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Postby guru » Fri Jun 09, 2006 11:13 am

Google changes their logo. I would have put this in gh's "Google Rocks!" thread, but that's locked up tight in the Torino forum.

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Postby marknhj » Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:01 pm

AT&T have done the same here in SoCal. Sorry, don't have a pic but they have stuck their globe logo into "futbol" on billboards everywhere - targeting the Latino population who are the majority here (please, no political comments are needed).
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Postby EPelle » Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:03 pm

Google the World Cup 2006 and you:ll get a live results update on the top of the Google hits.
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Postby guru » Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:06 am

Edward Munch's birthday today. Pretty cool.

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Postby tafnut » Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:08 am

guru wrote:Pretty cool.


Cool? It's a scream!
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Postby SQUACKEE » Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:15 am

tafnut wrote:
guru wrote:Pretty cool.


Cool? It's a scream!



Yeah but why is he screaming.

A. Store out of Ding Dongs
B. Someone tried to feed him a green leafy vegetable
C. Stacy agreed to meet for coffee
D. GH moves in next door
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Postby EPelle » Tue Dec 12, 2006 9:40 am

E). A farmer and his daughter are in the background wearing blue clothing, and Mr. Screamer has forgotten he has company.
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Postby tafnut » Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:25 am

EPelle wrote:E). A farmer and his daughter are in the background wearing blue clothing, and Mr. Screamer has forgotten he has company.


F) It's the existential angst, baby!!
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Postby tandfman » Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:33 am

G) He's a Dookie and someone called him a Tar Heel.
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Postby EPelle » Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:39 am

H) He:s gone temporarily mad, but for reasons we didn:t know until now. He starts off with blue, the colour of the sky and sea. There is no rain, and there is no water in the photo. He:s dying of thirst. Red increases the respiration rate, and raises blood pressure, hence his outburst. He has no more perspiration to leak, and nothing to lick from his lips. He realises we are looking at him, so he quickly turns back to blue and thoughts which can calm him; he is trying to symbolise piety and sincerity of his lack of fluid after his outburst. Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety, with dark green commonly associated with money. In this instance, after he shows us he has no water, has his outbreak, shows us he is not a nut, but sincere, he then shows us that, through green, he will be better off if his farm receives water, as life will grow on his land, and he will get more money. He then goes through an orange stage, demonstrating determination and encouragement, because we are looking at him looking at us looking at him. If we don:t wash our cars today, and put the would-be wasted water into a couple litres of empty cannisters, he:ll be much better tomorrow.
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Postby SQUACKEE » Tue Dec 12, 2006 10:45 am

EPelle wrote:H) He:s gone temporarily mad, but for reasons we didn:t know until now. He starts off with blue, the colour of the sky and sea. There is no rain, and there is no water in the photo. He:s dying of thirst. Red increases the respiration rate, and raises blood pressure, hence his outburst. He has no more perspiration to leak, and nothing to lick from his lips. He realises we are looking at him, so he quickly turns back to blue and thoughts which can calm him; he is trying to symbolise piety and sincerity of his lack of fluid after his outburst. Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety, with dark green commonly associated with money. In this instance, after he shows us he has no water, has his outbreak, shows us he is not a nut, but sincere, he then shows us that, through green, he will be better off if his farm receives water, as life will grow on his land, and he will get more money. He then goes through an orange stage, demonstrating determination and encouragement, because we are looking at him looking at us looking at him. If we don:t wash our cars today, and put the would-be wasted water into a couple litres of empty cannisters, he:ll be much better tomorrow.



>He:s gone temporarily mad<

Yes "He" has...........
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Postby guru » Fri Dec 22, 2006 4:44 pm

Happy Holidays!

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Postby gh » Fri Dec 22, 2006 5:04 pm

guru wrote:Edward Munch's birthday today. Pretty cool.

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And today's paper notes, sadly, that the recaptured Scream may have suffered permanent damage.
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Postby guru » Fri Dec 22, 2006 7:31 pm

gh wrote:
guru wrote:Edward Munch's birthday today. Pretty cool.

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And today's paper notes, sadly, that the recaptured Scream may have suffered permanent damage.



Link.

