Google Doodle for 90th Anniversary of the first TV Demo

Written on:January 26, 2016
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Today (26th January, 2016) the search Engine Google is showing a Doodle for the 90th Anniversary of the first demonstration of Television.
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On 26 January 1926, the TV inventor John Logie Baird had showed first public demonstration of his mechanical Television for the members of the Royal Institution and a reporter from The Times in his laboratory at London.

The mechanical television, also known as “the televisor” worked a bit like a radio, but had a rotating mechanism attached that could generate a video to accompany the sound. It preceded the modern television, which creates images using electronic scanning.

Due to his ill health, John Logie Baird was unable to serve in the armed forces. Instead, he began working as an engineer with the Clyde Valley Electrical Power Company.

Google Doodle for Wilbur Scoville’s 151st Birthday

Written on:January 22, 2016
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Today(22nd January 2016) Google Doodle pays tribute to Wilbur Scoville, the American pharmacist who developed a scale for measuring the heat of peppers. Born in Bridgeport Connecticut on January 22nd, 1865, Wilbur Lincoln Scoville was a chemist, award-winning researcher, professor of pharmacology and the second vice-chairman of the American Pharmaceutical Association. His textbook “The Art of Compounding” makes one of the earliest mentions of milk as an antidote for pepper…

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Google Doodle for Charles Perrault’s 388th Birthday

Written on:January 11, 2016
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Google celebrates Charles Perrault’s 388th Birthday with variation of doodles. Charles Perrault was a French author and poet known for writing the Mother Goose fairy tales. Today’s versions depicts his famous fairy tales Cinderella,Puss in Boots and sleeping beauty. Perrault was born in Paris to a wealthy bourgeois family, the seventh child of Pierre Perrault and Paquette Le Clerc. He laid the foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy…

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Google Doodle celebrates Alice Paul’s 131st Birthday

Written on:January 11, 2016
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Alice Paul’s 131st Birthday

Today January 11, 2016 Google Doodle celebrates Alice Paul’s 131st Birthday with a special doodle. Alice Paul was an American suffragist, feminist, and women’s rights activist, and the main leader and strategist of the 1910s campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote. She was Born on January 11, 1885, in Moorestown, New Jersey, Alice Paul grew up Quaker and attended…

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41st Anniversary of the Discovery of the Mountain of the Butterflies

Written on:January 9, 2016
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41st Anniversary of the Discovery of the Mountain of the Butterflies

Google doodle celebrates the 41st Anniversary of the Discovery of the Mountain of the Butterflies. The monarch butterfly or simply monarch (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae) in the family Nymphalidae. Other common names depending on region include milkweed, common tiger, wanderer, and black veined brown. In 1975, after a decades long search that involved thousands of volunteers and spanned an entire continent, Ken Brugger and Catalina Trail…

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Lenovo Unveils Pioneering Modular Thinkpad X1 Tablet

Written on:January 5, 2016
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LAS VEGAS, NV – January 3, 2016 – Lenovo (HKSE:992) unveiled its newly expanded and highly innovative X1 portfolio. Designed for forward thinkers, the series includes new additions such as the brilliantly adaptable ThinkPad X1 Tablet with its unique modular design; the immersive ThinkPad X1 Yoga with world’s first OLED display; and the award-winning ThinkPad X1 Carbon is even thinner and lighter, strengthening its superiority in the ultrabook market. Furthermore,…

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SpaceX makes a historic success in Satellites launching and landing

Written on:December 22, 2015
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SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket at a landing pad in Cape Canaveral on Monday, after launching 11 satellites into orbit. Reusing first-stage boosters will help lower the cost of space travel and save the expense of rebuilding hardware. SpaceX Founder Elon Musk tweeted “Welcome back baby”. 11 satellites deployed to target orbit and Falcon has landed back at Cape Canaveral. Headed to LZ-1. Welcome…

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Winter Solstice 2015 (Northern Hemisphere)

Written on:December 22, 2015
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The Search Engine Google is showing this animated Doodle for representing the Winter Solstice at Northern Hemishere. Winter Solstice is an Astronomical event usually occurring in December every year when Sun’s elevation with respect to Earth reaches its lowest value (-25.5 degrees). Winter solstice is an astronomical phenomenon marking the shortest day and the longest night of the year. The Doodle depicts two happy ice-skaters gliding around a snow globe,…

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Google Doodle celebrates Beethoven’s 245th Birthday

Written on:December 17, 2015
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Today Dec 17th 2015, The Search Engine Google is showing an interactive animated Doodle globally for the 245th year of Ludwig van Beethoven, a famous German composer. It’s unclear when Beethoven was actually born, but December 17th marks the 245th anniversary of his baptism. Ludwig’s first music teacher was his father, Johann van Beethoven, who was a singer in the Elector’s court. He lost two siblings prematurely, and had to…

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Google’s doodle celebrates birth anniversary of Yoga guru BKS Iyengar

Written on:December 14, 2015
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Today (December 14, 2015) the Search Engine Google is celebrating 97th Birthday of BKS Iyengar.Doodle is showing yoga guru BKS Iyengar performing different asanas. Iyengar, whose full name is Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar, died in 2014 He was born in 1918 into a poor family in southern India – one of 13 children, of whom only 10 survived. Throughout his childhood, he struggled with malaria, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and general…

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