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 ! (A red panda is an animal native to the Himalayas and southwestern China)
The very first Apple logo featured Sir Isaac Newton sitting underneath a tree, with an apple about to hit his head.
The word robot comes from the Czech “robota“. This translates into forced labour, or work.
The first alarm clock could only ring at 4am.
If you was to have your picture taken by the very first camera, you’d need to sit still for 8 hours.
Skype is banned from the public in China.
In general, people tend to read as much as 10% slower from a screen than from paper.
86% of people try to plug their USB devices upside down.
The very first domain name registered was www.symbolics.com, on the 15th March, 1985.
It is estimated that spammers only receive 1 reply for every 12 million emails that they send out.
The domain name www.YouTube.com was registered 14th February 2005.
97% of people type in random words on Google, just to see if they spelt it right.