Today, you can literally unzip Google’s front page

Today, you can literally unzip Google’s front page

Google’s has put out one of its most interesting Google Doodles for a while, which literally allows you to unzip the front page.

The unique Doodle is a tribute to Gideon Sundback, the Swedish-American electrical engineer who invented the zip, as today is his 132nd birthday.

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The unzipped page brings up a whole host of links with information about Sundback, allowing you to freely peruse and learn more about the important invention, which was initially designed for women’s boots.

Have a go at the zip yourself — whilst admiring the Google embroidery– at

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