La Tomatina, the annual tomato fight and celebration in Buñol, Spain, turns 70 this year, and is being honored with a Google Doodle.
Duke Kahanamoku, the legendary Hawaiian surfer and Olympic swimmer, is being honored with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 125th birthday.
Lord Byron called it “the monarch of mountains,” but in 1786 two Frenchman made history, ascending to the top of Mont Blanc, the tallest peak in the Alps.
Can you believe it? The electronic traffic light turns 101 on August 5.
Ida B. Wells, an African-American journalist, suffragist and early Civil Rights movement leader, is celebrated on her 153rd birthday with a Google Doodle.
Pluto will be seen like it has never been before as NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft zooms by the dwarf planet on July 14. See the photos the probe has sent home.
Eiji Tsuburaya was one of the creators of Godzilla, had sake made in his honor and even converted to Catholicism for his wife. And that’s not even half of the story.
Like a fine French red wine, Lady Liberty just keeps getting better with age.
Sally Ride had some beautiful things to say. Beautiful things to say about her life, her journey, her pioneering through the worlds of science and space.
The first American woman in space is honored in the May 26th Google Doodle. She was a lesbian who fought to keep teenagers interested in science and space exploration.
Before Sally Ride became the first American woman in space, a journalist asked her if she worried that the mission may hurt her reproductive organs.
A revolutionary female scientist is celebrated in the May 13 Google Doodle.
In addition to crossing the world in 72 days, Nellie Bly also spent ten days living in an insane asylum. All for her journalistic work.