Emily Wood

  • With these Pixel tips, your photos will bloom bright

    Spring has sprung, and so have desert wildflowers, daffodils along the highway, and even the tulips you picked up at your florist. Everything seems to be in bloom—and everyone is sharing photos of flowers on social media. Your petal pics should be the best of the bunch. So with help from Brittany Asch of BRRCH Floral, we’ve gathered a few tips to help you take, store and sha ...

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  • Meet your #GoogleAssistant

    When your hands are full in between the kitchen and the kids. When you feel like hitting the open road on a last-minute trip. When you’re about to win that bet with friends. Or when you need to fit in a power nap before di ...

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  • Through the Google lens: Search trends January 23-29

    Between a spookily resilient cat, and a new bunch of ghostbusters, there was a lot of (paranormal) activity in search this week: “It’s a great day for a ball game…” People across the country are gearing up for this weekend’s Super Bowl, starting with the basics: “When is the Super Bowl?” They’re also researching some of the major characters of Sunday’s face-off—namely Seahawks running back Mar.

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  • Through the Google lens: Search trends January 9-15

    This time of year may be cold and dark, but there was plenty to brighten our days—and keep us searching—this week. Top of the pack El Capitan is a stunning sight on a normal day—the sheer granite face rising above the valley in Yosemite National Park is hard to miss. But this week, people around the world had an extra reason to keep their eyes on El Cap: two mountain climbers ...

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  • Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through community service

    This Monday, January 19, we’re celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and marking the national MLK Day of Service. It’s a holiday that’s especially meaningful this year: 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March, and it’s a time when civil rights is at the forefront of our national conversation.

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  • Through the Google lens: Search trends January 2-8

    2015 may have just begun, but search is already full steam ahead. From a tragedy in Paris to buzz around the new Calvin Klein ads, read on to find out how the year got started on search. “Je suis Charlie” The world was left in a state of disbelief on Wednesday after three gunmen stormed into the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical news magazine, and killed 12 people, i ...

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  • A Year in Search: the moments that defined 2014

    Every year, we reflect on the moments that made us laugh, smile from ear to ear, or stay gripped to our screens in our annual Year in Search. In 2014, we were struck by the death of a beloved comedian, and watched news unfold about a horrific plane crash and a terrifying disease. We were captivated by the beautiful game, and had fun with birds, a bucket of ice, and a frozen princess.

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