Google wishes you Merry Christmas Happy Holidays with an interactive Christmas Eve homepage doodle. You click on the lights, and notes play. Once you complete the “puzzle”, the Google letters animate, and you get to listen to the tunes of Jingle Bells.
So Google Street View is moving indoors, allowing business to have pictures taken of their shops. But that’s not all. A little birdie told me Google Street View is also coming to your house. Want to know what’s in the fridge? Don’t get up off the sofa, go to maps.google.com. Can’t find the kids? Google [...]
Ever heard of Mary Blair? Neither had I until today’s Google home page doodle honoring her on her 100th birthday. Mary Blair was a pioneering artist in the early days of Disney. She did work on Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, and Cinderella. She explored the use of new techniques like putting multiple shades of [...]
Free fonts from Google to download or to allow your website’s visitors to download.
Google celebrated its 13th birthday with a doodle on the Google homepage.
It used to be whenever you searched for something on Google, there’d be a link “Cache” right next to it. It would go to the Google Cache for the URL result. But I just noticed that they’re not there anymore. I don’t know how many days (weeks?) it’s been, but it’s not there now, as [...]
The Google homepage had an interactive doodle today honoring Jim Henson‘s 75th birthday. Henson is the creator of The Muppets. You can play with the doodle, and the “E” muppet on the end even gobbles up the “L”, but there’s no sound.
Today’s Google homepage doodle features a pair of oranges, representing the man who discovered Vitamin C aka ascorbic acid. Albert Szent-Györgyi was a Hungarian physiologist who won the Nobel prize in 1937.
Yahoo fired its CEO, Carol Bartz, and also put itself up for sale. Sort of ironic given that it expended so much energy in fighting off a bid by Microsoft to buy the company for $44 billion. Also don’t forget the chance Yahoo had to buy Google. Yahoo was the first big place to search [...]