Google’s Umamiland is a Trip into the World of Japanese Cuisine!

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Google has launched Umamiland, an interactive site that is part game and part education. It lets you explore and learn all about the World of Japanese Cuisine. A virtual world of noodle soups, rice dishes, seafood, meats and confections, its a trip both literally and figuratively. Read more

Google Honors International Women’s Day With More Than Just A Doodle

Google Honors International Women’s Day with both a lovely typographic Google Doodle as well as an impressively comprehensive section on Women in Culture featuring female innovators and pioneers in every imaginable subject. Read more

How Well Do You Know What Was Popular in 2018?

According to Google Trends, 2018 was a year in which the world searched for “good” more than ever before. Do you know what was most popular during the past year? Check out the Year In Search here and play the Game of The Year here. Read more

Jane Goodall and Google Team Up for 2018 Earth Day Doodle

The 2018 Earth Day Google Doodle for April 21st was created in partnership with one of the planet’s most influential advocates: Ethologist (animal behavior expert), conservationist, activist, and animal-lover Dr. Jane Goodall, who has dedicated her life to studying and protecting our environment. Read more

2017 Google Year In Search Is Their Most Moving Yet.

I never cry at the Google annual “Year In Search” videos. That is, until this year. 2017 was packed with emotional highs and lows for most everyone. Mother Nature pummeled the globe, Politics made friends pummel each other and Women stood up to RESIST. But much of what people chose to “search” this year was “how to help”. Read more

Google Turns 19 Today & Celebrates With Past & New Games.

To celebrate Google’s 19th Birthday, today’s ‘doodle’ is a Google Birthday Surprise Spinner that lets you explore 19 interactive things they’ve previously launched. Read more

A Boy and His Penguin Have Moved Me To Tears. Meet Monty for John Lewis.

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Monty the Penguin (an impressive CGI creation) stars with an adorable young boy, Sam, in this surprisingly moving holiday ad and comprehensive marketing effort from UK retailer John Lewis. Read more