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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.

Buckyball - September 4, 2010

Here's yet another doodle that commemorates a geeky milestone. This entry celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 'Buckyball'. The Buckyball, or Buckminsterfullerene, is an example of a fullerene - a hollow molecule composed entirely of carbon. This doodle was interactive; users could twirl the Buckyball around with their mouse.

Bouncy Ball doodle - September 7, 2010

This mysterious bouncy ball doodle, which appeared in September 2010, was interactive: When you moved your mouse over the logo, the balls would disperse until you stopped moving the pointer. Nobody was sure what the purpose of this doodle was, but it may have had something to do with Google's anniversary (the company was incorporated on this day in 1998).

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