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Google Doodle

  1. Kate Beaton Drew Today’s Google Doodle in Honor of Women’s Rights Activist Henrietta Edwards!

    Hark! An inspiring woman.

    Huzzah! Canada's Google Doodle today celebrates the 165th birthday of Henrietta Edwards, an activist who ensured women were recognized as persons under Canadian law. During her lifetime, Edwards also established Canada's first YWCA, co-founded the Victorian Order of Nurses, wrote two books on women's rights, established the National Council of Women, studied law, and was active in prison reform. Phew.

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  2. Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates Environmentalist and Author Rachel Carson

    Also lots of bird and plants and turtles and the cutest crab you ever did see.

    Continuing in their recent trend of honoring pioneering women in science and technology, today Google's homepage boasts a beautiful Doodle in honor of what would have been Rachel Carson's 107th birthday.

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  3. The Rubik’s Cube is 40! Celebrate by Playing With One on Google All Day

    When 40 years old you reach, receive a Google Doodle you will not, hmmm?

    Looking for a great way to celebrate the 40th birthday of the Rubik's Cube? Google's got you covered. Their Doodle today on the Google search page is an interactive Rubik's cube that you can solve on your computer or smartphone instead of doing whatever else it is you're supposed to be doing today. Nothing important happens on Monday anyway, right?

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  4. Today’s Google Doodle Plays This American Life Love Stories

    Today on Google: Love in six acts.

    Today on Google: Love in six acts. To celebrate Valentine's Day, Google has enlisted the help of Ira Glass and his radio show This American Life to compile six love stories than can be played by clicking on the individual hearts that make up today's Google Doodle. They're not long, but they are adorable.

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  5. Google New Zealand’s Google Doodle Is a Doctor Who Game to Celebrate the Show’s 50th Anniversary

    You've got an awful lot of searching to do.

    The Daleks have stolen Google's logo! For the show's 50th anniversary this saturday, Google New Zealand put up a commemorative Google Doodle for Doctor Who. Of course, because it's Google, the greatness doesn't stop there. You can choose from any of the 11 incarnations of the Doctor and quest to save us all from a Google-less universe.

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  6. Take a Rorschach Test With Today’s Google Doodle

    Good joke. Everybody laugh. Roll on snare drum. Curtains.

    First off -- that's clearly a picture of two T-rexes log-rolling, right? Okay, good. Second, today's Google Doodle celebrates Hermann Rorschach's 129th birthday. Rorschach is of course the psychiatrist known for creating the Rorschach inkblot test. To celebrate, Google has some inkblots of their own, and you can share them with the world.

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  7. Google Doodle Celebrates The Anniversary of Yosemite Park, Which Was Also Shut Down

    Hope Yogi Bear has a back-up stash of Pic-a-nic baskets handy.

    It's Yosemite National Park's 123rd birthday today! Ahh, yes, the majesty of Yosemite. Won't it be nice to take a trip down there to -- wait, what's that? It's closed because of the government shutdown? Oh. Well, that didn't stop Google from celebrating, at least.

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  8. Today’s Google Doodle Honors Léon Foucault’s 194th Birthday With a Gorgeously Animated Pendulum

    You're going to want to make a Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball" joke. Don't.

    If you've managed to get yourself over to the main page of Google this morning, you probably saw a real pretty pendulum slowly swinging around and knocking over stuff in its path. That's a Foucault pendulum, named so after the guy who first invented it.

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  9. Lovely Google Doodle in Honor of Claude Debussy, Kind Youtuber Made a Video

    “Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art.”

    Whatever faults Google may have, winning the heart of the internet via distractions is not one of them, with easter eggs for gay pride, the first snowfall-- and today's home page is a gorgeous animation set to Claude Debussy's "Claire de Lune" in honor of what would be his 151st birthday.

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  10. Google Observes, and Thus Alters Erwin Schrödinger’s 126th Birthday with Google Doodle

    The rest of this article is simultaneously dead and not dead until you click through the jump.

    Erwin Schrödinger may not be as famous as his cat, but he's kind of a big deal to science geeks and anyone who's tried to understand quantum mechanics. Today is Schrödinger's 126th birthday -- or maybe it simultaneously is and isn't his 126th birthday -- so Google commemorated the occasion with this lovely Doodle.

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