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lightning map

This live map shows lightning strikes all over the world in real-time

August 18th, 2017

Everyone loves a good thunderstorm, but they can be hard to come by depending on where you live. If seeing a storm unfold as it happens sounds like fun to you, there’s a seriously cool website that you’re going to adore. The appropriately named tracks lightning activity all over the Earth thanks to a …

Internet Privacy Rules

Sorry, but nobody actually cares about your web browsing history

April 4th, 2017

You’d have to be living under a rock to have missed the current insanity over the repeal of proposed broadband privacy rules which swiftly made its way through Congress and gained the signature of President Trump on Monday. It’s an important piece of legislation, and does have some interesting implications in regards to how much …

Amazing Websites

8 amazing websites you didn’t know existed and need to check out

August 10th, 2015

With the number of active websites on the Internet today now approaching 1 billion, there are no shortage of incredibly cool and useful sites which have fallen through the cracks and aren’t as well-known as they should be. To help remedy that, ever so slightly, we’ve complied a list of awesome, quirky, and helpful websites that …

Internet Of The Future

Here’s what the Internet might look like in 2025

March 12th, 2014

The World Wide Web turned 25 on Wednesday, and what better way to commemorate the occasion than by envisioning the Internet of the future? The Pew Research Center asked a group of what The Wall Street Journal refers to as “thinkers in science and technology” about what the Internet might look like in 2025. Their responses …

Internet Trolling Study

Scientific proof that trolls are ruining the Internet

March 5th, 2014

Internet trolls are not a new phenomenon, but people have yet to find a way to effectively stop these woeful web goers from spoiling the fun for the rest of us. They flood forums, blogs, news sites, social media networks and any other page that supports open discussions with the deplorable goal of ruining any …

Yahoo announces plans to lay off 2,000 workers

April 4th, 2012

Yahoo on Wednesday confirmed plans to lay off more than 2,000 employees as part of new cost-cutting efforts. The Internet giant currently employs approximately 14,000 full-time workers and several thousand more contractors. The workforce reductions will be spread across a number of units within Yahoo including its product division, local business unit, marketing division and …