Would pay anything for a song about that by Elton John.
10 Women Google Doodles You Might Not Recognize
Google vice president Megan Smith has said she wants to use Google Doodles to highlight notable — though often overlooked — women in science and technology. But it’s not just STEM women that Google Doodles have honored in 2013, and here 10 female faces that showcase the diversity of women’s accomplishments around the world.
From top to bottom:
Maria Callas: renown American opera singer known for her impressive vocal range.
Wangari Maathai: Kenyan environmentalist, political activist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004.
Mary Leakey: Archaeologist and anthropologist who discovered the first fossilized Proconsul skull and became known as one of the world’s most distinguished fossil hunters.
Edith Head: Iconic costume designer who won eight Academy Awards during her career.
Katherine Mansfield: New Zealand modernist short fiction writer.
Maria Mitchell: American astronomer who discovered the “Miss Mitchell’s Comet” in 1847.
Maria Elena Walsh: Argentine poet, novelist and musician, most lauded for her children’s literature, which has been compared to Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland.”
Emma Gad: Danish writer, socialite and satirist best known for her book of etiquette.
Shoshana Damari: Yemenite–Israeli singer known as the “Queen of Hebrew Music.”
Shakuntala Devi: Indian writer and child prodigy, popularly known as the “human calculator.”
"Also the ghost is named ‘Mario’, and announces himself with an ‘it’s-a me’."
#3. Spooky Basement Haunted by Ghost That Was Apparently a Huge Portal Fan
"The cake is a lie," [paranormal expert Jim] Pace assures us, is a historical reference meaning "the promised reward never happened." Apparently, some moaning spirit angrily slashed that message onto the chalkboard to express its bitter regret over having died before dessert was served. However, a basic Google search will tell you that "the cake is a lie" is actually a reference to the popular video game Portal, a fact we are amazed no intern in that news station managed to point out.