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97 Googlevations

Celebrating 11 Years of Google in Innovative Fashion

— September 27, 2009 — Pop Culture
Celebrate 11 years of Google today, on the supposed anniversary of the search engine’s launch. There are a few dates recognized as a potential official start date of the search engine giant, but today’s as good as any.

Besides, the site itself is celebrating 11 years of Google by a clever change to its homepage. The superpower that is Google probably knows best, and if you disagree they’ll totally track you.

So what have you done with 11 years of Google? Can you remember life before it? You know, back when people used the yellow pages (the actual paper copy), and you had to go to the library to work on that research paper? Yeah, we don’t remember either.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
97
Multimedia Text Recognition
Multimedia Text Recognition
Google To Read Text in Images & Video?
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96
AdSense for Conversation
AdSense for Conversation
Google Pranks
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95
New Google Engine Predicts Future Searches
New Google Engine Predicts Future Searches
gDay MATE (HOAX)
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94
Google News Spoofs
Google News Spoofs
Fugue.com's Good News
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93
App Store Circumvention
App Store Circumvention
Google Voice to Reemerge as Web App After Apple Rejection
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92
Google Pranks
Google Pranks
Calendar Wake Up Feature
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91
Google Earth for Embryos
Google Earth for Embryos
Researchers Focus on Zebrafish
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90
Voicemail as Texts
Voicemail as Texts
'Google Voice' Promises to Change the Mobile Phone Experience
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89
Google Keeps on Tweaking
Google Keeps on Tweaking
New Search Result Views
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88
Online Epidemic Tracking
Online Epidemic Tracking
Google Flu Trends
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87
Google Strongly Involved With US Elections
Google Strongly Involved With US Elections
Twitter & Google Super Tuesday Map
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86
Google Hurricane Alerts
Google Hurricane Alerts
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85
Ironic Newspaper Salvations
Ironic Newspaper Salvations
Google Wants to Save What it Helped Destroy Via Micropayments
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84
Presidential Election 2.0
Presidential Election 2.0
Picking Winners With Google Trends
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83
Google's Instant Messaging for Mobiles
Google's Instant Messaging for Mobiles
Google Talk on the iPhone
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82
Personalized Search Results
Personalized Search Results
Google Launches SearchWiki
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81
Google Tool Tweaks
Google Tool Tweaks
Blog Search Revamped
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80
Live Video Emails
Live Video Emails
Google Enables Gmail Video Chat
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79
Webmail Undo Buttons
Webmail Undo Buttons
Google Adds ‘Unsend' Feature to Gmail to Save You From Yourself
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78
Movies About Googling Yourself
Movies About Googling Yourself
Google Me
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77
Computer Simulations for Disaster Relief
Computer Simulations for Disaster Relief
Google Earth Pro To Help Save Lives and Plan Evacuations
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76
Online Lunar Landings
Online Lunar Landings
'Moon in Google Earth' Allows Space Travel From Home
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75
Digitalizing Magazines
Digitalizing Magazines
Google Books Adds Back Issues of Glossies
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74
Online Medical Records
Online Medical Records
Google Health
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73
Custom Search Pages
Custom Search Pages
The Saatchi Gallery & Google Team Up for Coveted Photography Prize
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72
Custom Online Advolution
Custom Online Advolution
Google Adsense Now Lets You Pick the Ads You Want to See
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71
Google Makes Quiet Huge Deal
Google Makes Quiet Huge Deal
GE Adds GOOG 411 to Phone Keypad
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70
Hybrid Search Engines
Hybrid Search Engines
Twitter & Google's Offspring Twoogle to Rock the Web
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69
Viral Video Lawsuits
Viral Video Lawsuits
Google Execs Sued Over Shocking YouTube Harrassment
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68
Google 411 Now Has Maps
Google 411 Now Has Maps
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67
Buy a Tree, Watch it Grow on Google Earth
Buy a Tree, Watch it Grow on Google Earth
MyBabyTree.org
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66
Mapping Evolution
Mapping Evolution
Time Machine Effect Launches With Google Earth Historical Images
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65
Country-Wide Interactive Online Exploration
Country-Wide Interactive Online Exploration
Google Street View Released for U.S.
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64
SMS Via Email
SMS Via Email
Google Now Lets You Send Text Messages in GMail Chat
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63
Search Engine Rivalries
Search Engine Rivalries
Microsoft Launches Bing to Out-Do Google
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62
Hypocritical Corporations
Hypocritical Corporations
Google Opposes Proposition 8 But Runs Pro Prop 8 Ads
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61
Google Earth Tours
Google Earth Tours
'Google Touring' Is the Illustrated Photo Tour of the Future
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60
Google Moon
Google Moon
Explaining The World's Biggest Gamble
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59
3D Online Cityscapes
3D Online Cityscapes
Google Earth Unveils Buildings Layer
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58
AdSense Evolution
AdSense Evolution
Google Axes Video AdSense From Its Arsenal
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57
Royal Logo Tributes
Royal Logo Tributes
Google Honors Queen of England
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56
Robot Tutors
Robot Tutors
GoogleRobot Processes Speech and Grammar
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55
Google Sky
Google Sky
Google Earth Gets Into Space
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54
Geeky Celebration
Geeky Celebration
Google Turns 10 Today
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53
Google News Cushions
Google News Cushions
Fact Based Cushion Designs
