Tag: google doodle

Web Coolness: Instagram albums, women in STEM art prints, and why you should skip email in the morning

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   We are loving these awesome women in STEM art prints. Room service robots! Why you should skip reading email in the morning. (But oof, tough habit to break for some of us) In case you missed the Women of NASA LEGO set that’s been blowing up the Internet. This adorable 3rd grader is in the National Google Doodle competition, and he wants your vote. If your favorite kitchen gadget is the Instant Pot, you’ll want...

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The 2016 Doodle 4 Google student contest winners and our favorite runners-up

We always love seeing the annual winners of the Doodle 4 Google contest, and this year’s huge congrats go out to Akilah Johnson, a super talented Washington DC tenth grader who answered the challenge question, “What makes me…me” with a beautifully visual response called “My Afrocentric Life.” In describing it, she talked how the process of creating it actually helped her discover more about what her art means and why it matters to her, which is pretty cool. Here’s an excerpt of how Akilah wrote about her illustration: My goal with my art was to not only turn heads but souls as well—not only...

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Web Coolness: Exciting news for Ahmed, who won Back to the Future Day, + geeky Halloween costumes

We rounded up some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you like them as much as we did.   Here’s a fun, quick DIY for Halloween that the kids will love. We’re geeking out over the Gems of Wikipedia tumblr. (via swiss miss) Interesting stats about millenial parents and screen time. Looks like HBO is taking on Comcast and we can’t say we’re surprised.   We saw a lot of funny stuff in honor of Back to the Future Day, but our favorites were Target and IKEA. Awesome! 33 Halloween costumes based on...

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Today’s Halloween Witch Google Doodle is a fun way to avoid work for 3 more minutes.

This has been a great month for Google Doodles (maybe those free lattes are keeping everyone inspired?) and today’s Halloween Witch is a perfect example.  Skip the auto-search in your address bar for one day and instead hit google.com directly, for a vaguely creepy animated witch. Add your choice of nasty ingredients to her potion, and you’ll unlock a series of silly little mini games that will probably be more fun for your kids than for you. Cut hanging spiders down from their threads, chase ghosts, or play whack-a-zombie-hand You know, like whack-a-mole. Only undead. Either way, it’s a fun way to...

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