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We're familiar with Google's changing logos, recognizing international holidays and the birthdays of notable individuals. But an online "Banksy," if you will, has hacked Google's design to create some parody pages at the company's expense. Argentinian designer Leonardo Solaas runs Google Variations, which offers several twists on the ubiquitous corporation (and verb).

Make your own Google doodles with Paint it Google; search the web "wet" in The Google Pond; or experience a glimpse of an apocalyptic Future in which the company has mysteriously disappeared (or has just been temporarily hacked).

But that'll never happen, of course.

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

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