Ed Driscoll

A Tale Of Two Splash Pages

As Steve Eggleston of the No Runny Eggs blog tweets, “Say what you will about Bill Gates and Microsoft — they know what day it is and what country they hail from” — here’s Bing’s splash page today:

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And here’s Google’s today:

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Because hey, let’s face it: Pearl Harbor has nowhere near the significance of Walter Gropius’s birthday. Or as Ace puts it, from Google’s point of view, Pearl Harbor is “A Day Which Will Live In Obscurity.”