Today, Google seemed to be musical as Google Doodles Ella Fitzgerald 96th Birthday!
Google Doodles Ella Fitzgerald 96th Birthday
I am not a musician and I only knew just little info about Ella Fitzgerald. She was known as Queen of Jazz, Lady Ella and the First Lady of Song. She was basically an American Jazz Vocalist. She has won 13 Grammy Awards and she also received award from the National Medal of Arts by Ronal Reagan and Presidential Medal of Freedom by George H. W. Bush.
I feel like I am part of how Google doodles today since it features plants and insects which I loved to study. If you haven’t visited the Google homepage today, you’ll surely see how Google Doodles Maria Sibylla Merian 366th Birthday.
Google Doodles Maria Sibylla Merian 366th Birthday
Maria Sibylla Merian was best known for her illustrations of plants and insects, specifically on the metamorphosis of insects. She has had made a lot of illustrations and paintings about them and even published them on books.
In more or less a month from now, Didang will be celebrating her 6th birthday and it might be a double celebration for the christening of Baby Keneta. So, as early as now, and since I still can steal an hour or two, to design their individual banners for the said celebrations, I am also lurking where we can print cheap vinyl banners for the two babies.
Google Doodles Miriam Makeba 81st Birthday today, March 04, 2013, as we can check on by the Google homepage.
Google Doodles Miriam Makeba 81 Birthday
Miriam Makeba, who is also known as Mama Africa, was an African singer. She received the Best Folk Recording award in Grammy Awards in 1966. On the early 1960s, she was able to popularize African music to the United States and even in the whole world. One of her famous songs was the Pata Pata which was released in 1956 and became popular in Africa. Below is a video of the Miriam Makeba song, Pata Pata.
Google is getting so cool yet so smart today as Google Doodles Nicolaus Copernicus 540th Birthday featuring an animated universe, or the solar system, where one can see moving planets around the sun, as its center.
Google Doodles Nicolaus Copernicus 540th Birthday
Let me share to you some of the information I still remember from our high school lessons about Nicolaus Copernicus. Pardon me, but as far as I remembered it right, Nicolaus Copernicus was one of the many famous mathematician and astronomer then. He was the one who formulated the heliocentric model of the universe or the solar system which placed the Sun, at its center.
I know it’s Valentine’s Day today and I am sure that Google will really doodle something for today. But I was somehow still surprised to see stuff looking like diamond blades on the Google homepage today as Google, not only, Doodles Valentine’s Day 2013 but also George Ferris 154th Birthday.
Google Doodles Valentine’s Day 2013 and George Ferris 154th Birthday
My mistake! Those weren’t diamond blades but rather Ferris wheels. As we all knew, George Ferris is famous and known to build the first Ferris wheel.
Anyway, enjoy your Valentine’s Day celebration guys and have fun playing the animated Google doodle as well today.
It’s good to see how cool Google doodles Mary Leakey 100th Birthday today.
Google Doodles Mary Leakey 100th Birthday
Mary Leakey was known in the field of archeology and anthropology. She was a British archeologist and first to discover the fossilized Proconsul skull. Proconsul skull is an extinct ape which is thought to be the ancestors of humans.
Mary Leakey has had published some books.
Excavations at Njoro River Cave, 1950
Olduvai Gorge: Excavations in Beds I and II, 1960-1963, 1971
Olduvai Gorge: My Search for Early Man, 1979
Africa’s Vanishing Art: The Rock Paintings of Tanzania, 1983
For grandparents, every birthday should be celebrated in a special way as much as possible because they wouldn’t know if it is going to be their last. They’ve already come of age and anytime their physical body can no longer take it.
Grandparent’s Birthday(image 123greetings.com)
Before horrible things happen, make their day extra special by giving them what they want. If you’re on tight budget, and can’t hold special parties, you may check ParentGiving.com to have a glimpse on the possible gifts that you can give them. They have wide selection of birthday gifts for seniors and all other gadgets that could make their living comfortable.
If still you can’t figure out how to make their birthday special, you ask for their favorite songs when they were still young and try to compile it in DVD and play the songs during their special day. This could surely make them happy and remember the good old days.
Another great way of making their day extra special is by letting them visualize the past. Grab their good old photo album and turn on your scanner. Make an audio-visual presentation and for sure they will love it. Make use of today’s technology to bring back those moments that they’ve been keeping in the past. They might not be able to remember everything but through your effort to make it happen, they can have an idea and feel the happiness once again. These are priceless moments and even more appealing compared to those expensive parties wherein they don’t know most of their visitors.
Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (10 December 1815 – 27 November 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron and now commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage‘s early mechanical general-purpose computer, the analytical engine. Her notes on the engine include what is recognized as the first algorithm intended to be processed by a machine. Because of this, she is sometimes considered the world’s first computer programmer.