eBay

How did eBay get its name?

eBay.com got its name from the company name, The Echo Bay Technology Company. Pierre Omidyar created the website AuctionWeb in 1995. AuctionWeb was the predecessor to...

Would detonating a nuclear bomb really turn a desert into glass?

Yes, it would. Well, at least a portion of it. We know this because that is exactly what happened when Trinity was detonated over...
bitcoin

What is Bitcoin?

Below is my very introductory summary of bitcoin. I could go on for multiple pages, but that isn't the point of this website. I'm...
Mobile device auto rotate

Does screen auto-rotation work on mobile devices in outer space?

No, screen auto-rotation does not work on mobile devices in outer space. Auto-rotation on mobile devices is determined by something called an accelerometer. Accelerometers are devices...
Mars Internet Satellite

Is there, or will there be, internet access on Mars?

There currently is no internet access on Mars unless it exists as part of a classified government program. All NASA Mars rovers, landers, etc....

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