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Netflix Monitors Bittorrent and Other Piracy Sites to Purchase Shows

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sometimes in business you have to cozy up to the enemy in order to succeed. In this instance, it’s a case of a massive online legitimate video distribution site keeping close tabs on its illegal competitors to best serve its own interests. What am I getting at here? Perhaps the largest and most successful streaming …

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This Is The First Picture On The Internet

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first picture on the internet was uploaded in 1992 by the creator of the internet itself. The picture, which is of four girls posing for a picture of a band, wouldn’t be all that unfamiliar with many pictures on your Facebook feed today. But unlike the pictures that appear in your feed, this one has the distinction of …

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Patron Saint Of Internet Users And Computer Programmers Is Saint Isidore Of Seville

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that there is a patron saint of internet users and computer programmers? Yep, there sure is, it seems as though the reach of the Catholic is now becoming well entrenched into even the internet. Heck, the Pope even has a Twitter account, and gets mentioned frequently by the Facebook God. Surprisingly however, even …

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Minecraft Version Of Denmark Was Attacked By American Hackers With Dynamite

Reading Time: 2 minutes In what seemed like a brilliant move, the government in Denmark recreated the entire country on Minecraft, block by block, to try and get the nations youth interested in geography. They reasoned that if children were participating in a fun activity they would be more attentive, and learn faster and better. You can hardly argue …

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The First Spam Email Was Sent in 1978

Reading Time: 3 minutes So here’s the thing. This guy needs one almighty good smack in the mouth and his pc confiscated for all eternity. On May 3, 1978, Gary Thuerk, an evil bastard intent on world destruction, sent the first spam email. Internet marketers the world over undoubtedly love the man, but the average person who has their email …

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Wikipedia Was Funded With Money From The Bomis Porn Site

Reading Time: 3 minutes Yep, you read that right. Wikipedia, the undisputed king of free information was funded by a porn site called Bomis. It seems almost completely unfathomable that such a useful site could be created with money from such a questionable source, but that was exactly what happened at the turn of the 21st century. The link between Wikipedia …

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Kim Jong Il Was an Internet Expert

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kim Jong Il was an internet expert. I bet that you didn’t know that. Nope, we didn’t make a mistake with this fact, it’s a one hundred percent true statement. Well, that’s according to the former repressive supreme leader of the reclusive socialist state Kim Jong Il who said he was an internet expert. As …

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Enter Recursion into Google and It Will Ask if You Meant Recursion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Try this. Go to Google and enter recursion and prepare for a bit of a troll. Google will do it’s normal thing and list a huge number of search results related to recursion. But at the very top of the search results page will be a suggestion by Google asking if you meant recursion. This …

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