It was only last week when Google confused the world by unveiling one of their patented “Google doodle” logos which featured a UFO abducting the first letter “o” of their name. After much speculation and a cryptic Twitter message or two it seemed to have been in honor of the internet meme inspiring Zero Wing.
To add to the mystery, Google has launched a new cryptic logo today. As you can see, the letter L seems to be missing from the word. Was it abducted? Google also tweeted what appears to be coordinates “51.327629, -0.5616088,” which lands right on Woodham Road in Woking, Surrey, UK.
Possible solution? As it turns out, Horsell Common, Surrey, UK, was the first UFO landing location mentioned in H.G. Wells’s War of the Worlds. September 21 happens to be H.G. Wells’s birthday. Could this be the answer to Google’s puzzle? Google just keeps getting more and more cryptic.