Public Notes by chase_ats Tagged #trivia

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Now I Know nowiknow.com
"Want to learn all sorts of interesting things? Now I Know is a free daily newsletter; you'll learn something new every day. by Dan Lewis" #facts #tidbits #trivia #emails #daily #pub
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Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com. #facts #tidbits #trivia #magazines #blogs #pub
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Monster Truck Madness 2 www.microsoft.com
unchanged website from 1990 #history #html #interesting #sites #trivia #pub
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A bunch of unusual, difficult vocabulary words and their definitions #geeky #words #vocabulary #tidbits #trivia #fun #lists #pub
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Big world map #detailed #trivia #pub
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Big map. 7000 x 3939. Missing a small number of countries though, but it is clean and easy to quickly see stuff vs a detailed map. #detailed #trivia #pub
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What runs the internet? answers.yahoo.com
"Best Answer ConservativeChitChat answered 2 years ago Several datacenters around the world, most the size of a football pitch, each housing thousands of racks of "blade servers": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blade_serve... All of them usually equipped with back-up electricity supply in the form of several diesel generators that could power a small city. These are then connected to posh routers, such as the "Juniper M Series" & "Cisco GSR 12000". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juniper_M_S... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cisco_12000 These routers are then connected to the other data centres, usually in the form of Fibre-optic cables, and eventually to your local telephone exchange. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiber-optic... These are then connected to others around the world via a mix of either communications satelites, and undersea phone cables such as these: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transatlant..." #internet #trivia #knowledge #infrastructure #pub
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