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Wednesday, 12 June 2024
18 facts about Internet
18 facts about Internet
A global network of unlimited possibilities
The internet is now more than 30 years old. During this time, it has developed in a direction unimaginable to those who witnessed its creation. Initia ...

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Kerosene lamp
The Piarist Fathers' hospital in Lviv helped Łukasiewicz popularize his invention.
On July 31, 1853, in Lviv, doctor Zaorski, a surgeon, operated on his patient Władysław Holecki. The operation occurred at night in a room lit by one of Ignacy Łukasiewicz's first kerosene lamps.
Internet
YouTube was founded in February 2005 as an independent startup.
It was bought out by Google in November 2006 for $1.65 billion. In its first months of existence, th ...
Steel
More than 1.9 billion tons of steel are produced annually.
This means that approximately 5.2 million metric tons of steel are produced every day.
Three Gorges Dam
It is the largest hydropower station in the world.
It generates 100 billion kWh of electricity a year. In 2020, the dam generated 11,8 TWh, setting a world record previously held by the Itaipu Dam in South America.
Antonov An-225 Mriya
Only one flying example of the aircraft was built.
The second planned An-225 was only partially built, with an unfinished skeleton and plating.
Three Gorges Dam
The idea of building a dam on the Yangtze River arose in 1918.
Sun Yat-sen, the first provisional president of the Republic of China, theorized about constructing ...
Kerosene lamp
In the first half of the 19th century, intensive attempts were made to obtain more efficient and cheaper fuel than the various types of oil and their mixtures used to date.
To this end, research was conducted on crude oil, from which kerosene was obtained by distillation. ...
Internet
The leading social network is Facebook with 2.7 billion active users.
In second place is YouTube (2 billion) followed by Instagram (1.15 billion), LinkedIn (766 million), TikTok (689 million), Twitter (330 million), and Snapchat (294 million).
Antonov An-225 Mriya
Mriya was flown on 21st December 1988.
Antonov An-225 Mriya
The aircraft was originally intended to transport the Soviet space shuttle “Buran.”
For this reason, the aircraft’s fuselage is equipped with special mounts on the “roof” and the twin ...