Thursday, July 2, 2015

Google Doodles, First half of 2015


It's that time again, when I run the links for the doodles on Google that have caught my attention for one reason or another. Mainly, I like the ones related to Japan, electronics, math and science, or are animated in some form.

Setsubun



Alessandro Volta’s 270th Birthday



Lunar New Year 2015 (animated)



Girls' Day 2015 (Semi-animated)



Momofuku Ando's 105th Birthday (Inventor of cup ramen)



Gerardus Mercator's 503rd Birthday



Tashiro Furukawa’s 170th Birthday (Invented Japanese Sign Language)



155th Anniversary of the Pony Express (Game)



81st Anniversary of the Loch Ness Monster's most famous photograph (animated)



Ngaio Marsh’s 122nd Birthday (British mystery writer)(animated)



Shoen Uemura’s 140th Birthday (Japanese female painter, 1875-1949)



Bartolomeo Cristofori’s 360th Birthday (Inventor of the piano) (animated, interactive)



Nellie Bly's 151st Birthday (music video)



Sally Ride’s 64th Birthday (animated)



Abu al-Wafa' al-Buzjani’s 1075th Birthday (First person known to use negative numbers)



800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta (animated)

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