Which Computer Technology Derives Its Name From Greek Mythology?

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Public Domain Answer: Daemons In computing, a daemon is a background process that handles tasks without the user’s direct input. Print daemons spool up documents to be printed, HTTP daemons return data to the web browser issuing the inquiry, task scheduling daemons fire off tasks when the clock triggers them, […]

Which Animals Form The Largest Colonies?

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AEPA Answer: Ants Ants are, hands down, the most successful animal colonizers on the planet and the only animals, big or small, to rival the sheer scale of human colonization of planet Earth. The most successful of all ant species is the Argentine ant. Originally native to South America, the […]

After Exposure To Factory Waste, French Bees Were Found Producing What?

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Geek Trivia After Exposure To Factory Waste, French Bees Were Found Producing What? Triangular Hives Square Honeycombs Radioactive Larvae Green Honey In The 1930s, There Were Huge Numbers Of Cookbooks Devoted To Cooking With? Vincent Kessler/Reuters Answer: Green Honey In the summer of 2012, French beekeepers were alarmed to discover […]

An Accidental Spill Of What Has Led To A 30 Year Oceanographic Study?

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Rick Rickman/Wikimedia Answer: Rubber Ducks In 1992, twelve shipping containers were washed off of a freighter enroute from Hong Kong to the United States. Among the containers washed off the ship was one packed with a delivery for The First Years, Inc. (formerly Kiddie Products, Inc.)—thousands of rubber ducks, frogs, […]

I Can’t Wait To Buy It – Review Geek

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Justin Duino Google announced gadgets and gizmos aplenty today at its annual Made by Google event, and as cool as the Pixel 4 is, the Pixelbook Go might be my favorite gadget that we saw today. It’s a seriously impressive piece of hardware. At first blush, it may look like just another […]

What Is Leetspeak, and How do You Use It?

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Mark D. Adams/Shutterstock The internet’s full of weird words like “1337” and “hax0r.” These are forms of leetspeak, a stylistic way of typing that’s been around since the 80s. But why was leetspeak invented, and how do you use it? English Words Spelled with Numbers and Symbols Leetspeak is an […]

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Setting Up a Smarthome

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Alexmisu/Shutterstock Are you thinking about starting up smarthome? Great! But don’t jump directly in without a plan. That’s how you end up making common smarthome beginner mistakes. Instead, before buying anything, you should ask yourself a few common-sense questions. What Changes Can You Make to Your Home? Creating a smarthome […]

Is Your Old Router Still Getting Security Updates?

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Casezy idea/Shutterstock.com Security researchers from Fortinet recently discovered security holes in some D-Link routers. Many of these routers are still sold online, but D-Link no longer manufactures them and won’t patch them. So how do you tell if your router is still supported? Why Router Firmware Updates Are Important Router […]

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