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52
Google Web History
Google Web History
Helpful Blogging Feature
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51
Design Google's Logo
Design Google's Logo
Doodle 4 Google Competition
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50
Google TV Ads
Google TV Ads
Family Guy Roll-Over Ads
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49
Google Maps to Share Horror Stories
Google Maps to Share Horror Stories
"Sod Abroad" Promotion
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48
The Next MSN?
The Next MSN?
The Google 'Wave' is the Newest in Instant Messaging
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47
Google Trends
Google Trends
Forecast Demand for Loan Refinance
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46
Google-Ga-Ga
Google-Ga-Ga
iGeneration Baby Naming
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45
The Rise of Open Source
The Rise of Open Source
Washington, DC Switches to Google Docs, Sorry Microsoft
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44
Google Goes Black For Earth Hour
Google Goes Black For Earth Hour
Remember Blackle?
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43
$10M in Google Prizes
$10M in Google Prizes
Google Pushes Mobile Platform
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42
Marketing Against Google
Marketing Against Google
Microsoft Bing Commercial Highlights Mouse-Over Search
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41
Online Space Data
Online Space Data
Microsoft and NASA Are 'Out of This World' Competition For Google Earth
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40
Good-Doing Google
Good-Doing Google
Homeless in SF Get Phone & Voice Mail
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39
Data Mining Google
Data Mining Google
U.S. Circulatory System of Highways
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38
Fun New Google Game
Fun New Google Game
Montage-a-Google
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37
Google Wrap Dresses
Google Wrap Dresses
The Ooogle Sari
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36
Google Earth Tours
Google Earth Tours
Disney World Interactive Mega Map
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35
Corporate Gay Support
Corporate Gay Support
Google Against Proposition 8
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34
Blackle
Blackle
Black Version of Google Aims to Save the Planet
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33
Second Life Inspires Google
Second Life Inspires Google
GoogleLife Virtual World
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32
Satellite Sea Bottoms
Satellite Sea Bottoms
Google Earth Now Shows The Ocean Floor on Bathymetric Maps
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31
Music Videos Made from Google Results
Music Videos Made from Google Results
Someone Else by Chris Blake
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30
Google Street View of Tour de France
Google Street View of Tour de France
Virtual Cycling Tours
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29
Google Lego Logo
Google Lego Logo
Lego 50th Birthday Recognised on Search Engine
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28
Designer Homepages
Designer Homepages
iGoogle Artist Themes Include Dolce & Gabbana
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27
Google Adroid OS
Google Adroid OS
Seen at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
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26
Superior Search Engines
Superior Search Engines
Duck Duck Go.com Won't Let You Choose Google as Goose
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25
Disney Google Earth Tour
Disney Google Earth Tour
3D Virtual Disney World (UPDATE)
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24
Google Screws Up Logo for Valentine's Day (Googe)
Google Screws Up Logo for Valentine's Day (Googe)
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23
Virtual Hard Drives
Virtual Hard Drives
Will Google's Cloud-Based G-Drive Make Traditional PCs Obsolete?
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22
Incriminating Google Searches
Incriminating Google Searches
Widow Imprisoned for Searching 'How to Murder'
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21
Using Google Maps for Evil
Using Google Maps for Evil
Spotting Empty Pools for Trespassing
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20
Self-Googlizing
Self-Googlizing
Transform Your Name Into The Famous Google Search Engine Logo
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19
Very Detailed Street View City Tours
Very Detailed Street View City Tours
MapJack Leaves Google Lost
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18
Open Source Browsers
Open Source Browsers
Google Chrome
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17
Cryptic Search Engine Changes
Cryptic Search Engine Changes
Google's 'Unexplained Phenomenon' Causes UFO Searches
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16
Celebratory Branding Changes
Celebratory Branding Changes
6 Google Birthday Logos
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15
Drunk E-Mail Prevention Tools
Drunk E-Mail Prevention Tools
Google Mail Goggles
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14
Google Goes Retro
Google Goes Retro
Celebrating With Oldest Ever Index
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13
Odd Google Earth Sightings
Odd Google Earth Sightings
Giant Makeup Compact?
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12
Google Billboards
Google Billboards
Google Plans Street Advertising
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11
Targeted Television Ads
Targeted Television Ads
Google TV
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10
Logo Lookalikes
Logo Lookalikes
Google Chrome Icon Very Familiar
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9
Child-Safe Google Searches
Child-Safe Google Searches
KidRex.org Lets Children Surf Without Risk of Finding Bad Content
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8
Art for Google Earth
Art for Google Earth
Henk Hofstra's Urban River
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7
Googling for Drugs
Googling for Drugs
Pot Locator Using Google Maps for Weed
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6
Daylight Maps
Daylight Maps
Google's World Sunlight Map Shows Where Its Day and Night
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5
Satellite-Aided Nature Discoveries
Satellite-Aided Nature Discoveries
What You Discover on Google Earth Could Kill You
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4
Google Street View
Google Street View
Take a Virtual Trip
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3
Super Close Google Maps
Super Close Google Maps
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2
Google Earth Games
Google Earth Games
Where On Earth Is Waldo?
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1
Cocky Self-Promotion
Cocky Self-Promotion
‘Google Me' Business Card is Perfect for the Pretentious
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