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Little Nemo & Winsor McCay Honored With Google Doodle

Winsor McCay, an early comic artist and animator is being honored with a Google Doodle today to celebrate the 107th anniversary of his well-known ”Little Nemo in Slumberland” comic.

The Doodle, which is called “Little Nemo in Google Land,” follows Nemo as his dreams take him into a magical land of search engines. A user can click on a hanging piece of ribbon to reveal a new frame of the character’s adventures through Google Land. The Google Doodle consists of five levels of the animation and ends in a search for the artist.

According to Wikipedia, the original comic was published in the New York Herald and William Randolf Hearst‘s New York AmericanThe Los Angeles Times has more about how McCay’s career: “He was a pioneer in the field of animation – a passion reportedly spurred when his son introduced him to a flipbook. A light bulb went on for McCay, who saw the possibilities in motion through sequential drawings. McCay created the ‘Little Nemo’ film in 1911, followed by ‘The Story of a Mosquito’ — a comic tale of a mosquito’s encounter with a drunk.”

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.