandela Doodle Is Their Best To Date

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.18.2014 | Black Voices

What better way to spend #MandelaDay than reading wise words from the civil rights hero himself? Google is celebrating Nelson Mandela’s birthday ...

Google Knows Exactly What You're Doing At Work Right Now

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

You're not fooling anyone....

An 11-Year-Old Created This Gorgeous Animated Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.10.2014 | Technology

The illustration on Google's homepage on Monday may look pretty whimsical, but it's spotlighting a very serious issue: clean water. Not bad for an 11-...

Google Made A Logo Change So Subtle You Can Barely See It

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology

While you were kicking back with a burger and a day off of work, Google was making some serious changes to its logo. See the difference? I...

You'll Waste Your Whole Day On This Rubik's Cube Google Doodle

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology

Expect workplace productivity to plunge today as everyone who ends up on the Google homepage -- basically, everyone -- starts playing with a digital R...

Google Celebrates International Women's Day With Creative Doodle Video

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.07.2014 | Impact

International Women's Day is March 8th, and this year Google is marking the occasion with a very special doodle. Well, not so much a doodle as a video...

Google's Doodle Problem

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 03.01.2014 | Technology

There are too many dudes in Google Doodles. Of the 445 people honored by special Google logos between 2010 and 2013, a stunning 82.7 percent were m...