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2006/12/ ... N880.shtml
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Postby guru » Mon Jan 15, 2007 4:31 am

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Very nice.

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Postby guru » Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:45 am

Happy St, Patty's Day!

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Postby Mennisco » Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:01 pm

gh wrote:
guru wrote:Edward Munch's birthday today. Pretty cool.

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And today's paper notes, sadly, that the recaptured Scream may have suffered permanent damage.


I saw the original on exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario. I picked up a couple of souvenirs including a Scream whoopi cushion. I have a photo around which I will post of a conceptual piece I made from the cushion, pegged to a clothes line beside a cup with the words "This is not the life I ordered", and a sad looking puppy in the cup. The cushion screamed when you squeezed it, like any date I get.
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Postby guru » Sun Apr 22, 2007 8:33 am

Earth Day. :lol:

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Postby guru » Thu Oct 04, 2007 5:14 am

Sputnik anniversary. Note the hurricane completing the g.

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Postby tafnut » Thu Oct 04, 2007 5:16 am

guru wrote:Note the hurricane completing the g.


HUSH!!! . . . we've had zero so far!
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Postby bad hammy » Thu Oct 04, 2007 8:14 am

guru wrote:Sputnik anniversary. Note the hurricane completing the g.

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Unfortunately I cannot find the illustration online, but on yesterday's SF Chronicle's Op/Ed page was an opinion piece written by Khurschev's son Sergei - The Making of Sputnik - that was illustrated by a Sputnik photo where the main body had been replaced by a head shot of a smiling Nikita Khruschev. Pretty funny, actually.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.c ... JSHTO6.DTL
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Postby tafnut » Thu Oct 04, 2007 8:36 am

He DID have a pretty round head!

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Postby SQUACKEE » Fri Oct 12, 2007 4:23 am

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Postby guru » Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:05 am

Good work Squack. Beat me to it.

Love the Pavarotti.
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Postby tandfman » Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:48 am

I do, too, but the timing is curious. He died a month ago.
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Postby guru » Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:51 am

tandfman wrote:I do, too, but the timing is curious. He died a month ago.


Birthday.
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Postby tandfman » Fri Oct 12, 2007 6:00 am

So it is. I had no idea.
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Postby guru » Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:52 pm

Pretty cool MLK day.

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Postby guru » Thu Feb 07, 2008 6:19 am

Happy New Year!

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Postby guru » Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:18 am

Guess. :wink:

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Postby Chetanji » Fri Feb 29, 2008 8:34 am

Sorry, couldn't help myself. This looked too cool.:D

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Postby guru » Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:02 am

I'm loving this Earth Day version. Maybe best ever.

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Postby Marlow » Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:26 am

ya know what's funny about this, is that I use google many times a day, but haven't seen their home page in 6 months, since I downloaded the toolbar into my header. Besides the spam-blocker, it has has a great highlighting tool that makes searching text easy.
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Postby tandfman » Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:36 am

I've done the same. It's a great convenience.
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Postby guru » Fri May 16, 2008 3:03 am

Birthday of the laser.

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Postby tandfman » Fri May 16, 2008 4:09 am

Marlow wrote:ya know what's funny about this, is that I use google many times a day, but haven't seen their home page in 6 months, since I downloaded the toolbar into my header. Besides the spam-blocker, it has has a great highlighting tool that makes searching text easy.

tandfman wrote:I've done the same. It's a great convenience.

I just got a new computer and found that I didn't have to download the Google toolbar into my header. It was included in the set-up options, so I just clicked yes, and there it was.
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Postby cullman » Sun May 18, 2008 8:53 am

125th Birthday of Walter Gropius

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Postby guru » Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:56 am

NASA turns 50 today.

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Postby Marlow » Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:01 am

Anyone else read about cuil.com? It's supposed to be the New Big Thing in search engines, with triple the 'search power' (whatever the heck that means) of google.
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Postby Cooter Brown » Tue Jul 29, 2008 9:33 am

Marlow wrote:Anyone else read about cuil.com? It's supposed to be the New Big Thing in search engines, with triple the 'search power' (whatever the heck that means) of google.


Did a search for my name, which I share with a 70s porn star, and came up with zero hits. Google gave me 172,000 hits. FAIL.
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