Google has marked the 101st anniversary of the birth of the origami grandmaster Akira Yoshizawa with a new doodle.
The search engine giant dedicated the doodle to pay tribute to the Japanese-born Yoshizawa, with letters in the doodle turned into paper butterflies representing the art form, made popular by Yoshizawa.
Yoshizawa was born in 1911 to dairy farming parents but moved to Tokyo when he was just 13 where he started working in a tool factory.
In his early 20s, he was promoted to a technical draftsman and used origami, a skill he had acquired as a child, as a tool to teach younger employees basic geometry. Read more…
Today 8th March it’s International Women’s Day. The event, born of the socialist movement in the United States the early 1900s, has spread across the world in the century since.
But the day looks very different across the globe, much like the differences in the lives of women worldwide. Here’s how the International Women’s Day Celebrated By Google with it’s google doodle.
The special day is on Thursday, March 8th and there is a web site devoted for it at internationalwomensday.com. It was originally named International Working Women’s Day and always is celebrated on March 8th. It was actually first observed on February 28, 1909. In Russia in 1965, it was the first time a country made the day a non working day.
“The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Is The Hand That Rules The World” William Ross Wallace.
It’s International Women’s Day 2012. Wish you all Happy Women’s Day!!!!
taken from Anupama weblog
Google Doodle new year 2012 for Nepal and for Globe is here.
Google Doodle is the way of representing the special events like some famous people birthday, festivals etc in the form of google logo images. It can be global or country specifiec. According to google “Doodles are the fun, surprising and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries and the lives of famous artists, pioneers and scientists.” http://www.google.com/doodles/about. New year google doodle is decorated by Mahadev Subedi.
Google Doodle for new year 2012
In the image above Google’s ‘G’ is listening to music & saying “hello” to world in different languages, ’0s’ are getting set for a fitter year with aerobics & yoga, ‘G’ has taken to guitar, ‘L’ is now into literature and ‘E’ is one who is cleaning up after merrymaking. Read more…