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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Internet
Jackson Chung On 28th June, 2014
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Ask anyone what they know about the Internet today. It’s where they go to watch stuff online? It’s used for stalk people on Facebook? It’s used to download porn?

Sure, but did you know that humans make up only 49 percent of the total Internet traffic? The remaining is made up by bots. Did you also know that the Internet speed on board the International Space Station is faster than the average speed in Australia? As a resident of Australia, that’s hugely disappointing.



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Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Satellite at Launch Pad | NASA

Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 Satellite at Launch Pad | NASA

Janitor James Tiberius Kirk to Lauren Davis Just now: In 1979 CE I played an Original Series computer simulation of the Kobayashi Maru at the University and my solution was maximum warp and leaving the Galaxy. Then, we lost Warp Drive and plotted a course to the nearest Starbase at the time, proceeding on Impulse Drive. It was estimated the voyage back would take 300 years. Just 265 years remaining now. I'm Texting this over a Sub Space Channel. Please send help.