Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Top 20 funny facts of technology

   Hey buddies !!! Enjoy the funny facts of technology feast today.I have searched high and low to find you the most bizarre, interesting facts about technology from the very first computer, current technology and to technology of the future.


  1. A red panda is an animal native to the Himalayas and southwestern 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 red panda, not a fox!
  2. Dragon Skin Body Armour is a newer invention that can withstand a grenade explosion at point-blank range.
  3. The very first Apple logo featured Sir Isaac Newton sitting underneath a tree, with an apple about to hit his head.
  4. Google rents out goats from a company called California Grazing to help cut down the amount of weeds and brush at Google HQ!
  5. The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, was a college drop out.
  6. Bill Gates house was designed using a Macintosh Computer.
  7. The word robot comes from the Czech “robota“. This translates into forced labour, or work.
  8. CD’s, or Compact discs read from the inside to the outside edge, which is the reverse of how records work.
  9. You cannot reverse a Bitcoin transaction, or be forced to pay.
  10. The average computer user blinks seven times a minute, the normal rate is twenty times per minute.
  11. The first ever VCR, which was made in 1956, was the size of a piano!
  12. On an average work day, a typist’s fingers travel about 12.6 miles.
  13. The first alarm clock could only ring at 4am.
  14. The 30th of November is known as “Computer Security Day“.
  15. On 1st April 2005, NASA pulled a prank telling the world that they had found water on Mars.
  16. The radio took 38 years to reach a market audience of 50 million.
  17. The television took 13 years to reach a market audience of 50 million.
  18. The iPod took 3 years to reach a market audience of 50 million.
  19. If you was to have your picture taken by the very first camera, you’d need to sit still for 8 hours.
  20. A dentist named Alfred Southwick invented the electric chair.
  21. The creators of the PNG file format wanted it to be pronounced as ‘ping’.
  22. Skype is banned from the public in China.

Natty Kish

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I'm Hari Kishan(Natty Kish) a Software Developer from India.I started TECHkish as a passion now it's empowering lot of readers globally and helping then to be updated with technology and earn money from their blog.TECHkish is all about tech news,gadgets,hacking and so on.Blend The TECHnology with TECHkish.