June 9, 2011 at 9:58 AM ET
Did you notice that something is different about the Google homepage today? That's right — the logo is interactive. You can strum the illustrated guitar with your mouse and record a tune for friends. (Video below.)
You're probably aware by now that a Google Doodle — a redesigned version of the Google home page logo — is the highest honor the search engine can bestow on a significant date. Well, the reason for this latest doodle is musician Les Paul's 96th birthday.
The Google team definitely went all out for the occasion, too. This doodle is actually the very first interactive and shareable homepage modification made by the search engine:
Clever, no? Go on and see if you can put together a fun tune. I'll be doing the same — which basically means that I'll be attempting to play "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" — and when we're all done, we can share links to our songs in the comments below. Best one gets a virtual cookie from me!