9-Year-Old Girl Wins $15K From Google

Anyone who typed "Google" into their browser yesterday was treated to the work of Missouri third-grader Makenzie Melton. "I chose this doodle because the rainforest is in danger," she said of the drawing that won her a $15K scholarship. [Newser] » 5/28/10 9:20am 5/28/10 9:20am

Study: Men Like Drawings Of "Average" Women

In news that helpfully replaces one standard of beauty with another, a study says that men prefer drawings of "average women-say 36-28-38 and 5-foot-4" to drawings that look like Playboy models. Great news, if you're 5'4", and a drawing. [Newser] » 6/11/09 6:20pm 6/11/09 6:20pm

Girls Like To Draw Hygiene

The message of these Girls' and Boys' Doodle Books, according to Eric Stoller: "Boys like fire, machines, spikes and death, while Girls like food, animals typically associated with non-violence, dancing/arts and hygiene." [Eric Stoller, via Sociological Images] » 6/04/09 6:20pm 6/04/09 6:20pm