2010

Some trees can grow upside-down. This is against the general rule called gravitropism, when the stem grows in the direction opposite to the gravity force and the root grows towards the gravity force. There is a tree like that in Italy.

Gravitropic mutant trees can grow upside-down

I just marked one email as spam and Google offered me to unsubscribe from those emails on my behalf. Awesome feature.

In the mountain on the logotype, you will see a hidden bear. The bear is the symbol of the city of Berne in Switzerland where Toblerone is produced.

These are the most popular commercials on Youtube in 2010, enjoy.

What CAPTCHA stands for?

December 22, 2010

CAPTCHA stands for Completely Automatic Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart.

Thousands of mobile professionals, who are often heavy technology users, have high expectations and demand premium performance without compromising on stylish design. Technology is central to their lives, and they expect to be able to create content, such as photo and video editing, as well as enjoy videos in HD, listen to music, and connect with family and friends online, all on a stylish laptop.

Movies, games, music and web chat come to life with incredible graphics, 3D capabilities, HD video chat and sound that can fill a room. This is a description on Dell XPS laptop with average customer rating of 4.1 out of 5.
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Why Wikipedia is awesome

December 20, 2010

34 people who escaped prison by helicopter - wikipediaBecause it knows 34 people who escaped prison by helicopter between 1971 – 2010, by date and their full names. That’s all.

Tinchy Stryder and his crew descend on The Carphone Warehouse for a live session.

Advertiser: Carphone Warehouse

The title is a bit complicated, I know. You need to be a user of Facebook Ads to understand it. In either case, look at the picture below – the new “Social” metric is quite cool. You can now assess how people who like your ad influence their friends.

It would be nice, Facebook, if you also showed the percentage of users who clicked and not only saw the ad that one of their friends liked.

This is mad.

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