In the interest of full disclosure, we’d like to note that our source for this post is none other than Yahoo News, who carried a story crowning Google as “the Official Heart of the Internet”. Figure that one out… was registered by Larry Page and Sergey Brin on September 15th, 1997. At the time, both men were 24 year old Stanford University students. They are now two of the richest, most influential men in the technology sector. They’re each worth more than $16 billion. In just 10 short years, the company has gone from dorm room “chic” to worldwide status, quickly becoming the Gold standard for internet search, advertising, maps, email, and video content. It’s services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Adsense, Google Search, and much more have become household names. What does the next 10 years have in store? Who knows, but we’re pretty excited to strap in and go along for the ride.