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Pictures: the 20 best Google doodles

From Dilbert to a playable Pac-Man

Everything from Dilbert to Pac-Man has shown up in Google's legendary doodles. Here are a few of the most notable throughout the years.

Katsushika Hokusai's Great Wave - October 31, 2010

This is an example of a doodle that did not show up on Google homepages across the world; it appeared on October 31, 2010, on Google's Japanese homepage only. It celebrates the approximate birthday of Katsushika Hokusai, famed printmaker and painter.

Holidays - December 2010

Here's another semi-mysterious interactive Google doodle. For the Christmas season of 2010, Google displayed this set of 17 festive pictures from around the world; each clickable picture took you to an explanatory search results page. This doodle reportedly took a team of five doodlers 250 hours to create.

See also: 10 ways in which Google is the new Microsoft

  1. From Dilbert to playable Pac-Man
  2. Einstein
  3. Earth Day
  4. Legos
  5. H.G Wells
  6. White logo
  7. Doodle4Google
  8. Buckyball
  9. Instant search
  10. Katsushika Hokusai's Great Wave

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