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Kevin Bacon Effect - Web Pages Are Separated By 19 Clicks
2013-02-20 05:21:51

The familiar “six degrees of separation” concept, which posits that any two people on Earth are no more than six acquaintance links apart, applies to the Internet as well, according to new research that finds any two Web pages are separated by no more than 19 clicks.

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2009-04-23 13:15:00

Researchers predict that a widespread outbreak of mobile phone viruses will occur once a sufficient number of them share an operating system.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.