Mars Astronauts

How long will it take to fly to Mars?

Until flying through the Sun becomes a reality, it will take humans between six and ten months to reach Mars. The exact travel time depends on...
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...
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...
FM Radio Dial

Why do FM radio stations end in odd numbers?

FM radio stations end in odd numbers to prevent interference. The reason they are odd numbers rather than even numbers is that 1 (odd...
A picture of Bitcoins

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that does not have a central bank or single administrator. Below is my very introductory summary of bitcoin. I...

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