Carbon footprint of Google Search
Google's search engine alone leaves behind a carbon footprint of 200 tons of CO2 every day. The footprint of a single search is 0.2g of CO2.
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Tom Vendetta is the youngest Google employee ever hired. He was hired by Google when he was just 15 years old. Vendetta used to fool his friends by sending fake press releases and news. Vendetta was employed because he was young and would know how young hackers thought. His job was to help address security flaws in Gmail.
The first ever search engine was called "Archie" and was created way back in 1990 by a Canadian student Alan Emtage.
The inspirationt for the brand name Yahoo! Came from a word made up by Jonathan Swift in his book Gulliver's Travels. A Yahoo was a person who was ugly and not human in apperance.