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What's Your Bacon Number? Google Reveals How Close You Are to Kevin Bacon

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by Nick Romano September 14, 2012 @ 10:36 AM
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Google has already turned into a digital monolith that's dominating the internet with their many Google Maps, Google Doodles, Google Glasses and an artificial, cat-loving brain. But none of their competitors will be able to compete with what they've got in store for us now -- introducing the "Bacon number scale!"
Have you ever wondered how many degrees of separation lie between yourself and the infamous Kevin Bacon of 'Footloose' and 'Hollow Man' fame? Well, now finding out is as simple as Googling it.

Google Doodle Rings in the Anniversary of the First Drive-In Movie Theater

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by Nick Romano June 6, 2012 @ 1:14 PM
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If your favorite childhood movies included the original, James Franco-less 'Planet of the Apes,' then you've probably been to at least one drive-in movie theater. You know, an outdoor space to park with your best guy or gal and watch a movie projected onto a giant screen?
In case this is a foreign concept to you, Google's latest doodle is here to give you a little history lesson to honor the anniversary of the very first drive-in.