Category Archives: Google Doodle

Google Doodle puts you behind wheel of a Zamboni

Today Frank Zamboni’s 112th birthday. In honor of this, Google has created a cool interactive Google Doodle. You get to drive a Zamboni. Other Google doodles Google honors Brothers Grimm with doodle Amelia Earharts birthday Fourth of July Google Doodle … Continue reading

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Google honors Brothers Grimm with doodle

It’s the 200th anniversary of Grimms’ Fairy Tales and Google honors them with a doodle. More Brothers Grimm/Wikipedia Brothers Grimm/National Geographic Fairy Tales by Brothers Grimm Other Google doodles Amelia Earharts birthday Fourth of July Google Doodle honors Russian Peter … Continue reading

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Google Doodle honors opening ceremonies of summer Olympics in London

Today’s Google doodle honors today’s opening ceremonies of the summer Olympics 2012 in London. Today through Aug. 12, more than 10,000 of the world’s greatest athletes from 205 nations will compete for gold medals in 26 sports. Enjoy these feeds … Continue reading

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Google Doodle marks 115th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s birthday

When I was in high school, I had to do a research paper. My topic was Amelia Earhart . She was my hero. I loved her spirit and tenacity. So I was super psyched when I saw today’s Google Doodle honoring the … Continue reading

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Google Doodle celebrates Fourth of July

To mark Independence Day, Google made a special logo. It’s red, white and blue with the words of Woody Guthrie’s song, “this land was made for you and me.” Some links: Independence Day on Wikipedia Fourth of July is Independence … Continue reading

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Google Doodle celebrates 79th anniversary of the first drive-in

When I was a kid, my family ran the snack stand at a drive-in. I remember it as if it were yesterday. My older sisters ran the cash registers. My mom made the fries and hamburgers. I helped fill the … Continue reading

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Google Doodle honors Russian Peter Carl Fabergé of Easter egg fame

Today’s Google Doodle honors Peter Carl Fabergé, the Russian jeweler who created the extraordinary Easter eggs. He would have turned 166 today.

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Google Doodle honors archaeologist Howard Carter who discovered King Tut’s tomb

Today’s Google Doodle honors archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter. He discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun, an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. Here are some other facts about Carter. Also, King Tut fun facts. Other Google Doodles Google Doodle honors … Continue reading

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Google Doodle honors artist Keith Haring, born in Reading, Pa.

Today’s Google Doodle honors the late Keith Haring. He was born on May 4, 1958 in Reading and was raised in Kutztown. He died of AIDS-related illnesses in 1990 at the age of 31. Other Google Doodles Google Doodle honors Gideon … Continue reading

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Google Doodle honors Gideon Sundback, father of the modern zipper

Today’s Google Doodle honors Gideon Sundback, who invented the zipper. It’s his 132nd birthday.  Sundback died in 1954 and was buried in Meadville, Pa. How the Gideon zipper works. Inventor profile/hall of fame. I can’t imagine life without zippers! Other Google … Continue reading

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