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.

You Can Now Have a Band Practice While at Work with Google's JAM with Chrome App

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You can collaborate with up to three friends and choose from 19 instruments that are available, including electric & acoustic guitars, keyboards and drum sets. Head over to JAM with Chrome to play!

Happy Birthday, Bob Ross! of the Day

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Happy Birthday, Bob Ross! of the Day
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Today's Google homepage honors the late, great Bob Ross -- and his unofficial mascot, Peapod the Squirrel. Ross would have been 70 today.

Confused DMX Is Confused of the Day

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DMX, have you seriously never used a computer? Looks like that's a no.

Even Computers Love Cats of the Day

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Even Computers Love Cats of the Day
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16,000 linked Google computers, 10 million random YouTube thumbnail images, and more than a billion connections in between led to one result: the computers, without human guidance, learned what a cat is.

Google's attempt of simulating the human brain, with thousands of processors in conjunction with thinking software, discovered the house cat. It's a huge step forward in computing, and the best part is... it's learning.

[smithsonian]