Apr 252013

The “Queen of Jazz” is in the spotlight today on Google’s homepage. A colorful Google Doodle pays tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, who was born on this date 96 years ago. The American jazz vocalist won 13 Grammy awards and sold 40 million albums. Google’s logo depicts Fitzgerald front and center on a stage, with the […]

Feb 152013

You won’t be seeing an animated Google Doodle meant to coincide with the passing of Asteroid 2012 DA14 on Google’s home page today. The Doodle, which you can see above, was pulled after hundreds of injuries were reported in Russia due to a meteor blast. NBC News described the meteor blast as “an atomic bomb-sized shock […]

Sep 272010

Thiebaud’s work, reproduced by permission of VAGA, Visual Artists and Galleries Association, includes many cakes, most painted in the 1950s and 1960s. He is associated with the Pop art movement because of his interest in objects of mass culture, although his work is earlier than the likes of Andy Warhol. It is a more straightforward […]

Sep 082010

Google has once again changed its homepage doodle today, this time to a blank-grey silhouette of its logo. However, once a user starts typing in the search box, the iconic logo letters return to colour one by one. Today’s logo takeover follows yesterday’s interactive doodle, which had a collection of coloured […]