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Where were you when the ISS launched its first module in November of 1998? Some of us watched, others were in school, still other weren’t even alive yet. Either way, it’s hard to believe that today is the International Space Station — the largest cooperative science project ever — is celebrating its 15h birthday today.
It’s YouTube’s eighth birthday! Since then it has given us viral smash after viral smash, but what was the first video uploaded onto the video site way back in April 2005? Interestingly, a trip to the zoo.
Try and tally up all the text messages you have ever sent in your life. Every single one. From the very first time you recharged your Nokia 3315 with credit, to the terrible way you broke up with your high-school sweetheart, right through to the one you sent this afternoon telling that gambling site to stop spamming you. Those three messages count towards the total of eight trillion text messages sent every year, and today is the anniversary of the very first. So what did it say?
If only their parents had waited until summer to conceive! Still, they can’t change their birth date, but you can most definitely ensure they get the best two presents for their bi-celebration this December.
15 years ago today in Japan, the original PlayStation went on sale. It wasn’t until a year later that it hit US and European shelves, with Ridge Racer satisfying gamers years before GTA was ever a twinkle in Rockstar’s eye.
A couple of weeks ago, ABC’s iView VOD service celebrated its first birthday – they grow up so fast! David Knox at TV Tonight is reporting that to celebrate, the national broadcaster’s online video portal has begun a 3 month trial with Pipe Networks to allow smaller ISPs to offer unmetered access to the service.
Apple’s Mac line celebrates its 25th birthday today: the original Macintosh was released back on January 24th, 1984. It’s been a bumpy road, but it made it. And we’re glad.
What are you doing at midday today? I’ll tell you what you’re doing! You’re sitting by your computer, browser open with one tab set to Giz AU (like it always should be) and another browser pointed at Catch Of The Day. Because tomorrow is their birthday, and they’re going special crazy. $200 for a Wii (half price), $99 for a PS2, $99 for a TomTom Satnav, $99 for a 4GB iPod Nano… that’s your Christmas shopping done right there. And that’s just shopping for yourself. What you get your friends and relatives won’t matter after the bargains you score here today.