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Google Doodle Honors A 'Magical' Mind

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

Google on August 24 transformed its home page logo in honor of Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges (1899 - 1986), who would have turned 112 on that d...

Google Celebrates World's Hardest Math Problem

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.17.2011 | Technology

Google on August 17 celebrated the 410th birthday of Pierre De Fermat with a clever doodle in place of the search engine's homepage logo. Born in ...

Google Loves Lucy

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.06.2011 | Technology

Google's home page on August 6 paid tribute to funny lady Lucille Ball (1911 - 1989), who would have turned 100 on that day. The Emmy Award-winning...

Google Has A Bunch Of Peas For The Father Of Genetics

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology

On July 20, Google doffs its cap to the 189th birthday of Gregor Johann Mendel. Often called the father of genetics, Mendel is most famous for his ...

Google Celebrates Russia's Most Famous Landmark

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

Russia's famed St. Basil's Cathedral, erected in Moscow's Red Square, turns 450 years old on July 12. Google is honoring the cultural landmark with a ...

Google Gets Patriotic For The 4th

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.03.2011 | Technology

Google's gone patriotic in honor of July 4, Independence Day in the United States. Google's homepage logo depicts a compressed map of the U.S., fr...

Google's Necktie For Dads

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.19.2011 | Technology

In the spirit of Father's Day, Google's home page is getting dressy. Google's giving a nod to dads with a special logo on June 19. Googlers will n...

How To Make Sweet Music With Google's Dulcet Logo

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down to hear HuffPost reader submissions.* It's time to whistle while you search. In honor of the 96th birthday of guitar legend Les Pau...

Les Paul Logo Lets You Play The Guitar On Google

Posted 08.09.2011 | Technology

There's something especially jazzy about today's Google logo. In honor of musician Les Paul, Google has replaced its go-to multicolor doodle with g...

Google Gets 'Busy' With Richard Scarry

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.05.2011 | Technology

Today, Google's homepage logo features the bustling, animals-only city called Busytown, created by author and illustrator Richard Scarry. Scarry w...

Google Boasts New Logo Designed By 7-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.20.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: Read more about Doodle 4 Google winner Matteo Lopez via South San Francisco Patch, which had a chance to speak with the elementary schooler. ...

Watch Google's Dancing Logo

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

Google is celebrating the 117th birthday of dancer Martha Graham with an amazing animated doodle on the Google home page. Graham was born in 1894 ...

Google Doodles A-Plenty For 'Little Miss Sunshine' Creator

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

Beloved British children's author Roger Hargreaves, creator of the "Little Men" and "Little Miss" series, would have turned 76 on May 9. Google ce...

Happy Mother's Day, From Google

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.07.2011 | Technology

May 8 is Mother's Day, and Google is tipping its hat to moms everywhere with a spring-themed logo. Visitors to the Google home page on Sunday will...

WATCH: Take A Trip With Google To The First World's Fair

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.01.2011 | Technology

Google is going back in time--160 years back in time. Sunday's logo featured an illustrated recreation of the first World's Fair, held in 1851 at ...

Google Celebrates 50 Years Of Humans In Space

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology

On 12 April 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to enter outer space. Piloting the Vostok capsule on a one-man mission, Ga...

Google Celebrates Sundae's Controversial History

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.03.2011 | Technology

Google's homepage on March 3 celebrated the 119th anniversary of the first documented ice cream sundae. Two Rivers, Wisconsin and Ithaca, New York ...

Bubbling Google Logo Celebrates Robert Bunsen

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.31.2011 | Technology

Robert Bunsen, German chemist and creator of the Bunsen burner, an adjustable gas-flame heater, is beng honored with a bubbling, moving Google logo. ...

Harry Houdini Gets The Google Treatment

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Google home page is sporting a vintage look, commemorating the 137th birthday of world famous illusionist and escape artist Harry Houdini. Born...

Google Hosts A Women's Day Celebration

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

To mark the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Google is featuring a special logo on its home page, as well as an opportunity to join peo...

Google Celebrates Valentine's Day With Pop Art Logo (PICTURE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google is wishing its users a "Happy Valentine's Day" with a colorful, pop art-inspired logo based on an image by artist Robert Indiana. The Valent...

PICTURE: Thomas Edison Gets Illuminating Google Logo

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Today, Google commemorates what would have been Thomas Alva Edison's 164th birthday. Visitors to the Google homepage will notice an animated logo that...

Google Doodle Goes Under The Sea

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

This Google Doodle would make Jules Verne proud. Google is once again showing off the power of HTML 5, this time using it to honor the 183rd birthd...

MMXI Google Logo Celebrates New Year's Eve

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google.com's logo is looking a bit different today. The multicolored "Google" logo has been spiced up with fireworks and has seen a few of its lett...

PICTURES: Google's Holiday Logo Took 250 Hours To Create

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

From December 23 through December 25, the Google homepage will display a large interactive doodle in place of the regular Google logo. The impress...