Hey people! It's "Did you know?" time. An interesting 1-minute article featuring 15 hot tech facts.

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  1. red panda is an animal native to the Himalayas and south-western China. The English word for red panda is “Firefox” which is where the browser gets its name from – so the Firefox logo is actually a panda, not a fox!
  2. Amazon started as a printed book seller, now; however, they sell more e-books online than actual printed books
  3. If Facebook subscribers were a country, it would be the 3rd most populated country in the world with over 1 billion users subscribed to Facebook
  4. Email existed before the World Wide Web
  5. Did you know that Bill Gates’ house was designed on a Macintosh computer. He also dropped out of college before becoming a household name 
  6. 70% of virus writers work under a contract for an organisation
  7. For 20 years the passwords to U.S. nuclear missiles were “00000000”
  8. The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute, less than half of the normal rate of 20
  9. Your electronic data can be corrupted by high energy particles in outer space!! Woah!
  10. For more than half its history, Nintendo only made playing cards
  11. Google rents out goats from a company called California Grazing to help cut down weeds and brush at the Google headquarters
  12. The word robot comes from the Czech “robota“. This translates into forced labour or work
  13. On 1st April 2005, NASA pulled a prank on the world by telling us they had found water on Mars #sorrynotsorry
  14. The very first Apple logo featured Sir Isaac Newton sitting underneath a tree, with an apple about to hit his head
  15. The first ever VCR, which was made in 1956, was the size of a piano!

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