Google’s new doodle goes green on World Environment Day

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World Environment Day is here, and Google is showing support the best way it knows how: through a colorful, green doodle.

Google is going green for World Environment Day.

Google is going green for World Environment Day.

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In the doodle, Google’s logo grows green and sprouts leaves as a way to highlight World Environment Day, an annual celebration hosted by the United Nations. The day, celebrated on June 5 every year, is designed to promote awareness and action for environmental protection, according to the UN’s website. Each year, a theme is chosen based on pressing environmental issues. A host country is also chosen for official celebrations.  Read more…

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The ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ musical is coming to Broadway and just wait ’til you hear who is involved

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The long-in-the-works SpongeBob SquarePants musical — which, somehow, had a well-reviewed out-of-town tryout last summer in Chicago — is officially coming to Broadway in November, producers announced Monday. 

And yes, it’s easy to roll your eyes at the idea that someone is making a SpongeBob SquarePants musical: Aren’t there any original ideas anymore? Aren’t we all done with that lovable cartoon? (Obviously not.)

But stick with us here before you scoff. 

The show, which details a new adventure in Bikini Bottom for SpongeBob and Co., features original songs from (deep breath) Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Sara Bareilles, John Legend, The Flaming Lips Cyndi Lauper, Panic! At the Disco and even David Bowie. Yes, David Bowie.  Read more…

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