Since the internet is a relatively big place, and it’s easy to waste all of your time watching silly videos, every week we here at List25 try to make your time-wasting more efficient by stuffing 25 of the week’s best links, articles, images, and videos into one concise list. This week the highlights include everything from the closing of Toys “R” Us to a couple well placed memes and videos that are sure to make you chuckle. So, get ready because this is Link25 (302) – Saying Goodbye To Toys “R” Us Edition.
WHO INVENTED COMPUTER PASSWORDS?
Something akin to passwords have seemingly been used for at least as long as humans have been recording history. For example, one of the earliest references to something like a password is mentioned in the Book of Judges, which was first written down sometime around the 6th or 7th century BC. Specifically, it states (click the image for the full story)
Who needs expensive instruments?
"I Want It That Way" Classroom Instruments with Backstreet Boys
Posted by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, June 28, 2018
But, Seriously, Where Are the Aliens?
Enrico Fermi was an architect of the atomic bomb, a father of radioactivity research, and a Nobel Prize–winning scientist who contributed to breakthroughs in quantum mechanics and theoretical physics. But in the popular imagination, his name is most commonly associated with one simple, three-word question, originally meant as a throwaway joke to amuse a group of scientists discussing UFOs at the Los Alamos lab in (click the image for the full story)