Tag Archives: #google

Google Fail: This Woman Is Not Tabitha Babbitt

  Does this woman look like a Quaker who died in the 19th century? Probably not. But Google thinks so. Here’s the story.

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Google Is In Your Neighborhood

The Google car (not self-driving) was at 2nd Street and Broadway the other day.

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No Carole Lombard Body Photos Here!

The all-time top 25 search terms for the L.A. Daily Mirror include “Carole Lombard body,” “Carole Lombard death photos,” “Carole Lombard plane crash,” “Carole Lombard crash” and “Carole Lombard body found.” Stop it. They’re not here. I don’t have any … Continue reading

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Google Strikes Again

Google has a bad habit of introducing a wonderful feature and then breaking it a few years later, as quietly as possible. The latest victim is Google’s online newspaper archives. Researchers may have noticed that the interface changed recently. This … Continue reading

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