April Fools Begins: Google Maps Unveils Their Pokémon Challenge

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From your device, launch the Google Maps app and tap the Search option at the top of the screen. You'll see a new 'Press Start' option and a blue Pokéball icon. Press this and go off on your quest.

Mashup of the Day: Google Wraps Up 2013 With a Solid Year-End Review

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A lot has happened in the past year, and Google captured 2013 beautifully with their annual zeitgeist wrap-up video.

Animation of the Day: Thanksgiving Google Doodle

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In celebration of Thanksgiving, the world's most prominent search has posted this animated greeting on their home page.

Time Lapse of the Day: 28 Years of the Earth from Space

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Over 28 years of melting glaciers, depleted forests and expanding cities are shown in this Google time lapse project.

Google Presents Zeitgeist 2012: Year in Review

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Check out Google's Zeitgeist 2012 highlighting the top search trends of this year from more than 1.2 trillion search queries made in 146 languages.

Space Shot of the Day: 100,000 Stars

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Space Shot of the Day: 100,000 Stars
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If you're running on Chrome browser, check out Google's latest Experiment project that visualizes the precise location of at least 100,000 stars in our Milky Way galaxy, using various imagery and data pulled from NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA). For your frame of reference, there are approximately 200 to 400 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy.



Space Shot of the Day is a feature series following the latest developments in planetary science, astrophotography, space exploration, future plans for colonization and all things related to outer space.