Camp Google+: Summer Program for Teens Kicks Off in Cyber Space

Makers Camp on Google+, launched by Make magazine, is a summer program for teens offering daily building projects to "make" just about anything. The 30-day program kicked off July 16 and runs weekdays through August 24. "We've created the online summer camp experience that we wanted to do physically, but that wasn't practical," Dale Dougherty, founder and publisher of Make magazine, told Mashable. "We want to encourage teens to use the summer to make things, so we're bringing in people who can demonstrate interesting projects."

Google Doodle Boldly Goes Where No Doodle Has Gone Before

Google’s letters have been remade into Star Trek crew members and there’s a storyline inside the doodle, with many references to the episode and show. There are even “scenes” that help carry you through the story. Google told me that this is one of the reasons they decided to launch the doodle a day early, so people would have time to play with it and discover the entire story — a challenge that perhaps only true Trekkies will undertake.

Google Doodle Celebrates Julia Child's 100th Birthday

Wednesday's Google Doodle celebrates the birth of Julia Child, the woman who made America fall in love with French cuisine. The Google Doodle of Child illustrates her with a wide grin, as she simultaneously prepares fish, soup, two chickens and a cake. The chef, author and TV personality was born Aug. 15, 1912 and would be celebrating her 100th birthday this year. Child is credited with introducing French cooking to the American palette through her debut cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking, which was released in 1963. She later became the host of long-running PBS cooking show The French Chef.