Today is Earth Day, an annual event which takes place on the 22nd April and to celebrate Google has replaced their logo with a brand new animated Google Doodle. At first glance the image appears to be static but if you take the time to explore a little deeper you will see that there is actually a lot going on. For starters the river is animated, this requires no interaction...

Google has celebrated the 122 birthday of Sir Charles Spencer, better known as Charlie Chaplin with a feature not seen before – a video based Google Doodle filmed in black and white. The English comic actor is not only widely regarded as the biggest star of the silent film era but also as a highly talented film director and composer. The traditional Google Logo has been...

It seems Google Doodle’s are like busses at the moment, you wait ages for one and then two come along at the same time (in this case on concurrent days). Today it’s the turn of Richard Trevithick, a Cornish Inventor famed for perfecting the high pressure steam engine. Today would have been his 240th Birthday and Google has yet again helped the world celebrate his special...

I t seems like an eternity since the last Google Doodle, granted its only been about ten days but today’s Yuri Gagarin Doodle is a very welcome addition indeed. The Doodle celebrates the ground breaking day when the 27 year old Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin went launched into space and orbited the earth for the first time in history. The space mission took a mere 108...

Early this morning we wrote an article about today’s Google Doodle which celebrates the 119th birthday of the first ice cream sundae. Although the doodle links to a delicious dessert its not the only link bloggers are talking about as Google’s next Android OS is also called ice cream, perhaps there is a hidden message that the next version of Android is just around...

Sunday 3rd April is Mothering Sunday in the UK but this isn’t the celebration that has tongues wagging on Google today. The Californian based search engine has rolled out a brand new Doodle to mark the 119th anniversary of the very first Ice Cream Sundae; well the first documented one at least. The first Ice Cream Sundae was made on Sunday 4th April 1892 in Ithaca,...

Thursday 31st March 2011 is the 200th birthday of Robert Bunsen, the scientist behind a vast array of scientific inventions including the Bunsen burner, a vital piece of equipment used in science laboratories across the globe today. The Doodle focuses on the Bunsen burner with a bubbling concoction of liquids in a variety of beakers and test tubes. There is also something...

Google has marked Harry Houdini’s 137th Birthday with a retro looking Google Doodle. Houdini was born on 24th March in 1874, his real name Ehrich Weisz was replaced with his stage name – Harry Houdini. Houdini was famous for a variety of spectacular escape tricks of which his most famous was the Chinese Water Torture Cell. Houdini was suspended above the tank restrained...

March 8th 2011 is the 100th International Women’s Day and Google has gone all out to help people of the world celebrate women’s achievements and support worthy causes with a brand new Google Doodle and a splash page showing global events entitled ‘Join us on the Bridge’ that you can attend today (keep reading to attend ours in Bristol, UK). The Doodle   Attend...

Its been ten days since we last saw a Google Doodle in the UK and today the big G has decided to mark St. David’s Day with a 2011 logo to mark the...