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Whitehouse.com Was A Porn Site

Reading Time: 2 minutes Back in the 1990’s, when the internet was still in the warm up phase of its development, there were very few websites around, especially when compared to today. Pretty much the only TLD that anyone used was the .com. So if you wanted to visit a government site, most people would simply type .com at …

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Google First Name Was Backrub

Reading Time: 2 minutes Could you ever imagine the first thing you type into your favorite internet browser being backrub? Didn’t think so, but it nearly happened, and Google being named backrub may have not have resulted in the burgeoning success story it is today. When Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin first began work on Google it was …

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Maximum Facebook Characters Limit On A Status Has A Nerdy Origin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you know what the limits are for the maximum Facebook characters are? It’s a huge number, especially when compared to Twitter, and the reason is really a rather nerdy one. Limits. Ugh. We all hate them, and always want to exceed them. Sometimes though there are barriers that prevent us from going past the …

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When Facebook Went Down People Called 911

Reading Time: 2 minutes When the ever popular Facebook went down in August 2014 it resulted in people actually calling 911. At first thought this looks rather funny. Obviously addicted people finding themselves without their drug of choice, the world must have been coming to an end. But as funny as it sounds, it was a very serious issue …

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The World’s Fastest Internet Connection Belongs to a 75 Year Old Swedish Woman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the world’s fastest internet connection belongs to a 75 year old woman from Sweden? You might be thinking to yourself, “I’m connected to fiber, nothing is as fast as my connection,” but you’d be wrong. Sigbritt, the 75 year old woman from Sweden who has the world’s fastest internet connection, has …

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Steve Jobs Signature Was Inside Every Macintosh PC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Steve Jobs signature was inside every Mac. It seriously was. You won’t find it present in any Apple product today, not because he has now passed away, but because it was restricted to a few models. So why exactly is Steve Jobs signature inside a Mac? In short, art. Imagine yourself working on something new …

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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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