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					The Internet is a dominant liberalizing gizmo that has comprehensively altered the
way our present world works. One of the major facts about Internet is that the borders
between nations around the globe have been rendered useless as the transfer of data
and information has become easier. In many developed and even in developing
nations, Internet access runs as deep as 80% which means that people in those
countries are more dependent or more passionate about Internet. This number has also
seen an increase in Third world countries as well. The future is not that far when each
and every single individual will around the globe will be connected to the World Wide
Web. Let us discuss some interesting and fascinating facts about Internet.
  Interesting Facts The most amazing aspect of Internet is about its birth, its evolution
and its history. 鈥? In 1960 the US Defense created the Internet. 鈥? The term World
Wide Web was coined by Tim Berners-Lee in the year 1990. 鈥? The first computer
hard drive was capable of storing only 5 MB data. 鈥? A recent survey conducted by
Google reveals that the average view time for a single webpage is about 41 seconds.
鈥? Most interesting 鈥?among all the pictures of women on the internet, 80% of
them are nude.
  Fascinating Facts One of the most astounding facts about internet is its rapid growth,
thanks to the power it provides for its users. 鈥? Radio took 38 years to have a
million users, where as Television reached the same figure in 13 years. But the
Internet achieved this staggering number in only 5 years time. 鈥? Cyber crime has
become more prevalent nowadays and each crime is committed in every 10 seconds.
鈥? About 3 Million TB of data is created and stored each year and the number is
rising. 鈥? Only 30% of Internet users are women.
  Facts for Children A child nowadays seems to know more about computers than their
parents. However, there are certain remarkable facts that they need to know about
computers and Internet. 鈥? Douglas Engelbart created the first mouse in the year
1968. 鈥? The first web browser was named Mosaic. 鈥? We can access more than a
billion websites today through Internet. 鈥? While using the Internet we blink 10
times a minute where we normally blink 20 times in the same time.
  Indeed Internet has become a powerful tool as ascertained by these interesting facts.
There is much more left for the Internet to contribute to us.
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