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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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Stargate Was The First Movie To Have A Website

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that Stargate was the first movie to have a website? It does make some sense that a sci-fi film would be the genre to set the standard, but even I was surprised to discover this little gem of information. With every release of a movie, regardless of how successful it may become, you …

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IMDB Is One Of The Oldest Websites On The Internet

Reading Time: 2 minutes IMDB is one of the oldest sites on the internet. It’s so old that it even predates the first internet browser. IMDB is one of those few internet sites that doesn’t need advertising. EVeryone practically knows about it, and would at some time probably paid the site a visit. It’s useful for finding out information …

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YouTube Started As A Dating Site

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that YouTube started as a dating site? The world’s most popular video hosting and sharing website was initially going to be for nothing more than hooking up and dating. YouTube is of course the king of the online video market. It has succeeded in making ordinary people famous and has launched several …

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